Turns Out the Nervous-system Functions Differently in those with ADHD

This. So much this. It’s often challenging to explain to people what ADHD is like for me. ‘Not feeling like it’ isn’t a sufficient explanation for being unable to complete mundane tasks that most people have little to no trouble with. The “interested-based nervous system” as described in this ADDitudeMag.com article is one of the most accurate illustrations of my […]

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What should Vancouverites do if they can’t afford to buy in the city they live in?

Vancouver Skyline at Night

I’m inclined to agree with Spencer Thompson‘s article “The Problem Isn’t Vancouver’s Astronomical Housing Costs— It’s the People Who Buy“, in which he comments on the cause of, and solution for, Vancouver’s housing market becoming increasingly out of reach for it’s citizens. Thompson purports that when we sell our real estate to foreign investors who don’t want to live here we make […]

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TheWestJet Way: How to Win Christmas, the Internet, and Advertising in 3 Simple Steps.

I love this! We spend so much time bombarded by advertising, it’s refreshing to encounter a company making me feel emotional and hopeful with their marketing effort. Advertising really is a powerful way of communicating and it’s great to see more and more businesses exploring ways to make their marketing effort win-win by boosting sales, brand recognition and identity, while bringing […]

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How to be a role model: Hilary Clinton responds to a question about abortion

Does reproductive health includes access to abortion?  And, does good family planning lower abortion rates? Hilary Clinton not only thinks so, but supports her assertions with evidence.  She faces opposition with diplomacy, dignity, and power. It’s hard to argue with someone like that. I get the feeling she doesn’t waste effort or energy, that she’s given up taking things personally […]

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