Self-Improvement Is Tricky

I have a problem with self-improvement. The problem is this: I’m so great, I don’t know what I could possibly do to improve myself.

Just kidding. Actually, it’s more of the opposite.


My Commencement Speech

I wish someone would invite me to give a commencement address. I feel like I have a lot of wisdom to impart.

Here’s what I would tell new grads: find a career that fits your brain,


Where Does Motivation Come From?

When we talk about deficits and ADHD, the first thing that probably comes to mind is attention deficit. After all, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder – it’s in the name.

ADHD goes much further than attention deficits,


The To-Do Abyss

We’re all familiar with the idea of a to-do list. When you have a task that needs doing, you put it on that list. Then later, you remove it from that list by completing the task.


Help, the Internet Is Distracting Me!

Isn’t it nice that when you watch a video, YouTube helpfully curates a list of other videos you might be interested in, each just a click away? This little feature is partly why it’s so easy to come with the intention of looking up one particular video and leave having watched ten.