This Special Season

This is a season of many holidays and celebrations and commemorations. Most of us have stepped a little (or a lot!) away from our normal routines. It’s a good time to insert a new behavior that may have benefits well into the coming new year. I regularly suggest...

Familiarophilia

If you’re scratching your head and saying, “Huh?” at the title of this post, you’re not alone! It’s a neologism, a new word. In pondering the phenomenon of human beings preferring other human beings who are as much like themselves as...

Books and Reading Them

Books have been a bit of a challenge for me lately. I have always loved reading and still do, though the subject matter that interests me has changed dramatically over the years. Now I am almost completely drawn to non-fiction. I loved reading novels from childhood...

Anxiety

This afternoon I tuned in to a webinar hosted by ADDitude magazine. The guest was Dr. Thomas Brown and his topic was “Signs of Anxiety in ADHD Adults and Kids — and How to Get Help.” I was quite surprised to learn from Dr. Brown that anxiety...