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Eileen Bailey

Eileen Bailey, Health Guide

Freelance health writer

8 Signs of Inattention in Adults with ADHD

In adult ADHD, just as with children, there are three main symptoms: hyperactivity, impulsivity and inattention. By the time you have reached adulthood, however, hyperactivity might have lessened to a feeling of restlessness and being fidgety. Many adults have learned ways to tame their impulsivity. However, inattention frequently remains high,... Read moreChevron
posted 09/17/2014, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Traveling with RA

Traveling can be an adventure, bringing you to new cities, new cultures, and new people. It expands your life, offers you the opportunity to widen your culinary horizons, and let’s not forget the masses of photos that can keep you company during rough times. Whether you’re traveling for pleasure or business, RA will come along and can... Read moreChevron
posted 09/17/2014, comments (0)|
John McManamy

John McManamy, Health Guide

Author and Advocate

The Power of Two: What Works for Creativity Also Works for Recovery

This is a piece about friendship. But it starts with a discussion on creativity. Bear with me ...   I’m half-way through Joshua Shenk’s latest book, The Power of Two, which explodes the myth of the solitary creative genius. Instead, Mr Shenk makes the case for what happens when two simpatico people with complementary skill-sets... Read moreChevron
posted 09/16/2014, comments (0)|
Christina Bruni

Christina Bruni, Health Guide

Librarian and Writer

Goal Setting: Part Two: Follow-Through

Successful follow=through is the difference between achieving a goal and failing.  Quitting before you've even started on the follow-through might be a likely scenario for a lot of people diagnosed with schizophrenia.   A fortune cookie implores: "There is no shame in failure only in quitting."  You don't know unless you try whether... Read moreChevron
posted 09/05/2014, comments (0)|
Marcia Purse

Marcia Purse, Health Guide

I'm single, living alone, and currently coping not so well with my BP.

Feeding a Depressive Episode

I've talked before about having diabetes. Although type 2 diabetes does run in my family, I'm wholly convinced that the reason mine developed is that I gained SO much weight from psychiatric medications. I never had high blood pressure or high cholesterol before gaining this weight, and I never had blood sugar problems, either.   Another... Read moreChevron