December 2, 2016
by Susan Hunsberger
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November Newsletter: The Move from Luxury to Accommodation

Background

Terry Matlen, writer, blogger, and ADHD consultant, recently wrote a blog post re-imagining the distinctions between a luxury vs. an accommodation.  I liked this idea so much that I decided to c359bfa2-7c05-4778-9b83-fc95b62a215cplay around with it a bit.

Accommodations for ADHD 

Having been a teacher before I became a professional organizer, I know that schools provide a variety of “accommodations” for students.  Some common ADHD accommodations include receiving more time for testing, sitting at the front of the class, or even walking around during a lecture.  We understand the particular challenges for ADHD students:  managing time, planning, prioritizing, getting started, shifting focus, and/or managing emotions.

To read more: Click on this link to access The Move from Luxury to Accommodation newsletter.

 

 

November 30, 2015
by Susan Hunsberger
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Newsletter November: December Noise

Background

For some, this time of year equals more stress. The stress can be because there are more obligations, expectations, and “shoulds”.  The messages we receive from our culture about this time of year are ever present.  Even me sending this newsletter and bringing up this subject adds another voice to the December noise.

How might one think about December?

One thing that I am going to do is notice the obligations, expectations, and “shoulds” that I feel and then perhaps try to eliminate or lessen some of them.  One obligation that I hold is to write this newsletter every month.   I like and want to do this.  It is a way for me to connect with you.  However, given the content of this newsletter, I think it makes sense for me to make this one short.

To read more: Click on this link to access the Organizing Tips: December Noise – November 2015 newsletter.