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17 Unfortunate Realities Of Having ADHD

Besides struggling to make it through this entire post without getting distracted.<p>[Editor's note: ADD/ADHD is a neurological disorder characterized by difficulty sustaining attention, lack of self-control, impaired working memory, and a range of other symptoms. It’s now more often classified in …

Autism

ADHD & Addictions

What’s your addiction?<p>I’m trying to figure out why so many of us have addiction issues.<p>Okay, I’m not a scientist, not a doctor of medicine or a …

Yes, adult ADHD is real

If you think attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a childhood condition, think again.<p>More than one million South Africans between the …

Mental Health

Adult ADHD Can't Be Diagnosed With A Simple Screening Test, Doctors Warn

Diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder can be difficult. The symptoms of the disorder, as defined by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, or DSM, have changed multiple times.<p>Even if you know what to look for, many of the symptoms are pretty general, including things like trouble …

Pediatrics

Swiss biotech NLS Pharma's ADHD drug succeeds in mid-stage study | Reuters

(Reuters) - Swiss biotech NLS Pharma AG said on Wednesday mid-stage trial data showed that its drug to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) greatly reduced symptoms in adults, paving the way for a late-stage trial.<p>ADHD is a chronic condition characterized by hyperactivity, …

Biotechnology

Take Away Distraction

Wait, what?<p>Distraction is my worst enemy. If you have ADHD, it’s likely yours as well.<p>In fact, calling this thing “Attention Deficit” is kind of a …

The Science of ADHD

<b>Real Science Defines ADHD as Real Disorder</b><p>Some of the most prestigious scientific-based organizations in the world conclude that ADHD is a real …

Three types of ADHD: What are the differences?

ADHD stands for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and is also sometimes referred to as ADD, generally when the person with the disorder does …

A 2-Minute Meditation to De-Stress and Feel Happier

Incorporating meditation into a chaotic day can be challenging. Who has time to sit down and clear the mind when you have a million other things to …

Meditation

World-Class Athletes Use This Productivity Trick to Get More Done. Now You Can Too (Rarely Anyone Does) | Inc.com

Want to be more productive during your day or week? Who doesn't. Well, you can do what some of the world's most successful people do -- wake up at that ungodly hour of 4 a.m.<p>If that's not your cup of tea (I couldn't pull it off beyond a few days myself), know this: To become more productive, first …

Time Management

This Short, Terrifying Book Explains How the West Could Collapse

I asked the author if elites could do anything about it.<p>If you are feeling a little too good about the world, the journalist Edward Luce's <i>The Retreat of Western Liberalism</i> will jolt you back to pessimism in a hurry. In just 200 pages, he surveys economics, history, electoral politics, and …

Political Science

Best Face Moisturizers With SPF to Scoop Up Before Summer

With sun damage being the number one cause of aging skin (yikes!), it’s majorly important to make sure you’re shielded on the daily this summer. Aside from limiting your time in the sunshine, moisturizers with built-in SPF are a super helpful way to preserve that youthful glow, without adding …

Skin Care

24 Inexpensive Beauty Products That Are Better Than The Expensive Versions

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Dreams Might be Warning Us About Our Brain Health

This scientist says dream disorders could be a sign of future disease.<p>What are your dreams trying to tell you? Research suggests they could be …

Neuroscience

3 Exercises That Build Mental Strength In Just 5 Minutes A Day

Whether you’re tempted to give in to that craving for a cupcake, or you’re about to give up on your goals, perseverance isn’t easy. But before you blame your lack of God-given willpower and before you make an excuse for your less than stellar performance, consider this; it only takes a few minutes …

Self-confidence

Best News Ever: Researchers Say To Eat Avocado Every Day

Avocado has earned its superfood status time and time again, and now researchers are giving us one more reason to love the healthy fats-packed fruit: …

Nutrition

Evacuation of Syrian rebels, Shi'ite villagers begins under swap deal

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Buses evacuated thousands of people from two rebel-besieged Shi’ite villages in northwest Syria on Friday and hundreds of rebels left a town near Damascus with their families, under a deal between the government and insurgents.<p>A monitoring group said government forces later …

Middle East

13 Minutes. 9 Stretching Exercises. One Routine That'll Make You Feel Like a New Person

We're all guilty of skipping out on the stretch at the end of a workout (sorry g2g!), but stretching can decrease recovery time, reduce your risk of …

Exercise

A weak and paranoid president leads rapidly to a weak and paranoid government

Donald Trump and his dishonesty seep everywhere in Washington, and it is taking a toll on America’s claim to moral leadership – and harming its economy<p>In Donald Trump’s Washington, the first casualty is truth. His dishonesty seeps across the city until it poisons what’s left of anyone’s reputation. …

Donald Trump

Activists: Islamic State executes 33 men in Syria

BEIRUT - Syrian activists say the Islamic State group has killed 33 young men in eastern Syria, close to the border with Iraq.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says ISIS members slit the throats of the men, aged between 18 and 25, near the town of Mayadeen in Deir el-Zour …

Middle East

How Syria is still using chemical weapons in 2017

It surrendered weapons, not weapons scientists<p>Embed from Getty Images<p>An oxygen mask, placed on a child’s mouth to desperately force air in, was supposed to be a past horror of war. Tuesday’s chemical attack on the town of Khan Sheikhun in northwestern Syria revealed a bleak turn in an ongoing bleak …

Middle East

Russia and Syria counter claims of responsibility for "gas attack"

Moscow and Damascus blamed rebel stockpiles of chemical weapons for the tragedy that has cost scores of civilians lives. Turkey said autopsies …

Middle East

Trump on Syria's Assad: 'Something should happen'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before launching a military strike on a Syrian government target, President Donald Trump said Thursday that "something should happen" with regard to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad in the wake of this week's chemical attack, which US officials say he perpetrated.<p>"I think what Assad did is …

Middle East

Russia's support for Syrian President Bashar Assad is 'not unconditional,' Kremlin spokesman says

Thursday's statement from Dmitry Peskov comes several days after a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held province in Syria. Moscow, Assad's key backer, has supported the Syrian government militarily since 2015.<p>Turkey said on Thursday that autopsies of Syrian victims from this week's …

Middle East

Beyond Trump’s shameful “blame Obama” response on Syria, the president has no path forward

The White House default setting — it’s Obama’s fault! — can’t hide that Trump has no idea what to do on Syria<p>In the wake of the brutal chemical attack on a village in northern Syria on Tuesday, the world looked to the United States for leadership. And President Donald Trump's administration …

Middle East

Defense Secretary Mattis Briefs Trump on Military Options in Syria

Defense Secretary James Mattis briefed President Donald Trump on Thursday at Mar-a-Lago on military options against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's regime in the wake of a deadly attack which activists said killed at least 100 people — including 25 children — and injured 400 others earlier this …

Middle East

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

Self-improvement

Sway is a slick meditation app that makes sure you relax

Sway is a smartphone-based meditation (kind of) game, that comes from Ustwo, the company behind acclaimed mobile hit <i>Monument Valley</i>. No, this isn't a dreamily designed puzzler, but the same gentle aesthetics and attention to detail are definitely found in this app's DNA. I got to test Sway a few …

Apple Watch

​5 Total-Body Workouts You Can Do With One Piece of Equipment​ | Men’s Health

Getty Images<p>17-Minute Sandbag AMRAP Workout<p>Equipment: Sandbag<p>Time: 17 minutes<p>Trainer: Todd Cambio, C.S.C.S., StrongFirst Kettlebell Instructor<p>Directions: Do the exercises in the order shown. Do as many reps as you can in one minute for each, resting a minute between exercises. That's 1 round. Do …

PSA: Using a VPN can protect your browsing history as Congress allows ISPs to sell it

Well, it’s official. Both the Senate and the House voted to overturn privacy rules created by the FCC, and your ISP will now be free to sell your Internet browsing history and location data to advertisers.<p>Internet service providers will have a few expenses to set off against this revenue stream – …