ADD/ADHD-Friendly Jobs and Careers – Part 3

If you have read the first two installments of this series, then you already know that there are actually jobs and careers that cater to our ADD needs.  These are jobs that offer stimulation, a wide variety of tasks, and the ability to work independently. ...
Nutrition and Brain Function: The Role of Carbohydrates

Nutrition and Brain Function: The Role of Carbohydrates

The brain is the most intriguing and complex part of our bodies. It therefore needs the contributions of a variety of different kinds of food to function properly. Last week we had a look at the way in which proteins are used by the brain. This week our focus will...

ADD/ADHD-Friendly Jobs and Careers – Part 2

Happy New Year to you all!  Two weeks ago, I began a series about the fact that there are actually certain jobs that are better suited for those of us with ADD/ADHD.  We tend to have needs for stimulation, change, and variety in the tasks or projects that we...
Nutrition and Brain Function: The Importance of Protein

Nutrition and Brain Function: The Importance of Protein

In a previous article we had a look at the importance of neurotransmitters in optimum brain function. These important chemical formulations can be accurately described as the ‘brain’s messengers’ as they play such a crucial role in facilitating the movement of...
Nutrition and the “Brain’s Messengers”

Nutrition and the “Brain’s Messengers”

Last week we began our look at how brain function is influenced by nutrition. One of the key points that were made was that the brain needs a sufficient amount of good quality chemicals, called neurotransmitters, in order to function properly. The primary function of...