Learn how to stay focused in the present moment through meditation
Having ADHD can make meditation seem out of reach, but with the right tools, you can do it successfully and improve every area of your life. This book is full of mindfulness tools that will show you how to concentrate better, regulate your emotions, and practice self-compassion—so you can truly thrive.
What sets this book apart from other ADHD books for adults:
Mindfulness for adult ADHD—Learn what mindfulness and meditation are, and how they can strengthen your ability to focus your attention and respond to stress in healthy ways.
Many ways to meditate—Develop the meditation practice that works for you with an engaging mix of shorter and longer exercises, sitting and walking meditations, morning and evening activities, and more.
Beginner-friendly practices—Even if you’ve never meditated before, these mindfulness exercises include step-by-step instructions and expert tips to help ensure success.
Bring more awareness to every moment with Mindfulness Meditations for ADHD.
About the Author
MERRIAM SARCIA SAUNDERS, LMFT, is a professor and psychotherapist specializing in ADHD. She’s also the author of multiple acclaimed children’s books about ADHD, as well as Divorce and the ADHD Child. Visit her online at MerriamSaunders.com.
“Rooted in Merriam Saunders's deep professional and personal knowledge of both mindfulness meditation and ADHD, and offered in an appealing, relaxed tone of voice, this book will definitely give you the tools to lead you toward a more mindful lifestyle—and do so with wit, reassurance, and charm. There are so many wonderful and simple meditation exercises included!” —Sally J Pla, children's author and neurodiversity advocate
“Intelligent and accessible, Mindfulness Meditations for ADHD is a must-read for anyone who wants to tame a wandering, distracted mind. Tailored for ADHD learning styles, the book brilliantly strips away the myth and mystery surrounding meditation and offers a rich menu of powerful practices that will help even the most distracted among us release their potential and thrive.” —Rebecca M. Johnson, psychotherapist
“A gentle, sensible and even humorous invitation to mindfulness meditation, Merriam Saunders' book provides a clear and useful road map accessible to all readers. Written specifically for those living with ADHD, Saunders shares her expertise, with loving kindness in a manner that also connects to the ‘monkey minds’ in everyone. Filled with practices and exercises, Mindfulness Meditations for ADHD is an important resource that belongs in every home and classroom.” —Michael Genhart, PhD, clinical psychologist and author
“Perfect for the reader with ADHD whose mind cannot sit still! This delightful book on mindfulness meditation 1) visually orients the reader to new chapters via watercolor-esque transition pages, making it easy to find one's place, 2) chunks down into bite-sized, ADHD-friendly pieces the reasons to invest in meditation, and, 3) provides a full menu of approaches, positions, and environments for meditation that will keep the easily bored ADHD brain happily coming back for more.” —Holly Seerley, MFT, therapist, ADHD expert & speaker