Mindfulness can help fight insomnia and improve sleep

sleep mindfulPracticing Mindfulness guides you to the present moment, quiets the mind, and promotes relaxation. If your ADHD symptoms are creating sleep problems, Mindfulness training may help you get to sleep faster and feel rested in the morning. A research team analyzed studies on Mindfulness and sleep between 2012 to 2016 and found each study showed Mindfulness-based interventions had a positive impact on insomnia and sleep disturbances.

Try these Mindfulness techniques before bedtime.

Breathe and be...

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Time Management Tips to Help You Sleep

sleeping womanADHD symptoms can make it difficult to get enough sleep every night. Science Daily reports that about 75% of children and adults with ADHD also struggle with sleep problems. One of these problems can be the inability to manage time effectively and “time blindness”. The first step to a well-rested day is to make certain you or your child have the opportunity to get 7-9 hours of rest each night.

Here are 5 time management tips to help you get more Zzzzz’s:

  1. Schedule sleep as an activity on...
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Exercise and ADHD. Don’t Forget Gym Class!

yoga kidsMany of you are busy setting up your child’s home school schedule.  Your dining room has become a classroom.  Your child’s school schedule is in front of the computer with a series of Zoom meetings.  It is easy for all of us to get distracted sitting in front of a screen.  Just imagine how difficult it is for your child with ADHD.

Exercise is an essential part of everyone’s daily schedule.  But it is important now more than ever to make certain you have “Gym Class”...

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Emotion regulation skills. Can a dog be the answer?

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We teach our dogs how to sit, roll over, and speak.  But can a dog teach your ADHD child emotion regulation skills?

If you own a dog, you know the wonderful feeling of Scruffy meeting you at the door with unconditional love and lots of wet kisses.  You can feel the stress of the day disappear as your dog snuggles in for that most important belly rub.  

Studies now show that not only do you get good feelings from your dog, but your dog can actually help your ADHD child...

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