It is Mother's Day this week. Children around the country, no matter what age will be acknowledging this day, and celebrating through giving gifts and spending time with their mums. Are you a mum? It doesn’t matter if you have one child or 10, (yes I have some incredible friends who have ten plus children…) here are some insights into your unbelievable power. As a mother, you possess the incredible power to influence your children. You are the primary role model for your children....
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ADHD is a condition that is often misunderstood. ADHD facts The term ADHD is short for attention deficit hyperactive disorder.The term ‘disorder’ is misleading. Those with ADHD are not ‘disordered’, they are ‘different’ and have very special talents and gifts, and challenges. There is no such thing as a ‘normal’ brain. Every person is unique. We need to celebrate the unique strengths of each individual and value the contribution that they can...
Written by listed life coach: Judy Bartkowiak - Family Therapy with NLP and EFT
Does your child sometimes think “poor me” and feel that the whole world is against them? Maybe they think they're unlucky and nothing ever works out right for them? Do they often feel guilty even though they know it wasn’t their fault? This is the ‘victim’ in Stephen Karpman’s 'drama triangle' and it is the opposite of self-esteem. A drama triangle occurs with three people: the role of victim, persecutor and rescuer. As the drama unfolds, the roles change as...
Written by Ross East, writer at Life Coach Directory
1. Break tasks down into bite-size chunks
If you encounter tasks that involve a number of steps, break the steps down into individual tasks. Try to write them down in sequence so it’s easy to follow.
2. Keep your brain tidy
If you are constantly getting distracted by thoughts when you are working, note them down on paper. Writing them down can remove them from your thoughts and enable you to get on with the task at hand.
3. Keep a to-do list in front of you
Print out a to-do...
I have ADHD and I am writing this article to inform and serve others with ADHD and to increase awareness of it, as ADHD is still not well known to many. From my standpoint, ADHD is a neurological difference which gives rise to many positive traits and talents as well as difficulties caused by executive function impairments. I believe people with ADHD are very valuable and are truly needed in the world and my mission is to give the world a chance to recognise that. For more information and to...
Written by Tamara Marshall, writer at Life Coach Directory
Managing ADHD and the associated shame can be hard, but we have some pointers to help.
For people living with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), shame can be a big part of the experience.
Many will struggle daily with feelings of inadequacy and embarrassment as they try to cope with their condition and fit in with other people.
This pressure to act 'normal' however can be detrimental to their health and well-being, and many people with ADHD can end up developing...