Lisa Azzopardi

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ADHD: 'I have a million things in my head at a time'

Mention ADHD and most people think of (a) children and (b) trouble. But Steve Riley is one of a growing number of adults being diagnosed, and what's …

ADHD Drugs Don't Boost Kids' Grades

Studies of Children With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Find Little Change<p>It's no longer shocking to hear of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder—and others simply facing a big test—taking ADHD medicine to boost their performance in school. But new studies point to a …

ADHD

Study reveals significant overlap between autism, ADHD, epilepsy and cerebral palsy

There is considerable overlap between diagnoses of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), epilepsy and …

A non-pharma way to treat ADHD uses computer gaming, physical activity

A Yale neuroscientist and psychiatry professor has developed an enrichment program that could help children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity …

North Jersey

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Children with ADHD more likely to be moderately disabled after mild traumatic brain injury

Researchers at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Chicago have found that children with attention …

Is Marx still relevant?

Is Karl Marx still relevant? He lived in the 19th century, an era very different from our own, if also one in which many of the features of today's …

New Book On Karl Marx Reveals The Bourgeois Journalist That He Was

This is not a book about how Karl Marx changed the world. It is not about the revolutions and crimes committed in his name in the 20th century.<p>Without a doubt Marx remains an iconic and mythologised figure, bogeyman for some, prophet for others.<p>In much contemporary discussion of him, whether it be …

Karl Marx: a Nineteenth-Century Life by Jonathan Sperber – review

"Great passions, which, due to the closeness of their object, take the form of small habits, grow and once more reach their natural size through the …

The specter of Karl Marx

In October of 1861, an obscure foreign correspondent for Horace Greeley's New York Tribune led his readers through recent American history — the Missouri Compromise, the Kansas-Nebraska Act, the bombardment of Fort Sumter — in the course of scornfully refuting the London newspapers' perverse …

Freud's Conscious and Unconscious Mind

The famed psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud believed that behavior and personality were derived from the constant and unique interaction of conflicting …

Freud's 5 Stages of Psychosexual Development

Psychosexual development was a theory created by the famous psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. His theory described how personality developed over the …

How Sigmund Freud Viewed Women

Sigmund Freud’s views on women stirred controversy during his own lifetime and continue to evoke considerable debate today. "Women oppose change, …

Sigmund Freud: His Remarkable Life, Theories, and Legacy

Psychology's most famous figure is also one of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. Sigmund Freud's work and …

Sigmund Freud Photobiography

1<p>Sigmund Freud's Early Life<p>Famed psychologist Sigmund Freud may be one of the best-known figures in history, but he is also one of the most …

Letting Go of Fear and Living in Peace

<b>“Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” ~Albert Einstein</b><p>I sat in the waiting room of the dermatologist’s office …

Positive Thinking

Meditation Stimulates Long-Lasting Brain Changes

The effects gained from meditation continue to affect brain function for a long time after meditation is over, according to new research.<p>"This is the …

7 Unconventional Ways to Build Your Confidence

If you were able to maintain a level of self-confidence that no circumstance could shake, what would you be doing differently? Just imagine the …

Don’t Define Yourself By What You’re Not

I find it fascinating that people are usually described, initially at least, by a brief summary of their physical attributes and anything else that …

5 Steps to Find Your Inner Balance and Feel Less Anxious

<b>“Within you there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” ~Hermann Hesse</b><p>As a child in ballet I was …

Don't Let Anyone or Anything Dim Your Inner Light

<b>“The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” ~Shakti Gawain</b><p>I was born with it. I know I was. There was a light …

Positive Thinking

The Key to Accomplishing Goals: Moving from Ego to Spirit

<b>“Change is inevitable. Growth is intentional.” ~Glenda Cloud</b><p><i>My life is over.</i><p>That’s what I thought when I got the news that I’d lost my job after …

Why We Need to Create Our Own "Normal"

<b>“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” ~Maya Angelou</b><p>I had a glimpse of normal when I was a child. It …

8 Things to Do If You Want to Be at Peace with Yourself

<b>“He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the world.” ~Marcus Aurelius</b><p>How can I find peace of mind? It's a question often asked, …

Mental Health

5 Ways to Become More Well-Liked

Lovable fools are often picked first over competent jerks. If that pricks your interest here are five ways to warm up others.<p>1. Take a cue for Bill Clinton and engage in deep eye contact. One of the hottest triggers of dislike is when we are engaged in conversation with someone who appears to be …

Life's a risk... and I'm all in.

Saturday, July 18, 2015<p>As our wedding draws closer, I have an inexplicably heavy anxiety and fear woven throughout my excitement and joy.<p>I knew that …

Trusting in the Present When You’ve Been Hurt in the Past

<b>“The only way to know if you can trust somebody is to trust them.” ~Ernest Hemmingway</b><p>In a world where it seems as though all we hear about and see is …