The ADHD Fix
As a dedicated reader of this blog, I am now asking for your help. After 2 years of development, we are ready to launch a new personal training program to help use exercise to fight and prevent disease. One of the ways we want to get the word out is through a long-term television and web education program.
Children, adolescents, and adults with gifted potential often appear as though they have ADHD. Shifting from one task to another before it is completed, getting bored easily when things are not challenging, performing well below potential, and being oppositional are just a few of the traits you may see. Even more problematic is the high failure rate of gifted students. A commonly accepted statistic is that in excess of 30% of gifted high school and college students drop out of school before finishing.
We are hearing more and more research that points to a decrease in productivity within the workplace in North America. When you review the results of a recent survey by Office Time, it becomes clear that the internet may be partially responsible. Here are some startling statistics from that study when workers were questioned.
I was just about to start another ski run last week when I couldn’t quite remember the colour of the run. I am pretty much a so-so downhill skier, having just started a few years ago at the age of 50 or so, to take up the sport. I’m ok on the blue runs, but when it gets more difficult things can get scary. As I followed my friends down the hill and held on for what seemed hours, I finished the run still intact only to learn it was a double diamond run. What I noticed quite quickly was the difference in my f