Trigger Points and ADHD

Anne from The Modern Mrs. Darcy wrote a post recently about trigger points. In her case, she was referring to children and homeschooling, although she did mention adults as well. Her observation was that children have certain trigger points, that when reached, can send them spiraling out of control. Being tired, for instance, or hungry. […]

8 Natural Ways to Help Your ADHD Symptoms

A lot of people who have ADHD take medication to help them manage their symptoms and that’s perfectly fine. But others prefer to use natural methods and that’s OK too. Before I begin my list of 8 natural ways to help your ADHD symptoms, let me just say a few things in general. Natural methods […]

3 Essential Oils Worth Checking Out

I’ve been reading and hearing a lot about essential oils lately. I’ve actually used them myself for more years than I can count. Really good quality oils have therapeutic benefits beyond their wonderful smell. And while there are blends and other oils out there that could be useful for your ADHD symptoms, I’m just going […]

How Do You Unwind?

Like many of you, I have the “gift” of anxiety along with my ADHD. A few months ago, I was honored to be chosen as the Answers.com ADD Expert. So that meant writing an additional 20 articles each month in addition to this blog, my newsletter, and just life. Then shortly afterwards my 90 year […]

How Essential Oils Can Help ADHD

Edited 1/22/19. Please note that there are many good¬†essential oils out there. See this article for more information. Pure therapeutic grade essential oils, like doTERRA can be useful in treating ADHD symptoms because they contain small (natural) chemical components that can cross the blood – brain barrier and directly treat the brain. Lavender, for instance, […]

Managing Anxiety

Anxiety is one of those things that often accompanies ADHD. Attention Deficit Disorder never travels alone; it always brings a friend or two. Depression, learning disabilities and anxiety are some of the more common ones. I have a daughter who suffers from anxiety (and I’ve experienced it myself at times) so I know how crippling […]