In a previous post, I talked about my experience with adult ADHD and common symptoms I think we should be talking about more. In this article, I’m sharing some tips I’ve learned or discovered over the years to help me be more successful living with ADHD. [Read more…] about 13 Ways to Make Life Better When You Have Adult ADHD
I recently discovered something about myself: I have ADHD.
Well actually, I re-discovered this about myself. I had strong suspicions about it in college—and even took medication for it briefly—but somehow I mostly forgot about that until my late 20’s.
But now, I’m 28 (at the time of writing this) and know for a fact I have ADHD and ADHD symptoms. As an adult. And as a female. [Read more…] about 9 Adult ADHD Symptoms We’re Not Talking About Enough
Chocolates and flowers are always nice. But what about self care gifts for moms that nurture the mental health or self care needs of the special woman in your life?
Mothers put a lot of (physical and mental) energy into helping those around them. While I’m not a traditional mom myself (although I do have three fur babies!), I can imagine the role feels a little thankless or, umm… exhausting… at times.
With that in mind, here are some alternative ideas: mental health-conscious self care gifts that work any time of the year. [Read more…] about 15 Self Care Gifts for Moms: Support Her Mental Health Any Day of the Year
For much of my life, I hated the present moment — sitting still, noticing my own breath, trying to just be where I was.
In my mind, these were all things reserved for monks and people with some kind of scary, non-human inner calm. People who were normal, I guess.
And then, one day I actually tried meditation. Sitting and being “in this moment.” [Read more…] about How to Live More in This Moment: 5 Little Ways to Slow Down and Be Present