Category Archives: Sleep

How I Enjoyed My River Cruise Despite Bunking With The Engine

Posted on May 26, 2014

Have you ever planned something, saved up for it, looked forward to it, and then had something go wrong? Last month I travelled to Amsterdam where my sweetheart and I would board the Viking Sun River Cruise on the Rhine River to Basel. Before the cruise we spent 3 wonderful days in Amsterdam. We visited(read more)

5 Things Good Parents Avoid

Posted on February 3, 2014

As a parent we are faced with many situations that require us to make good decisions about what our kids need from us.  Here are 5 important things that good parents avoid. 1.  Power Struggles.  Some kids are masters at pulling their parents into power struggles.  What is a power struggle?  That is when you(read more)

ADHD: 6 Strategies to Sleep Better Tonight

Posted on January 20, 2014

It is common for people with ADHD to have trouble sleeping.  In my book ADHD and Sleep: Kids and Adults Sleep Better Tonight! I show you how to get to sleep and then how to get out of bed in the morning.  Here are 6 strategies to help you or your child get to sleep(read more)

Highly Praised Mindfulness Skills Workbook Released Today!

Posted on August 29, 2013

I am so excited to announce the release of my latest book, Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients. 111 Tools, Techniques, Activities and Worksheets. This book is being described as the most comprehensive mindfulness skills workbook available! Help me make this book a bestseller by ordering it TODAY at Mindfulness Skills Workbook! You may(read more)

Basics of Everyday Mindfulness – Free Teleseminar

Posted on March 7, 2013

Speaker:  Debra Burdick, LCSWR, BCN Date:  Thursday, March 14, 2013 Time:  9:00 – 10:30 PM EST (6PM PST, 8PM CST) Live and Recorded On this free teleseminar you will learn:  What Mindfulness is  The personal benefits of practicing mindfulness  Four basic mindfulness skills  How to incorporate mindfulness into your day  Common obstacles to success and(read more)

ADHD: Checklist for Back to School Success

Posted on September 16, 2012

1) Review your child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP). Schedule a team meeting with the school. It is not uncommon to discover that as you child has grown and matured their needs may have changed. Make sure they get all the accommodations in school they are entitled to and that really help them thrive. 2) Help your(read more)

How I averted claustrophobia during an MRI exam. Mindfulness skills saved the day!

Posted on June 19, 2012

The first time I ever experienced claustrophobia took me by surprise. My doctor sent me for an MRI many years ago to find out why my jaw hurt. I didn’t know what to expect but I had no reason to worry about the small confines of an MRI machine because I had never experienced any(read more)