Good relationships aren’t optional, and they aren’t what we do after we take care of everything else. Good relationships can determine who lives and who dies: One meta-analysis found that social relationships were more predictive of warding off mortality than quitting smoking or exercising. But it wasn’t just the presence of other people that mattered, it was […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Melissa Orlov, Nancie Kohlenberger, LMFT When it comes to having good fights with your partner, it’s important to understand that more than half of your battles are unresolvable. They result from deep differences in opinion or approach. A common non-ADHD/ADHD difference, for example, has to do with what constitutes “adequately organized” — whether it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Sheri Stritof Many times an adult is diagnosed with ADD or ADHD after a child is diagnosed. Then light bulbs go off in the other spouse’s head as behaviors that hurt and sabotage the marriage are recognized as symptoms of ADHD and not a lack of caring or motivation. Even with this awareness, the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Terena Bell very relationship has its questions of timing: How many dates do you go on before sex? When should you allow your date to pick up the check? How early is too early to tell him you have ADHD? That last one isn’t a question for every new relationship. But it is for […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
By Jacqueline Sinfield There is a great article in The Atlantic, about what happy couples do differently than unhappy couples or ones that break up. It is based on the life work of psychologist, John Gottman and the great thing is that it’s something everyone can do, starting today. Back in 1986, John created ‘The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Published on Feb 11, 2015 This is a very informative video. Dr. Daniel Amen and Tana Amen discuss in interesting detail about how the brain helps or ruins your love life. They also offer several nutritional tips to enhance your brain and your relationships. See VideoContinue Reading... No Comments.
Last week I was at a local eatery visiting with some friends. One of the friends, a 3rd grade teacher, was discussing her student’s recent project researching the advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship. Her students listed the typical advantages of freedom of working for one self, doing what they wanted to do. They also listed […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — New York Times bestselling author Dr. John Gray visited the KCAL9 studios Tuesday to talk about his new book, “Staying Focused in a Hyper World”. In the book he explains how the biggest obstacle preventing men, women and children from enjoying good communication and healthy relationships is a lack of focus. ADHD is the #1 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Minimize symptoms of adult ADHD with lifestyle changes and professional help. Article by: By RealAge Work, money, relationships, emotional well-being, and health — ADHD in adults can affect many areas of your life. And when you’ve been living with adult ADHD for a long time, it’s easy to get used to the chaos it causes. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Living with Adult ADHD
While the Americans with Disabilities Act protects employees with AD/HD from discrimination in most job settings, the disorder can lead to problems in the workplace. Blurting out inappropriately can compromise the ambience and energy of a work team or relationship with a boss. Disorganization can cause friction between team members. Lost items and missed meetings […]Continue Reading... No Comments.