Stress and anxiety are connected but also different. Stress is related to feeling overwhelmed and incapable of managing the things that you have to do. Productive stress motivates you to get stuff done; poisonous stress contributes to worry and anxiety. You can’t get things accomplished … Continue reading What’s a Normal Level of Anxiety?
Teenagers can push your buttons like no one else. Teens with ADHD–living through the hormonal turmoil of adolescence in addition to struggling with executive functioning challenges such as impulse and emotional control, organization and motivation, can simultaneously need your support and reject your concern. Unable … Continue reading Tired of Adolescent Pushback? Here’s how to Understand and Cope with Defiant Teens
When young adults have lived independently, they are accustomed to making their own schedules and sleeping, eating, studying and socializing according to their own rhythm. In general, they’re not that interested in free advice about what they could be doing better or differently. Instead, they … Continue reading Parenting Adult Children is Complicated
With some schools already closed and others finishing up for the summer, parents of kids with ADHD are all asking the same question: What do we do now? Most in-person camps and activity programs have been cancelled and many families have lost necessary childcare, much-anticipated … Continue reading Want a summer of sanity? Here are five tips for living better with your ADHD kids today!
Online Schooling has relieved anxiety for some – Learning from home has been a pleasant relief for many students who struggle socially at school or have extreme anxiety. The various triggers that going to school presents for them have been eliminated. Online school offers limited … Continue reading Prepare Now to Transition to In-Person School
People suffering from mental health conditions experience multiple emotions that change through the day daily. Support animals for them are meant to help their owners keep their emotions in check and remain calm. It helps if the animal you choose to support you is cuddly … Continue reading EsaCare: Top 3 Benefits of an Emotional Support Animal on ADHD by 14 Renowned Experts
Lack of motivation is a concern that affects everyone, but it can be especially difficult to deal with in kids. Here are some approaches on how to motivate an unmotivated child, as discussed by experts: Click logo below to read more.
(Mass Appeal) – Understanding how to have difficult conversations with our children around race, politics and justice is important. Children are exposed to the media and may not understand the messages they’re receiving. It’s also a perfect time to teach them to stand up for … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: How to have conversations about race and beliefs with your children
(Mass Appeal) – Clinical Psychologist Dr. Sharon Saline from Dr.SharonSaline.com offers advice on keeping our teenagers engaged over the summer break. Click logo below to read more.
Mass Appeal) – With the high levels of stress, anxiety and depression people are experiencing right now, it’s more important than ever to take the time for restorative activities. Dr. Sharon Saline, Clinical Psychologist from DrSharonSaline.com joins us with 4 easy ways to practice self-care. … Continue reading 22 News Mass Appeal: Self-care tips to reduce stress and anxiety