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Raising Vegan Children

Raising Vegan Children

*This post is by contributor Heidi Leabman, LSCW-R, SE I am a psychotherapist, an ethical vegan for over 20 years, and a mom of a 13 year old girl. ...
The Secret to Overcoming Procrastination is Exactly What You Think

The Secret to Overcoming Procrastination is Exactly What You Think

We all succumb to procrastination from time to time. But for people with ADHD, the tendency to put things off can become especially problematic. You’ve probably already discovered that telling yourself you’ll “do it later” is a recipe for disaster....
Today I Love Broken Hearts

Today I Love Broken Hearts

Today I love broken hearts, for their pain measures the depth of our love. I love realizing that I have people in my life that I would miss greatly, and I love telling them so....
Hiding ADHD Symptoms

Hiding ADHD Symptoms

In my last post, I talked about situations where hyperactive symptoms might not be noticed because they aren’t necessarily in-your-face, bouncing-off-the-walls, stereotypical hyperactivity. That got me thinking about another reason ADHD symptoms in general might not be noticed: if ADHDers themselves hide their symptoms!...
Podcast: Religion and Mental Illness

Podcast: Religion and Mental Illness

From leisure activities to politics to relationships, people tend to be influenced by their religious beliefs. In this episode, Gabe and Michelle discuss the pros and cons of religious influence...
3 Summer-Inspired Creativity Exercises

3 Summer-Inspired Creativity Exercises

A few weeks ago, I ran into 6 Ways Daily Exercise Skyrockets Your Productivity and among some of the usual suspects (exercise will improve your mood,...
Anger Is An (Entirely Normal & Useful) Energy

Anger Is An (Entirely Normal & Useful) Energy

A question for the ladies: How many of you are uncomfortable with your anger? If someone takes advantage of you, hurts you, shames you, dismisses you, do you sometimes suffer in silence rather than speak up?...
What Stops You From Setting Solid Boundaries

What Stops You From Setting Solid Boundaries

Setting good boundaries can be simple. But our relationship with boundaries can make the process a bit more complex. After all, we have a history of relationships and interactions and experiences that have shaped our thinking about boundaries,...
What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

It is normal to feel anxious when traffic goes from 60 mph to a screeching halt in seconds. Or when your child’s school gets lock downed for some local police...
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Sadness & The DMV Sticker

Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference between clinical depression and sadness. I’ve had a rough time recently, and it’s not like previous depressions where I can’t get out of bed,...

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