Mindfulness is a buzzword that gets thrown around a lot in the ADHD community, but what exactly is Mindfulness? Why is everyone talking about it? And how exactly does it work? Mindfulness can be described as paying attention to the present moment without judging thoughts, emotions or physical sensations. Experts estimate that we participate in 60,000 to 80,000 thoughts a day, and as those thoughts roll through our mind, we tend to label them as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ and then follow
It looks like those granola-loving hippies were right! Tree Hugging has real emotional and physical benefits - and you don’t have to be in the middle of a forest to seek them out!
Science has proven that everything has its own vibrational rate. Trees and plants happen to have vibrational properties that promote health and well-being in ‘beings’ - so go on! Hug a tree! Hug three!
Side note: If you’re hugging trees in your neighborhood - nighttime is a good cover. Not every
Higher levels of gratitude are associated with better sleep, and with lower anxiety and depression. Feelings of gratitude directly activate parts of the brain regions associated with the neurotransmitter, dopamine, which is considered the reward transmitter of your brain; so once you start seeing things to be grateful for, your brain starts looking for more things to be grateful for and the more grateful you become! ❤️ #Gratitude #mindfullifestylecoach #mindful #grateful #Br
Mindfulness is described as “the nonjudgmental awareness of experiences in the present moment” and has been proven to have significant psychological and physical benefits, including stress reduction and improved cognitive functioning. An easy way to practice mindfulness? Watch the sun rise OR set. Experiences of awe bring people into the present moment and time slows down. By taking the time to gaze out into the beautiful, color-splashed heavens, we’re actually empowering our
Lemons, lemons the magical fruit... Did you know that by adding lemon juice to your water, you can improve brain function?
Lemons are high in potassium and magnesium, which are nutrients that help your brain and nervous system work properly!
I like to make lemon cubes in ice trays so I always have fresh, organic lemon juice available to dump in my water bottle, for when I’m too lazy to squeeze it.
Which is always. #Bipolar #OCD #Dyspraxia #Antioxidants #Detox #BrainHeal
My kids know if they ever feel too 'wound up', in whatever form - hanging upside down off the bed, heart higher than the head, provides an instant calming sensation.
I'm not too proud to use this technique myself, weekly. It's the getting back up part that's embarrassing. #Calming #Yoga #MINDfulTechnique #BrainGangster #StaceyTuris #ADHDSuperhero #ADHDSymptoms #ADD #AttentionDeficit
This is such an easy and healthy breakfast that can be eaten at the table or in your car! It's so good for your brain in so many ways - lots of plant protein and healthy fats! Wheat Middle Eastern Flat Bread (or your choice) Spread with Nut Butter of your choice Slice Apples and lay them down on half of the flat bread Sprinkle with crushed Walnuts Sprinkle with raw Hemp Hearts (avail. at any health store) Sprinkle with Trader Joes (or alternative) Super Seed and Ancient Grai