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6 Easy & Effective Techniques You Can Use To Make It Through The Day With AD/HD.

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RECIPE: Peasant Bread (cause who cares about carbs?)

As you've probably surmised by now, I love carbs. Particularly bread. One of the great tragedies of life is the fact that simple carbohydrates aren't that great for your body. There's a little part of my brain that chastises the rest of my psyche every time I chow down on a slice of french bread…

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The Daydreamer: AD/HD & Me

So, you're probably wondering what qualifies me to write about my experiences with therapy and mental health, right? Well, as for therapy, I've been in some form of "it" for the past twenty years, starting from the age of three, so I can safely say that I know quite a bit about it, at least…

INTERVIEW: The Songwriter

photo courtesy of artist Recently I had the opportunity to sit down and chat with San Diego musician and burgeoning pop-star Tim Connolly, who performs under the moniker "My Name Is Chapel". At 23 years old, Connolly is a self-taught, piano-driven singer-songwriter with the heart and soul of someone far beyond his years. His lyrics…

Look at this picture. What do you see? (an exercise)

The following exercise is the first coping mechanism I was taught by my therapist when I began CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). This particular routine is designed to help the brain re-learn basic mindfulness and awareness of the present moment. Whenever I feel myself becoming overwhelmed or when I catch myself daydreaming, I refocus myself with…

Tell me your story!

A massively instrumental, yet incredibly simple part of my mental-spiritual-personal-professional growth has been listening to other people's stories and learning from them. I would have never even considered Adult AD/HD as a probable diagnosis, let alone brought it up with my psychologist - had I not read about similar experiences elsewhere. SO much of what…