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  • Got Performance Anxiety? Do you experience performance anxiety? Does your anxiety increase when you are on the spot such as when you are speaking, taking a test, or giving a presentation or a performance? Do you sweat, tremble, get a dry mouth, or feel nauseas? Does your heart race? Then you may have performance anxiety. Use the checklist below ...
  • Just Released: Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD Get focused, the mindful way! In Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD, Debra Burdick, an award-winning, #1 best-selling author and clinical social worker offers powerful skills based in mindfulness and neuroscience to help teens succeed in all areas of life—at home, in school, with friends, and beyond! As if being a teen wasn’t tough enough, attention deficit/hyperactivity ...
  • Wohoo! My ADHD book won the GOLD! I am sooo excited and delighted that my book, ADHD: Non-medication Treatments & Skills for Children and Teens won the GOLD award in psychology in the 29th annual Benjamin Franklin awards. Over 150 librarians, booksellers, and design and editorial experts – most of whom have decades of book industry experience – judge the books submitted to ...
  • What Are You Practicing? Stress, Anxiety or Contentment? As I have been studying and practicing mindfulness over the past 30 years I have learned to ask myself this one important question: What am I practicing?  Am I practicing feeling stressed-out, anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, discouraged or perhaps something more pleasant? More often than I would like to admit, the answer is yes, I am ...
  • Is Technology Impacting Your Productivity and Happiness? Everywhere you look today you see evidence of rapidly advancing technology. This, the digital era, has seen an explosion of smartphones, tablets, wearable monitoring devices and on-going research into numerous ways to enhance our capability as humans. As I’ve discussed in previous blog posts, many if not most of us and our children have unwittingly become ...
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