How We Are Wired for Smell

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Scientists explore the brain’s “olfactory map” Subject cDa29—well-known yet anonymous—resides somewhere in the north of England. You can almost see it: the peat stacks and old textile mills; the limestone …

Can We Touch?

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Physical contact remains vital to health, even as we do less of it. The rules of engagement aren’t necessarily changing—they’re just starting to be heard. Tiffany Field has spent decades …

Myths About ADHD

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Misconceptions About ADHD – Separating Fact from Fiction Myth #1: ADHD Is Not a Real Disorder ADHD is recognized as a disorder/disability by the Centers for Disease Control, the National …

An Overview of ADHD

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. The core characteristics are difficulty with regulating attention and controlling impulses and hyperactivity. Generally, ADHD develops in childhood, although it might …

6 Ways to Manage Intense Emotions in PTSD

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There are some strategies you can take to manage PTSD emotions Managing intense emotions in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an important part of treatment. When people have PTSD, they …

What Is ADHD?

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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition characterized by impulsive behavior, inattention, and hyperactivity. It’s usually diagnosed in childhood, but symptoms of ADHD can continue through adolescence and …

What is Binge-Eating Disorder?

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The vicious cycle of gorging followed by shame and guilt can be halted Binge-eating disorder (or BED) is characterized by regularly and compulsively eating large amounts of food, often rapidly, …

How Social Media is Harming Your Self Esteem

I am hearing from clients on a regular basis how harmful they find social media. Many of my clients have disconnected. They tell me how they are constantly comparing themselves …

An Anorexic’s Search for Meaning & Perfection

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Elisabeth Huh, TEDxUChicago Elisabeth shares her inspiring story battling anorexia and offers her perspective on how others can recover through the power of communication, empathy, and moral understanding. Elisabeth Huh …

How to Bring Self-Compassion to Work with You

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We need to move past self-criticism and negative self-talk to be happier, more resilient, and more successful at work. “I’m going to fail. This is a total sham.” “I’m not …

Failing at Normal: An ADHD Success Story

Failing at Normal: An ADHD Success Story

Jessica McCabe tell us the story of her life. Once a gifted child with bright future, who later lives a life of a constant failures, because one thing – her …