Matthew Lilley

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Why You Need to be Outcome Independent | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Just as it sounds, outcome independence is learning to be independent of the outcome of a situation, whether that situation is a date, a job …

A Guide to Basic Cinematography / Filmmaking

Filmmaking

A Guide to Creating Success | 24 Essential Actions You Can Do Beginning Today

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. – <b>Maya Angelou</b><p>To create the success you are seeking takes effort and it …

This 7-Minute, Research-Based Workout Exercises Your Whole Body

Don't have an hour or even twenty minutes to exercise each day? You might not need it. This routine of 12 exercises is a complete workout based on …

Twenty-Twenty Isn’t Good Enough; ADHD And Hindsight

It seems like there’s a lot of talk about the past, when it comes to ADHD. Not the past history of ADHD, it doesn’t really have one, at least not one …

What Is ADHD Hyperfocus?

What Is Hyperfocus? Is It a Symptom of ADHD?<p>Hyperfocus is the tendency for children and adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or …

Autism

Bringing the ADHD Debate Into Sharper Focus: Part 1

It's a catch 22, really. There is a public outcry against "overdiagnosis" of ADHD, but the rigor required for thorough diagnosis is extensive, expensive and not well supported by our public health system. So what are we to do?<p><i>This is the first blog in this series. To read the second installment, go</i> …

Public Health

Vitamins ‘effective in treating ADHD symptoms’

<b>Vitamins and minerals could be useful for treating ADHD, research suggests.</b><p>Adults with ADHD given supplements for eight weeks had a "modest" improvement in concentration span, hyperactivity, and other symptoms, a small-scale study found.<p>A wide range of nutrients, including vitamin D, iron and …

Can vitamins be used to treat ADHD in adults?

"Vitamins 'effective in treating ADHD symptoms'," BBC News reports, saying that a wide range of nutrients, including vitamin D, iron and calcium, may …

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The Case (and Means) for Holistic ADHD Treatment

1 of 12<p>Alternatives to ADD Medication<p>Medication is a valuable tool for managing the core symptoms of attention deficit disorder (ADHD or ADD), but it …

The Secret to Creativity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Editor’s Note: This post (by the original Editor in Chief, Jon Wesley) is being republished in the wake of the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman – my</i> …

The Cover of Time and The Reality of Mindfulness

I finally got my hands on the latest edition of TIME Magazine–the one with the serene, skinny, white, blonde woman soaking up rays or meditating or …

How to Build Self-Esteem

Most people feel bad about themselves from time to time. Low self esteem may be triggered by your own judgements or by the judgements of others. Low …

Keep It Going; Structure And Routine And ADHD

Structure. It’s a common bullet point in any list of what helps those of us with ADHD get through a day. We know it’s true. We’ve experienced it. But …

Bringing the ADHD Debate Into Sharper Focus: Part 2 -- A Matter of Public Health

Understanding and awareness is the key to successful management of ADHD, and to improving the public health impact of a chronic condition when it is not identified and treated. It starts by getting out of the muddy river of denial.<p><i>This is the second blog in this series. To read the first</i> …

Public Health

ADHD? I’ve Got This! Employable Skills

You say you want someone to do a job for you? Tell me about the job.<p>You say the work is such that you’ll need to explain it to them and then leave …

Meditation 101: The Neuroscience of Why Meditation Works

There are five major categories of brain waves, each corresponding to different activities. Meditation enables us to move from higher frequency brain waves to lower frequency, which activates different centers in the brain.<p>As yogis have known for centuries and scientists can now prove, the benefits …

Brainwaves

Adults & ADHD: 8 Tips to Make Good Decisions

Making decisions is a challenge for adults with ADHD. The symptom of distraction is one reason decision-making is difficult. Adults with ADHD get …

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Motor Excitability Predicts Working Memory

People with a high motor excitability have a better working memory than those with a low excitability, according to a new study.<p>Working memory allows …

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How Art Therapy Tames Impulsivity, Distractibility, and Anxiety

Jacob Edward, 10, paints a clay plate he made in his past four art therapy sessions. He dips his brush into the cup of silvery black paint he has …

Stop Beating Yourself Up Already

If you have ADHD, you can chart a fabulous course and have the ability to reach your goal, but still trip over one obstacle after another as you try …

What Is ADHD? (and What Is It Not?)

Findings from neuroscience, brain imaging, and clinical research have made the old understanding of ADHD as essentially a behavior disorder no longer …

ADHD

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12 Brain-Building Food Rules

Food rarely comes up when we talk about the mind and brain, even though what you eat determines how effectively your brain operates. It is so obvious …