It’s that time of year when many of us are prone to making those New Years Resolutions for something new or different. But do resolutions really work?
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With July 4th Independence Day on the horizon, let us take a moment to focus upon the concept of FREEDOM as it may pertain to the adult with ADHD. Emotional Freedom – Allow yourself a break by taking some time for yourself during this festive weekend. Treat yourself to something special. Take a walk in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Daily Living Tips for Adult ADHD Living with ADHD can be challenging some times or much of the time BUT there are some things you can do to make living with ADHD more manageable. If you don’t take an active role in managing your ADHD, the ‘moment to moment circumstances’ of your life will most […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on 16 Tips for Living With Adult ADHD
ADHD is a given in our lives. You probably didn’t ask for your ADHD but you’ve got it anyway. Nonetheless, it’s helpful to learn to accept our own unique ADHD as it shows up in your life. During most marriage ceremonies the Bride and Groom generally recite the following words that capture their commitment to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ADHD: The Choice is Yours
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: An Interview With Mary Solanto, Ph.D. Posted: 10/12/2012 1:30 pm – Huff Post Healthy Living Mary V. Solanto, Ph.D., is associate professor of psychiatry and director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Solanto […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD
Long-considered a childhood problem, the condition increasingly is being diagnosed in adults. If untreated, it can lead to trouble with jobs and relationships.
Many patients of psychiatrist John Sharp, MD, don’t realize that their inattentive and impulsive behaviors could be caused by attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder until their children are diagnosed with the condition.
“Parents look at these symptoms [and realize] they are causing problems in their own lives,” said Dr. Sharp, a psychiatry professor at Harvard Medical School who treats patients in Boston and Los Angeles.
When those parents come to see him, they often say, “I think I have ADHD.”Continue Reading... Comments Off on Challenges of Adult ADHD
Have you noticed that, like other ADD adults, you are routinely 5-10 minutes late for work, appointments, and most other scheduled events? It’s not that you intend to be late. You just simply got lost and distracted in time. Let’s face it — ADD Adults generally have a poor concept of time. We understand time […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Here is a nice television news discussion about adult ADHD. Phoenix Arizona News reporter, Kaley O’Kelley, interviews local physician, Dr. Art Mollen about adult ADHD. See the video: Adult ADHD – 10 signs you might have itContinue Reading... No Comments.
Most children and adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADHD) know the feeling of overwhelm. It’s that place we go to when we’ve overextended ourselves, when we’re multi-tasking to our max yet having trouble keeping up. This is when stress gets the better of us, and more. Maybe you recall that old expression, “Stop the world, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Eliminate Time-Draining E-mail Habits If you are feeling overburdened and stressed at work, your online habits may be partly to blame. Poor e-mail management often is a sign—or the cause—of other time management woes. A top culprit: mismanaging incoming messages. Marsha Egan, president of The Egan Group, a success-coaching firm, offers a self-management program that […]Continue Reading... No Comments.