Psychologist or Coach ? Which Should I S...
"What is the difference between an ADHD coach and a psychologist? Should an ADHD coach be certified? Does an ADHD coach address emotional challenges from having undiagnosed ADHD for years?"
Building Your Network of Frie...
"I am 39 years old, and I was diagnosed recently with ADHD and dysthymia. My first goal is to re-build my social support network to help me succeed in my business, which I own. What strategies would you recommend?"
Delegating and the Non-ADHD Spo...
For some ADHDers, "delegate" has become a euphemism for "dump on." Here's how delegation really works ? without making others resent it.
The Art of Delegat...
Here's how to delegate your work to get it done.
Creative Cure: Treating My ADHD With ...
It's too easy to push creative endeavors to the side when daily stresses and obligations pile up. But art - as an alternative therapy or simply a daily joy - is worth my attention.
ADHD Gadgets: Low-Tech Lanyards to the Res...
Discreet, customizable, and attached to your hip, lanyards are a simple way to keep your keys where they belong -- and to deliver visual reminders to ADHD children with working-memory challenges.
How Beth Got Her Joy Back (Or Why I Downsized Christm...
For years, I dreaded December -- the obligatory cards, the late-night baking, the shopping-list stress, the ADHD-fueled anxiety. Then I ditched it all... except the Christmas joy.
Sorry. I Forg...
Memory and forgetting are irrefutably intertwined. You might say they go hand-in-hand for adults with ADHD.
Adult ADD Guide to Healthy Confrontat...
Use these conflict-resolution and management skills to communicate your difference of opinion with a trusted friend, loved one, or colleague, without fighting, losing confidence, and without letting an upset tone of voice or short fuse cause confusion or hurt feelings.
Dieting Advice for ADHD Adu...
The ADHD Coach shares how, after gaining 20 pounds, she's beginning to lose weight by practicing portion control, counting her calories, and paying closer attention to her nutrition and overall eating habits -- using these tools.
Reiki: Could This Alternative Treatment Help Adult A...
Reiki is a natural therapy from Japan used to relieve stress, but can it ease attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) symptoms, such as inattention and poor sleep? The ADHD Coach takes it for a test run.
Talking to Yourself: Is it Crazy, or an ADHD-Coping Strate...
If you're looking for an alternative treatment for adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD), consider saying your thoughts out loud. Doing so could help you manage some of your most challenging symptoms: self-defeat, distractions, procrastination, and more.
Relax! It's Part of Your Adult ADD/ADHD Treatment P...
Adults living with hyperactivity and or attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), relaxing is key to your treatment plan. Discover which stress-relieving strategies work best to improve your mood, reduce your symptoms, and more.
Coping With ADHD Challenges Is a Lot Like a Hard Hike: You Need Good To...
Ah, the first backpacking trip of the season. The weather was perfect. The trail was uncrowded. Metaphors and similes about gear and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) coping strategies floated through my mind like sparks from the campfire.
Untreated ADHD Hurts You and Your Job, The Tale of an ADD/ADHD Jewe...
Having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADD/ADHD) is only debilitating if you choose not to do anything about it. Finding treatment that works for you is key to career success.
If you or your child are suffering from this disorder
you can increase school performance and decrease its symptoms. When you
mean ADHD treatment, it does not mean pills, medicines, or blood tests.
This includes combining different methods to reach a goal or a result.
thing to remember is that this disease is a behavior related and is
usually done unintentionally. Sometimes chores are not done, so make sure
you won’t make a fuss about it if it is left undone. Make sure you believe
in yourself or in your child. You should be able to trust that you or your
child could change and learn.
regular exercise routine. This is one of the safest and most effective
ways to decrease the symptoms. It can increase your concentration skills
and decrease your hyperactivities and impulses. It also can elevate your
mood and improve your memory. Going to the gym is not necessary. You could
walk four times a week for thirty minutes.
right and stay healthy. Make sure you eat at the right time and do not
skip meals. Include protein and carbohydrates in every meal to help you
stay more focused and alert. Make sure to add omega – 3 in your diet such
as fish oils and tuna. Have enough sleep and rest.
are other therapies that could be helpful for ADHD treatment for you or
your child. One of these is talk therapy. It would help them verbalize
their feelings of despair in their disorder and could help in increasing
their self esteem.
Adhd Solution Kit Video Presentation
Marriage and family therapy. If you’re an adult and are experiencing ADD
symptoms, it is important to have the support of the family so that you
could deal with the difficulties regarding money problems, commitments and
responsibilities at home. Other therapies are cognitive-behavioral
therapy, behavioral coaching and social skills therapy.
Sometimes when things go rough, doctors will prescribe medications. But
you must remember this, pills are not a cure for ADHD and they won’t work
for everyone and won’t alleviate all the signs and symptoms. Sometimes it
is more effective if it is used together with other treatments. These
pills should be closely monitored for any signs and symptoms of side
effects. The doctor will then adjust the dosage depending on what kind of
reaction you are experiencing. Once the doctors prescribed you medications
or pills, it doesn’t mean that you will have to take it for the rest of
your life. When things work out well, doctor could advise to decrease
taking these pills and eventually stop taking them at all.
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A detailed booklet that describes ADHD symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.
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WebMD explains the different treatments for ADHD. Find out about the medications and the behavior management techniques that are used to treat ADHD.