Ron Bashian, M.D.
Twelve years ago, leukemia forced me to leave my pediatric practice, encounter my mortality, and seek both present and future meaning in my life. It was not a time to give up.Reconstructing myself challenged me personally, psychologically, spiritually, and professionally. And it gave me the opportunity to find my best resources, discover my best strengths, and identify my most cherished values. Subsequent teaching at university, medical school, and with high risk inner city youth, deepened my desire to help others, to give back. Roots of empathy, creativity, and love of learning further developed.
My experiences as a physician with communication skills, resilience, study, and self-discipline are now applied to ADHD and Executive Function Coaching.My complete story is at https://validationcoaching.com/about-me/story/
This web site isn’t about telling anyone what to do. It’s about sharing information and activities related to ADHD. For free. My outreach is primarily to students and anyone affected by ADHD in any way. I’m an M.D., ADHD coach, speaker, writer, and former university instructor with years of experience with ADHD. Also, I’m the Read more about Intro[…]
Brain networks work together to help us decide what is most important to pay attention to. We generally focus first on what is salient – that is, what is of immediate importance required, or urgent. Even when we study intently, we shift our focus of attention if we see or smell smoke. The possibility of Read more about What are salient brain networks?[…]
ADD YOUR COMMENTS Procrastination affects everyone, especially if you have ADHD. Distant deadlines don’t tug at you. You can more easily silence (or ignore) them until until a sudden OMG alarm bell goes off in your head. However, some people thrive on the excitement, and are clever enough to manage brilliantly. Many of these bright Read more about Procrastination[…]
As we prepare to disembark from a flight, waiting for docking to complete, we notice some people straining forward. They are even pushing! Who do they think they are, someone special? We then hear the stewardess announce, “As we are late, please let those with connecting flights pass through. Otherwise, they may might their flights.” Read more about What made you think that?[…]