5 Overlooked Signs of ADHD – the Inattentive Type

April 4th, 2022 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

People with inattentive type ADHD (formerly called ADD) struggle with managing time, losing or misplacing things, and attending to details (resulting in careless mistakes), among other symptoms. Over time, these individuals may experience a higher level of mental fatigue and forgetfulness, and lower sustained energy throughout a task than do their non-ADHD peers. Read full Article: Attitude Magazine; 5 Overlooked Signs of ADHD – the … Continue reading

Your Body Knows You’re Burned Out

February 21st, 2022 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

Here’s how to recognize the physical symptoms of work-related stress — and what to do about them. Read full article: NY Times; Your Body Knows You’re Burned Out, By Melinda Wenner Moyer

Please consider a donation to help our Boulder community

January 5th, 2022 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

Please consider a donation to help our Boulder community feel supported and get back on their feet due to the fires in our area. While it is obvious it will take a while, feeling like the community cares will only help the healing process. We all know someone who has lost a home/homes or a pet and I am sure you are doing what you … Continue reading

How to slow down time because you’re not getting any younger

December 9th, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

The older we get, the shorter everything feels, and that can really be quite distressing. Last year’s holiday season feels like yesterday, as does the futuristic-sounding year 2000, and that was almost 22 years ago. Even summer isn’t as long and relaxing as it was when we were young. Read full article: PopSci; How to slow down time because you’re not getting any younger. By … Continue reading

ADHD In Women: Why It’s So Hard To Get Diagnosed & How To Get Relief

October 13th, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

Raise your virtual hand if you’re currently procrastinating on a project. Or if your leg is tap, tap, tapping under your desk. Or if you can’t seem to read through an entire paragraph without your eyes prematurely darting to the end. Or—and this is a big one—if you don’t trust yourself to get tasks done by a deadline even though you know you have the skills and time to complete … Continue reading

Venus Williams: The Thing That Has Really Made Me Tough

September 13th, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

I’m sitting at my desk after having to pull out of this year’s U.S. Open with a leg injury. Managing physical ailments is always difficult, but it’s part of a professional athlete’s job. I have always understood this. Read Full Article: NY Times; Venus Williams: The Thing That Has Really Made Me Tough

How ADHD Ignites Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

September 2nd, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

For people with ADHD or ADD, Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria can mean extreme emotional sensitivity and emotional pain — and it may imitate mood disorders with suicidal ideation and manifest as instantaneous rage at the person responsible for causing the pain. Learn more about potential treatments here. Read Full Article: ADDitude Mag: How ADHD Ignites Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

Kids are feeling anxiety as the world opens up again

July 28th, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

Recently, I scheduled a playdate for my 6-year-old with a good friend she hadn’t seen in months because of the pandemic. She was so excited — until, suddenly, she wasn’t. As the day approached, my daughter grew more and more irritable. The day before, she demanded that we bake cookies and make signs for her friend. When I told her we couldn’t, she exploded in … Continue reading