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Executive Functions

Life Skills are based on executive functions:  mental processes that bring together our social, emotional, and cognitive capabilities to problem solve and accomplish what we need to. These are crucial for success in school and in life.

As an executive function coach, Ruth's primary focus and passion are teaching and coaching teens and young adults executive functioning skills. These are at the core of all she specializes in.

Ruth specializes in: ​​​

  • ADHD

  • Adaptability and Flexible Thought

  • Critical Thinking

  • Distractibility

  • Focus

  • Follow-through/Starting and Finishing Tasks

  • Impulsivity

  • Listening

  • Motivation

  • Multitasking

  • Organization

  • Perseverance

  • Planning and Prioritizing

  • Problem Solving

  • Procrastination

  • Setting and Achieving Goals

  • Self Awareness

  • Self Control

  • Self Talk and Evaluation

  • Stress Tolerance and Resilience

  • Structure

  • Taking On Challenges

  • Time Management

  • Working and Studying Efficiently

  • Working Memory

See Also:


Academic Performance

Parent Training and Support

Substance Abuse


A thought is simply one thing we tell ourselves , and we believe it. So many thoughts lie to us though. It is so exciting that we can learn and embrace new thoughts, new behaviors that are healthy and helpful, to move us forward...each and every day.

Today  - I have the opportunity to practice these new life skills, to be the best me I can be - Today! 

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