4. Supporting Ourselves with Mindful Self-Compassion

4. Supporting Ourselves with Mindful Self-Compassion

By Kate Moryoussef

"Women with ADHD are always optimistic, that tomorrow will be different."

This week’s episode is with Merriam Saunders, a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and ADHD Certified Clinical Services Provider specializing in Parent Behavior Therapy.

In this episode, Kate and Merriam talk about:

Parenting with and alongside ADHD and the impact of this on relationships.How mindfulness can be so useful in calming and regulating an ADHD mind.Daily mindfulness practices to help accept where we are right now and how we can move forwards with more compassion and emotional regulation.The power of a morning routine to set us up for a kinder day.What is Parent Behaviour Therapy and why it's so helpful?The exhaustion and guilt that's involved in being an ADHD parent and while parenting an ADHD child.The impact of praise for us and our children. How we can bring in different therapeutic models to help ourselves feel like we are doing the best parenting job at the moment.

Merriam Saunders is the author of ADHD-focused children’s books, My Whirling, Twirling Motor and My Wandering, Dreaming Mind (Magination Press/APA), and the middle school novel Trouble with a Tiny t (Capstone) as well as the adult nonfictions Divorce and the ADHD, Autistic, Anxious Child and Mindfulness Meditation for ADHD (Rockridge Press 2/22). She is a graduate Adjunct Professor of psychology at Dominican University and the co-founder of www.ANovelMind.com, a popular blog and searchable database of books for young readers that reflect characters with mental health and neurodivergent issues.

Connect with Merriam via her website and Instagram.

Kate Moryoussef is a women’s ADHD Lifestyle & Wellbeing coach and EFT practitioner helping overwhelmed yet unfulfilled (many with ADHD like her) women find more calm, balance, health, compassion, creativity and clarity in their lives. By using Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT/tapping) in her coaching practice, Kate guides more women to rediscover their inner voice, 'tap' into their expansive wisdom and potential, fulfil their desires and realise themselves outside of the overwhelm, inner pressure and family dynamic. She is also a mum to four children and hopes to write her own book someday!

To download Kate’s new, free guides: 'Suspect you have ADHD...What Next?' and 'The ADHD Women’s Wellbeing' toolkits click here

Have a read of Kate’s articles in ADDitude magazine here



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