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Scentsitivity Training

Scentsitivity Training

Last week, while riding on a BC Transit bus, I saw a poster that said “Scent Consideration Zone,” depicting a clean-cut teenage boy with a backpack in a Skytrain car,...
Stopping Hyperfocus Before It Starts

Stopping Hyperfocus Before It Starts

People sometimes talk about hyperfocus as if it gives ADHDers a secret superpower. And to be sure, when the stars align and you hyperfocus on something productive,...
ADHD Is A Festival

ADHD Is A Festival

I’ve just finished helping tear down the annual festival I volunteer at. And last week I helped put it together. Counting the two and a half days of the festival itself,...
Accepting Your Feelings and Bodily Sensations Now

Accepting Your Feelings and Bodily Sensations Now

While snorkeling in the ocean, I had the opportunity to remember an invaluable lesson regarding willingness — to take what is offered in the moment. Willingness is an Acceptance and...

Asking For Help

Ah, med changes. Recently I had four med changes in two weeks. The problem was too many cooks in the kitchen. Too many medicines swirling around my head. It is just a bad way to do things....
Today I Love That The Park Is Back To Normal

Today I Love That The Park Is Back To Normal

Today I love that the park is back to normal and that we had no rain while we were tearing down and that Summerfolk44 tear down may have happened in record time....
White Noise

White Noise

This is the process of meditation: not an effortful tug-of-war between mind and no-mind, but an effortless toggling between self and non-self.
Inside Schizophrenia: Families Impacted by Schizophrenia

Inside Schizophrenia: Families Impacted by Schizophrenia

 Schizophrenia does not just affect the person with schizophrenia, but their families, also. This episode of Inside Schizophrenia explores the family relationships impacted by schizophrenia, both immediate and extended. ...
Your Doctor is Burned Out

Your Doctor is Burned Out

Burnout is a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged stress. 79% of primary care physicians suffer from
Learning to Live Happily Without Attachment

Learning to Live Happily Without Attachment

How aware are you of attachment or non-attachment in your daily life? Do you find any of your attachments worrisome or problematic? Do you have a preference for one over the other, attachment versus non-attachment? If so, why do you think that is?
Escape from Prostitution

Escape from Prostitution

Rachel Moran grew up in Dublin. She came from an impoverished, troubled family. Both of her parents struggled with serious mental illness and addictions. Her mother was diagnosed with Schizophrenia and she abused prescription drugs....

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