What many people don't realise, is that our ability to focus affects our overall sense of wellbeing. A scattered focus degrades our wellbeing and a sharp focus enhances it. So follow these six steps to help you improve yours.
Recognise what’s happening to you.
Recognise that every time you go on your phone corporations with gargantuan influence have a vested interested in stealing your attention and they will make it so compelling that you don’t even know it’s happening. Basically if you’re not on your phone, they can’t target you with advertising or influence, so they WANT you on your phone and they will make it incredibly enticing. When you feel yourself getting sucked into a rabbit hole that is numbing you out, just yell at yourself to STOP. Remind yourself what your values are and then ask yourself is mindless scrolling in line with my values or against my values? Now go and do something that is IN LINE with your values, even...
Have you considered that the scattered thinking you experience, the inability to do mundane tasks, and the noise in your head might be ADHD and not just menopause?
Before peri menopause conditions like ADHD are easy to mask, but as our sex hormones start to decline dopamine disregulation (which is at the heart of ADHD) can be revealed or may get worse.
I'm not saying that EVERY women in menopause suddenly develops ADHD, but leaps in logic suggest that there could be a link.
Today's conversation is a tale of two halves. I speak with Bev Thorogood (Author, TEDX speaker and Menopause Trainer) about menopause in the workplace and what it's like to have been diagnosed with ADHD later on in life.
In today's conversation we speak about:
Why menopause in the workplace is perhaps more relevant today than it was 30 years ago.
Why mandatory menopause training in the workplace might NOT be a good idea.
What women can do to make the menopause...