We all use executive function strategies and skills each day of our lives. In fact, we use these skills many times over, even before we leave the house for school or work.
The minute we open our eyes and glance at the clock, we’re deciding whether we have time to hit the snooze button. Then we choose what clothing is appropriate for the weather. Then we prioritize what to make for breakfast depending on our time restraints. And then, we have to remember what we need to bring along for the day’s activities. Oh, and what about the flexibility we need to deal with the fact that our favourite shirt is still in the laundry!