Started by Teri Reiter in General Sep 12.
Thought when I retired I'd take a genetics course, learn all about it. Hasn't happened. Retirement is more time consuming than I ever imagined, and the change in scheduling has still got me thrown off.
But I have read a little bit of interesting stuff on epigenetics. This is a new exciting topic, moving beyond current genetics…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on September 20, 2014 at 4:14pm
Every day, each of us wins tiny victories………..
In Order that many of these small triumphs do not go unacknowledged, I have created a space where I record these small yet significant daily achievements with the faith that these small drops will come together, to one day create the Ocean of my dreams.
Under the heading 'I did a great job today of....' I take 15 minutes at the end of each work day to make my entries. This activity by itself helps me…Continue
The New York Times
The New York Times took some time off from bashing ADD, ADHD, Ritalin and the other medications to print this article, which explains a lot.
We make ourselves busy so we can avoid feelings or problems. We don't want to think or feel.…Continue
Coping and functioning
Isn't that what we try to do? So if we have ADD ADHD we try to cope with it. We can't cure it, but we can treat the symptoms, and we can use strategies to cope. And our life can be better.
Is there a treatment?
This is controversial. The medications-Ritalin, Adderall,…Continue
Posted by doug puryear on September 13, 2014 at 4:42pm
Welcome to my first time at the blog rodeo - let's ride! Or, put another way, I'm out of hidin', time to go writin'! Very recently, I've been experiencing what I'm calling a kindness awakening. This is all about me realizing at a profound level the truth that kindness (starting with myself) is essential to a meaningful life, and that, conversely, the absence of kindness (inside and outside) makes life feel like it's hardly worth living. This is something I agreed with as a…Continue
Posted by Mike Ragnarok on September 12, 2014 at 8:51am
Finding a knowledgeable professional - a followup
Hard to do. Lots of misinformed people, including professionals. Other things can mimic ADD ADHD. Assume most ADD ADHD certified coaches know what they're doing.
From mike: look them up on the net. Are they reviewed? Have they published? Does someone else refer to them in a book or other place?
Posted by doug puryear on September 10, 2014 at 1:45pm