Scattered Minds

Scattered Minds
Author : Gabor Maté
Publisher : Vintage Books Canada
Total Pages : 348
Release : 2000
ISBN 10 : 0676972594
ISBN 13 : 9780676972597
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scattered Minds Book Description:

Written from the inside by a person who himself has ADD, with the wisdom gained through years of medical practice and research, Scattered Minds explodes the myth of ADD as a genetically based illness, offering real hope and advice for children and adults who live with this disorder.

Scattered Minds

Scattered Minds
Author : Gabor Maté
Publisher : Random House
Total Pages : 368
Release : 2019-01-03
ISBN 10 : 9781473563193
ISBN 13 : 1473563194
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scattered Minds Book Description:

Scattered Minds explodes the myth of attention deficit disorder as genetically based – and offers real hope and advice for children and adults who live with the condition. Gabor Maté is a revered physician who specializes in neurology, psychiatry and psychology – and himself has ADD. With wisdom gained through years of medical practice and research, Scattered Minds is a must-read for parents – and for anyone interested how experiences in infancy shape the biology and psychology of the human brain. Scattered Minds: - Demonstrates that ADD is not an inherited illness, but a reversible impairment and developmental delay - Explains that in ADD, circuits in the brain whose job is emotional self-regulation and attention control fail to develop in infancy – and why - Shows how ‘distractibility’ is the psychological product of life experience - Allows parents to understand what makes their ADD children tick, and adults with ADD to gain insights into their emotions and behaviours - Expresses optimism about neurological development even in adulthood - Presents a programme of how to promote this development in both children and adults

Scattered Minds

Scattered Minds
Author : Lenard Adler
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2007-05-01
ISBN 10 : 0399533400
ISBN 13 : 9780399533402
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scattered Minds Book Description:

A practical, authoritative book on an increasingly talked-about condition that affects more than 8 million American adults. Dr. Lenard Adler, director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University School of Medicine, presents the latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In Scattered Minds, he reveals hidden warning signs, debunks common misconceptions, and offers information on obtaining an accurate diagnosis, along with treatment options that include cutting-edge medications and proven coping strategies. Includes a screening quiz.

Scattered Minds

Scattered Minds
Author : Lenard Adler
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 208
Release : 2007-05-01
ISBN 10 : 9780399533402
ISBN 13 : 0399533400
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scattered Minds Book Description:

A practical, authoritative book on an increasingly talked-about condition that affects more than 8 million American adults. Dr. Lenard Adler, director of the Adult ADHD Program at New York University School of Medicine, presents the latest findings on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. In Scattered Minds, he reveals hidden warning signs, debunks common misconceptions, and offers information on obtaining an accurate diagnosis, along with treatment options that include cutting-edge medications and proven coping strategies. Includes a screening quiz.

Scattered Thoughts from a Scattered Mind

Scattered Thoughts from a Scattered Mind
Author : David Mills
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages : 190
Release : 2021-09-17
ISBN 10 : 9781543498561
ISBN 13 : 1543498566
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scattered Thoughts from a Scattered Mind Book Description:

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Scattered

Scattered
Author : Gabor Maté, MD
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 368
Release : 2000-08-01
ISBN 10 : 9781101153857
ISBN 13 : 1101153857
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scattered Book Description:

In this breakthrough guide to understanding, treating, and healing Attention Deficit Disorder, Dr. Gabor Maté, an adult with ADD and the father of three ADD children, shared the latest information on: · The external factors that trigger ADD · How to create an environment that promotes health and healing · Ritalin and other drugs · ADD adults …and much more Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) has quickly become a controversial topic in recent years. Whereas other books on the subject describe the condition as inherited, Dr. Maté believes that our social and emotional environments play a key role in both the cause of and cure for this condition. In Scattered, he describes the painful realities of ADD and its effect on children as well as on career and social paths in adults. While acknowledging that genetics may indeed play a part in predisposing a person toward ADD, Dr. Maté moves beyond that to focus on the things we can control: changes in environment, family dynamics, and parenting choices. He draws heavily on his own experience with the disorder, as both an ADD sufferer and the parent of three diagnosed children. Providing a thorough overview of ADD and its treatments, Scattered is essential and life-changing reading for the millions of ADD sufferers in North America today.

Poetic Stories from the Eyes of My Windows

Poetic Stories from the Eyes of My Windows
Author : ANGELLIA MOORE
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Total Pages : 176
Release : 2011-01-14
ISBN 10 : 9781426947353
ISBN 13 : 1426947356
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Poetic Stories from the Eyes of My Windows Book Description:

Poetic Stories from the Eyes of My Windows presents a compilation of personal and heartfelt stories written in poetic form. Author Angellia Moore reveals her memories of love, death, illnesses, and suicide, sharing her stories through verse. The poems in this collection were inspired by actual people around her, actual events in her life, and ideas in her head and heart. No two stories are alike; each one tells its own tale and takes on its own design and meaning. Setting the scene for each carefully, she explores a variety of topics, moments, and memories. Prayer for Black Boys Dear God, Now I lay me down to sleep I pray for Black Boys on the street. I pray that they will make good choices Let them hear their mamas voices. Son, grow up and do whats right I pray that youll come home tonight Her remarkable gift of dreaming and writing is no longer a vision but a reality. She has put her writing skills into a remarkable book of poems. These poems made me laugh, and they made me think about how I have the power to make a positive influence in this world. Harriet S. Stephens, Lieutenant Colonel, Retired, US Army Angellia's poetry is respectful, insightful, and uplifting. She is brave, bold, and inspiring. Her poetry wakes my sleeping soul. Denise Ondishko, PhD, Music Educator

Scattered Minds

Scattered Minds
Author : Lenard Adler
Publisher :
Total Pages : 193
Release : 2006
ISBN 10 : 1322686459
ISBN 13 : 9781322686455
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scattered Minds Book Description:

Stillness Insight and Emptiness

Stillness  Insight  and Emptiness
Author : Lama Dudjom Dorjee
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
Total Pages : 192
Release : 2013-12-03
ISBN 10 : 9781559394208
ISBN 13 : 155939420X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Stillness Insight and Emptiness Book Description:

Meditation is the key to meaningful Buddhist practice, but establishing a solid foundation requires skill and sustained effort. In simple and inviting language, this book shows how to develop a successful meditation practice. In Tibetan Buddhism, developing a consistent and sustained meditation practice is the first step toward discerning the true nature of reality as taught by the Buddha. Lama Dudjom Dorjee encapsulates the Buddha's teaching in terms that are accessible and encouraging for beginning meditators, covering topics from establishing a proper meditation posture to realizing the luminous and spacious qualities of the mind. Chapters discuss •The life of the Buddha •The first turning of the wheel of dharma •The four noble truths and the eightfold path •Proper meditation posture •The nine stages of shamatha, or resting the mind •Common obstacles to shamatha and their antidotes •Benefits of developing shamatha •The subsequent stages of practice, including insight/vipashyana meditation and mahamudra

The Button Therapy Book

The Button Therapy Book
Author : Lloyd R. Goodwin
Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Total Pages : 341
Release : 2001-09-01
ISBN 10 : 9781552129142
ISBN 13 : 1552129144
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Button Therapy Book Book Description:

The Button Therapy Book is a practical cognitive counseling manual for mental health professionals and a psychological self-help book designed to: Help you identify, modify, and eliminate your Buttons that trigger stress and distress in your life. Help you identify potentially troublesome cognitions related to your thinking styles such as "black and white thinking"; should messages such as "I should do everything perfectly"; self-defeating core beliefs such as "I am a victim of life's circumstances"; and defense mechanisms such as denial and rationalization. Includes the Cognitive Self-Assessment Inventory (CSAI) to help you identify your troublesome cognitions and Buttons. Includes the Motivational States Inventory (MSI) to help you determine which of the six motivational states is associated with your Buttons that get pushed. Help you determine which of the "six centers of consciousness" you are spending the most time in with the Centers of Consciousness Rating Scale (CCRS) in the Motivational States Inventory. Teach you a portable Six-Step Button Therapy Method to utilize anytime and anywhere you have a Button pushed which causes emotional distress. Help you become more conscious, aware, loving, and compassionate. Improve your interpersonal relationships. Facilitate your journey of personal and spiritual growth. Early Acclaim for The Button Therapy Book Improve Your Quality of Life and Parenting Skills The Button Therapy Book has made an incredible difference in my attitude and my life. I am able to relax more and don't get as uptight or angry as I used to. I have always been a person who had my "Buttons pushed" fairly easily and now I understand how to identify my Buttons, address them in a calm and loving way and most importantly, get rid of them. I've also been able to take the information given in the book and pass it on to my children to help them overcome their "Buttons." Dr. Goodwin gives the reader all the tools they need to live happier, healthier lives, starting immediately! I highly recommend this book, it is a must for any person who is interested in improving his or her quality of life and getting rid of those buttons! Jodie Wilkerson from Greenville, NC Get Ready to Unbutton and Be Free! Button Therapy, a 'MUST HAVE' for any mental health professional and/or the lay person. I have found many insights in this book and I have recommended it to just about everyone I know. I think that Dr. Goodwin has hit the 'button on the head', and has loosened it's thread with his insightful, caring explanation of our 'Buttons' and how to deal with them. I find myself referring to it regularly in my business. Thanks Lloyd, I am happier, my clients are happier and we all understand others and ourselves better now that we have read your book. We will all be looking forward to your next work! Suzanne Osborne, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist, Criminal Profiler, Counselor from North Myrtle Beach, SC A Model for Personal and Spiritual Growth The Button Therapy Book is a creative synthesis of Eastern and Western models for personal and spiritual growth. An incredible compilation and synthesis of psychological self-help techniques. You would have to read 10 books to get the information and number of self-help techniques presented in this book. I've personally benefited from applying this practical six-step self-help model to some of my Buttons. The chapter titled "30 Seeds for Your Mind's Garden" is worth the price of this book alone. The "30 Seeds" are guidelines that have been helpful in my journey of personal and spiritual growth. Planting these "life-enhancing seeds" into the gardens of our minds enables us to become more consciou