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Build Resilience Through Medication

Taking medicine can sometimes be viewed as a sign of weakness because of the stigma a lot of people associate with treatment. However, some studies have demonstrated the true value that medication can have for patients with anxiety disorders -amongst other things. If you struggle with an anxiety disorder yourself, Read More

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Build Resilience through Meditation

  Meditation is one of the most powerful tools available in the service of building resilience into our systems. And, as is so often said about mediation, it is “simple, but not easy.” Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living, defines mindfulness as “paying attention in a particular way, on Read More

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Build Resilience Through Exercise

Exercise is known to be important. You’ve probably heard about the benefits of exercise for cardiovascular health as well as building and maintaining physical strength and flexibility. But exercise has also recently been found to have far reaching and very positive effects on our brains. It’s something that we can, Read More

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Build Resilience Through Nutrition

Have you ever noticed that if you eat something “unhealthy,” you don’t feel great? For example, if you’re eating gluten when your body is sensitive to it, you may experience exhaustion. Or, if you’re unused to consuming dairy, you might get bloated. Even more than feeling tired or bloated, your Read More

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Build Resilience through Sleep

AD/HD and other executive functioning skill challenges can be seen as dysregulations in our systems. In addition to each of our innate challenges, we live in a complex and fast-paced world that can also be seen as dysregulated and is often further dysregulating. Together, these present unique circumstances for each Read More

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It’s Summer… Again!

Summer can be an amazing time to rest and relax without having to worry about the myriad details of busier times of the year. Summer is also a time of disrupted routines, changes in responsibilities, school vacations, travels and the like. Summer and the leisure it brings, can also be Read More

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Autumn Resilience

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, how do we move from “Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer” (Nat King Cole) to the to-do lists that autumn requires?  Whether we are returning home from actual vacations or simply getting back to the routines of daily life necessitated by Read More

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He graduated? Ivy League? I thought he had AD/HD?

Adults with ADHD can lead lives filled with accomplishment.  With a skill set tailored to address particular needs or situations, career and life success can be achieved.  Coaching can assist an individual with ADHD to learn new skills and overcome daily distractions and challenges. Michael’s father, Pete, called me one Read More

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Time Management: Even Successful Attorneys Need Help

Many people associate ADHD with childhood learning disabilities.  Few understand that, until one learns the skills necessary to address particular needs, ADHD often sabotages work and career success.  Coaching is a way to learn new skills within the context of a safe and supportive relationship. Bob was in his mid Read More

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AD/HD: Capturing the Creative Edge

It is brave to work with a coach, to determine to make changes in one’s behavior that will bring one’s life to more satisfying places.  I am glad that William chose to trust me to assist him. William is a writer.  I will always remember the first thing he said Read More

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