Still Wild Mind
Soothe your ADHD emotions and love your Wild Mind
Find yourself in the stillness
Yoga and the ADHD Brain
1. Yoga helps increase focus, concentration and clarity of thought
Focus and concentration are some of the biggest challenges for the ADHD brain. Yoga is a powerful took to develop these, bringing peace and stillness to your crowded and busy mind, and allowing you to bette focus on the task in hand.
2. Yoga can help to manage and understand your emotions
Emotional dysregulation is one of the biggest hurdles we ADHD brains have to face. Yoga can help you to recognise, understand, and manage your emotions, making you their master, not their slave.
3. Yoga helps with relaxation and stress reduction
Life with ADHD can be intensely stressful sometimes for a multidude of reasons. And it can seem to be impossible to relax and shake off that stress when your brain just won’t stop! Through Yoga you can develop a valuable toolbox of techniques to release, process and manage your stress, and relax beautifully when you need to.
Yoga teacher, writer, ADHD warrior, and proud owner of a Still Wild Mind!
Be Still. Stay Wild. Be You
Yoga isn’t about trying to change who you are. It is about finding out who you are. Soothing and stilling the parts that need to be stilled. Celebrating the parts that need to stay wild.
Learning to be you in all your glorious YOUness
Yoga can help you to manage the challenging aspects of your ADHD, while helping you see and embrace the gifts and strengths you have in abundance because of your ADHD
Develop greater awareness of your emotions, how you respond to them, and how to take control of them
Deepen your connection to yourself, and the world around you
Find stillness in your mind and body, and rest, relax and restore your mental and physical wellbeing
Find the gifts within, and learn to love and accept yourself as you are
Musings from a Still, wild Mind
I love to write and share my learning and experiences.
Join me as I learn more about ADHD, and reflect on how Yoga can help so much!
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