How to Help a Teen Out of a Homework Hole

March 5th, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

The more students fall behind in the pandemic, the less likely they are to feel that they can catch up. Read full article: NY Times; How to Help a Teen Out of a Homework Hole, By: Lisa Damour 

“8 Rules of Wellbeing: An Aid Kit for Women with ADHD”

February 26th, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

“The irony of wellbeing is that it requires consistent diligence and self-awareness — not traditional ADHD strong points. But as beings with overactive nervous systems, it’s important we have tools in place to help calm and regulate our brains so we can fulfill our vast potential.” Read full article: Attitude Magazine: “8 Rules of Wellbeing: An Aid Kit for Women with ADHD” 

Opinion: The vaccinated need to know What’s safe for them to do?

February 17th, 2021 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

More than one in 10 Americans have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, but they are still awaiting a clear answer to a key question: What can they do once they are fully vaccinated? Read full article: The Washington Post, Opinion: The vaccinated need to know What’s safe for them to do? 

The End of the Pandemic Is Now in Sight

November 19th, 2020 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

For all that scientists have done to tame the biological world, there are still things that lie outside the realm of human knowledge. The coronavirus was one such alarming reminder, when it emerged with murky origins in late 2019 and found naïve, unwitting hosts in the human body. Even as science began to unravel many of the virus’s mysteries—how it spreads, how it tricks its … Continue reading

What it Really Means When You’re Overwhelmed (and 4 Ways to Move Past It)

October 15th, 2020 - By Melisa in Uncategorized

Raise your hand if you’ve been feeling a little overwhelmed. Aside from the fact that being in the middle of a pandemic makes everything more stressful, you’ve got work obligations and family commitments, then there are food choices to make, at-home workouts you think you should be doing, and non-stretchy pants you’re feeling bad for not fitting into. It’s a lot. I get it, and … Continue reading