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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Meet Them Again: The Women Behind the Guys We F****d Podcast

Meet Them Again: The Women Behind the Guys We F****d Podcast

Corinne Fisher & Krystyna Hutchinson are on a mission to spread the word that women should be able to have sex with whoever they want and not be ashamed or called names. The comedians joined Dr. Hallowell in the studio for a frank and entertaining discussion about sex, relationships and their groundbreaking podcast, Guys We F****d: The Anti-Slut Shaming Podcast.

Warning: This episode includes graphic language/material.

Corinne & Krystyna’s website: http://www.sorryaboutlastnightcomedy.com/

This episode was originally released in September 2016. New episodes return next week!

 
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Throwback Thursday: The Benefits of Forgiveness

Throwback Thursday: The Benefits of Forgiveness

For many of us, when we get hurt our natural inclination is to seek revenge. But that’s not good for our health! In this mini episode, Ned stresses the importance of letting go of anger and resentment. It’s not easy, but the benefits are definitely worth it!

Ned’s book, Dare to Forgive: https://www.amazon.com/Dare-Forgive-Power-Letting-Moving/dp/0757302939

This episode was originally released in June 2016. New episodes return on July 11th!
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