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Coaching For ADHD Introduction There is therapy and medication for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  However, there is also ADHD coaching.  Have you heard of this approach to treatment?  Give it a try.  According … ...
Today I Love Catching Up Today I love catching up to where I am supposed to be. I love that I am so accustomed to writing about things I love that I was able to … ...
8 Ways to Make Safer Choices This Holiday Season I used to equate alcohol-free parties as boring. Now I know better. After seeing the consequences of drinking too much and personally experiencing a few episodes, I’ve changed how I regard celebrating the holidays or any occasion. First, it’s not worth the risk. Second, the … ...
Today I Love Being Out Of Sync Today I love being out of sync with my own world. I love that this is yesterday’s “Today I Love” and so it will be filled with the things I … ...
5 Tips for the Emotionally Neglected at Thanksgiving Emotional Neglect has a way of making family holidays like Thanksgiving, which should feel welcoming, loving and warm, fall short. It’s the invisible force that just slightly subdues the welcome, … ...
Tips To Getting Started To Achieving Your Goals With... Introduction One of the symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is difficulty completing tasks.  Hence, this correlates to difficulty achieving one’s goals.  Are you tired of not achieving your … ...
How To Overcome an Insecure Avoidant Attachment Style Remind yourself that in many cases life is too short to put a lot of energy into who is right or wrong or to be upset by little things that are without consequence.
Power Assertive Murder Some serial killers are motivated by anger and the need to harm those they think have wrong them. Recently arrested, Todd Kohlhepp appears to be in this category.
Confronting Negative Emotions Can Make You Happier No one enjoys experiencing negative emotions. After all, they’re painful. Our brains are hardwired to seek pleasure and avoid pain. As such, we suppress jealousy, envy, shame, embarrassment, guilt, fear and anxiety, berating ourselves for feeling that way. We associate these feelings with weakness, suffering … ...
A Thanksgiving Post Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. In addition to spending time with my family, I’ve just always loved the idea of a day set aside to be thankful for … ...
Only Penguins Look Alike People outside our group may “all look alike” because we have limited experience with them. However, looking like someone who may be dangerous does not make a person dangerous.
Nutrient-dense walnuts are key to a better mood for young men College can be a stressful time for young adults as they figure out how to manage intense daily routines that include work, study and play. Eat well, exercise and get plenty of sleep is a familiar mantra to alleviate this stress, but now with the results of his latest study, UNM Nutrition Professor Peter Pribis [...]
Can the ‘sacred’ drug ayahuasca help treat addiction and depression? Ayahuasca goes by many names: Daime, Vegetal, Hoasca, Kamarampi, Huni … whatever you call it, this plant-based psychoactive decoction, which has been used by indigenous Amazonians for centuries to contact the spiritual world, has suddenly burst into global consciousness. As a recent New Yorker article put it, ayahuasca is “the drug of choice for the [...]
Finally, a type of face that men recognize better than women Finally, psychologists have discovered a type of face that men are better at identifying than women: the faces on Transformer toys. It’s a first. All previous scientific studies have found that either women are better than men at identifying faces or there is no gender difference. “One of the suggestions of this prior work is [...]
Toddlers with autism don’t avoid eye contact, but do miss its significance A new study conducted by researchers at Marcus Autism Center, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and Emory University School of Medicine helps put to rest a longstanding controversy and question about children with autism spectrum disorder. Eye-tracking measures developed by the group demonstrate that young children with autism do not avoid eye contact on purpose; instead, [...]
Protective molecule sidelined in models of ALS Researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have identified a naturally occurring molecule that has the potential for preserving sites of communication between nerves and muscles in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and over the course of aging — as well as a molecule that interferes with this helpful process. The discovery in mice has [...]
Study offers new insight into how Alzheimer’s disease begins A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston offers important insight into how Alzheimer’s disease begins within the brain. The researchers found a relationship between inflammation, a toxic protein and the onset of the disease. The study also identified a way that doctors can detect early signs of Alzheimer’s by looking [...]
How social media impacts consumer spending For businesses using social media, posts with high engagement have the greatest impact on customer spending, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management. Published in the Journal of Marketing, the study assessed social media posts for sentiment (positive, neutral or negative), popularity (engagement) and customers’ likelihood to use social media, [...]
Staying socially active can slow decline in older adults’ ability to function The ability to perform the simple activities of daily living–dressing, bathing, toileting, preparing simple meals, and doing light housekeeping, for example–is crucial to an older adult’s independence and quality of life. When older adults begin having trouble managing these activities by themselves, their risks for falls, hospitalization, and even death can increase. Recently, a group [...]
How to Set Boundaries for the Holidays Holidays are great celebrations of boundary breaking!Holidays are like the national “boundary breakers free-for-all.” Family dysfunction is at an all time high and these are the things they make movies … ...