Why Routines Are More Helpful Than New Years’ Resolutions

While making New Years’ resolutions can be fun, there’s a tool that’s way more powerful when it comes to making positive change in your life — building routines for yourself. 

Special thanks to our research consultant Patrick LaCount for advising on this episode!

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Meme credit (special thanks to Sherri Barras for tracking this down!): http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/06/this-is-why-ill-never-be-adult.html

ADHD and executive function: https://www.understood.org/en/community-events/blogs/expert-corner/2016/05/11/the-new-thinking-about-adhd-and-executive-functioning?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIjfnOhKW12AIVEHR-Ch2lSgBDEAAYASAAEgJ4F_D_BwE


Dr. Barkley explains executive function & ADHD: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GR1IZJXc6d8

Tips for creating routines (adults): https://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/04/02/9-tips-for-creating-a-routine-for-adults-with-adhd/

Tips for creating routines (for kids): https://www.everydayhealth.com/add-adhd/create-a-daily-routine-for-children-with-adhd.aspx

New Year’s success series from ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast: https://adhdsupporttalk.com/2017/12/30/new-years-success-series/

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Posted on January 1, 2018 by Therapist Nicki

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