Today’s installment of the Harry Potter Week is a quote by none other than the Sorting Hat. If you are not familiar, the Sorting Hat is a magical hat that helps decide which group students will enter. Students live at Hogwarts during the school year and they are divided into four ‘houses’ (or groups). Each … More Harry Potter Week: The Sorting Hat and the Search for Hope
The “I wish I could, buts… Many of us live in a world filled with ‘buts.’ We would go after our dreams, but we lack self-confidence. We would take a risk for love, but we fear others will disappoint us. We would write a great novel, but we currently lack inspiration. One word can change … More This One Word Can Make You Stronger
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
For article on the 10 Ways that you protect yourself from pain and what you can do about it, 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 … More Rather than Protect Yourself, Project Yourself!
To read more about the 10 Ways that you protect yourself from pain and what you can do about it, 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 … More Sure, Life has Been Hard on You. But That’s Not the End of the Story.
Think that life has been hard on you? It’s true! But this is not the end of the story. ___ Do you live your life with your guard up? We all do it sometimes. Living with your guard up can become habitual. We begin to expect that life won’t go our way. We assume the … More 10 Ways that You Protect Yourself from Pain and What You Can Do About It
Positive Psychology has become very popular in recent years. The Positive Psychology of Addiction is something that has not gotten a lot of attention. Click on the poster above if you want to learn more about Positive Psychology and Addiction in a paper that I re-wrote a short while ago. This paper is written in … More Addiction Recovery and Positive Psychology
What is the one thing you need, but if you have too much it can get you in trouble? Confidence. ___ Confidence. It goes on our resume, your profile, and your website. And society believes that if you are endowed with a good measure of it, you will find success in whatever you do. It’s almost … More Recovery: Be Confident, But Look Out!
ADHD is not a deficit disorder. It is a distinction driver. ___ Why is it that ADHD is defined by deficits rather than strengths? The current definition for ADHD is Attention DEFICIT Hyperactivity DISORDER. It is time to own and declare our many strengths because people with ADHD are like a Swiss Army Knife: … More 10 Reasons ADHD is an Advantage, Not a Deficit
Do you know what it takes to make someone go vacant (The Hard drive is busy processing kind of vacant…)? All you have to do is ask them “Can you tell me what your strengths are?” Then watch. I give you permission to try it as an experiment. “Uh…” is usually the response. Interestingly, “Uh” is a … More Positive Psychology: 5 Ways to Understand Your Strengths