S2 Ep 13: Protecting An Aging Population From Financial Peril

S2 Ep 13: Protecting An Aging Population From Financial Peril

How do you know when your parent or loved one can no longer make good financial decisions? Unfortunately, many don’t notice until it’s too late. In this week’s episode Hilary tells us her dad’s story, an independent investor who lost his life’s savings while battling Alzheimer’s and dementia. Dr. Hallowell also talks to the man whose company is trying to help people avoid financial catastrophes like the one Hilary’s family experienced.

https://www.whealthcareplan.com

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S2 Ep 11: Ned & Sue Answer Your ADHD Questions!

S2 Ep 11: Ned & Sue Answer Your ADHD Questions!

Dr. Hallowell’s wife Sue returns to Distraction to address listeners’ ADHD questions. Sue Hallowell is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and has been married to Ned for nearly 30 years. They’ve also raised 3 children together who all have ADHD, so you could say Sue is somewhat of a subject-matter expert! Listeners ask about issues with their kids, spouses and more.

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S2 Mini 10: Handling Mental & Emotional Stress

S2 Mini 10: Handling Mental & Emotional Stress

Feelings of irritation, disorganization and procrastination can throw your life out of balance, but they often go hand in hand with an ADHD diagnosis. In this mini, Dr. Hallowell chats with fellow ADHDer James Ochoa, LPC, about his life’s work to help others resolve their issues, tap into their passion and strengths, and realize their full potential by creating personalized strategies for success.

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James Ochoa’s book: Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD

 

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S2 Ep10: Just the Right Summer Distraction

S2 Ep10: Just the Right Summer Distraction

This week we’re sharing a few good distractions with listeners via our sister podcast, Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady, and a recent talk the host and bookseller gave where she shared her best picks for summer. If you’re looking for a good book to take on vacation or just want an escape from the every day, Roxanne has a ton of recommendations!

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S2 Ep9: Do You Think About Your Happiness?

S2 Ep9: Do You Think About Your Happiness?

Happiness is big business in the United States, but ironically we’re less happy than ever. According to the United Nations’ 2017 World Happiness Report the U.S. doesn’t even make the top 10 list! In this episode we take a look at the happiness industry in the United States, and hear from the man who is running the longest study on happiness ever recorded to find out what secrets they’ve uncovered about living a long and happy life.

Bob Waldinger’s TED Talk: What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness

Ruth Whippman’s Book: America the Anxious: How Our Pursuit of Happiness Is Creating a Nation of Nervous Wrecks
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S2 Mini 8: Traffic Jams Make Ned See Red

S2 Mini 8: Traffic Jams Make Ned See Red

There’s nothing like a good traffic jam to make you lose your cool. In this mini Dr. Hallowell shares the story of a recent frustrating commute he made to our studios in Hamden, Connecticut. He reminds himself (and listeners) about some of the ways he can combat a stressful situation in the future.

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S2 Ep8: Jessica McCabe Tells Us How To ADHD

S2 Ep8: Jessica McCabe Tells Us How To ADHD

Jessica McCabe knows what it’s like to struggle with ADHD. Diagnosed as a teen, she now helps others understand their ADHD brains through her wildly popular YouTube channel, How to ADHD. Jessica spoke with Ned about the unique struggles millennials with ADHD face in our crazy-busy 24/7 world.

And don’t forget to catch Dr. Hallowell’s conversation with Jessica on her YouTube channel starting this Thursday: How to ADHD

To learn more about Dr. Hallowell: http://www.drhallowell.com/

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