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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(read more)

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(read more)

Is Your Child or Teen Addicted to “Screens”?

Since I was a child I have loved to play games such as board games and cards.  Earlier this year I downloaded a few computer games onto my iPad and iPhone and discovered I really enjoy playing them.  But I have noticed that sometimes I play much longer than I intended or I keep playing when I(read more)

4 Ways to Focus Your Concentration

We live in a very distracting world with so many things vying for our attention all at the same time.  We often wear many hats: parent, caregiver for our parent, spouse, employee, entrepreneur and more.  Between our many commitments and the demands of our work, home life, and social life we may find it difficult(read more)

Five Simple Steps for Improving Concentration

Being able to pay attention improves all aspects of our lives including memory, learning, relationships, stress levels, and overall mental and physical health. People have trouble concentrating for a variety of reasons.  Poor concentration is a hallmark of ADHD and is a symptom of depression, anxiety, and poor sleep.  Feeling stressed and time pressured can(read more)

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