Poor sleep can be caused by a myriad of reasons. When my patients tell me that they have trouble sleeping, I often suggest a few things to help them to sleep better. Good sleep habits (hygiene) are often not practiced by people who have trouble sleeping. They have learned bad habits along the way which,
A hearty breakfast that is never out of style is the multi-grain porridge that can be made in bulk and stored in smaller containers in the freezer and in the fridge for easy consumption. It can be made with a variety of ingredients: green mung beans, red beans, brown rice, millets, barley, oatmeal, bulghur, lentils,
Everyone knows that exercise is good for one’s health. The real question is, do YOU exercise regularly? People who exercise have found that it lifts their mood, increases their vitality, and improves their sleep. Studies have found that people who exercise regularly have a decreased chance of getting Alzheimer’s disease, heart attacks, diabetes, and many
Problem If you are like most Americans, you did not get adequate education on budgeting and finances. The lack of knowledge on how to manage one’s financial affairs has caused a lot of heartache and mental anguish in many who suffered as a result of the lack. It is not difficult to grasp the concept
What causes you pain and suffering? Is it misunderstanding? Loss? Uncertainty? Disease? Betrayal? Poverty? Loneliness? Pain and suffering is a common human condition. We all face it one time or another. It’s unavoidable. What we want to strive for is not to avoid conditions that cause us pain and suffering, but to prepare our minds
Flexibility is a virtue that produces many benefits. I have found that being a flexible person has allowed me to access more opportunities. People are more inclined to ask me to do things because they know I’m more likely to say yes when I’m able. Being flexible has also helped me to weather rough relationships.
Have you ever been in a position in which you are backed to a corner by powerful forces that are out of your control? You tried to do everything right. You work hard at putting the parts together. But somehow at the end, you are stuck. You live the life that you don’t want to
Your thinking determines your actions and reactions. Your actions and reactions become your habits. Your habits contribute to how your life will turn out. Take control of your mind, and you are in charge of your life.
Being an adult with ADD/ADHD does not have to hold you back from living a productive and meaningful life. You can create real changes in your life by learning how to manage your symptoms. Having ADD/ADHD can be a bittersweet experience since you could suffer from being disorganized and impulsive, while you could be very
We experience distress from time to time. What if I told you that you have the power to reduce the stress that you are experiencing in the moment? The following techniques are going to help you decrease the amount of pressure that you are feeling in the moment. Keep in mind that learning stress relief