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Do You Find It Harder To Concentrate Then You Used To?

I was interviewed for an article by Denver Post reporter Dave Burdick about using mindfulness in the workplace to be more productive and less stressed out.

Dave was looking for suggestions on how to deal with the stress and distraction that has become so common in our plugged-in, wired-up, internet-connected world. All of our technology toys have given the

How Parenting May Make ADHD More Likely

or Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD

adhd, adult adhd, psychotherapy, psychotherapist, counseling, counselor, coach, coachingHere’s an interesting article by a psychologist contrasting parenting styles between the French and Americans are causing the increase in ADHD diagnoses in kids. The author asserts the different philosophies regarding disipline with children make a difference in whether a child is able to self-regulate and stay on task. American researchers on ADHD say that the person with ADHD has a slightly different brain that can show up in brain scans but that in itself does not

Is Social Anxiety Disorder Wrecking Your Marriage?

80% of people with Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) go undiagnosed. How to recognize it — and help your partner get better.

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I used to work as a psychiatric assessor in a downtown Denver hospital. We knew that a fair number of recently-divorced men over the age of about 50 are considered at high risk for suicide. Why this group? Because they often lose their social life when they lose their marriage. These are people who

Relationship Woes; Should I Stay or I Should I Go?

4 Things To Do Before Deciding to leave a Relationship

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The Clash had a hit song title Should I stay or should I go? As a relationship coach and couples counselor, it is one of the most common things I get asked when a new client comes through the door or the internet to see me.

Curing The World Of Adult ADHD One Denial At A Time

Adult ADHD Makes It Harder To “Have It All”

adhd, add, adult adhd, adult add, therapy, therapist, counseilng, counselor, psychotherapy, psychotherapist, life coachingIt’s hard to be an adult in the modern world. Life is hectic. The demands on a working person are tremendous. Successful people in today’s world are organized, efficient and in top of their game every day. Try to accomplish that if you struggle with attention deficit disorder, Adult ADHD!

The demands of modern life are harder for an adult with ADHD. And so many well-meaning people say the

How To Pass Your Test Like The Dalai Lama — Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation practice improved test scores on graduate exams

stress management, stress, therapy, therapist, counseilng, counselor, psychotherapy, psychotherapist, life coachingPlan to take a test any time soon? Are you facing a task that needs you to be at your very best, alert, attentive and able to concentrate? Now there’s a healthy, holistic drug free way to do just that. It’s called mindfulness meditation. Surprised?

UC California at Santa Barbara ran a double blind study where they had students meditate for 45 minutes 4 times

Adult ADHD — Suffers Often Don’t Know Why They Struggle

We all hear about children and ADHD but are you aware how many suffer from Adult ADHD and don’t know it?

A new NBC news video about Adult ADHD on Rock Center with Brian Williams (see below) interviews adult ADHD sufferers and shows how much they can suffer from this debilitating disorder. Many adults including the ones interviewed for this story didn’t know they had Adult ADHD until one of their children was diagnosed with it and they started wondering if it could be the source of their problems.

The adults in this well written story reported that they suffered from

Commitment — 8 Ways To Tell If He Is Not

commitment, Counseling, couples therapy, marriage, relationship, relationships, marriage counseling, marriage therapy, couples counseling, denver, coloradoCommitment-Phobia And The Signs You Might Be dating One

Amy told me about a recent conversation with the man she thought she wanted to marry:

“Am I the crazy one here? Why do I feel needy and desperate when I talk to him all of a sudden? I thought he loved me! I don’t get it. He practically lives with me and I’ve never even seen his place! I’ve never met a man who spent so much time and

Adult ADHD — 5 Interventions That Help You Succeed And Win

Adult ADHD Criteria Won’t Make It Sound Like A Child’s Disease Anymore.

Adult ADHD also known as Adult ADD has been hard to identify and diagnose. New Diagnosic Manual Has Better Criteria for Adult ADD.

It’s still true today that some mental health professionals still believe it is only a disease that children suffer from. Yet it’s a very real disorder for adults as well as children and it causes the adults that have it to suffer greatly in their personal and professional life.

Now new help in diagnosing and treating this disorder is on the way! The new DSM-5, bible of Psychiatric disorders

Stress Management for Relief From Modern Life

4 Steps For Stress Management In A High Speed World

Stress, stress management, anger management, stress reliefModern life is busy. Developing good stress management and good stress relief skills is a necessity. Almost all of us have more to do then we can possibly get done each day. We commute, work, try to exercise, take care of a home, spend time with loved ones and hope to find time to rest and recreate. Oh, and don’t forget, time to sleep! If that isn’t enough to get stressed out about we are also