The benefits of mediation are well established, scientifically speaking, and touch so many areas that are important for people with ADHD. Meditating:
- strengthens our ability to control our attention
- teaches us how to observe ourselves and redirect when we lose focus
- helps regulate emotions
- helps reduce impulsivity
But ADHD brains have an especially difficult time meditating! After all, with ADHD, how can we be expected to sit still, quiet our brains, and establish a routine? So what can we do?!
In this episode, we talk about the many “shoulds” that go along with meditation, and how to set them aside. Dana lays out a number of practical ways to make meditation more ADHD-friendly, and covers different types of meditation, various meditation apps, and a whole lot more!