Personal Wellness

What Are the Symptoms of Adult ADHD?

ADHD, also known as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, is a neurobiological condition which can cause chronic difficulties managing cognitive tasks. Adults with ADHD often have problems with self-regulation and self-motivation. They can be distractible and disorganized, and they often misprioritize tasks and procrastinate. These problems in turn can cause chronic difficulties in relationships, education, and employment. …

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How Yoga Benefits Your Mental Health

Yoga is often discussed as purely physical exercise. While yoga can definitely help you tone and strengthen your body, the mental health benefits outweigh the physical benefits for many people. In fact, a lot of advocates use and promote yoga much like sedentary meditation.   Keep reading to learn more about how practicing yoga regularly …

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Surviving a break-up

Most of us have experienced the end of a romantic relationship at least once. Initially, break-ups are often associated with negative outcomes like depression and grief. Common feelings after break-ups include loneliness, distress, and a loss of sense of self (Lewandowski, Aron, Bassis, & Kunak, 2006). Lewandowski (2009) found that an ideal coping strategy for …

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Learning about ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be a term you have heard before but you may not know much about the specifics of it. ADHD is one of the most common disorders of childhood, affecting approximately 5-12% of children.  ADHD often continues into adolescence and may continue into adulthood in approximately 60% of cases.   …

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