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Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Trauma and Addiction: Tools for Recovery
American Society of Addiction Medicine:
Latest information on Addiction Medicine.
Trauma: "The Body Keeps the Score"
Coping With Stress: 7 Tips for Overcoming Life’s Obstacles
It's important to keep a pocket of survival strategies that we can turn to, here are a few:
1. Breathe in through your nose while counting to 5, hold for 2, then out through your mouth for 5. 5x before you speak.
2. Drink a glass of water
3. Pet the cat/dog.
4. Handy pocket book of jokes...
6. Philosophy book, "The Wisdom of Insecurity."
7. Fast walk around the block, gets your blood moving and gets the e-motion from turning into cortisol.
Exploring Family Dynamics
Yikes! Ouch! Another glass? Breathe and leave the room. Move to another state? Change your name? Family, they connect and sometimes hold us where we don't want to be...And they also can help us to grow...