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20 Things to Remember If You Love a Person with ADHD and ADD

It’s a fact; a person with ADD is hard to love. You never know what to say. It’s like walking through a minefield. You tiptoe around; unsure which step (or word) will be the one that sets off an explosion of emotion. It’s something you try to avoid. People who have ADD/ADHD are suffering. Life...

Pa. Senate approves controversial change in child-abuse law

HARRISBURG — In a victory for the Catholic Church and a rebuke to the House of Representatives, the Senate voted Thursday to change the state’s child-sex abuse laws, but only after removing a contentious provision that would have let victims from as far back as the 1970s sue their attackers and private institutions.With a...

7 Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

It may seem as if a heart attack comes out of the blue, but there are numerous symptoms that can sound the alert — if you know what to watch for. According to a recent Harvard study, only 25 percent of heart attack victims had no prior symptoms. The trouble is, these danger signs...

10 Things I Wish My Loved Ones Knew About Borderline Personality Disorder

To the people who love me with my borderline brain, I’ve been in therapy for seven months now and have only just uttered the dreaded words borderline personality disorder (BPD). This is my attempt at helping you to understand where I’m coming from and why I do the things I do. Here are some things I want...

Encouraging depressed people to do the things they enjoy could save NHS thousands, study finds -Term Life

Encouraging depressed people to do the things they used to enjoy such as phoning friends or going for a walk, could save NHS trusts thousands of pounds in more complex therapies, a study has shown. ‘Behavioural Activation’ is a simple form of therapy which encourages positive activities, such as waking up early, getting outdoors and...

Healing the Shame of Childhood Abuse Through Self-Compassion_Term Life

“Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself.”Anais Nin (attributed) Several months ago I wrote a blog on how self-compassion can heal the shame ofchildhood wounds and I received many queries about shame and self-compassion from Psychology Today readers. I’m happy to announce that my book, “It Wasn’t Your Fault: Freeing Yourself of the...

6 Signs Of Borderline Personality Disorder

A few years ago, I got a call from a social worker, asking me to come to a local mental health facility and attend a meeting for family members of people who were receiving treatment — which came as a shock, as I did not know I that had any family receiving treatment at...

Miracle Surgery Saves Actress From Debilitating Scoliosis Pain:Term Life

Every day, modern medicine saves countless lives, thanks to proper diagnoses and treatments. However, for certain sets of symptoms, the correct diagnoses are harder to come by. When Caroline Heinle found herself struggling day after day through debilitating fatigue, pounding headaches, chronic neck pain, and a slew of other symptoms, she went to every doctor under...

Actress who had a 46-degree curve in her spine overcomes debilitating scoliosis with ‘miracle’ surgery

Caroline Heinle, 31, was diagnosed with the painful condition at 15 She had a 32-degree curve in her spine but it grew steadily worse After moving to Los Angeles to follow her acting dreams, she took on too much and her back curved 46-degrees She underwent surgery and hopes achieve her acting goals...

25 Things to Love About Your Child with ADHD

This is a positive, uplifting article aimed at ADHD parents. The article includes 25 easy to read bullet points. The points include good qualities of children with ADHD. For example, how they can find order in chaos and how they want to help others. The article also adds humorous thoughts such as ADHD children...

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