S2 Ep 53: A Million Thank Yous & Listener Questions Answered

S2 Ep 53: A Million Thank Yous & Listener Questions Answered

THANK YOU! We’re so grateful and thankful for our listeners who helped us reach 1,000,000 episode downloads! Dr. Hallowell shares a personal message of thanks and reminisces about some of his favorite moments and guests over the past couple of years. To celebrate this AMAZING milestone, we’re giving away 3 copies of Ned’s new memoir, Because I Come From A Crazy Family, The Making Of A Psychiatrist, as well as one 30-minute phone call with Dr. Hallowell! Listen to the episode for details on how to enter.

Also, Dr. H answers several questions from listeners on a variety of topics including hypo/hyper-activity, ADD and OCD correlations, “Ritalin kids,” social media and screen time, social stigmas, sleep habits, managing work life, and medication.

Keep your questions coming! Dr. Hallowell loves answering them! Email [email protected] or leave a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT.

 

 

 

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S2 Mini 52: 7 Ways to Beat Jet Lag

S2 Mini 52: 7 Ways to Beat Jet Lag

While you might not be able to avoid jet lag completely when you travel, it is possible to minimize the symptoms. And although he travels extensively, even Dr. Hallowell struggles with the effects of jet lag as you’ll hear him admit! Learn about a variety of ways to help you feel like yourself and get your internal clock back on track when you visit different time zones in this mini Distraction.

How do you deal with jet lag? Share your best tips with us by emailing [email protected], or leave us a voice message by calling 844-55-CONNECT!

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S2 Ep 52: Master Time Management with The Pomodoro Technique

S2 Ep 52: Master Time Management with The Pomodoro Technique

Prioritizing, organizing and time management are fundamental skills that everyone should have, but unfortunately many never learn. Self-described school junkie and founder of SchoolHabits.com, Katie Azevedo, joins Dr. Hallowell to share some habits and hacks to help get you through school, work, and life in general. The conversation includes an in-depth discussion of The Pomodoro Technique, a time management system that was developed by Francesco Cirillo in the 1980’s that everyone can benefit from, not just those with ADHD!

Check out Katie’s website: SchoolHabits.com

Got a show idea? Email it to us at [email protected]. Or call and leave us a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT. We love hearing from our listeners!

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S2 Mini 51: Life Lessons From Mom

S2 Mini 51: Life Lessons From Mom

In honor of Mother’s Day, Dr. Hallowell shares a heartwarming story from his childhood about going to a Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park with his Mother when he was 10 years old. Dr. Hallowell learned a lesson from his Mom that day that he still carries with him today.

What life lessons have you learned from your parents? We’d love to hear about them. Send us an email at [email protected], or leave us a voice message by calling 844-55-CONNECT.

The story shared in this episode is just one of the many wonderful stories included in Dr. Hallowell’s new memoir, Because I Come From A Crazy Family: The Making Of A Psychiatrist, to be released on June 12. Pre-order your copy HERE.

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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S2 Ep 51: Reinvent Yourself At Work

S2 Ep 51: Reinvent Yourself At Work

The new-millennium workplace requires all of us to rewrite the rules and start treating our careers like we’re running a business?which means understanding the markets for our talents, knowing our value, and looking out over the horizon to plot our paths going forward, according to Human Resources pro, Liz Ryan, author of Reinvention Roadmap and CEO of Human Workplace. Liz is a former Fortune 500 HR SVP and the world’s most widely read workplace thought leader. The former opera singer-turned-HR exec talks with Ned about how to flourish at work, when it’s okay to say no, and how to make sure you find the right job in the first place.

Get a copy of Liz’s book: Reinvention Roadmap: Break the Rules to Get the Job You Want and Career You Deserve

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. CLICK HERE to learn more about the school of choice for students who learn differently!

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Unique Ways to Stay Engaged with How to ADHD & Landmark College

Unique Ways to Stay Engaged with How to ADHD & Landmark College

Who do you think wiggles their toes to help wake themselves up, Dr. Hallowell or Jessica McCabe? In this special episode sponsored by Landmark College, the How to ADHD creator joins Ned for a discussion about some of the unique methods she uses to motivate, encourage and help herself. Plus she and Ned share a slew of tricks other people use to jump start their own brains.

Do you have any ADHD tricks up your sleeve? How do you manage your ADHD symptoms? Let us know in an email! Send your thoughts to [email protected]. Or leave us a voice message by calling 844-55-CONNECT.

To schedule a campus visit, or simply to learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College in Putney, Vermont, visit http://www.lcdistraction.org.

 

 

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S2 Mini 50: Change Is The Only Constant

S2 Mini 50: Change Is The Only Constant

A few recent conversations with friends has Dr. Hallowell thinking about how the world has changed in his lifetime, and whether or not it’s for the better. He ponders questions like: Do we still have standards in society? Are millennials lazy? Is social media to blame for all of our problems? And, has the world gone to hell in a bucket?

As the Greek philosopher Heraclitus put it so many years ago, “the only thing that is constant is change.”

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Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, at http://www.lcdistraction.org.

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S2 Ep 50: Landing A Job When You Have A Learning Difference

S2 Ep 50: Landing A Job When You Have A Learning Difference

Finding employment can be very difficult when you are someone who learns differently. Inventive Labs in Amesbury, MA is on a mission to change that! Founder Rick Fiery joins Dr. Hallowell to talk about the new intern program his organization has started that is specifically geared to those with ADHD and other learning challenges. Rick and his co-founder, Tom Bergeron (no, not the famous one!) believe that given the right supports and training, these learners can do anything and find a job that they love. Inventive Labs is currently looking for intern candidates for this program, so if you know someone who might be interested, encourage them to check out the Inventive Labs website for more information.

If you’re the owner of a business that would be interested in learning more about Inventive Lab’s intern program for your business, please check out their website as well!

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. CLICK HERE to learn more!

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S2 Mini 49: Ned Wants This PGA Tour Pro To Call Him

S2 Mini 49: Ned Wants This PGA Tour Pro To Call Him

Patrick Reed recently won the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia and there’s controversy surrounding the 2018 champion’s use of the medication Vyvanse to treat his ADHD. In this mini Distraction, Dr. Hallowell weighs in with his thoughts on the debate.

And while on the subject of pro golfers with ADHD, Dr. Hallowell also makes a plea to Bubba Watson to get in touch with him so he can offer some strategies for dealing with his ADHD, as it is widely known that Bubba does not take medication to treat his symptoms.

What do you think about the Patrick Reed controversy? Send us your thoughts! [email protected].

CLICK HERE to learn more about our sponsor Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.

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S2 Ep 49: Live Listener Q&A with Dr. Hallowell

S2 Ep 49: Live Listener Q&A with Dr. Hallowell

If you’re not following Distraction on facebook you’re missing out on opportunities to ask Dr. Hallowell your questions! A few weeks ago we hosted a live facebook event where Dr. Hallowell was asked about everything from ADHD symptoms, meds, and diagnoses to finding a path to success, dealing with anxiety, disciplining your ADHD child and more. So many questions in fact, that we couldn’t get to them all! Dr. Hallowell was joined in the studio by George from our marketing department and our producer, Sarah. Take a listen to this unique episode and please “like” Distraction on facebook (if you haven’t already!) so you can have the chance to ask your questions during our next facebook live event!

Have a question but don’t want to wait for our next facebook live event? Send it to us in an email! [email protected]

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It’s the college of choice for students who learn differently!

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S2 Ep 48: Young Adults, Risky Behavior & ADHD

S2 Ep 48: Young Adults, Risky Behavior & ADHD

Sex, drugs, trust, medications, alcohol, and accommodations are just some of the topics discussed in this conversation that’s all about the big issues young people with ADHD and their parents face in today’s  world. Dr. Hallowell is joined by psychologist Christina Nichols and executive function specialist Elliot Weinstein, who both work in his office, and at the Horace Mann School in New York City as well. Christina and Elliot bring a boatload of experience to the discussion along with real questions from young adults looking for help.

Important Resources:

  • Learn more about Landmark College in Putney, Vermont by CLICKING HERE.
  • Check out the Headspace app mentioned by Christina in this episode.
  • To sign up for one of the workshops mentioned in this episode call 212-799-7777.
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