Here are two important holiday reminders for you this year! Self care is in short supply during the holiday season. We have so much to do! Take your self care seriously this holiday in order to have fun throughout the season. There are elves everywhere! Keep open to the possibilities!
Ellen Delap is a professional organizer, family manager coach and productivity consultant in the greater Houston area. She is passionate about making a difference for families and being an organizing resource for the community. Her blog notes her remarkable encounters and experiences in organizing.
Entries by Ellen
This year has been a year of challenges and changes in our country and our community. We have the power to live every day being thankful and grateful. Gratitude is powerful and can make your life better in so many ways. It’s creating new habits that reinforce being positive, gracious, kind, thankful and grateful. […]
Lists are useful for making sure you have all the details covered. No need to remember every detail because you have it captured on your list. You can be more productive with a list because it keeps you moving forward with each step. Holiday lists keep you organized during the busy holiday […]
Who hasn’t been delayed at the airport? It’s like travel by stage coach now with unexpected weather and mechanical delays. Recently with Tropical Storm Imenda, I spent 12 hours in the airport. (It was not nearly as scary as those on the road and I was happily near a bathroom.) Even before this […]
Holidays are merry times for families. For moms, dads, and family members with ADHD, there can be glitches with planning, timing, and finishing up in time for family time together. When it comes to family events, executive function limitations interfere with holidays in the ways we celebrate, the gifts we share and the […]
Starting in the early 2000, I noticed my clients having similar challenges. It was usually a love hate relationship with time, paper and stuff. That’s when I learned about ADHD. Since that time, I have been working with clients with ADHD and helping make the changes they want in their lives. Because […]
Solopreneurs and small business owners are challenged with getting everything and anything done. Their productivity hinges on their strengths. We can’t be good at everything! Having a team approach to productivity makes for success. It’s a big daunting how to start building your team. What’s most critical is defining what your team […]
Those with ADHD often feel that they know what to do, it’s more a matter of getting started. That’s the tricky part with executive function challenges. It’s about activating. When you learn there are professional organizers and productivity consultants, you open up a new world to get stuff done. With ADHD, you feel there […]
October is ADHD Awareness Month. It’s a time to learn more about neurodiversity, that being that brains work in many different ways. Every story with ADHD is a different story I work with creative, resourceful, smart people with ADHD. They uses their strengths in different ways given their executive function weaknesses. My clients […]
Being organized equals preparedness. There’s no down side to being a little more prepared in general ways especially important when it comes to emergencies. While it feels uncomfortable to discuss emergencies of any sort, there’s comfort in knowing you have created a plan. These little steps with connections, paper work and finances, will take […]