BRAIN HACKS: Life-Changing Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning

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BRAIN HACKS: Life-Changing Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning

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Filled with actionable strategies proven to improve focus, increase productivity, and promote well-being, Brain Hacks will help you transform the way you work, live, and feel by tapping into the power of your executive functioning skills.

Modern life requires a lot of our brains. We need to stay organized, manage our time wisely, and make important decisions. These essential skills—known as executive functioning—affect every aspect of our lives, from how we function at work and home to how we manage stress.

Written by clinical psychologist and author of The Gift of ADHD book series, Dr. Lara Honos-Webb, Brain Hacks offers powerful guidance and strategies that will improve your executive functioning and help you work smarter, feel better, and achieve more of your goals.

With chapter-by-chapter concentration on the main areas of executive functioning—focus and attention, planning and organization, cognitive flexibility, emotional regulation, and impulse control—Brain Hacks: Life-Changing Strategies to Improve Executive Functioning offers:

  • An overview of executive functioning and self-assessments to identify which executive functioning areas pose your greatest challenges.
  • Explorations of the 5 core skills of executive functioning, including summaries, techniques, and brain hacks to make them stronger.
  • Real-world strategies and exercises to strengthen your executive functioning skills and apply them to everyday challenges.

Using the proven, life-changing strategies in Brain Hacks, anyone can significantly enhance their executive functioning skills. Even those who have struggled with executive functioning in the past can transform from being controlled by their brain to being in control of it.

LARA HONOS-WEBB, PHD, is a clinical psychologist licensed in California. She is author of The Gift of ADHD, The Gift of ADHD Activity Book, The Gift of Adult ADD, The Gift of ADHD Workbook for Teens, and Listening to Depression. Her work has been featured in USA Today, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, The Chicago Tribune, and Publisher’s Weekly, as well as newspapers across the country and local and national radio and television programs. She completed a two-year postdoctoral research fellowship at University of California, San Francisco, and has been an assistant professor for graduate students. She has published more than 25 scholarly articles. Visit her website at

ISBN: 9781641521604

ISBN-10: 9781641521604

Publisher: Althea Press

Publication Date: 11/20/2018 - 12:00am

On Sale: 11/20/2018 - 12:00am

Pages: 152

Language: English


Psychology / Psychopathology / Attention-Deficit Disorder (ADD-ADHD)

Medical / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Psychology / Developmental