Even before I was diagnosed with ADHD, the question “have you tried writing a list?” would set me on edge. I’m all for innovative productivity hacks, and for well-meaning neurotypical people, getting something done can often be as easy as writing a list, but as Edward Hallowell, M.D., psychiatrist and ADHD expert tells SELF, things aren’t […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Scott Shapiro M.D. ADHD Moms: 5 Top Tips to Feel Calmer Do you have ADHD and feel overwhelmed with trying to balance working and being a mom? When you get home from work, are you immediately ambushed by your children? Are your mornings chaotic and stressful? Many of my patients with Adult ADHD are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Amanda Russo, LPC In the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the new viral strain in the coronavirus family that affects the lungs and respiratory system, I’m practicing social distancing (I hope you are too) in hopes to “flatten the curve.” But this does not mean I don’t think you shouldn’t try to go about your daily life in as much normalcy as possible. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Matt Villano, CNN The most important caveat about temporary homeschooling is that it simply isn’t school. Kids accustomed to the school environment won’t be as focused. Lessons won’t be as professional as the ones they’re used to getting. And since local governments are encouraging everyone to minimize interactions with others, socialization will be tough. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The mental and physical well-being of employees is increasingly becoming a priority for organizations around the world, both in the public and private sectors. It certainly was a hot topic during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum a few weeks ago in Davos, Switzerland, where I spoke about the future of work. In […]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.
By Julia Ries Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a condition characterized by attention difficulty and impulsiveness, wasn’t widely understood or even recognized until fairly recently. It wasn’t until the early 2000s that clinicians began focusing on ADHD symptoms in not only children, but adults as well. Now, it’s one of the fastest growing mental health diagnoses — about 4.4% of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By NewsGram Desk Diet significantly influences mental health and wellbeing, but this link is firmly established only in some areas such as the ability of a high fat and low carbohydrate diet (a ketogenic diet) to help children with epilepsy, and the effect of vitamin B12 deficiency on fatigue, poor memory, and depression, says a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Curt Steinhorst If you’ve heard of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), you probably know that its symptoms include impulsivity, difficulty focusing, poor time management, problems prioritizing, and short attention span. And it’s taxing for those who struggle to overcome it. In the workplace, something quite similar and widespread plagues companies, and it wears the innocent […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jill Castle ATTENTION DEFICIT hyperactivity disorder affects approximately 11% of children in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ADHD can alter a child’s ability to pay attention, behave and learn The management of ADHD includes a focus on modifying behavior for young children and, for older kids, a combination of medication and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.