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Why Exercise Should be Part of Your Retirement Plan

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The symptoms of ADHD affect our attention, memory, and executive functioning. These symptoms may become worse as we reach retirement age. Scientists are still researching exactly what brain changes cause executive function to decline in old age.  However, studies do indicate that consistent exercise can help us delay this decline. A recent report by Medical News Today reviews…

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ADHD & Emotional Control. What is the connection & how can we develop emotional control?

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ADHD & Emotional Control Have you ever found yourself watching your child mid-tantrum and wonder - Why is he having such a BIG reaction to a situation that seems so small? Children with ADHD often exhibit exaggerated emotions.  How can we help them develop emotional control? Recently an article in Additude magazine; Exaggerated Emotions: How and Why ADHD Triggers Intense…

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ADHD – Friendship Destroyer?

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Social skills and building relationships can be a challenge for children and adults with ADHD. Issues with social skills usually stem from the inability to pay attention to social cues that others take for granted. They also are challenged with impulsivity that leads to a multitude of difficulties from hurting someone’s feelings unintentionally to acting…

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The Correlation between Self-Image and Academic Performance

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Is poor self-image affecting your ADHD child’s academic performance? With the hustle and bustle of getting ready for back to school; filling those backpacks with school supplies, buying new clothes, making lunches, scheduling necessary pickups and drop-offs, we often forget the emotional feelings our ADHD child experiences when beginning the new school year. Poor self-image…

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