Michael Phelps has mastered the psychology of speed

In honour of the Olympic Games, click here for an interesting article about Michael Phelps and the mental advantage he seems to have over his competitors.

Essentially, the article argues that Michael thrives on the energy surges and adrenaline produced from high-pressure situations – like the Olympics – where his concentration and athletic abilities are actually enhanced with the stress...

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ADHD Support Groups in Ontario

Are you an ADHD adult who is looking to meet like-minded individuals? If so, an ADHD support group might be for you.

These groups – which are popping up all over Ontario – are a great opportunity to discuss the challenges and benefits associated with ADHD, as well as to share some ideas and strategies...

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Standing up for yourself: Self-advocacy and ADHD

Sometimes it can feel like there is so much out of your control. You just can’t keep up with writing notes in class while at the same time paying attention to the lecture. Your partner is mad at you again for being late. Or you just don’t feel like you ever have time to get some exercise, let alone some time to yourself.

No matter how much you fight it, there will always be barriers getting in the way of your goals, and if you feel like you don’t have a grasp on them, the resulting feeling can be pretty demotivating. You may feel helpless, completely overwhelmed, or even just a general sense of dissatisfaction. No matter what though, it’s not enjoyable...

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