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ADHD Medication: 3 Counters for the Controversy

Where do I stand in the ADHD medication debate? You can have my ADHD medication when you pry it from my cold, dead, still-protesting fingers. Medication has helped me manage my ADHD like never before, and it can help you too. Here's some info to give the naysayers.

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…

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Winter Blues Got You Like . . .

Note from Ren?: I put out a call for guest posts a few weeks ago because I know you all have important stories to tell as well and I wanted you to have the opportunity to express it and share your wisdom with my readers. The first one to take me up on it was…

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Depressed? Reconnect With Your Feelings

Feel? Depression doesn’t really involve that Depression is a beast, as we have been discussing. I think Tin man in the Wiz said it well when he asked “What would I do I’d I could feel?” We imagine that one day our emotions will thaw out and life will become wonderful again. The feeling of…

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Unhappy? Don’t Panic: Five Places to Avoid

Unhappy . . . And ok? I’m unhappy. If you couldn’t tell, go back and read the post from Monday. I am stressed to the maximum. You know what though? It is perfectly ok. See, somewhere along the lines of trying to keep a lid on this ADHD madness I think I’ve become scared of…

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Self-Sacrifice Is NOT Your Salvation!

Paying the Price for Self-Sacrifice Self-sacrifice has a high cost. Unless you’re from a different planet (in that case, welcome), you have seen The Hunger Games. I loved these movies, and my favorite scene is still when Katniss throws herself into the games to save her sister. ?When she screams “I volunteer as tribute”? That’s…

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Move On Up: You Survive, Now Thrive

Get Off the Ground Floor and Thrive I’ll be talking about how to thrive. I will, but I gotta give you some backstory first: I was born an old soul and I’ll remain one until the end. In other words I’m a little old lady at 32. I watch old people stuff and I listen…

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New Year’s Resolution and Unnecessary Change

So there is a little change. It’s 2017! We made it! If I didn’t say it already, welcome to 2017. That year we don’t need to talk about is over, which is ALSO a welcome change. I’m going to kick the year off with a confession: I hate New Years resolutions. Yes, really. Honestly, truly.…

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How To Clean Up Your Emotional Clutter

Have you ever filled the trash can past its limits? The lid won’t shut anymore, you can plainly see it needs to be dumped but you keep pushing and pushing to fit more in. Why? There’s a myriad of reasons: Sometimes we’re too busy. Sometimes we are overwhelmed lazy. Sometimes there are too many distractions…

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Condemnation – Not all Truth Hurts

Do We Focus On Negativity? Humanity has a lot to say about negativity. We encourage people to “keep it real,” but often the reality is that we equate “real” with negative attributes. We like to dissect and criticize those in our cipher, we call it truth, and it hurts people so we think we are…

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