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CADDAC - ADHD Newsletter


How to Boost Productivity with Body Doubling


Those with ADHD have trouble staying focused long enough to complete boring or repetitive tasks, or difficulty with getting started on tasks, managing time, and staying organized. Having a ‘gym buddy’ is known to encourage people to visit the gym and stick to an exercise routine, but can working alongside a ‘body double’ increase one’s productivity both at work and at home?


When someone with ADHD works on tasks or chores alongside another person, this is a practice called “body doubling”. The body double’s job is to help anchor the person with ADHD to the present moment, reducing the risk of distraction and holding them accountable to their task. 


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Trish Coupal at 12:20 PM
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