“Revenge Bedtime Procrastination: How Women with ADHD Can Break the Cycle of Delayed Sleep and Stress”[Video Replay & Podcast 382]

Access the video replay, listen to the podcast episode (#382), download the slide presentation, and learn how to get a certificate of attendance for this ADHD Experts webinar originally broadcast on December 8, 2021.

Episode Description

Revenge bedtime procrastination blossoms from exhaustion. You are so overwhelmed during the day — with work, parenting, and adulting — that there is no time for the activities that bring you fulfillment and pleasure. So you turn bedtime into “me time,” and pursue leisure and entertainment at the expense of sleep.

Revenge bedtime procrastination entered the popular lexicon during the pandemic, when daily stress and pressures skyrocketed for many adults — especially women with ADHD who began using the “revenge” method to reclaim their freedom. The problem is that the resulting sleep deprivation often worsens ADHD symptoms and undercuts executive functions.

In this webinar, Christine Li, Ph.D., and Tracy Otsuka, JD, LLM, AACC, will address the self-regulation and sleep challenges tangled up in revenge bedtime procrastination, and how you can develop productive, healthy habits and make them stick.

You will learn:

  • The connection between ADHD and sleep
  • Why women with ADHD are especially prone to revenge bedtime procrastination
  • Why addressing sleep dysregulation is so important
  • The multiple benefits of creating healthy sleep habits and routines
  • The fundamentals of successful habit change
  • Strategies for staying positive and proactive in the behavior change process

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Obtain a Certificate of Attendance

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Meet the Expert Speakers:

Christine Li, Ph.D., is a New York State-licensed clinical psychologist and the “Procrastination Coach” online. Dr. Li helps her clients reconnect with their natural abilities and energy, so that they can bypass the frustrating cycles of procrastination and shame and work to their potential. For more than 20 years, Dr. Li has worked with college, graduate, and professional students and other adults in private practice. She has also served as staff psychologist at the counseling services at Columbia University, Columbia University Medical School, and Pace University.

Christine is the author of 5-Minute Self-Discipline Exercises: Stay Motivated, Cultivate Good Habits, and Achieve Your Goals. She is the author of the number one blog in the world on procrastination. Her podcast Make Time for Success with Dr. Christine Li provides quick lessons and interviews with special guests to inspire listeners to live life to the fullest.

Tracy Otsuka, JD, LLM, AACC, is a certified ADHD coach. Her podcast, ADHD for Smart Ass Women, is ranked in the top one-half percent of all podcasts in the world on any subject. Her listeners are quick-witted, high-ability and, like Tracy, see their ADHD traits as more positive than negative. Tracy is also the creator of Your ADHD Brain is A-OK, which uses her patented Coretography system to help ADHD women discover their strengths, step into their purpose, and live to their potential.

Listener Testimonials

“Getting the practical tips to implement change were so helpful. It has motivated me to pursue CBT for ADHD.”

“This is my first of MANY more”

“I laughed during the first 5 minutes. Every characterization referred to me!”

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