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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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Addictions

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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What is Our Problem with Pharmaceutical Companies, Especially When It Comes To Drugs For The Brain?

I'm sure just reading that title incited strong reaction in most people.  They either love the companies, or hate them.  For some reason I think companies working to sell drugs to fix the brain have the worst reputation of all - and to this day I can not figure out why.

Let's face it, we can find fault in anything.  It is pretty easy to do, and...
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The Century of Speed in the Nation of Speed; overwhelming for those with ADHD.

I don't know how to say it any other way; society is overwhelming me.  My brain and head has been spinning for weeks trying to get my hands around the problem, but it's so big.  As I review the changes in the economy, technology, and communication, it makes my ADHD spin.

I run a for profit company (technically) and manufacture light bulbs.  When I attempted to get them manufactured in the , I...
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Benefits of ADD / ADHD

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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ADHD

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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