Distractibility and inattentiveness

Don't call me ever again. Have a great life. Clearly this letter illustrates how difficult and frustrating friendships can be for adults with these disorders. Nonverbal communication, sharing feelings, and reciprocating social graces confuse these adults because they cannot empathize with others' needs. As a result, they may be able …

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Do you feel dizzy?

Sadly, this tendency, as well as the awareness that she could not fit in anywhere, led to an eating disorder in addition to alcohol and drug abuse. She could not sustain friendships because she did not understand why her friends expected her to return calls, to share feelings, or to …

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The Villagers

This parable demonstrates that the light is always more powerful than the darkness. Light has substance and presence; What is not, cannot be more powerful than what is. We must devour the ghosts and demons that have haunted us. I refer not to the spooks that stalk our physical houses …

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Use that pain!

Besides the problems with socializing and hyperactivity, the major problem that drove me to take Ben to Dr Lacey was motor coordination. Because his social and motor skills were substandard and he was hyperactive, he received a diagnosis of ADHD without ODD. Dr Lacey recommended stimulants to treat him. Our …

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Afraid of losing my job

How Criminals Use Nunchi. Nunchi is a powerful tool that, in the wrong hands, can be used for ill. Professional swindlers and imposters are all nunchi ninjas when it comes to reading people they've only just met. One job that epitomizes using nunchi for ill is the storefront psychic in …

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Delay, Delay, Delay

Duke University,15 the Yale Child Study Center,16 the Seaver Center at Mount Sinai,17 the University of Pittsburgh, Baylor University, the University of Rochester, and a host of other research facilities have joined in the hunt as well. It is worth noting that many of the subjects of …

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Getting to know all about you

This lieutenant was so positive, in fact, that the king was often annoyed by his practice of constantly finding good in everything. One day while the king and the lieutenant were on a journey through the jungle, the king was chopping a fresh coconut for breakfast, and his machete slipped …

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I think lovingly about my work colleagues

You Will Know Malignant Narcissists by Their Lack of Nunchi You will often have to use your nunchi to spot other people's lack of nunchi. I'm not talking about spotting the average no-nunchi clueless person, who is relatively harmless. But in my experience, people superlatively lacking in nunchi are often …

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Satisfaction with career

You fly through the air with the greatest of ease (or a reasonable facsimile thereof). You may not fly very gracefully, but you just keep on going. Eventually you will find your next resting place; Many of us are being drawn to a new life that is attractive, but unfamiliar …

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Social Obligations

When we choose love, we bring the world closer to heaven. Fear makes the world hell. The choice is ours. More Love to Life I am fascinated by the ways that ordinary people bring more heart to life. Every encounter is an opportunity to create separation or joining. When we …

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Does your heart pound rapidly?

The DSM-IV-TR addresses this aspect of language use under the concepts of hyperactivity, as well as impulsivity (which we have already seen is linked to a deficit in executive function), and lists these symptoms: often talks excessively; Edward Hallowell and John Ratey confirm this idea in their article Driven to …

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On Complaining About Your Problems

After only two months of dating, they married. Debra's oldest daughter, Jacquelyn, who was clearly a nunchi ninja, knew straight away that something was wrong with John. One big clue? John wore operating-room scrubs in public, everywhere he went. Jacquelyn wondered why was there never any blood or bodily fluids …

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The other side of fearlessness is fear

I, however, had no moustache to catch my tears. I reached for a tissue. I remembered Martine's words, `I can't give you everything,' Richard reiterated. But in that moment she gave me everything. Kahlil Gibran affirmed: Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not …

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What regrets are you hanging on to?

The major difference is primarily in the degree of severity. When examining the major characteristics of each disorder side-by-side and seeing that they are so closely related, the similarities become quite evident--but only after a person has been trained to see them. I once conducted an in-service training for teachers …

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Feeling personally unfulfilled

Instinctively, you sense which drivers will let you pass, and which are going to go absolutely mental if you attempt it. When you go to the shops, you use your nunchi to work out which line for the cashier will go the fastest. You might initially take a spot behind …

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I am generous with my extended family

From Nowhere to Now Here I'm sorry sir; I couldn't I believe I was hearing the hotel clerk utter the frequent traveller's most dreaded greeting. I turned to the sponsor of the program I had come to present Upset, she engaged the clerk in a polite but thinly-veiled argument over …

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Make sure to be respectful to each other

In writing, as in all other things, you must be able to distinguish between a compliment offered in admiration of your talent, and a compliment offered by someone who loves you and doesn't want to hurt your feelings. True nunchi means asking yourself, Who is offering this compliment and why …

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Suddenly I'm bright and breezy

This is very typical of nunchi-lacking errors. I was so preoccupied with my own situation that I was sure it was going to be number one in everyone's minds. I wanted to reassure them I wasn't inconsiderate. In fact, I achieved the opposite. Rule #3: If you just arrived in …

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What does it look like?

The Asperger person will have had to learn with great effort what others learn quite naturally. Lorna Wing, M. However, it is only recently that Asperger's syndrome has been accepted as a subtype of autism belonging on the autistic spectrum. Until 1981 the scientific community held to a rigid and …

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I am generous with co-workers

One of the best things you can do for yourself if you want to improve your nunchi is to consider all criticism before either accepting or dismissing it. What's more, when someone alerts you to nunchi-deficient behavior on your part, mortifying as it feels, thank them. They are doing you …

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Love is actually fulfilling

Be, and you shall live. Stop this day and night with me You shall possess the good of the earth and sun. You shall no longer take things at second or third hand, You shall not look through my eyes either, You shall listen to all sides I know that …

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Think of two things you can smell

He believed that because Sam's IQ levels were so high, we needed an outside force to control or contain him in ways that would make society feel safe. Outraged at such fear-based and extreme measures for containing rather than treating my child, I reviewed line by line the behaviors in …

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What must I do to be a good parent?

Let me begin at the beginning. HOW I ENCOUNTERED THE CONNECTION My initiation to ADHD came through my middle son, Ben. Ben is truly what experts call a textarticle case of ADHD, if there is such a thing. A happy but busy child, he didn't run into any trouble until …

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Where Awareness Comes from, and the Case for?

There are similar videos from China and Germany. It's pretty amazing to watch, and it can only happen in a culture that values collectivism and not just individualism. In some cultures--those that place individualism at a premium--the path of life would not be possible. A significant proportion of the drivers …

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Who would you like to add?

Indeed the effects of her service span far beyond one lifetime. If we wish to soar beyond age, it is very helpful to observe people who are empowered, not limited by their physical years. In her ninth decade, my friend Tensie is more vibrant and alive than most people in …

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Watch the emotions that move through you

Now here's the magic question: What would you need to believe to be true about yourself to achieve that goal? The protagonists in our accounts of the meaningful experience of chronic illness have been patients and their doctors. But, as a number of these stories attest, the family often is …

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Don't Let Life Pin You Down

Viewing the patient as a colleague and therapy as a collaboration would, I believe, greatly improve the quality of the patient-doctor relationship. Watch a spider weave her web. Wonder at the beauty of small things around you that aren't manmade. Sit quietly by a river, stream, waterfall, or the sea …

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Forgiveness and Culture: Beliefs and Conflicts

She denied that psychological factors were at work, deepening her pain and the disability it caused. We cannot see or access our central myth if we have a population of screaming inner children clamoring for our attention. Our central myth is how we define our life journey. While we may …

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How do you show yourself love?

This would definitely make it difficult to slip away for a few minutes to recharge your mental batteries. Also they don't take into account your emotions. It was terribly upsetting giving birth to our baby with all these problems. We felt exhausted, betrayed, and grieved her death. You can't hear …

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Lessons Learned from Animals

To begin, we will either ask the body deva if there is a myth we should look at, or we may already have one in mind that we wish to work with. As you do, pay attention to your language. For example, instead of writing, I want to run a …

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