• ADHD/ADD,  Self care

    Calm Music and my ADHD

    Back in November, I wrote about meditation, its benefits, and ADHD. Now, I am finding myself doing more meditation, doing some breathing exercises, and just listening to calm music. I’ve just gotten into the habit of practicing them and just doing them. I do turn to meditation and breathing exercises quite a bit, especially when I am feeling stressed or a little anxious. I will stop and take a few breathes, if I’m feeling this way, while I’m out. I will check in now and again. When I go to bed, I put on some calm music and just breathe. I’ll meditate. There are times, during the day, when I…

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    Meditation, my ADHD, and me

    Meditation can be a good way to relax and relieve stress and anxiety. It can help anyone. And, if you have ADHD/ADD, there are definitely some added benefits. It can help us calm our thoughts, and calm our hyperactivity, just to name a few. I have found out that it is beneficial for us in more ways that one. It can be an alternative to medication. Or something to help, when you use medication. Over the last few weeks, I have done some meditation of my own. Whether it’s doing it while dropping off my son at daycare, or whether it’s just as I’m settling down for bed, I will…

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    To meditate, when you have ADHD

    Meditation is something that can be very helpful for many. It is a good way to be aware of what is going on around you from moment to moment. It is a good way to be aware of our feelings and thoughts. For many, it can be something that can be done easily enough. However, if you have ADHD/ADD, it can be more of a challenge. You can probably imagine why, especially if you have it yourself. Although it can be a challenge to calm our thoughts and sit still for long periods at a time, it is not impossible for us to do. It simply takes time and practice…