My clients often get frustrated because a strategy that used to help them stay focused, get started, and/or remember tasks suddenly stops working.  Some people use timers, others like post-it notes and still others find that music puts them in the right frame of mind.  For an ADD brain, however, strategy boredom sets in, and the strategy, whatever it is, stops working.  This is a typical result of ADD brain boredom!

Addressing Brain Boredom

The key to addressing this boredom lies in developing a ‘strategy closet’ of ideas.  When a strategy stops working, go to your ‘strategy closet’ and choose another strategy.  And remember to put the boring strategy back on the shelf for future use. Boring strategies will not stay boring forever!

To read more: Click on this link to access the Organizing Tips: A ‘Strategy Closet’ to Combat Brain Boredom – January 2016 newsletter.

Susan Hunsberger

I’m Susan Hunsberger with Strategize Organize LLC. I work with folks with organizing challenges. Adults and students with ADHD are areas of specialty. People come to me feeling shame and frustration. They hire me to help them lift the weight of disorganization and move on with life.


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