By Additude Editors Studies suggest that rhythmic, deep breathing can balance the autonomic nervous system, which helps individuals with ADHD become more attentive and relaxed. Learn more about this free, highly portable alternative treatment. You have to breathe, so why not use your inhalations and exhalations to manage your ADHD symptoms? “Several studies show that rhythmic, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Let me see, now, where was I? Ah, yes, the wandering mind. Mind-wandering has gotten bad press. The wandering mind is said to be an unhappy mind, perhaps even setting us on a path to early death. This view is encouraged by the popularity of mindfulness, and other meditative techniques, designed to focus our thoughts so intently […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By MARGARITA TARTAKOVSKY, M.S. Associate Editor In people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), being impulsive is often one of the more challenging symptoms. “[I]mpulsivity is one of the core symptoms of ADHD,” according toTerry Matlen, ACSW, a psychotherapist and author ofSurvival Tips for Women with AD/HD. It’s also “one of the more challenging aspects to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on ADHD in Adults: 5 Tips for Taming Impulsivity
I wanted to share a recent Q&A interview I had with the Mountain Xpress Wellness Editor, Caitlin Byrd. This article was publised in their ‘online’ publication of the Mountain Xpress on June 24, 2102. There are a few inaccurate words in the article but the content holds true to the interview. I hope you enjoy. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Q&A with ADHD CoachRudy
Please join me at the final ADHD seminar of the Monthly Series Sponsored byMalaprop’s Bookstore. People often ask how to treat ADHD medication. Mindfulness offers a wonderful opportunity to self-manage your ADHD. Most of who struggle with ADHD will experience some level of forgetfulness, distractions, day dreaming, impulsivity and other issues that can interfere with […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Daily Mindfulness Practices for ADHD
While coaching an adolescent client, he informed me that, “I don’t really have problems with organization. I have trouble with memory, remembering to do things”. Memory problems for the ADHD individual may be linked to deficiencies in our brain. It may also be attributed to simple boredom, lack of interest and/or distractions that prevent us […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the second article in a series on “Mindfulness and ADHD”. I’ve previously mentioned that, “Mindfulness is truly bringing ‘present moment awareness’ into every moment… while eating, walking, working and even during multi-tasking”. Of course, adults with ADHD frequently experience disorganization, forgetfulness, distractibility and more. Attention deficit or poor attention and focus are significant […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There has been much written lately about the benefits of Mindfulness for ADHD. There are actually some studies being conducted at Duke University on the utilization of Mindfulness Meditation to increase focus and decrease distractibility for ADD.Continue Reading... No Comments.