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Why I Like NBC’s “The Voice” and Its ADHD Lessons

In general, I’m not one for reality shows, especially not ones about singing (maybe it’s because I can hardly carry a tune…). But, something about the promos for “The Voice” caught my attention. This season (season 2), I caught a couple of the early shows – with the blind auditions, and I’m now watching the final shows (to see who’s…

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ADHD Medication Free Webinar Training

At the end of March 2012, I did a webinar training for ADD Resources.org, called “ADHD Medication Update”. I’m sharing the video here, and it’s broken into 4 different video segments: 1) Introduction – this is the introduction, and let’s you know what I’ll cover during the training. 2) This is the main teaching – during this session, I cover…

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ADHD in Japan: A Personal Perspective

The “Land of the Rising Sun”… The home of Samurai and Ninja… The birthplace of Sony, Nintendo, and countless other technology companies which have changed our world… The originators of Anime and Manga… The manufacturers of Toyota, Honda and many other cars… Japan is a country with a rich history, a strong economy, a fascinating culture, and it has a…

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ADHD and Marriage

When adults with ADD/ADHD get into long term relationships or get married, certain things can happen (because of the ADD/ADHD). There is a pattern of behavior and interaction that can develop which can undermine the relationship. This can be very hard for the adult with ADHD, and also for the spouse or partner who doesn’t have ADD/ADHD. The good news…

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Family Meetings For Parenting ADHD Kids

As a parent of a child or teen with ADD/ADHD, you’re likely always looking for parenting strategies that work. If you’re like many parents that I work with, you find some that work, and then after a while, your child (gotta love ‘em :-)) goes and changes, and then you feel like you’re back to the drawing board. One of…

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Ritalin Gone Wrong Response

A recent article in the New York Times entitled: “Ritalin Gone Wrong” was very critical of the current treatment for ADD/ADHD. There are significant problems with the arguments forwarded in the article. I was interviewed on the News about this issue, on Thursday February 2nd, 2012. Here’s the video. I will write a more detailed response on this blog for…

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It’s My Birthday. Will You Do Me a Favor?

It’s February 3rd, 2012 and that means I’m one year older today. 41 years old, to be specific. It may be weird to ask for a birthday present… but I’m going to do it anyway (heck, it’s my birthday – there’s no harm in asking…) Will you share one thing that I’ve been able to help you with in the…

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ADHD & New Year’s Resolutions

Today is January 4, 2012, and I sent an email today to my email subscribers asking them two simple questions: What is your #1 New Years Resolution this year? Have you achieved your New Years Resolutions in the past? I asked people to just hit ‘reply’ and send in an email to let me know the short answers to these…

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Holiday Message: Most Of All, Remember…

As we get closer to the Christmas break, life gets much busier… Whether this is a religious holiday for you or not (i.e. Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza…), no doubt your life has gotten much busier in the past few weeks. And things become all about the work get togethers, the ‘secret santa’, the family functions, trying to honor family traditions, and…

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ADHD Medication: How To Decide

When it comes to making a decision about whether to use a medication for ADD/ADHD or not, many people struggle with this… There is so much misinformation out there, that people are worried about making the wrong decision, and whether they will be judged for it… In this short video (taken from a presentation I did), I share with you…

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