Is Montessori Good for ADHD?

Is Montessori Good for ADHD?

When your child has ADHD, you want to ensure they have the best educational experience possible. As a parent, you’re probably exploring multiple options, trying to land on the best one.  Montessori school is one option that may come to mind for children with ADHD. Is this option suitable? We’ll explore the answer below.  Understanding […]

How to Stop Maladaptive Daydreaming?

How to Stop Maladaptive Daydreaming

We all daydream from time to time.  Maybe we’re imagining what it will feel like when we first step on the beach for our summer vacation. Or, perhaps we find our minds wandering to fun times spent with our children when we’re in the middle of a long meeting. When daydreaming is occasional, it generally […]

Pushing Tongue Against Teeth & Anxiety Relation

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When you think of anxiety, you probably imagine someone who often seems to be tense or on edge. You might think of someone who experiences excessive worrying, combined with physical symptoms like a headache or racing heart.  While this is probably a typical presentation for anxiety, it may present in other ways. Some people may […]

Do I Have ADHD or Am I Just Lazy?

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Sometimes, people who are struggling with a mental health disorder may be labeled as “lazy,” because symptoms can interfere with daily functioning. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one mental health condition that can make a person seem lazy. In reality, people with ADHD are struggling with symptoms related to this mental health condition. Below, learn how […]

Borderline Personality Disorder in Men

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental health condition that leads to problems with emotions and relationships. While there are general characteristics associated with BPD, the condition may look different in men vs. women. In my experience, men with BPD can appear hostile and confrontational, when in reality they are coping with deep emotional pain. […]

ADHD Object Permanence: Symptoms, Examples, How to Cope and Treatment Options

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ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that often begins in childhood, and symptoms can continue into adulthood. People with ADHD have a difficult time paying attention, controlling their impulses, and remaining still. Beyond these general ADHD symptoms, some people with ADHD also struggle with object permanence. Learn more about this ADHD feature below.  What is The […]

Thousand-Yard Stare: What Is It, Treatment, Examples

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You might have heard of the term “thousand-yard stare.” Perhaps you don’t know exactly what it means, or you’d just like to understand it a little better. Whatever the case, this term is described in more detail below.  What is the “thousand-yard stare”? The “thousand-yard stare” is a term used in the mental health arena. […]

How to Talk to a Loved One About Their Mental Health

If a friend or family member seems to be struggling with their mental health, you’re likely to be concerned. You want to help, but you may not know what to say. You might be worried that you’ll upset them, but you also know that saying nothing could cause the problem to get worse.  When a […]

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