ADHD medication tips Medications used to treat ADD have been around for many years. But how do you know which medications work best for you or your child? It’s good to have a lot of patience when working with ADD medications, especially if other medications are also involved. Here are a few things I encourage you to consider before you begin a medication regimen. Obtain a proper assessment – Begin by talking to your primary care physician. Make certain your...Read More »
Eating clean (or improving your food choices) is not about changing WHAT you eat, but it is ALL about changing HOW you eat. It’s true! So many people wait to eat something after they are all ready hungry or they eat by the clock. But eating encompasses far more than just grabbing something on the go to get you through to the next meal time. What do you mean to change HOW I eat? By changing HOW you eat, you should consider these five things. I would suggest that...Read More »
Do you struggle with accountability? Just about everyone does at times. Sometimes it may because you’re just too busy or you’re juggling too many things at once. Other times you may realize you don’t have everything you need to complete a project. But other times, you find that time is just not your friend. As you know, if you can’t trust yourself to accomplish various tasks daily, others around you won’t feel that they can trust you to accomplish them either. Think about...Read More »
It’s the end of the day and you are starving! On the way home you drive by at least a dozen take-out food joints and at least six restaurants. You didn’t plan to be working late, so in order to get something into your stomach before it gets later, you opt to stop to eat. Ennie meanie miney mo. Which of these places do I go? You finally get your meal and the next thing you notice is….it’s gone. What just happened? You’ve just woofed down...Read More »
The report is due in two hours. Or perhaps you’re in the middle of a mid-term exam. Or you’re making sales calls. Suddenly, bam! Around 10:30 a.m. and from out of nowhere you hit a wall! All you want to do is look out the window, or better yet, take a short nap. Hmmm…the first question that pops into my head is, what did you eat for breakfast? I hate to say, “I told you so,” so I’ll turn to Mom, who has said it countless times: Breakfast is the most important meal of...Read More »
Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Did you know that consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity? So today I am hoping to help you change your way of thinking. Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute to everything from depression to heart disease to lowered immune system function. It can affect sleep, weight...Read More »
Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA
When we were first referred to Mrs. Cathy Dick at One Degree Forward, my first question was, “Is she a doctor?” If the answer had been yes I think I would have refused. Instead the answer was like a breath of fresh air.
Velly Chowder, South Africa
Mostly I’m thankful to Cathy Dick, for helping me a lot with previous decision making and daily planning. She has helped me put into practice a mind-set to be something that I wish to accomplish by the end of each day to the end of the year– focus on that, and make sure I do things in terms of preparing myself mentally and physically before I start. She has a lot of great resources that she shares freely too. You can trust her to do what she says she’ll do.
Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA
Cathy’s insight and guidance has, and continues, to help me organize my previously chaotic life into a group of systems that work well together. Her program helped me reduce the stress of trying to keep track of so many things at once, and save me significant time that can be used for more productive things. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the things you have to do and to keep track of, I highly recommend that you speak with Cathy about how her Time Strategies can help you make your life make sense.