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Fight Depression This Season

Sad GirlThe holiday season can be difficult for some people. A chaotic schedule, lack of seeing family and friends, or dealing with a loss can have a major toll on one’s well being. It is not easy,but you are not alone. You will make it through. Depression is a serious condition that is often comorbid with ADHD. It can be difficult to differentiate the symptoms between the two, but both can have a negative effect on one’s emotional and cognitive wellbeing. Follow these steps from Additude Magazine and...

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ADHD Friendship Destroyer

lonely childSocial skills and building relationships can be a challenge for children and adults with ADHD.  Issues with social skills usually stem from the inability to pay attention to social cues that others take for granted. They also are challenged with impulsivity that leads to a multitude of difficulties, from hurting someone’s feelings unintentionally to acting out in a physical manner.  These challenges can cause turmoil in the school, home, and workplace. 

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Mindfulness can help fight insomnia and improve sleep

sleep mindfulPracticing Mindfulness guides you to the present moment, quiets the mind, and promotes relaxation. If your ADHD symptoms are creating sleep problems, Mindfulness training may help you get to sleep faster and feel rested in the morning. A research team analyzed studies on Mindfulness and sleep between 2012 to 2016 and found each study showed Mindfulness-based interventions had a positive impact on insomnia and sleep disturbances.

Try these Mindfulness techniques before bedtime.

Breathe and be...

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Time Management Tips to Help You Sleep

sleeping womanADHD symptoms can make it difficult to get enough sleep every night. Science Daily reports that about 75% of children and adults with ADHD also struggle with sleep problems. One of these problems can be the inability to manage time effectively and “time blindness”. The first step to a well-rested day is to make certain you or your child have the opportunity to get 7-9 hours of rest each night.

Here are 5 time management tips to help you get more Zzzzz’s:

  1. Schedule sleep as an activity on...
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