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How to Keep a Positive Mindset 600 600 Advance LA

How to Keep a Positive Mindset

How toKeep a Positive MindsetPositive Mindset With all that is going on in the world, it is important to have a Positive Mindset. This  doesn’t mean you are always smiling and laughing. Rather, it means that you are focusing on all that is good in life and maintaining an optimistic overall perspective. A person with…

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The 4 A’s: Dealing With Stressful Situations 600 600 Advance LA

The 4 A’s: Dealing With Stressful Situations

The 4 A’s:Dealing With Stressful SituationsLife can be really stressful! And if you are starting something new like a spring college semester or a new job, it can feel really overwhelming as you juggle responsibilities and trying to manage your time. A good strategy for managing stress is using the 4 A’s: AVOID unnecessary stress, ALTER the stressful situations, ADAPT to…

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10 Ways to Celebrate Yourself 600 600 Advance LA

10 Ways to Celebrate Yourself

10 Ways toCelebrate YourselfThis year, why not choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to love and take care of yourself! You are deserving of all the good in the world so make 2020 the year where you practice self-care and honor yourself. Try these 10 ways to celebrate how wonderful you are on…

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Tips on How to Draw Your Future 600 600 Advance LA

Tips on How to Draw Your Future

Tips onHow to Draw Your FutureAs we all know, January is the traditional time to make a list of resolutions to improve our behavior. But for those of us with executive functioning challenges, it is also a time to be kind to ourselves about any incomplete resolutions from the previous year and start out with…

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3 Tips for Managing the Holidays 600 600 Advance LA

3 Tips for Managing the Holidays

3 Tips forManaging the HolidaysFor some of us, the holiday season can be a minefield of social expectations. There is a lot of pressure placed on everyone during the holidays to spend time with family and friends. But those types of interaction require a social proficiency that can be difficult for young adults with challenges.…

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4 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress 600 600 Advance LA

4 Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

4 Ways toReduce Holiday StressNovember brings the start of holiday fun and excitement! But despite the joys of the season, many people find themselves feeling overwhelmed and exhausted by the holiday season’s extra activities, social and familial demands, and general stress. Most of us try to load up our already busy schedules while worrying about…

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7 Tips for Handling Your ADHD 600 600 Advance LA

7 Tips for Handling Your ADHD

7 Tips forHandling Your ADHDOctober is ADHD Awareness Month. This is a time to celebrate the progress made in ADHD education and advocacy as well as raise awareness about the importance of diagnosis and treatment. People with ADHD often feel like they have a “short fuse” meaning that they are quick to anger. This tendency…

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Living With Your Young Adult 600 600 Advance LA

Living With Your Young Adult

Living With Your Young AdultFor many parents and young adults who live together at home, life can sometimes be a bit frustrating. Parents may prefer more structure while young adults may yearn for more freedom. One way for parents and young adults to navigate this complicated time is to set boundaries. Firm, clear boundaries create…

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5 Ways to Manage Autumn Anxiety 600 600 Advance LA

5 Ways to Manage Autumn Anxiety

5 Ways toManage Autumn AnxietyIt’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy, right? Well, not necessarily. If thinking about summer coming to an end makes you feel anxious, you are not alone. It seems that a large number of young adults find the thought of starting the fall semester or the upcoming return of chillier weather…

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