Tag: attention

Spiritual Giving – How to Be Generous

Spiritual Giving – How to Be Generous

A couple weeks ago I wrote about how to drop the expectations of gift-giving, which can be a draining experience—emotionally and financially—for many people. But I’d like to talk about a different kind of giving today: spiritual giving. Now, I’m calling it spiritual because I consider myself (and everyone) a spiritual being. If that term doesn’t resonate with you, you…

DHA Linked to ADHD Improvements

ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is the most common neurobehavioral disorder in children. It is believed to affect up to 1 in 20 children in the United States. A recent study published in the journal Nutrition found that in children supplemented with omega-3 EPA and DHA, those with the highest levels of DHA detected in red blood cell membrane tests…

Too Much Fat, Sugar Linked to ADHD in Kids

You know the old saying, “You are what you eat”? Well, take it from me, it’s true! Just giving your body the right nutrients every day can make a big difference when it comes to staying healthy, and that’s what scientists in Australia are saying after studying more than 1,500 school-age children to see if a diagnosis of ADHD might…

Low-dose Pesticide Exposure Linked to ADHD in Children

We’d all like to think we’re safe from harmful pesticides as long as we wash our fruits and veggies really well, but a recent study featured in the journal Pediatrics brings to light just how harmful pesticide exposure can be…especially for our kids. Funded in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the study revealed that children exposed to…