3 Beliefs About Happiness That Make You Less Happy | Psychology Today

A great article (I didn't write) on gaining a healthier understanding of what happiness is and isn't New research on the beliefs interfering with your happiness right now. — Read on http://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/202205/3-beliefs-about-happiness-make-you-less-happy

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The gift of resilience: why ADHD makes us stronger | Inflow

Check out my latest InFlow article on using reframing some of our most challenging ADHD challenges and why sometimes the biggest ADHD gift we can give are the ones we gives ourselves when in our hardest moments. Our society wasn't built for neurodivergent success, but we still show up daily. — Read on http://www.getinflow.io/post/adhd-gift-resilience-makes-us-stronger

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My Favourite Brene Brown Quote In Empowering Ourselves

One of the hardest things when in recovery or diagnosed with a mental illness or another psychological condition is owing our narrative. When this is done properly, we empower ourselves to see that we’re not just our diagnosis or our challenges. And even though those things are important, it’s also important to learn how to... Continue Reading →

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Looking After Your Mental Health During The Holidays

Looking after one’s mental health or going through recovery isn’t easy, especially around the holidays. With so many self-righteous family members and friends who think “they know best” but don’t, it can make a person want to avoid the holidays altogether. So here are a few tips for getting through the holidays and have a... Continue Reading →

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So, Your Child Was Diagnosed With ADHD. Should You Medicate Them?

My latest article I wrote for InFlow which is a popular ADHD app. If you're a parent who feels apprehensive about your child taking ADHD medication, this article is for you. Consequences of Untreated ADHD: Anxiety, Depression, Suicide, Substance Abuse · What ADHDers Wish Their Parents Knew About ADHD Meds: Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin, Conerta, Wellbutrin,... Continue Reading →

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A Few Thing’s Most People Don’t Realize Take Strength And Courage

I remember the first time I asked for help. I felt worthless, powerless and I thought that moment was my biggest failure. Ten years later, boy, was I wrong because I now know sometimes our bravest moments require us to meet ourselves at our weakest points. It takes bravery and strength to acknowledge one's diagnosis,... Continue Reading →

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Why Acceptance In Relation To Our Mental Health Challenges, Diagnosis and Recovery Is A Good Thing

For most people like myself, for the beginning of my ADHD and recovery journey, I thought of accepting things like the challenges of having an ADHD diagnosis or having substance abuse issues as a failure. I felt like this for years, but it isn't true. Acceptance is not a personal failure when we accept where... Continue Reading →

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Small Changes Lead To Amazing Places so Keep Going

Going through recovery the past decade taught me many things, such as that big and little steps forward have something in common. The thing I’m referring to is they’re both steps in the right direction when you have a mental illness, substance abuse issues, and other psychological conditions. It can be challenging to see our... Continue Reading →

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If You Struggle Advocating For Your Mental Health, This Is For You – Collective World

Check out my latest article in Thought Catalog on self-advocacy 🙂 For me, advocating for yourself is something incredibly personal. It's about not letting shame or stigmatized beliefs of others dictate your treatment — Read on collective.world/if-you-struggle-advocating-for-your-mental-health-this-is-for-you/

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My World Mental Health Day Reminder

Your struggles and challenges matter. There’s nothing wrong with taking medication and medication is just a portion of ones treatment and recovery. Opening up about your challenges, diagnoses doesn’t make you overly sensitive or weak it makes you courageous and strong You don’t need to moralize taking medication or seeing a therapist especially to people... Continue Reading →

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Today’s World Suicide Prevention Day

If you’re like me, you’ve likely known someone who’s experienced suicidal thoughts or their lives ended because of suicide. This is a special day for me, especially this year, because it’s on the five-month anniversary of a friend who lost their life to suicide. I’ve also nearly lost mine because of an overdose years ago... Continue Reading →

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If you’re stuck, frustrated, or overwhelmed in relation to your recovery or mental health challenges, remember the following.

Remember to keep going because one day, that'll be you. I know because, at one time, I never thought I’d ever see this day, and even though the journey at times is exhausting, terrifying, and frustrating. The end result is worth it, and remember, even on your most challenging days, you got this even on... Continue Reading →

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Book Sale If Anyone Knows a Parent Who Has An ADHD Child

Once again, I’m putting my book ADHD 101: Parents Edition on sale and possibly a permanent price change. For anyone who wants to check it out, here’s how my book differs from other ADHD parenting books. It’s written from the perspective of a person with lived experiences of growing up in a home where their... Continue Reading →

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Instead of Silencing Our Inner Critic, We Should Be Making Friends With It | by S. Pace | Mind Cafe | Jun, 2021 | Medium

If you struggle with your inner critic, you’re not alone. I’ve had days where I’d tell myself I’m a failure be I still get challenging thoughts and feelings related to my past traumas and ADHD… — Read on medium.com/mind-cafe/instead-of-silencing-our-inner-critic-we-should-be-making-friends-with-it-6ba45a547070

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Free Book Promo on ADHD & Parenting (Its no longer free but still a great deal)

As a writer for various places like totallyAdd, I thought catalog and a few other sites, I decided to make my recent book free in the following stores except for Amazon because I couldn’t charge less than .99 cents. If you’re looking for a book on ADHD and parenting and taking a healthy approach to... Continue Reading →

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Self-Care, Compassion and Adult ADHD – TotallyADD

My inner critic at times gets very loud and overwhelming. Sound familiar? This makes any form of self-compassion or self-care seem impossible, especially when it relates to things I find challenging, or certain things related to my past experiences, and my Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder diagnosis. — Read on totallyadd.com/self-care-compassion-and-adult-adhd/

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Home | HelpSeeker

The services you need only a click away The HelpSeeker app gives you access to 240k+ community, health, and social services and enables you to provide — Read on helpseeker.org/ If you're in Canada and you're struggling to locate essential services here's an amazing free app designed to do just that regarding ones mental health... Continue Reading →

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Getting Help for ADHD When You Have No Money – TotallyADD

Getting support for ones mental health isn't east especially when you have no idea where to get that support for this reason I dedicated my latest article to that issue. Getting support when you don't know where to start especially when you don't have much money. It is possible to get help for ADHD for... Continue Reading →

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How Childhood Trauma Leads to Addiction – Gabor Maté – YouTube

Gabor Maté CM (born January 6, 1944) is a Hungarian-born Canadian physician. He has a background in family practice and a special interest in childhood devel... — Read on http://www.youtube.com/watch As a person who experienced adverse childhood experiences I can tell you they play a big part in how we define our self-worth and so... Continue Reading →

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How To Find Strength In Your Most Vulnerable Moments | Thought Catalog

Being vulnerable isn't weak or other negative things it's courageous as fu@k to acknowledge your tough thoughts and feelings and it doesn't make you a snowflake it makes you a warrior. Being open about your mental health challenges is a vital part of the recovery journey. https://thoughtcatalog.com/sandy-pace/2021/01/how-to-find-strength-in-your-most-vulnerable-moments/

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Change is change big or small be proud of your little wins and progress

I saw this on the internet the other day, and it reminded me of my ADHD and recovery journey’s. It reminded me that regardless of how big or small our steps forward are, they’re both steps in the right direction, so be proud of your progress, especially your little wins, because it's those things which... Continue Reading →

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