January 1, 2024

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Organizing... A New Way


Recently, I was coaching a college student on organizing and cleaning his room. His mother constantly complained to him about the mess. We started talking about how he needed to organize his clothes by hanging them or folding and placing them in his drawers. This is often a challenge for those with ADHD because it's a boring task and has a lot of repetition.


When deadlines and penalties were imposed, he would sometimes try to

organize his room, but day to day, he struggled to keep it clean. Often he would

take a shirt off the hanger, try it on, decide he didn't want to wear it, then drop it

on the floor because, as he acknowledged, he didn’t want the hassle of putting it

back on the hanger and hanging it up in his overstuffed closet.


So, what's the solution? Read more to find out... https://digcoaching.com/organizing-a-new-way/

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