Author: Michelle Frank, Psy.D., Editor

Message from the Editor: How to Keep Your Head, Even When It’s Spinning

Regardless what the calendar says, it feels like summer is winding down and it’s time to get busy. While we’re trying to squeeze out the last few drops of summery goodness, our thoughts turn (should I say “spin!?”) to getting organized for back-to-school and back-to-work. No other time of the year is more fraught with […]

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ADHD in the Workplace: Still Much to Do

By Linda Walker Most adults with ADHD find their challenges most daunting in the workplace. This is not to say ADHD is not an issue in other areas of life, it certainly is, but work related problems often spill over into other domains. When you’re struggling to keep up with demands, working long hours and […]

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Recent Research on Mindfulness and ADHD

Last month we reviewed the benefits of developing regular mindfulness practices. This month we take a look at the science that proves it. But first, let’s review mindfulness. Mindfulness simply means having full awareness of your thoughts, feelings and actions in the present moment. The more you practice mindfulness exercises, the easier it can become […]

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ADHD and Body Acceptance

What if trying to make yourself “better” is actually making you worse? When you have ADHD, it is easy to get stuck in a pattern of criticizing yourself and punishing yourself for your challenges. It is easy to fall into the unhelpful belief that if we push ourselves harder and are stricter with ourselves, then […]

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Message from the Editor: Re-inventing Self-Care – How to Feel Healthy, Energized, Relaxed and Connected

Every so often we need to take a moment to pause and ask ourselves, “Am I really taking care of myself?” It is easy to end up at the bottom of your own priority list. Oftentimes, we fall into a trap of thinking that “self-care” is an all-or-nothing endeavor involving daily meditation, marathons, eating salads […]

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The Dreaded “E” Word – An Interview with Jeff Copper on Exercise and ADHD

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Jeff Copper, attention coach owner of Dig Coaching and host of Attention Talk Radio,  about the impact exercise has on ADHD symptoms and how ADHD adults can move from, “I know I need to exercise” to actually doing it. What are some of the benefits of exercise […]

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Adult ADHD: There’s an App for That

Life isn’t easy for adults with ADHD. While there isn’t a magic solution, more tools are at our fingertips than ever before. Name a problem and chances are, “There’s an app for that!” Here’s three apps to check out now! Storylines by ADDA ADDA has its own app! Made specifically for adults with ADHD, ADDA […]

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Laurie Dupar Hosting the ADHD Telesummit

In just a few weeks, Laurie Dupar will host the fifth annual Succeed With ADHD Telesummit, an assembly of nearly two dozen ADHD experts for a five-day series of talks. The summit will be a culmination of months of planning, scheduling, marketing and web design. How does someone with ADHD handle all this detail? Laurie’s […]

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Coaches’ Corner: ADHD, Mind-wandering and Meta-Awareness: What the Research Says

“My son’s teachers tell me he spends too much of the time daydreaming in class.” “I try to do the reading for my college classes, but so often my mind just wanders.” “I am having some trouble at work because my mind keeps wandering during meetings and I can’t participate effectively.” If you have ADHD, […]

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Alan Brown is Still Crushing It!

Alan Brown is a white hat brain hacker. It’s not just for computers anymore. Ever heard of it? Brown wants you to learn more. Alan Brown, creator of ADD Crusher™ (www.addcrusher.com) and successful ADHD coach, has reached thousands all over the world with his prolific series of fun, innovative videos that provide interactive lessons on […]

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