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Have You Recently Been Diagnosed as An Adult With ADHD? How To Get Support Right Now

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Have you been diagnosed as an adult With ADHD? That is good news! Now you can learn how to manage it in order to excel in all areas of your life! ADHD is often diagnosed later in life because it can be “hidden” and because fundamentally many people don’t know about ADHD and therefore they …

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Becoming A Social Spy: How to Understand Anyone

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Do you consider yourself an observant person? How good are you at listening, taking note of your surroundings and tailoring your approach appropriately? Some of you will consider yourselves a great Reader of the Room, while most will think they have a thing or two to learn. According to resent research, only 10% of us …

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Managing Silence in Conversations

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Is silence good for conversations? Most people think of silence as something that needs to be quickly covered up otherwise it will lead to awkwardness. There is a reason we often refer to silence as “awkward silence”. After all, is silence even part of communication? Yes! In fact, silence can be a very effective communication …

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13 Social Skills Activities For Adults Who Want To Learn How To Relate To Others Better 

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Is it Social Anxiety? Social Avoidance? Social Awkwardness? It doesn’t really matter how we define it; it matters what we do to alleviate it. This article describes social skills activities that will help make connections easier. When we struggle with social skills, we may avoid social situation which in turn can affect how we build …

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10 Phrases to Move the Conversation Along

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Juggling the many aspects of a reciprocal conversation can be hard for people with ADHD. Sometimes, we talk and talk without really engaging with the other person. We talk AT them rather than with them, and then we experience, shame, embarrassment and rumination—replaying the interaction for days. What is a Reciprocal Conversation? When two or …

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Triggers and The Need for Emotional Regulation

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Have you ever yelled at your partner or kids, typed something you later wish you hadn’t sent or told off someone in a parking lot? Then you may have been emotionally-hijacked. Who hasn’t witnessed – or experienced – the pain caused by a lack of emotional regulation? Most of us, if triggered enough, have acted …

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Fight Flight Freeze: How Does Your Fear Of Rejection Show Up In Social Situations?

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It is common for people with ADHD to feel emotions more intensely, to have less friends and fewer invites, and to experience greater rejection than our neurotypical peers. Ever find yourself wanting to mingle and chat, yet you’re haunted by past mistakes? Do you struggle to pay attention to the person you are talking to, …

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Why Your Sarcastic Tone Is Such a Turn Off to Friends, Family & Co-workers

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Words matter, yet sometimes how you say something is heard more loudly than what you said. Your tone greatly impacts how your words are perceived. As we know from experience, kind and gentle tones are welcoming while snarky or sarcastic tones rarely go over well. This holds true whether you are in a difficult parenting …

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