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Benefits of ADD / ADHD

The Sunflower, Yellow and Hope: Rebranding to Destigmatize Depression One Lowe’s Mood-lite at a Time

I have been missing quite a bit lately, and figured it was about time I gave a reason for my disappearance.  It isn't that I don't love writing about my experience with ADHD -- I do.  It's therapeautic and I love talking to all of you and hearing your stories and suggestions.

I have been MIA and have not written, quite frankly, because of all of the wonderful things added to my schedule and my ADHD. ...
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Happy Mental Health Blogging Day! Please Join Us in the Global Mental Health Movement

It is so amazing how organizations are popping up all over the world helping us join forces to tackle mental health diseases.  I was privileged enough to speak in Athens, Greece a few years ago about iFred's rebranding depression work, and learned from countries around the world just how important it is we work together to solve our greatest challenges.

I've just recently been asked to join their advisory board, and continue...
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Inside the Mind of the ADHDer; A Solution for Gay Marriage

If you still don't believe there is major value to the disorganized, scattered, wayward way of the ADHD mind, let me share an example of how it works.

Now, this may not be the best solution ever for solving the gay marriage issue, but it's something my ADHD mind came up with that I guarantee a person who thinks along logical, straight lines might never imagine.  Our minds simply work in different...
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Sex and ADHD; A Blessing or a Curse?

Does ADHD effect your sex life?  Have you ever even thought about it?  I didn't, until recently reading that it can have both positive and negative influences on your overall sexual experience.

So the question it than raised for me is "Is ADHD a blessing or a curse for your sex life?"  It is such a complicated issue, perhaps it is both a blessing AND a curse?  I'm interested in hearing all of...
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Art Therapy is Most Effective when Positive

Art Therapy is becoming widely used and accepted as an alternate form of treatment for depression, anxiety, and ADHD.  It can be a truly wonderful modality, yet I often become disturbed when seeing some of the images that people create when they are depressed.  There is so much focus on the darkness of depression, as opposed to the brilliance we obtain from such depth of emotion.  I found...
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Why You Should Hire Someone with ADHD and How to Tap into Their Brilliance



You might not first understand how it is possible someone with ADD / ADHD is brilliant.  On the outside they may look to be a mess.  They might show up late for meetings, lose their keys, forget your name, not catch a detail or jump from one subject to the next without you following.   Working with them can be the most frustrating experience at times.

Lucky for you,...
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