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TRACTION groups offer a supportive space to explore your ADHD-related traits and connect with others who are similarly wired. Learn to identify and embrace your strengths and manage your challenges.
Looking to add a new tool to your ever expanding ADHD toolbox? Research shows that just 20 minutes outside in a green setting can significantly improve ADHD symptoms.
Impulsivity is common for those of us wired with ADHD traits. Our biology makes it hard for us not to be impulsive. Here’s what you can do about it.
If you live with ADHD traits, developing an awareness and understanding of your unique brain wiring is incredibly valuable. If you haven’t had the opportunity to go through that “unpacking” process, it’s probably a big barrier in your life.
There are no easy answers when it comes to adult ADHD medication. But there is a lot of hope and support for whatever choice you make. My goal is to offer a nuanced perspective to help you make the right decision for you.
Myths about ADHD keep many adults from exploring their own neurobiological tendencies. Awareness is the key to optimizing your own unique and wonderful brain and living a more satisfying life.
Most of the clients I’ve worked with in my 18 years as an adult ADHD specialist also struggle with anxiety. ADHD and anxiety are considered separate diagnoses, but let’s step back for a minute and acknowledge how intricately connected they are.
Most of my clients report some form of sleep issue and some are challenged in epic ways. Here’s why ADHD affects sleep and some fresh strategies for getting more sleep.
When someone living with ADHD traits begins to use their strengths and learn to mitigate their challenges, they become capable of amazing things. Check out these 5 tips for becoming an ADHD champion.
If you live with ADHD traits, understanding the difference between explanations and excuses can have a big impact on your success.
Check out the favorite excuses of ADHD Brain Food class participants for not eating healthy. What’s your excuse? Are you ready to vaporize it?
Are you ADHD-ish? ADHD Lite? If even a few ADHD traits feel like they’ve been a big part of your whole life, it’s worth learning more. You don’t have to “have” ADHD to optimize your ADHD-related traits.