Posts made in April, 2017

ADHD in Adulthood

»Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Alpha Blog | 0 comments

ADHD in Adulthood

In the past ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder was thought to solely affect children and adolescents. This misinformation was mostly based in the idea that a child simply grows out of ADHD. However, years of research has shown that ADHD follows 30-70% of sufferers into adulthood. It is important to understand that ADHD is not simply misbehaving or being “hyper”, it can be a very complex issue with treatment challenges throughout an individual’s lifetime. It is generally marked by a delay in maturity in the area of self-regulation. ADHD generally will manifest in an individual as difficulty completing tasks that require focused concentration, hyperactivity, excessive movement or the need to be moving, and impulsivity. Hyperactivity...

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Warning Signs of An Abusive Relationship

»Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Alpha Blog | 0 comments

Warning Signs of An Abusive Relationship

Relationships are complex and often complicated. No relationship is perfect, and all relationships will experience difficulties. But it is important to recognize the signs of abuse in a relationship and to reach out for help if you are in an abusive relationship. While physical abuse is more easily recognized, mental and emotional abuse can be hard to spot. Here is a few warning signs of an abusive relationship: Your partner often says hurtful things to you. Your partner embarasses you intentionally in public settings (often by talking down to you) Your partner gets easily upset or angry at you. Your partner blames you for all of their problems. Your partner hits, breaks, or throws objects. Your partner often criticized you or  your looks. Your partner spreads...

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How to Beat Self-Doubt

»Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in Alpha Blog | 0 comments

How to Beat Self-Doubt

Self-doubt can happen to even the most confident and capable people.  Self-doubt is described as a feeling of uncertainty about one or more aspects of  yourself. Self-doubt can apply to any ability or aspect of perosnality, ranging from your intelligience to your attractiveness. Additionally, certain times of your life or situations may cause self-doubt to become more active. To some extent self-doubt is normal and can even be helpful, but if self-doubt begins holding you back or causing you significant issues, you may need to take steps to reel it back in. While seeing a counselor or therapist can help you identify and tackle this problem most efficiently, there are some things that you can do to correct your self-doubt on your own. THINK OF THE WORST CASE...

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