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Five More Minutes

Five More Minutes: Stop Procrastinating on Your Mindfulness

To say that I live my life in distraction would be an understatement. Adult ADHD is the number one obstacle to me accomplishing what I want to in the time I have allotted myself. There’s always something new to do, somewhere I have to be, and let’s not act like I am spacing my work
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Mindful Morning Planning Using Stop

Mindful Morning Planning Using STOP

Does morning planning seem like something that everyone else can do, but eludes you? You really are not alone! When you arrive at the office, or wherever you begin your day, try Mindful Morning Planning Using STOP to see if you can develop the habit of morning planning. This article has a companion infographic for
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Use Mindfulness to Reset Your Autopilot [Telesummit Audio Recording]

Use Mindfulness to Reset Your Autopilot [Telesummit Audio Recording]

This is the audio recording and transcript of a conversation with Laurie Dupar which originally aired as part of the 2017 Succeed with ADHD Telesummit. The presentation was titled Use Mindfulness to Reset Your Autopilot and Stop Crashing!
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Expanding Breath

Expanding Breath

Expanding Breath can be a foundational and helpful practice for settling and really creating focus. It connects your mind and the core of your body a little bit more with each breath. Try one, two, or three and notice for yourself that you can bring back your attention.
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Parade Practice

Parade Practice

For this Parade Practice, we’re going to focus our attention primarily on thoughts for this practice. We’re not erasing, ignoring or clearing them away, we’re going to practice observing them, in all their – busy, crowded, racing, demanding your attention – glory. Without judgment, we’ll practice observing whatever is present.
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10 Mini Check Ins

Only have a couple of seconds? Want to practice doing mindfulness during your day? Try these 10 Mini Check Ins to see which ones work well for you.
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Power On, Power Off

Power On, Power Off

Regulating and possibly releasing extra energy can be especially helpful if you have ADHD. Power On, Power Off is an energetic practice that you can use when you need to settle - both mind and body..
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Soft Belly Breath

Soft Belly Breath

Soft Belly Breath can be a helpful practice for settling and creating focus, after just a single breath. It connects your mind and your body a little bit more with each repetition. Try one, two or three and notice for yourself what you create in your body, in your mind. This is your practice, your
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Four Steps to Mindfulness

Four Steps to Mindfulness [Telesummit Audio Recording]

The following is the audio recording and transcript of Four Steps to Mindfulness, which originally aired as part of the 2016 Succeed with ADHD Telesummit hosted by Laurie Dupar.
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Finger Press

Finger Press

Attention shifts, drifts, jumps, wanders and returns. Strengthen your attention - practice the return. This is Finger Press practice.
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Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic Breathing?

Last week I tuned in for a session with Stephanie Sarkis and Laurie Dupar on the Succeed with ADHD Telesummit. What caught my attention was when she and Laurie started talking about diaphragmatic breathing.
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kind wishes

Kind Wishes

Check in on your breath, your body and your thoughts. Really check in. Active, tense, soft, distracted, closed, or calm? Just notice. Wonder where Kind Wishes practice is going? You’ll know by the end, when you check in again.
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Elevator Practice

Elevator Practice

Busy minds and bodies can match busy places and times. And then there are places and times that call for calmer minds and calmer bodies. Our bodies are so connected to our minds that they can help each other settle, with Elevator Practice.
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Resilience Practice

Resilience Practice

Resilience can be considered strength – a strength that comes from the inside. Resilience Practice is simply that – an opportunity to create a habit – a habit of strength. This is the strength needed to skillfully handle challenges and return to balance once the storm passes. With strength – you remain.
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Tapping Practice

Tapping Practice

There will be times when you notice that it is difficult to stay-the-course, to keep going. Tapping Practice might create a sense of internal steadiness –that strength we need to keep showing up, keep going – even when something feels challenging or unfamiliar. Build a steady strength in your mind and body, with practice.
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Counting Breath

Counting Breath

Counting Breath might create a sense of steadiness – that inner strength that we need to keep showing up, keep going – even when something feels challenging or unfamiliar. Especially when something feels challenging or unfamiliar. Build a steady link in your body and your mind, with practice, with breath.
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Press and Lower

Press and Lower [aka “Sloppy Sleeves”]

However energetic you are feeling is fine. High energy, low energy, or somewhere in between. Then there are those times when you need to change your energy to fit where you are and what you are doing. For Press and Lower, imagine that you need to bring your energy down. To slow yourself down.
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Benefits of Mindfulness for ADHD Infographic

Benefits of Mindfulness for ADHD [Infographic]

Get inspired to practice mindfulness. Download and print our Benefits of Mindfulness for ADHD infographic, designed for easy printing on letter-size paper. Hang it on your fridge, bulletin board, or wall to help keep you practicing! No more 'out of sight, out of mind'.
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Pebble Practice

Pebble Practice

There are times when we can feel small - like we can't affect what is going on our inside or outside. We can feel powerless to change our mood or our situation. Pebble Practice begins small and expands. It can stimulate a sense of power, the capacity to change or keep going.
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The ADHD Mindfulness Craze

The ADHD Mindfulness Craze: It all Started with One Little Study

Wherever you turn for your media, the message is the same. We’re in love with the idea of mindfulness. This mindfulness craze resonates for many people, but especially those with ADHD. Because a mindfulness practice can help us pay attention better, resist distractions, be less impulsive, remember what we are doing in the moment…
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Tick Tock

Tick Tock

When you find yourself needing or wanting to settle, it is helpful to have tools to try: tools that your mind and body are familiar with and can help you shift. Tick Tock is a private practice including movement, with a connection to a time-honored strategy of rocking yourself to sleep…
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Belly Breathing

Belly Breathing

Busy minds and bodies can match busy places and times. And then there are places and times that call for calmer minds and calmer bodies. Our bodies are so connected to our minds that they can help each other settle. Try Belly Breathing to get settled. Adjust the way…
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Feet, Seat, or Hands

Feet, Seat, or Hands

Feeling scattered, shaky, or unsure can affect your ability to focus your thoughts, gain confidence or move forward. You can get in the habit of using your attention as a tool – a personal tool to settle those thoughts and emotions - enough to make goals, follow plans, and move forward. First you practice settling…
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Waves of Breath

Waves of Breath

Focusing your attention on the subtleties in life can strengthen that attention – your attention. Imagery and visualizations are tools for attention training. Try working with waves on the ocean and waves of your breath. This Waves of Breath practice will strengthen your ability to direct your focus on both breath…
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Yawn Practice

Yawn Practice

Sometimes simple, everyday activities can go unappreciated. But yawning will have its day. It can be a practice of both awakening and activating as well as calming and settling your nervous system. Need a reset, a personal reboot? Try this, intentionally yawn. Make it a practice and notice the outcome. For you…
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Feet and Hands Moving

Feet and Hands Moving

When you're low on energy or stuck in slow motion, you can try increasing your energy, from the inside… Practice Feet and Hands Moving to activate. For this practice you may be reclined, lying down or sitting. You decide. Direct your attention to your feet. Pressure, warmth, numb. Wiggle the toes…
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Lifting Practice

Lifting Practice

On any given day, you can feel stuck. Stuck in the middle of your busy thoughts, stuck in your heavy emotions or stuck in a space (a non-moving / non-getting-going kind of space). This Lifting Practice can be used anywhere and at any time. It can help you create a habit…
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Walking Practice

Walking Practice

Walking Practice brings your attention to the present moment, over and over again – with every step. The goal is to BE where you are, not to GET anywhere. Simply BE. One step at a time. Find a small space, a flat surface – grass, concrete, a rug – where you can walk without obstacles…
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Create the Mindfulness Habit for ADHD

Create the Mindfulness Habit for ADHD [eBook]

Adults with ADHD are often skeptical that anyone with ADHD can make a mindful habit. They point out that routine is challenging with ADHD, sitting still on purpose even harder, and silencing thoughts hardest of all. In order to create the mindfulness habit for ADHD all that is needed is the right approach…
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STOP Practice Original

STOP Practice Original

This is the STOP Practice Original - a good check in for developing your internal pause button. This practice can be used anywhere and at any time, in order to create a habit of pausing to check-in on yourself, in the moment. It can be helpful in transitions or to initiate a change…
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