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New Way to Workout - The Mindful HIIT Workout

Exercise used to be just about sculpting our bodies, burning calories, and improving our physical health. Now research has shown that we also need exercise for a healthy brain. If you have ADHD, regular exercise may be especially helpful since it can improve focus and cognitive processing.mindful workout

The latest trend in workout classes integrates Mindfulness during high-intensity intervals. Practicing Mindfulness brings awareness to our state of mind and directs our focus to the present moment. A pilot...

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Does Mindfulness Help ADHD?

As defined by mindful.org, “ Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.”

For an individual struggling with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), this can be very difficult. The ADHD mind, which can be rushed by nature and overrun with information, is the exact opposite of mindfulness.meditation 428382 640

A recent study published in Behavioural Neurology and highlighted in...

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5 Ways Reading Before Bed Can Help You Sleep.

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Is your busy ADHD brain causing you to lose sleep? 

You have done everything correct leading up to your bedtime. You have a consistent routine, good sleep hygiene, a dark room, and you even unplugged yourreading in bed electronics.  However, when your head hits the pillow your brain is still racing and keeping you from falling asleep. If you have ADHD this is likely to be something you experience.  You are not alone.

One way you can relax the mind...

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How do I read if I have ADHD?

The ability to read and reading comprehension is critical to all areas of our lives.  However, reading can be especially difficult for children struggling with ADHD. These difficulties may stem from their inability to pay attention to low stimuli activities.  However, there are many other cognitive skills that are necessary to be a strong reader such as processing speed, impulse control, memory, etc.  These skills are also often weak for children with ADHD.reading struggle

In ...

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