Cure ADD with spoon bending
Can ADD be cured with alternative treatments?
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What if I told you that a 7-year-old South African boy overcame severe ADD by learning to bend spoons? , one boy, being raised by his single mom, exhibited all the classic signs of ADD.

However, when he started school at the beginning of the year he found an outlet to expend his excess energy through school. Much to his mom’s disappointment though, after just 3 terms, the boy refused point blank to return to school. He was adamant that he wouldn’t return, crying, throwing tantrums and, let’s just say that hell or high water wasn’t going to move him.

Enter Carole Candiotes, a metaphysical student and soul/spirit life coach who teaches, among other things, a metaphysical programme designed to help you with self-realisation and specific energy transfer. Which coincidently are the exact ingredients required to bend spoons.

“The boy’s mom is one of my students and when she spoke to me of his situation I suggested we try to teach him to focus his energies. You need to appreciate how difficult this is to achieve for a 7-year-old with ADD issues,” says Carol.

Well within a week, which included guidance and teaching on how to still the mind and focus energy, as well as subliminal CDs played while he was asleep, the boy was able to focus his energies to the extent of using it to bend a spoon. As a result he has become the youngest member of the spoon bending club (started by Carole in September this year). There are 5 other members of the club, with the boy being the first member under 30.

“The change in him was astounding. Within 3 days he was transformed into a confident and happy child. He was eager to get back to school and even insisted on doing his homework before doing anything else after school. His results at school have improved remarkably. What the process has taught him is self-confidence. At no stage of the process did he think it was impossible to bend the spoon. And once he achieved it, it unlocked the ability to focus on anything he needed to focus on,” says Carole.

Carole says that ADD is also referred to as Absent Dad Disorder and many kids from single parents suffer from the condition. “90% of the mental blockage (in terms of finding solutions) that results from the effects of ADD lies with the parents of the kids, because the parents come from a closed mind-set which they have inherited from their parents. Once we remove from their consciousness any sense of “I cannot do it”, an entire world of new possibilities becomes accessible to both the parents and their kids.”

I wanted to share this amazing story with you because, while my kids don’t have ADD issues, I have had many parents share their desperately exasperating experiences of their kids with ADD with me. And I have immense empathy for parents having to deal with this often misdiagnosed condition.

Carole is actively involved with kids of all ages, teaching her techniques to them, she is also a single parent and grandparent. Should you wish to learn more about her methods to unlock your child’s potential, you’re welcome to contact her at

What do you think of alternative treatments for ADD? Have you tried any?

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