Parenting a child with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a challenge.
Communication is essential and communicating with a child who has attention or sensory challenges can be difficult.
Below are strategies for strengthening communication with your child.Raising a child with ADD or ADHD requires some creative parenting. Observe their learning style and support that style in your communication. Sometimes talking to other parents can help you not only cope but you can also pick up some new tips.It is important that you cater your practice to what you need.Perhaps journaling every day for a short amount of time will work, but over time the increased jubilation you enjoy from the daily practice probably won’t be manifested.There are nearly infinite ways to show our gratitude to others, to ourselves, and to a higher power or even the universe itself.
However, it can be tough to get started without practical suggestions and ideas.
Do this every day, write down what you are grateful for on little slips of paper (bonus points for colored paper! Over time, you will find that you have a jar full of a myriad of reasons to be thankful for what you have and enjoy the life you are living.
If you are ever feeling especially down and need a quick pick-me-up, take a few notes out of the jar to remind yourself of what is good in your life.
There are varying opinions in the positive psychology arena about what is the appropriate amount of journaling one should do per week.
Some people propose doing it every day while other suggest doing it once per week.
The gratitude jar is a stunningly simple exercise that can have profound effects on your well-being and your outlook on life.