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Do the Holidays Make You Nervous?
How to reduce social anxiety in teens and young adults with ADHD.
Once again, the holiday season has arrived.
If you or someone you love struggles with ADHD and social anxiety, the holidays can be more stressful than enjoyable. Family gatherings, reunions or parties with friends, shopping excursions amidst crowds of people—these activities require a wide range of social interactions that put extra pressure on the developing executive functioning skills that come with having ADHD.
Sharon Saline, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist and an expert in how ADHD, LD, and mental health affect children, teens and families. She is the author of What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew. FromPsychology Today
10 Things Mentally Strong People Give Up to Gain Inner Peace
Letting go of certain things can open the door to true contentment in life.
That's not to say they don't feel pain or that they don't get sad—they experience their emotions on a deep level. But they don't waste energy wishing things were different or trying to change other people. They stay focused on managing their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.