Category Archives: Articles

9 Ways to Tame Hyperactivity and Impulsivity

Posted on November 9, 2017

Hyperactivity and impulsivity are the hallmark symptoms of the hyperactive/impulsive type of ADHD. Children, teens and adults with hyperactivity move constantly and often have trouble sitting still. They may annoy their classmates, coworkers or their family with their fidgeting, constant motion and unconscious noises. They interrupt others, have trouble waiting for their turn and do(read more)

Wohoo! My ADHD book won the GOLD!

Posted on April 17, 2017

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)

What Are You Practicing? Stress, Anxiety or Contentment?

Posted on March 20, 2017

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(read more)

There Is Always Something or Someone to be Thankful For

Posted on November 21, 2016

It is easy to get caught up in the busyness of life.  We often take things for granted and fail to notice and appreciate the abundance and beauty in our lives. Studies show that being mindful of what you are thankful for and even making the effort to thank someone can improve your happiness level. Take a(read more)

7 Ways to Help “Screen” Addiction

Posted on September 30, 2016

Last month I wrote about how to tell if your child or teen is addicted to “screens”. You can read that blog post here. So what can you do if you think your child or teen is addicted? Here are seven important steps to take to help them prevent and reduce screen addiction. 1. Prevention.(read more)

Are You Sure It’s Really ADHD?

Posted on June 14, 2016

Do you wonder if your child or teen or your client has ADHD or have they already been diagnosed with ADHD?  There are many things that mimic the symptoms of ADHD and many that can increase the symptoms. It is impossible to make an accurate diagnosis of ADHD without all the facts. Often, clients have(read more)

Wayne Dyer Taught Me These Skills

Posted on September 21, 2015

As you may know, Wayne Dyer passed away a couple of weeks ago. I was first introduced to Wayne in my 20’s when I read his first book Your Erroneous Zones. I was fascinated and intrigued as I read many more of his books and watched his PBS specials and applied his teachings to my(read more)