10 Reasons ADHD is an Advantage, Not a Deficit

Your ADHD gives you something that no one else has: a mental Swiss Army Knife! ___ ADHD: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Why is it that ADHD is defined by deficits rather than strengths? (For a more clinical discussion of ADHD, including diagnostic symptoms, please refer to this Healthline article.) As someone who is learning to … More 10 Reasons ADHD is an Advantage, Not a Deficit

Lessons Learned From Living With Clinical Depression

For article on the lessons that I have learned after a year with clinical depression, click on the photo above. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to … More Lessons Learned From Living With Clinical Depression

A Year with Clinical Depression has Made Me a Better Man

What have you learned about mental illness that you would like to share with others? ___ This has been one of the most trying years of my life. But I’m not sure I would trade it for anything. Not that I enjoyed feeling the darkness cloud over me, the gloom, the isolation, and wanting the … More A Year with Clinical Depression has Made Me a Better Man

Why is the Type A Person’s Mental Health at Risk?

The Type A person needs to pay attention to their mental health. ___ So why does the Type A personality need to be concerned about their mental health? It’s a good question. Type A’s are driven, successful and talented. But they are also flawed and vulnerable. I am not a Type A person but in my counseling … More Why is the Type A Person’s Mental Health at Risk?