Q: What foods might spike anxiety … and why? A: Although I am not a medical doctor, I’ve observed that especially sugary foods or those with a lot of caffeine can increase someone’s agitation and then make them more prone to anxiety. Sometimes ginseng can … Continue reading Anxiety and Food
Anxiety is a physiological response related to a perceived danger and worried, negative thinking. Basic fight or flight responses are triggered from worries and these reactions are usually disproportionate to the concern at hand. Worry can be productive or poisonous. Productive worry is worry about … Continue reading Anxiety and Resilience
Many teens today feel extremely overwhelmed and anxious, especially those who are out-of-the-box thinkers. Life seems constantly demanding and stressful. With the executive functioning challenges that are typical of ADHD brains, it’s even harder for them to regulate intense feelings. Routine concerns can quickly balloon … Continue reading Got an anxious high schooler with ADHD? Help is here.
Dr Sharon Saline is an expert on ADHD in children and adolescents. Her recent book What Your ADHD Child Wishes you Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids For Success in School and Life is based on her interviews of children with ADHD. It is a … Continue reading Your Anxious Child Podcast: Expert Interview with Dr. Sharon Saline
Anxiety is a physiological response related to a perceived danger and worried, negative thinking. Basic fight or flight responses are triggered from worries and these reactions are usually disproportionate to the concern at hand. Worry can be productive or poisonous. Productive worry is worry about … Continue reading Tips to Reduce or Eliminate Anxiety
Monsters? Creepy noises? Frequent insomnia? Many children with and without ADHD struggle with going to bed, being in a dark room and falling asleep. Of course, it’s normal to be frightened of unfamiliar things. it’s also common for some kids with ADHD to struggle to … Continue reading What to Do When Your Child is Scared of the Dark
Often “worrier” has a negative connotation. And because of that, many entrepreneurs may see themselves not as worriers but as strategizers or problem solvers, says Sharon Saline, Psy.D., psychologist and author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew.
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., clinical psychologist and author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life, specializes in working with kids, young adults and families living with ADHD, learning disabilities and mental health issues. Her … Continue reading TADD 2018- Overcoming anxiety so you live more confidently
Dr. Sharon Saline discusses why adults with ADHD ADD often struggle with anxiety and offers new ways to think about anxiety. ADHD Support Talk Radio Anxiety is a common struggle for adults with ADHD, and the effects can be debilitating in both our personal and … Continue reading ADHD Support Talk Radio: Turning down the Volume on Anxiety with Adult ADHD
Dr. Saline is one of the experts included in this online summit about bright kids with focus, learning, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. The Bright & Quirky Child Summit: “Fostering Resilience for Kids with Anxiety”