Did you know that there are some natural things you can take for mental health? Now, this isn't to replace what the doctor has you on, but it can help a lot. I know for my twins using certain essential oils has been a Godsend. So, let's take a look at some natural things. Depression- … Continue reading Supplements For Mental Health
October is ADHD Awareness Month. It is a time in which we fight to shed the myths and misconceptions surrounding ADHD. It is a time of increased advocacy, and education. With events like awareness month, we hope to break the barriers between the world and those affected by ADHD. I did not know about ADHD … Continue reading Accepting ADHD
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects approximately 7.2% of children and 3.4% of adults. There are three different types of ADHD: primarily inattentive, hyperactive/impulsive, and combined type. Inattentive type is characterized by symptoms such as a difficulty sustaining attention, memory issues, a failure to follow through on instructions or assignments, disorganization, … Continue reading Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” – William Faulkner
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For the month of May, Defying Shadows will be joining the Mental Health Awareness Month by sharing a post daily on a different type of Mental Illness or "Shadow" that people commonly struggle with. Join us in creating awareness and working to end the stigma that goes with these topics! Today we have Jennie Friedman … Continue reading #MentalHealthMonth | TOSS OUT OLD ADHD MYTHS