December 2009

Setting Goals

by Brenda on December 29, 2009

It’s almost the end of the year; have you been thinking about setting some goals or New Year’s resolutions? Seems like everybody thinks about those things when a new year begins. I’ll bet a lot of your goals for 2010 are the same ones you set for 2009. I know mine are. Let’s see if [...]

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Stress Relief

by Brenda on December 23, 2009

Have you worn yourself to a frazzle yet with all that you’ve been doing? The holidays can be joyful, but they can be stressful too. Whether it’s getting ready for the holidays, or dealing with the relatives (or both) that’s causing you stress, the fact is that more stress equals more ADHD symptoms. Add in [...]

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Sharing Yourself and Your Home

by Brenda on December 16, 2009

There is a lot of socializing going on this time of year. People have holiday parties, cookie exchanges, and may even drop by with a gift. How good are you at sharing yourself and your home? Personally I’m a little uncomfortable playing hostess. I don’t seem to have those skills that other women have. You [...]

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Women and ADHD

by Brenda on December 15, 2009

I read an interesting article today about women and ADHD at Help 4 ADHD. Although most of it wasn’t news to me, I still found it worth sharing. Here is one of my favorite parts of the article: Some women seek treatment for AD/HD because their lives are out of control — their finances may [...]

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Winter Blues and ADHD

by Brenda on December 14, 2009

The winter solstice - the shortest day of the year - is about a week away. Shorter days mean darker days. Where I live - not too far from Chicago - it has been getting dark at about 4:30 each day. For a lot of us with Attention Deficit Disorder, the arrival of winter also [...]


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