By Angela Horn Missing out on a good night’s shut eye is enough to make anyone grumpy. We all want to wake up feeling well rested and ready for the day, but that doesn’t always happen. There are numerous common sleep problems that could keep you up at night. Some, like staying up too late […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By William Dodson, M.D. The textbook symptoms of ADD — inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity — fail to reflect several of its most powerful characteristics; the ones that shape your perceptions, emotions, and motivation. Here, Dr. William Dodson explains how to recognize and manage ADHD’s true defining features. The problem: These criteria only describe how ADHD […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
WebMD Sometimes it can feel like attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) hijacks your conversations. Maybe you interrupt people without thinking about it. Or you don’t pay close attention and miss important details, like where you’re supposed to meet friends. This is because people with ADHD often have issues with executive function. That’s kind of like […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
WikiHow Slowing Your Mind Right Now 1. Push pause. When you feel yourself going into overdrive, stop everything that you are doing. Shut the electronics off, put the work aside. If needed, go to another room, or nearby quiet place. Take a few deep, slow breaths. Close your eyes. Stretch your neck, back, arms, and legs. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Additude Remembering everything you need for a vacation or family trip can be a daunting task for people with ADHD. You don’t know where to start. You don’t know how much to bring. Or what to bring. There are so many choices to make that overwhelm sets in. Here is a master packing list […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
CoachRudy Rodriguez ADHD Center for Success The Four Box Method By CoachRudy Rodriguez, LCSW Do you find yourself challenged, anxious and even overwhelmed by the thought of attempting to declutter your home or office? You are not alone in this matter. This simple and practical Four Box Method may be the answer. One day […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Elaine Atwell When I was eight years old, I was diagnosed with severe ADHD. I was a pretty classic case: painfully disorganized and distractible, a gifted student in subjects that captured my attention, and an abysmal student in everything else. While my ADHD has changed in the 20 years since my diagnosis (I no […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Carina Wolff When most people thinking of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), they may picture someone who is fidgety or someone who gets easily distracted. But some people can have ADHD without even realizing it, and some of the signs of high-functioning ADHD can actually be surprising. The disorder can involve more than just […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Robert Taibbi L.C.S.W. John has always had a problem with procrastination. In the 3rd grade it was the proverbial science project due on Monday that was being assembled at 10:00 on Sunday night. In college it was the 15-page paper done at 3 am the day it was due. Now it is deadline for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Johane van den Berg It’s 7am and Michael is on his way to work. The old lady driving the car in front of him has just let her engine stall on a turn, causing him to miss the last of the green light and costing him several crucial minutes. He experiences immediate road rage. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.