Leisure activities that can improve symptoms of ADD are explored in this area.
20 Ways to Improve ADD Symptoms Without Meds
When it comes to treating the troublesome symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder, countless people think only about medication and therapy. Here are twenty other strategies that a person can use to improve their negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Capoeira Improves ADD Symptoms
Symptoms of ADD can be improved by learning martial arts. Capoeira and Tai Chi are two lesser known martial arts that can help develop focus, social skills, and self-control. High-energy capoeira may be just the thing for a person with ADD!
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Impacts ADD
When medication is not indicated to treat symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy might be what you need to help you effectively manage any troublesome ADD/ADHD symptoms that you might have.
Coloring to Focus with ADD
If you are struggling to focus on task-related thoughts, how can you deal with your needs? When you are stressed out because ideas for that next project won't come to you, what can you do? Get in touch with your inner child! Locate a coloring page and art supplies, and then find your focus.
Develop Strengths with Hobbies and Your ADD Traits
Do you ever get tired of hearing about all of the problems that people with ADD have? Attention Deficit Disorder can help you develop your talents. Hobbies can be used to enhance the energy, creativity, and persistence that can come with ADD.
Fidgets Help People with ADD to Focus
As a child, were you told not to fidget? What is a fidget anyway? How does fidgeting relate to Attention Deficit Disorder? Does fidgeting serve a purpose for people with Attention Deficit Disorder? Research suggests that it does!
Green Time and Attention Deficit Disorder
How can you improve your child's concentration and impulsivity? Researchers suggest that "green time," time spent playing in green open spaces, may help reduce the negative symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder.
Journal Writing and Attention Deficit Disorder
Writing a journal is a worthwhile activity in itself. As a tool for helping me live a good life with Attention Deficit Disorder, it is valuable.
Meditation Can Help ADD
Research is beginning to show that meditation may be able to help alleviate the symptoms of ADD. This article will explore one type of meditation that I have found useful in dealing with the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder in my life.
Meditation Outdoors Helps ADD Stress
Day after day the unrelenting stress of life can pressure us. When you have ADD, this type of stress can increase distractibility. What can you do? Take a deep breath and step away from your daily routine. Meditate in the outdoors! Lose your stress and find the clarity of mind that helps symptoms.
Music and ADD
Increased concentration and a better mood can come from the release of dopamine as a person listens to music. Both are powerful reasons to make music a part of your life. More motivation to clean house, exercise, learn math and get to sleep shows that music can help relieve the symptoms of ADD.
Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies for ADD
Adults and kids love a sweet breakfast. Why eat expensive over-processed cereals with dyes in them? Overly processed food might not bother some people, but studies have shown that it does increase the negative symptoms of ADD in other people. Try these natural, delicious breakfast cookies, instead!
Pets Can Improve Negative Symptoms of ADD
When I look around at friends, family, and acquaintances with Attention Deficit Disorder, one commonality stands out. Most of us have pets who share our paths through life. Those various pets serve several important functions in our lives to help improve the negative symptoms of ADD.
Reduce Anxiety from Attention Deficit Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder often comes accompanied by a heavy dose of anxiety. Would you like to reduce your anxiety without taking drugs that have unpleasant side-effects? Find out how mindfulness meditation can help tame those feelings of dread and doom brought on by anxiety!
Structure Improves ADD Symptoms
When a person has Attention Deficit Disorder, it is easy for life to devolve into chaos if you donít have structure. Creative, out-of-the-box problem solving that living with ADD confers on each of us allows us to have the skills to improve our lives by creatively adding structure.
Stuck with Attention Deficit Disorder
A year ago I started writing for the Attention Deficit Disorder site. Immediately, I got stuck in my writing. That led to the article Planning and ADD. Since that time Iíve written about 100 articles and a book. Iíve been stuck many times. Here are some techniques that have helped me get going.
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Capoeira is a fast-paced martial art, while Tai Chi is almost slow motion. What do they have in common? Both can help alleviate the symptoms of ADD.
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