By Nancy Ratey, Ed.M. Eager to get going on your new exercise regimen? Once you start seeing results, you’ll find it easier to change your eating habits, as well. Over the years, Boston-based ADHD coach Nancy Ratey has helped dozens of clients develop and stick with exercise programs. Here are six stick-to-it strategies that she […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Additude Editors Research shows that physical activity sparks real, positive changes in the brain that increase attention and improve mood. What’s more, exercise is an inexpensive, self-prescribed, and accessible supplemental treatment option for adults and children with ADHD. “Think of exercise as medication,” says John Ratey, M.D., an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
In the ADHD world we frequently stress the importance of exercise – medication for the brain. But what happens when we don’t exercise?? This article does not address ADHD directly but I’m sure you’ll find some indirect application to those of us with ADHD. This is an important read… ~CoachRudy What Happens When You Stop […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Imagine going to the doctor, complaining of depression and instead of giving you a prescription for Zoloft or Prozac, he hands you an Rx slip that says, “Take ten tango lessons and call me in two months.” As far-fetched as that might sound, it could very well be a better answer than medication for many […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Spring Forward With 10 Sleep Tips When we spring forward to daylight saving time, we lose an hour of sleep. Most of us feel the effect for a few days afterward. Use these 10 sleep tips to help you spring forward easily and sleep better all year long. 1. Gradually Transition Into the Time […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By now it should not come as a surprise that there is a direct link to physical exercise and improved concentration and focus. Well, here is a recent study that shows benefits to simple walking. What if you could ‘walk of your ADHD’ ? Check out this article…. ~CoachRudy The Benefits of a Lunch Hour Walk […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Feel Better by Noon: 5 Morning Habits of Healthy People by Diana Vilibert – September 17, 2014 Your morning can set the tone for the rest of your day—and beyond! Keep reading for five morning habits that can help you stay healthy, lose weight, and be more productive. They eat fruit for breakfast. When fruit is eaten alone […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From the editors of ADDitude – www.additudemag.com Omega-3 fatty acids. Behavior therapy. Zinc. Brain training. High-protein, low-sugar foods. Medical professionals recommend a range of natural therapies to augment ADHD medication. What you need to know. View Slide Show A few words from CoachRudy – While ADHD medications remain popular and effective for many people […]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
October 31, 2012 – By: Tina Burgess “If modern psychology had existed back then, Tom would have probably been deemed a victim of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and prescribed a hefty dose of the ‘miracle drug’ Ritalin. At age seven – after spending 12 weeks in a noisy one-room schoolhouse with 38 other students […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Thomas Edison’s Recipe of ADHD