5 Attention Exercises for ADHD, Weight Management and Self Regulation

ADHD isn’t so much a deficit of attention but rather an issue of self-regulation—the ability to vigorously engage the executive functioning brain to override the automatic brain.

This ability to pause, ponder, and choose a different path to proceed is what helps us reach our goals.

When it comes to weight management, the rubber meets the road at the point of performance/impact, i.e., the dinner table. Your success at weight management hinges upon self-regulation. Can you pause, identify your triggers,and then design an environment that can help you regulate your urge to eat more than necessary?

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A Resource to Save the Future of ADHD Students

ADHD stimulant medications are classified as Schedule II medications, which means they have a high potential for abuse and as a result are controlled substances. Medications like Adderal are in high demand on college campuses as a study aid. Many with ADHD are lured by friends to share medications and sometimes sell them, which constitutes a felony act. In a rising trend, many ADHD students are unaware of the punitive consequences of ADHD drug diversion, and it has become a hot topic. Many resources talk at students on the topic which mutes the message.

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