About: Debra Burdick
Debra Burdick, LCSW, BCN, also known as ‘The Brain Lady’, is an international expert on ADHD and Mindfulness. She is an award-winning, #1 best-selling author of: Mindfulness Skills Workbook, Mindfulness Skills for Kids and Teens, ADHD: Non-Medication Treatments and Skills for Children and Teens and Mindfulness for Teens with ADHD. She is an international speaker and retired psychotherapist and neurotherapist, who has been helping all ages thrive for over 30 years.
Recent Posts by Debra Burdick
Both men and women may experience urge incontinence for a variety of reasons. It affects about 25 million women and twice as many women as men. I have experienced it periodically ever since my 9 pound 6 ounce baby was born 32 years ago. I have also noticed that it gets worse when I eat(read more)
Written on September 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm
Categories: Articles, Mindfulness for Health, Self Regulation, Stress
Tags: Incontinence, Mindfulness for Health, Mindfulness for Urge Incontinence, Urge Incontinence
I can’t tell you how often I leave the house without something I need to take with me. Yup. Even when I set it out where I will see it. I come home and there it is sitting on the counter. Does this ever happen to you? Then what do you do? Sometimes I remember(read more)
Written on August 16, 2018 at 4:24 pm
Categories: Acquired Brain Injury, ADHD, Articles, Mindfulness, Peak Performance, Self Regulation, Stress
Tags: ADHD, concentration, forget something, Mindfulness, Quick Body Scan, Remeber to take it with you, stress management
Everyone gets distracted sometimes. ADHD, anxiety and stress often make it even harder to pay attention and stay focused on what needs to be done. The first step in paying attention is to know what you should pay attention to. You can pay attention better when you practice naming what you need to pay attention(read more)
Written on July 30, 2018 at 1:05 pm
Categories: ADHD, Anxiety, Articles, Mindfulness, Self Regulation, Stress
Tags: ADHD, anxiety, attention, distraction, most important thing to pay attention to, pay attention, pay attention to most important thing, stress
Recently I was asked what my purpose or mission is in life. At first, I said that throughout my career as a psychotherapist and neurotherapist my mission has been to help other people feel better and perform at their peak. But after some more thought I realized that my deeper mission is to experience contentment(read more)
Written on June 24, 2018 at 3:38 pm
Categories: Addiction, ADHD, Anxiety, Articles, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Illness, Depression, Fear, Mindfulness, Pain, Parenting, Self Regulation, Sleep, Stress
Tags: Contentment, Finding Contentment, Mindfulness, Mission in Life, stress
I was just interviewed by Wuf Shanti about my journey into Mindfulness and how I became an award-winning, best-selling author and mindfulness expert. Hint: it started when I got sick… In the interview I provide directions on how to do one of my favorite mindfulness skills which you can use every day to shift your(read more)
Recent Comments by Debra Burdick
- August 21, 2018 on What’s the Most Important Thing to Pay Attention To?
- August 21, 2018 on Did You Forget Something?
- July 18, 2018 on 4 Steps to Finding Contentment
- May 2, 2018 on How I averted claustrophobia during an MRI exam. Mindfulness skills saved the day!
- February 6, 2018 on How I averted claustrophobia during an MRI exam. Mindfulness skills saved the day!