Identity Crisis – Pesach

Published on April 21, 2016

Who is the person I would want to be? How would I behave differently? Do I have principles that I believe in? Will I stand up to pressure? Who am I really?
Many people living through the horrors of the Holocaust asked these questions.

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The Connection between ADHD and Anxiety Disorders or Depression

Published on April 20, 2016

Several theories exist to explain the higher incidence of anxiety disorders or depression among individuals with ADHD. One theory presumes that because the same neurobiological systems that control attention also control mood, it is reasonable to assume that the neurological causes of ADHD also cause anxiety disorders or depression. Another theory posits that anxiety disorders or depression are an outcome of living with ADHD, especially if attention difficulties have gone undiagnosed or untreated for many years, often leading to chronic feelings of failure, frustration, disappointment and being overwhelmed.

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Adult ADHD

Published on April 20, 2016

Success for adults with ADHD often stems from identifying and building on their strengths, while not over-focusing on their weaknesses. Discovering one particular talent or specialized area of accomplishment is critical for adults (and children) with ADHD. The earlier in life that individuals with ADHD identify their strengths, the greater the likelihood that they will succeed as adults in their chosen academic or occupational fields of interest.

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Opposites Do Not Exist; Opposites Are Created

Published on April 18, 2016

In both our personal and professional lives, it is more manageable to work with ideas, strategies, plans, goals, relationships, feelings and so on, if we place them in an opposite.

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The Sensational Language of Engagement

Published on April 3, 2016

This blog is dedicated to Gretchen Schmelzer whose work has often inspired me. Her more…

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