Amazon Prime Day

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! I am obsessed with Amazon.  In particular, Amazon Prime. Since I am not alone I don’t feel that weird admitting it. Waxing poetic about my shopping habits is my thing. I use my Prime membership at least 3 times per week. My inbox is full of confirmation […]

Big Changes Start With Tiny Habits

“Forget big change, start with a tiny habit.” -BJ Fogg, PhD Habits are unconscious, and habits are what get us through the day, whether we like it or not. But habit formation, which is essentially behavior change, is so much bigger and harder than I ever imagined. In his Ted Talk, Stanford researcher BJ Fogg, […]

Learning To Meditate With ADHD

Self-regulation and paying attention are two of the biggest challenges for adults living with ADHD. SOURCE Quite a while ago I wrote my first article on mindfulness with ADHD.  Since that time I have done even more reading and thinking about the topic. Self-regulation is part of the executive function system. Executive functions will be […]

Attitude and ADHD

I was once told that if I didn’t take my medication I would be sent away to a mental hospital. My life would go down the tubes, and I would never amount to anything. Yes, that is true – I was told this at the age of 11 by someone in my life that I […]

The Summer Slide Is Not Inevitable

Every year around this time articles pop up all over the place about what is referred to as the “summer slide.”  Research indicates that children lose 2+ months of academic learning over summer break due to this slide. Even worse, children from low income households are the most affected by this learning loss. SOURCE As […]

Understanding ADHD And Hyperfocus

[bctt tweet=”Everyone talks about lack of focus, but nobody talks about Hyperfocus. #adhdlife ” username=”HealthyADHD”] What is hyperfocus?  It is exactly what it sounds like. When a person focuses on something so intently that they fail to notice changes in their environment, other people, and sometimes even neglect to eat or drink. But here is […]

Creating A Personal ADHD Mantra

“your mantra is based on personal experience, and holds power as an individual and unique expression of what you most desire. Whether it be aimed at manifesting security, deep connection, pervasive self-confidence, or release from suffering, the only requirement of mantra is that it is authentic.”  Via Oprah.com People with ADHD are not, as a […]