Monthly Archives: December 2013

Last Minute Holiday Tips

Christmas Eve is tomorrow! No need to worry. While ADHD and the “holidays” can be a volatile mix, we’ve got you covered. Here are six links to a variety of articles with last-minute tips for calming the chemistry and enjoying the festivities:

1) Parents can help children with ADHD manage the holiday “havoc”

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, family, holiday, parent

Self-talk: Change your Questions!

“Self-talk” – we’ve all heard of it. Negative self-talk can drag us down. Many with ADHD find themselves in a cycle of negative self-talk. Positive self-talk can help garner our energies to move forward more easily. Most coaches and therapists will at some point help a client look at their personal self-talk to see how it might be influencing energy,

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Posted in ADHD, stress

What do Calvin and Hobbes have to do with ADHD?

“You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.
“What mood is that?
“Last-minute panic.”
Calvin and Hobbes cartoonist Bill Watterson is credited with this quotation. Sure makes me wonder whether he might have familiarity with ADHD!

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, procrastination

Get ready for Finals Week!

December is here: the semester is nearly over, and it’s time to start getting ready for finals.

Are you thinking, “Yikes!”? 
Actually, it doesn’t have to be that way!
Beefing up your study skills and reviewing test-taking strategies are two ways to augment your preparation so you have a successful finals week.

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Posted in Blog

Could I have Adult ADHD?

Maybe your child was diagnosed with ADHD and you notice that you have some of the same symptoms. Maybe you have read about ADHD and think that what you read might be describing you. Maybe life just feels more difficult for you than it seems for others,

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Posted in ADD, ADHD, adult, diagnosis