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Your Power

ADHD & Marriage News - MAY 24, 2017 Quote of the Week “Power is not taken at all.  It’s given to individuals by others, including their partners, children, coworkers, social groups, and communicates, because they’ve served the interests...Show More Summary

LIFE in the Key of…YOU

We're awarded but one earthly life. There are no promises or guarantees, especially when it comes to length of stay. So why would we waste time trying to alter the likely unchangeable, being who we aren't and suffering as a result? Incidentally, are you living life in the key of you?

Family History of Alzheimer’s May Alter Gene That Increases Risk of Alzheimer's

Does family history play a role in Alzheimer's disease? By Alzheimer's Reading Room I get asked this question all the time - if my dad or mom had Alzheimer's am I going to get it?The exact causes of Alzheimer's disease are not yet fully understood. Show More Summary

Getting Out of the (ADHD) Organizational Muddle

Submitted by MelissaOrlov on 05/23/2017. In January, I wrote about bullet journals as a way to capture many details, and stay on top of projects.  That system is particularly good at capturing a ton of little details, so you don't lose them, and so you don't have to respond immediately. Show More Summary

You Are Not Your Circumstances

Start treating yourself like you’d treat a good friend and separating who you are from what happens to you with these 4 steps

Suicide Is a Scary Word

Passive thoughts of suicide should alert every therapist to the possibility that darkness is looming.

A Reminder to New Moms: Get Outside As Much As You Can

If you’re a new mom and seeing this blog post, then I’m glad, cuz this post was written with you in mind! There is a reason–actually, reasons–why people say you need to get outside as much as you can after you’ve recovered from childbirth. Sunlight is good for you. Click here for a post about […]

Autism, Guardianship, Self Determination and Housing

There's a controversy brewing over supported housing for autistic people. Are autistic communities supportive or oppressive? Who decides - autistics or parents?

How to Understand and Foster Self Esteem in People Living with Dementia

Self esteem relates to confidence in one's own worth or abilities. By Marie Marley and Teepa Snow Alzheimer's Reading Room Self-esteem is defined as “a confidence and satisfaction in oneself.” Synonyms include:self-respect, self-regard, pride, dignity, morale, self-confidence, and self-assurance. Show More Summary

Measuring Happiness: How Can We Measure It?

Can positive psychology researchers really measure happiness? Here are five ways they try. And some of the surprising and interesting findings that come from measuring happiness.

13 Reasons Why

Have your heard warnings about "13 Reasons Why?" Get the basics about how clinical depression is diagnosed.

10 Things Emotionally Neglected Kids Grow Up Believing - That Are NOT True

This post written by Jonice Webb was originally featured on one of our favorite sites, YourTango. The fact that you learned them does not make them right.

Postpartum Depression: Mothers and Babies Are Still Dying

Scores of pregnant and postpartum women continue to suffer in silence and wonder if letting someone know will make things better or worse.

Mental Illness Splits Families

Does mental illness in one person create anger and resentment in your other family members?

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