Jewelz Tucker, a Northern California mother of four, had an epiphany as she sat with her husband filling out the form to get one of her sons screened for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. As she went through the checklist, she wondered aloud to her husband, “Is this me?” “The world often thinks of ADHD as a young, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Christopher Bergland Poorly-connected brain hubs and childhood developmental disorders often go hand in hand, according to a new state-of-the-art brain mapping study from the University of Cambridge. The findings (Siugzdaite et al., 2020) were published on February 27 in the journal Current Biology. “The purpose of this study was to take a transdiagnostic approach to establish how brain […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
ADHD Tools for Success seminar series Start the year off right with these tools for a successful 2021! Jan 26 & Feb 2 – FOUR (1-hour) SEMINARS We’re offering two, 1-hour seminars each night with a 15-minute break between sessions. Pay $25 for each seminar or register for the package of all four and pay […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
When it comes to happiness, habits, and human nature, there is just one universal rule: Nothing works for everyone. We’ve all heard the expert advice: Do it first thing in the morning! Do it for 30 days! Start small! Give yourself a cheat day! Those approaches work well for some people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Is it possible to outgrow ADHD, asked Cheryl Maguire in a recent post in the NY Times? She reports that there is no consensus, but that many teens and adults develop coping skills, engage in beneficial activities, productively use medication, and choose careers and interests that engage their brains. Read the full articleContinue Reading... No Comments.
Even though it’s 2021, not much seems that different than a week ago. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to change all of our lives in ways we could never have imagined a year ago. For older teens and young adults, the markers of how you’ve defined yourself–school, music, sports, friends, parties, work have shifted dramatically in 2020. In […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
BY J. RUSSELL RAMSAY, PH.D. ADHD and anxiety are closely connected. Anxiety disorder is ADHD’s most common comorbidity — in no small part because the ADHD experience makes for a life characterized by stress and worry. This is especially true in the time of COVID, when new coping mechanisms are required. Read the full […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Lisa Woodruff A state-mandated quarantine is the perfect time to vanquish those home organization projects you’ve been avoiding, right? It’s not that simple. First, there’s the stress, anxiety, and fear that’s eating up your energy. Second, some appealing decluttering tasks are actually counter-productive right now. Here, learn how to choose the organization projects that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Eileen Bailey Brain fog – you know, that feeling that you have cobwebs in your brain; where it is hard to think clearly. You feel like you are walking around in a fog and it takes you a while to process what is going on around you. You might find it difficult to concentrate, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you didn’t know better, you might think CBD (short, for cannabidiol) is a cure-all. CBD, specifically CBD oil, has been touted as a remedy for ailments ranging from anxiety to insomnia. CBD can help prevent seizures and has shown promise in easing pain. But what about CBD for behavioral conditions, like attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)? There are certainly plenty of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.