By Marianna Pogosyan Ph.D. From a sense of humor to a sense of happiness and from“high-arousal” words to “untranslatables,” culture dictates how we speak about and experience the universe, far more than we realize. In Armenia, joy is loud and colorful. From my childhood, I remember my grandmother when she was happy. Whenever joy lingered for too […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Ana Sandaoui Time seems to pass very quickly when we have fun, or stand still when we are bored. For centuries, the subjective perception of time has preoccupied scientists, philosophers, and artists alike. Now, a team of neuroscientists may have found the neurobiological explanation for why we perceive time differently. Some studies in psychology have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Alan Brown, ADD Crusher — We ADHD adults so often walk around with our ADD hanging around our neck like a yoke…or drag it around like a ball-and-chain. It’s always there, seemingly right out in the open. Dragging us down, tripping us up, making us feel “apart” from whomever we’re with.5 Must-Haves to Declare […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
by Edward Hallowell, M.D. ADHDers find it hard to control their emotions and moods. If we don’t understand how our emotions affect our lives, and we don’t have ways to rein them in, our days can turn into a roller-coaster ride. We all need to be aware of our emotional triggers — and develop strategies to avoid […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s a fact; a person with ADD is hard to love. You never know what to say. It’s like walking through a minefield. You tiptoe around; unsure which step (or word) will be the one that sets off an explosion of emotion. It’s something you try to avoid. People who have ADD/ADHD are suffering. Life […]Continue Reading... No Comments.