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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

Please, Don’t Call Me Crazy!

Why is it that being called 'crazy' is so bothersome? It's as if this one word cuts right to the core of our very being and makes us question our intrinsic worth. Yet what do we ADHDers do when someone calls us crazy?

We act crazy!

Crazy can mean all sorts of things; bizarre, fantastic, deranged, insane, or dangerous.  I, personally, am using it in regards to how we term 'unpredictable' behavior.  Often the word is thrown around, "You...
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The Heavy Burden of Attempting Perfection; I Give Up!

I want to be a good person.  As a matter of fact, I strive to be a great person, and have big dreams for making a significant contribution to this world.  Unfortunately, my attempt at perfection continues to catapult me from a world of despair to joy to despair again.

The list of 'to do's' that us ADHDers have, and really anybody for that matter, is tremendous.  I mean, every day, I expect more than...
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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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When All Else Fails, Get Your Kid On, for Free!



Seriously.  Write to do lists, don't check e-mails in the morning, take your meds, pay the bills on Friday, go to the gym every day, send love to all, don't   blah blah blah.  That is how I feel some days, like it's   too much!

Being an adult is hard work.  With foreclosures climbing, jobless rates higher, more bills to pay, everything costing   it sometimes gets a little too much to be responsible and...
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