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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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ADHD

Attention Doctors and Patients: Need a Medication Reminder? A Mood Tracker? Check Out Healthy Footsteps

I can't tell you how many times I get to around 10 or 11am and think to myself, 'What am I supposed to be doing?  I feel like I am running in circles!,' only to realize that once again I have forgotten to take my ADHD meds.  It should not be that hard -- I mean I take them every day, yet still somehow I manage to get through 5 or 6 hours of my...
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Five Habits for Highly Festive Holidays for ADHDers

Holidays make us all crazy; travel, gifts, coworkers, kids, parents, cards, trees,   the list goes on and on.  Imagine being someone that has a hard time keeping track of just how to get through the week - let alone the holidays!  Welcome to how us ADHDers feel.

I've decided that in order to make it through the holidays, I'm going to have to prioritize doing some things that I know help me...
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Seriously? Taking Out the Garbage with Delight? YES, Says SARK!

I'm taking a class with SARK, Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy.  She insists that you can add joy and delight into everything you do in life.  EVERYTHING!

Her class seemed perfect for my ADHD, as it showed you how to get projects on track, take what she calls 'micromovements' towards completion of your goal, and score higher on total completion of dreams.  Plus, it was inexpensive and in this economy I am...
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Difficulties Making A Decision? Need a New Approach to an Old Problem? Try This Tool



I'm not sure what prompted me to recreate this tool and put it out there, but it's something I learned in graduate school and think is indispensable.

I find it difficult to make decisions at times, especially when there are a number of factors involved that are important to consider in the ultimate answer.  Being ADHD certainly doesn't help, as it often speeds up the my thought process, creates more factors...
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