Listen Back: 4 Daily Habits to Stay On Track

Listen Back: 4 Daily Habits to Stay On Track

Some days can be harder than others to cross things off your to-do list. That’s why you need a plan! Learn how to stay on track with Dr. Hallowell’s simple model for self-coaching. Regardless of whether you have ADHD or not, this easy-to-follow guide will keep you on task and moving forward toward your goals.

This episode was originally released in Ocotober 2016.

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Listen Back: This Music Helps You Hyperfocus

Listen Back: This Music Helps You Hyperfocus

Scientists have discovered that there is a specific type of music for your personality type that can put your brain into a “flow state,” making you hyperfocused. In this episode Dr. Hallowell speaks with Will Henshall, founder of [email protected], a company that is scientifically engineering music that has been proven to increase focus 4x and optimize your productivity, to find out how it works and why.

If you’d like to take the [email protected] quiz to find out what your focus music is and get a free, 2-week trial, click HERE.

This episode was originally released in September 2017.

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Listen Back: 5 Quick Back-to-School Tips

Listen Back: 5 Quick Back-to-School Tips

Save yourself some stress and do a little homework before the new year starts. Dr. Hallowell offers up ideas you can implement now to help make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your kids! And if the new school year is already underway where you live, these tips can still help you establish routines and get organized.

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This episode was originally released in August 2016.

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Listen Back: Making a Smooth Back-to-School Transition

Listen Back: Making a Smooth Back-to-School Transition

Whether your child has ADHD or not, most can use a little help with the changes and adjustments that going back-to-school requires. This episode is chock full of advice on how to set students up for success during the first few weeks of school and onward.

In the first half of the episode Dr. Hallowell speaks with ADHD parent coach, Cindy Goldrich, about parenting the child you have, and ways to get all kids back into the swing of things. They talk about goal setting, not just for the kids, but for the parents too!

In the second half of the show, we have two teachers (one high school teacher and one elementary school teacher) in the studio who share their thoughts on what specifically kids can do to start the school year off right. We suggest listening to this episode all together, as a family!

Check out Cindy’s book: 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD

This episode was originally released in August 2017.

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Listen Back: Why You Should Care About Other People’s Kids

Listen Back: Why You Should Care About Other People’s Kids

Bestselling author and Harvard professor Robert Putnam speaks with Ned about the growing opportunity gap between the rich and poor, how it affects all of us, and what we can do about it.

Links mentioned in this episode:

http://robertdputnam.com/about-our-kids/

https://www.theopportunitygap.com/

Jacob Riis, How The Other Half Lives: http://www.authentichistory.com/1898-1913/2-progressivism/2-riis/index.html

This episode was originally released in September 2016.

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Listen Back: Lifting the Fog of ADHD

Listen Back: Lifting the Fog of ADHD

Kristin Seymour overcame many obstacles on the way to accomplishing her goals. She stole a car as an undergraduate college student and tested her parent’s patience on many occasions before being diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 19. She is now a successful Advanced Practice Nurse and wrote The Fog Lifted about her journey. She joined Dr. Hallowell in the studio to talk about the ups and downs of her life, and how she came to realize that having ADHD is one of her biggest assets. In fact, in this episode Kristin tells the story of how she once saved a man’s life on an airplane thanks to her ADHD strengths!

The Fog Lifted A Clinician’s Victorious Journey With ADHD by Kristin Seymour on Amazon

Inquire about Kristin Seymour’s ADHD Resource Binder on her WEBSITE.

This episode was originally released in October 2017.

 

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Listen Back: The 1 Thing You Do That’s Redefining Human Intelligence

Listen Back: The 1 Thing You Do That’s Redefining Human Intelligence

Maggie Jackson, former Boston Globe columnist and award-winning author, talks with Ned about the life-altering consequences of a modern habit that most of us practice on a daily basis.

http://maggie-jackson.com/

This episode was originally released in July 2016.

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Listen Back: A Conversation About Sex & Religion Over Coffee

Listen Back: A Conversation About Sex & Religion Over Coffee

Ned goes back to East Rock Coffee, the no-electronics café, where he connects with David Reed, who received his PhD at the University of Toronto in New Testament Studies, and is a post-doc at Yale in Religious Studies. A serious, yet sometimes lighthearted conversation ensues about the history of sex in early Christianity.

David’s first book is currently “in press.”  Here’s an article he wrote last year: http://www.dsausa.org/eye_of_the_beholder_religion_liberty_and_violence

Check out our favorite coffee shop! www.eastrockcoffee.com

This episode was originally released in June 2016.

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Listen Back: This Special “Sleep” Yoga Helps You Find Focus

Listen Back: This Special “Sleep” Yoga Helps You Find Focus

What can we do to combat chronic stress and over-stimulation we face every day? Ned explores ? and gives listeners a chance to participate in — a meditative form of Yoga called Yoga Nidra that carries great health benefits and helps anyone who has challenges staying focused, such as people with ADHD.

http://www.freshyoga.com/

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This episode was originally released in October 2016.

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Listen Back: Handling Mental & Emotional Stress

Listen Back: 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.

Sign up for James Ochoa’s newsletter by clicking HERE.

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

This episode was originally released in July 2017.

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Listen Back: Ned’s Wife Gets Real About His ADHD

Listen Back: Ned’s Wife Gets Real About His ADHD

Dr. Hallowell sat down with his wife Sue for a heartwarming conversation about his own ADHD and their marriage. Sue doesn’t hold back and gives listeners a clear picture of what it’s like to be the only one in their house without ADHD. (Their 3 kids also have ADHD!) She shares her insights and tips for living with and loving someone who has ADHD.

Ned and Sue’s Book, Married to Distraction: http://www.drhallowell.com/books/married_to_distraction/

https://www.adhdmarriage.com/

This episode was originally released in October 2016.

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