MindFULLness: How to Calm Your Overactive Mind

Why We Get Stressed and What to Do About It

Megan Griffin & Aaron Smith

We have busy lives and lots of stuff swirling around in our heads. There are constant, seemingly endless streams of activities, responsibilities, and engagements that we have to attend to. Most people neglect to carve enough time out of Read More

By |Friday, September 22, 2017|ADHD Resources|

6 Ways to Reduce Stress and Increase Performance

It goes without saying that school can be stressful at times. No matter how far along in school you are, assignments and studying can start to feel overwhelming. This is especially true if you are trying to study for a big exam, project, or paper. Everyone encounters some amount of stress and at low levels, stress can be helpful, but at higher levels, it can become debilitating. That’s where stress can spill over into overwhelm, anxiety, and even panic attacks if it gets really bad. Students need to know how to manage their stress effectively and not let it get in the way of their performance. Below we will talk about how stress can get in your way academically and what you can do to get a handle on it.  
By |Tuesday, September 5, 2017|Academic Issues, College Students|

Transitioning from High School to College : Common Challenges and How to Deal With Them

Nervous But Excited

When entering college, there are a lot of things to be excited about.  New friends, new experiences, new classes, and much more.  However going to college also comes along with many new challenges that one has to face.  A lot of this is due to the new independence and freedom that Read More

By |Tuesday, June 27, 2017|ADHD Resources|

Fidget Spinners: Helpful Tools or Dangerous Distractions?

What Are They?

Fidget spinners are small, toy-like objects that are quickly becoming all of the rage among young people worldwide.  They are small enough to fit in one’s hand and are shaped somewhat like a pinwheel.  It has three prongs that are held together by a circular central bearing in the middle, Read More

By |Friday, May 26, 2017|ADHD Resources|

7 Helpful Tips for Rocking Your Finals

Megan Griffin & Aaron Smith

That Time of Year Again

It’s that dreaded time of year again for college students, the end of the semester.  This means that finals are coming up, and the anxiety that comes with them is skyrocketing.  Whether your overall grade relies entirely, or only marginally on your exams, finals Read More

By |Thursday, April 27, 2017|ADHD Resources|

Getting Motivated to Achieve Your Goals

Aaron Smith & Megan Griffin

Become Aware Then Accept

The first step in overcoming motivational difficulties is becoming aware of what is getting in your way. Once you understand the choices and patterns that tend to trip you up, then you can begin to address those issues. Next, you will need to accept that Read More

By |Saturday, April 1, 2017|ADHD Resources|

Getting Started: Pushing Past Self Doubt and Criticism

Aaron Smith & Megan Griffin

Why Can’t We Just Get Started?

One of the major hurdles that people with ADHD face in their pursuit of their goals is – just getting started in the first place. Maybe you can relate to this, have you ever had an assignment due and dreaded it for days Read More

By |Friday, March 31, 2017|ADHD Resources|

Controlling Your Impulses

We’ve All Been There

Do you ever feel like you can not control your impulses?  You get on your phone to answer one text message and before you know it you’ve been scrolling through your news feed for an hour?  For many who struggle with ADHD, this can sound very familiar.  There Read More

By |Sunday, February 26, 2017|ADHD Resources|

Remember Anything – Make a Mental Model

How Our Memory Works

It can be super frustrating not to remember things.  And in fact, having trouble with short term memory is one of the main struggles that comes with having ADHD.  The term “short-term memory” is now being called by scientists, “working memory.” This is because the issues involved in ADHD and the Read More

By |Tuesday, January 31, 2017|ADHD Resources|

Useful Productivity Hacks for Adults with ADHD

Whether due to an increase in the incidence of the disorder or better diagnostics, more people across age groups – kids and adults – are being diagnosed with ADHD than ever before. Many people have difficulty with focus and organization – to the point that it interferes with their day-to-day lives. If you’re an Read More