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Relaxation Techniques

Here are a selection of techniques to help with relaxation. Counting Your Breath This relaxation technique is both easy to do and very effective.  The best way to do this is to practice.  It is a great way to wind down when you get into bed and are having trouble getting your mind to relax. The technique is simple: Breathe normally and count at the… Read More »Relaxation Techniques

The Importance of a Pause

Introduction Working with many different people with many different problems, I often find that there are common themes to the necessary steps that they have to take to get better.  One of the most common themes is a need to pause.  Many people struggle due to impulsive reactions to their emotions or to the things that happen during the regular course of a day.  This… Read More »The Importance of a Pause

Hey Siri, Help My ADHD

Introduction How to use technology to help with attention, memory, time management, and other executive function skill problems. Those with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD usually have difficulty with a range of skills known as Executive Function Skills.  Thankfully, we can use technology to assist us in coping with these difficulties.  Here’s how to capitalize on Apple’s Siri to become better at managing your attention, memory,… Read More »Hey Siri, Help My ADHD

Sleep: A How To Guide

Introduction Sleep is important in many ways.  It gives us rest, helps our memory, and clears our minds.  But it also affects our behavior!  Researchers have found that REGULAR SLEEP can affect behaviors that are related to Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), conduct problems, and withdrawal.  Not only that, but changing to a regular sleep schedule can improve behavior as well. Because of this, we recommend that… Read More »Sleep: A How To Guide