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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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The Downside of the ADHD Mind

I've been talking about the upside a lot - and I think it's important for friends, family and coworkers to all realize there is a MAJOR upside.  There is also something that I think a lot of people would benefit from understanding, in terms of the downside.  And if people did, they could save a LOT of painful, ultimately pointless conversations and conflicts.

Just as the ADHD mind has the ability to...
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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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The Red Dye Diet: The Concept

I have been wanting to write this book for some time, and since I don't want to make time I thought what better thing than to explore it in this blog.

Diet books are all the craze, and while I don't know much about red dye, research has suggested it can magnify ADHD symptoms and is hard to avoid.  So I thought I would do a mini-series on red dye, looking at what it is,...
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