Controversy: ADHD medication, is it necessary? ADHD medication will always be controversial. People like to make simple topics controversial. I like a little controversy myself. As many of you know, my favorite musician was/is/will likely always be Prince. He was a fan of the controversy too. Not only was he a fan, he even wrote … Continue reading ADHD Medication: 3 Counters for the Controversy
Detoxing from medication isn't always voluntary. I want you to know detox is why I utook almost two weeks off of blogging. In fact, it might be something you've gone through yourself. I changed jobs two weeks ago. That's not a major life change for most, but managing a mental illness means every change has … Continue reading Detox: When the meds are too damn high
Life After Diagnosis While living with ADHD, you get acquainted with loss pretty well. If loss was a language, I'd speak it better than I do English. I'm on such familiar terms with loss, I felt like my blog wouldn't be complete without shouting it out in the title. For all of the familiarity, you … Continue reading Life after Loss: 10 things I’ve lost besides my keys
Binaural and isochronic tones for sleeping have become a hot trend in the mental health world over the past few years. If you haven't heard of them, that's ok. They are frequencies that play in your ears to alter your brain waves and produce a certain result (concentration, relaxation, pain relief). Before you get skeptical, … Continue reading Have you Tried Isochronic Tones for Sleeping?
We're talking about ADHD and sleep, but let's start with a story: I majored in English at Penn State. You want to catch my attention? Talk about Shakespeare. In Macbeth, one of the best lines is when Macbeth plagued by a guilty conscience wakes up in the middle of the night and says: Methought I … Continue reading How ADHD Contributes To My Sleepless Nights