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Is It ADHD or a Thyroid Disorder?

By | 2017-06-27T12:29:36+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: ADHD, Health|Tags: , , |

Is It ADHD or a Thyroid Disorder? Symptoms of ADHD and a thyroid disorder can be very similar.  You may also be more likely to have a thyroid disorder when you have ADHD.  Read on to find out more about both disorders. What is ADHD? ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder—a neurological, genetic, and biological disorder [...]

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Get Outside to Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

By | 2017-06-27T12:20:46+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Categories: Health, Nature|Tags: , , , |

You may think when you go out in nature that you are just looking at the beautiful scenery, but being in a "green space" - whether that is a park, trail, or grassy area -  improves your mental and physical wellbeing.   A "green space" is defined as any area that has not been developed and is [...]

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5 Ways to Make Your Life Better in the New Year

By | 2017-02-06T11:10:57+00:00 December 18th, 2016|Categories: Happiness, Health, Psychology, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

The new year is upon us, and that means a fresh start.  This is the perfect time to reassess where we are going in life, where we want to go, and how we are going to get there.  Here are some ways to improve your quality of life in the new year. 1.  Set better boundaries. Setting [...]

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Sarkis Interview on Sirius XM 11/6

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 November 5th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Books, Health, Money, School|Tags: , , |

ADD and Your Money Listen In! On Tuesday 11/6 from 8-9am EDT, I will be interviewed about ADHD and money. You can hear it on Sirius XM Doctor Radio, Channel 81 in the segment "Everyday Health" with Dr. Carol Bernstein. Can't listen in then? No worries! It will replay again from 8-9pm EDT. [...]

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50 Quotes on Perspective

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 October 25th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Brain, Health, Note to self..., Quotes, Randomness|Tags: , , , , |

No two people at any time are ever thinking the same exact thing. What does this mean? It goes to show how unique we are in our own ways. It means that we all have our very own thought process, our own mind set, our own perspective. It's never wrong though, to view things from a [...]

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CrazyBusy: An Interview with Edward Hallowell MD

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 October 22nd, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Health, Note to self..., Organizing, Randomness, Technology, Work|Tags: , , , |

Do you find yourself scrounging for more time due to being far too busy? Enlighten yourself with this interview with Dr. Edward Hallowell who discusses his new CrazyBusy app. It provides people living a hectic lifestyle, opportunities to make changes in their lives. Maybe then you'll find a way to have time on your side after [...]

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6 Ways to Get More Sleep

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 October 1st, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Depression/Anxiety, Health, Note to self..., Organizing, Sleep|Tags: , , , , , , |

How well are you your sleep patterns? Do you wake up feeling refreshed in the mornings or do you find your eyes battling the sunlight due to a slumber-less night? Well rest assured that peace on your pillow will be what you can look forward to with these 6 steps to a better night's rest. Rest [...]

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50 Quotes on Living Well

By | 2017-02-22T14:22:57+00:00 September 28th, 2012|Categories: Health, Note to self..., Quotes|Tags: , |

Looking for some ideas on how to make the best of your life?  Here you go: A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life. - Charles Darwin A man sooner or later discovers that he is the master-gardener of his soul, the director of his life. - [...]

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Sociopaths: Impaired Sense of Smell

By | 2016-11-20T07:53:41+00:00 September 26th, 2012|Categories: ADD, ADHD, Brain, Health, Research|Tags: |

A study by Mahmut & Stevenson (2012) has found impaired senses of smell in people with sociopathic tendencies. The study sample consisted of 79 subjects, and the sample was taken from the community (as opposed to a psychiatric clinic). Researchers found that people that scored highly on sociopathic traits had more difficulty identifying scents and differentiating [...]

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