ADHD & Overall Health

10 Womxn Detail What Getting Diagnosed With ADHD Amid The Pandemic Meant To Them

By Camille Williams
As stay-at-home orders and school and business closures gripped the world in early 2020, the mass disruption and social isolation of COVID-19 laid bare previously overlooked mental health symptoms for many young people. Some felt no external…

I Thought My ADHD Symptoms Weren't Real — Then I Discovered ADHD TikTok

By Kate Rice
It became a bit of a gag with my friends that my For You Page on TikTok knew me better than I knew myself. It was overflowing with young people who had the same problems as I did. My skin was breaking out, so I was served skin care advice. My hair…

Couples Therapy Led To My Boyfriend's ADHD Diagnosis & Changed Our Lives

By Alicia Valenski
Tears pricked my eyes as I listened to my then-boyfriend (now husband) expressing his frustrations to our couples therapist. He had begun acting impulsively, lying compulsively, and was short-tempered and distant toward me. It was putting major…

These Morning Routine Ideas From TikTok Will Start Your Day Off So Fresh

By Rachel Chapman
A brand new year is the perfect time for a fresh start. And what better way to begin each day than with a solid morning routine? No need to fret over what steps you can improve on, because there are morning routine ideas from TikTok that will…

10 Self-Care Gifts That You Deserve, So Treat Yourself

By Marisa Casciano
Going into this year, you likely didn't expect every day to feel as confusing and exhausting as Mercury retrograde. But, you embraced each challenge and curveball like a star, and that deserves a pat on the back and also perhaps a little bit of…

Here's What Experts Say About Wearing Face Masks Outdoors

By Lara Walsh
With coronavirus cases continuing to surge around the country, it's more important than ever to take safety precautions like wearing a mask and social distancing. As of July 2020, rising COVID-19 cases have led numerous states to either pause or…

If You're Road Tripping During The Pandemic, Pack These Expert-Approved Tips

By Marisa Casciano
When planning a road trip, a fun travel companion, a great playlist, and a thirst for adventure are usually all you need. But the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has made traveling a much more challenging and scary process. Your health and safety, as…

Here's How To Create A Flower Bath At Home For A Dreamy Afternoon Of Self-Care

By Marisa Casciano
Recreating the experiences you may have had while traveling is a #must right now, because your upcoming trips may have been canceled or delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. This might include pitching a tent in your backyard as if you're…

These Daily Journals Have Little Prompts To Help You Practice Gratitude

By Marisa Casciano
Practicing gratitude can become part of your daily routine if you have one of these adorable and inspiring journals with prompts by your side. These journals can help you kickstart your gratitude practice, and might bring more good vibes into your…

11 Creative Ways To Fight Loneliness While Social Distancing

By Rebecca Strong
Since public health officials have stressed that social distancing is the best way to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, you’ll likely be spending a lot more time at home in the coming weeks. Keeping your distance is an effective way to protect…

4 Self-Care Routines That Can Help You Rebuild After A Breakup

By Tayi Sanusi
It's easy to forget about the importance of inner-peace and self-love after a breakup. The pain of losing a partner can be so intense that even acknowledging your emotions can be heart-wrenching. But that's why making an extra effort to take care of…

How To Tell When Your Cold Is Lasting Longer Than It Should

By Annakeara Stinson
We've all had the experience of getting that super annoying cold. Eventually, the worst of it passes — or so you think. Because sometimes, colds just linger. Sometimes you are on week three of having a stuffy, runny nose, a cough, and overall…

Here's What Dermatologists Say Your AC Is Doing To Your Skin While You're Sleeping

By Jordan Bissell
By the end of a long day, there's usually not much that can keep me from falling asleep almost immediately. But during the hottest summer months, I find myself continuously tossing and turning unless my air conditioner is running at full blast.…

Social Media Affects Your Ability To Focus More Than You Realize, According To A New Study

By Annakeara Stinson
You check Twitter. You go on WhatsApp. You stalk people on Instagram. And then, you kind of completely forget what you were doing before you picked up your phone. Ever had that experience? Where you wake up from a social media haze and find yourself…

What Others Don't See: 7 Real Life Struggles Of Being An Adult With ADHD

By Caroline Nelson
I was diagnosed with ADHD when I was around 3 years old. My mother and father could not take my behaviors any longer and put me on medication to appeal to their and my own sanity. But, even on medication, I continued to display behavioral problems…