S3 Ep 26: The Big Things You Need to Think About as You Get Older

S3 Ep 26: The Big Things You Need to Think About as You Get Older

Making good financial and other life decisions can become more difficult as a person grows older, gets sick, or for a variety of other reasons. Chris Heye of Whealthcare Planning joins Ned to talk about the four big challenges of aging and what individuals, caretakers and loved ones should be on the lookout for when assessing someone’s decision making ability. Chris’ company offers tools for individuals and financial advisers for behavioral assessment and future planning, and helps people avoid financial scams and exploitation as they age. 

Access the tools mentioned in this episode HERE.

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Balancing School and Social Life with How to ADHD and Landmark College

Balancing School and Social Life with How to ADHD and Landmark College

One of our favorite ADHDers, Jessica McCabe of How to ADHD, joins Ned to talk about how to balance school life with your social life, because they are equally important! In this special episode sponsored by Landmark College, Jessica and Dr. H discuss tips and techniques for prioritizing these two aspects of life. 

Emotional First Aid (the book Jessica recommends in this episode) 

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S3 Mini 25: Managing Multiple Diagnoses

S3 Mini 25: Managing Multiple Diagnoses

Roughly 80 percent of those with ADHD are diagnosed with at least one other psychiatric disorder sometime during their life. The most common are learning disabilities, anxiety, depression, sensory processing disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder, according to ADDitude Magazine. So what do you treat first? Dr. Hallowell tackles this question in today’s mini.

And thanks to Distraction listener Latrisha for asking this question in an email she sent us recently. If you have a question for Dr. Hallowell or a show idea email us a note or record a voice memo and send it to [email protected]

Landmark College’s Institute for Research and Training is hosting their annual Summer Institute for Educators June 24-26, 2019. Learn more and/or register for this event HERE

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more about the college of choice for students who learn differently HERE

 

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S3 Ep 25: Using Essential Oils for Anxiety, Depression and More

S3 Ep 25: Using Essential Oils for Anxiety, Depression and More

Essential oils seem to be ubiquitous these days, but some of us know very little about them or their health benefits. Dr. Eric Zielinsk, or Dr. Z as he’s known, shares a ton of knowledge with Dr. Hallowell about all of the ways essential oils can be beneficial, as well as practical information on how to get started using them for things like weight loss, anxiety, depression, insomnia and so much more! As Dr. Z puts it, essential oils are nature’s original medicine. 

Dr. Z’s book: The Healing Power of Essential Oils

Dr. Z’s website: Natural Living Family

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S3 Mini 24: Breaking the Bad Habit of Lying

S3 Mini 24: Breaking the Bad Habit of Lying

Lying is a common problem for those with ADHD and there are strategies you can use to work past it. In this mini Ned responds to  concerned mom who reached out about her 11-year old son who is struggling with telling the truth. She’s tried various forms of punishment with little success and is concerned about her son ruining future opportunities and relationships because of the lying. Dr. Hallowell shares some insights and suggestions for our listener, along with a healthy dose of optimism too. 

Do you have a question or show idea? We’d love to hear it! Email us at [email protected]

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S3 Ep24: Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Freedom

S3 Ep24: Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Freedom

Stress, anxiety and depression can affect everyone in our society, from the youngest to the oldest. Our guest today offers ways to break free from these feelings and move past them in her new book, Goodbye Anxiety Hello Freedom. Author Stephanie Dalfonzo shares many different techniques with our listeners for overcoming anxiety and building resilience. As Stephanie says, some of the tools are deceptively easy– but don’t let their simplicity fool you. It’s these simple shifts that create lasting changes!

Download 5 tips from Stephanie’s book: 5 Easy Ways to Calm Anxiety

Stephanie Dalfonzo’s Website:  https://stephaniedalfonzo.com/goodbye-anxiety-book/ 

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Tips for Studying Abroad with How to ADHD and Landmark College

Tips for Studying Abroad with How to ADHD and Landmark College

Going to school in another country can pose some interesting and unique challenges for those with learning differences. Jessica McCabe from How to ADHD returns to Distraction to share some ideas on ways to get the most out of your experience in this special episode sponsored by Landmark College. She and Dr. Hallowell discuss topics ranging from getting prepared for your trip to whether or not you can bring your medications with you. There are quite a few nuggets of wisdom in this conversation! 

To learn more about Jessica click HERE

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S3 Mini23: ADHD Diagnoses on the Rise

S3 Mini23: ADHD Diagnoses on the Rise

ADHD diagnoses in the U.S. have gone from 6.1% in 1997 to 10.2% in 2016. Is that a good thing or bad thing? Dr. Hallowell shares his thoughts on why more U.S. kids aged 4 to 17 are being diagnosed with ADHD, and what that increase really means.

JAMA Article referenced: Trends Over 20 Years in ADHD Diagnoses Amonth U.S. Children, Adolescents 

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S3 Ep23: Overcome Your Procrastination

S3 Ep23: Overcome Your Procrastination

ADHD coach Jeff Copper shares his best tips for beating procrastination, along with some details about how your working memory impacts why you put off or delay doing something. Jeff excels at helping people identify their unique natural processes and showing them how to use those processes to achieve their goals.

Jeff’s Coaching Website: DigCoaching

Jeff’s Podcast: Attention Talk Radio

We’d love to hear from you! Send your questions, comments and show ideas to [email protected]!

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S3 Mini 22: ADHD Help for the Whole Family

S3 Mini 22: ADHD Help for the Whole Family

If someone in your household has ADHD it can affect the entire family. That’s why Dr. H’s summer camp aims to help everyone navigate the ups and downs of ADHD. Listen as he details what’s in store for this year and how to join him, his wife Sue, and their son Jack on the shores of Lake Michigan this July! 

Dr. Hallowells 2019 ADHD Family Summer Camp takes place July 14-19, 2019 in Glen Arbor Michigan. Visit HallowellSummerCamp.com for more information. Register by February 28th for an early-bird discount. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more HERE

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S3 Ep22: Creating Pathways For Success

S3 Ep22: Creating Pathways For Success

Our guests today are changing the world, and you can too! Karen Wilson and her 22-year old son, Justice Gbada have recently created a coaching group in Portland, Oregon to support kids and parents navigating the world of ADHD. Pathways 4 Success 4 Life is a partnership group that was started by two moms and their two ADHD sons who wanted to promote community and provide connections among parents and students. As you’ll hear, the group is relatively new, but their members are already seeing positive results.   

For more information: [email protected]

Pathways 4 Success 4 Life on Facebook

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S3 Mini 21: How Do You Know When Enough Is Enough?

S3 Mini 21: How Do You Know When Enough Is Enough?

Dr. Hallowell shares his advice for knowing when a person or project is not worth your time and effort. Whether you’re struggling with a job,  relationship or something else, this mini episode can help you figure out your next steps. Plus, hear about the project Ned walked away from after investing a ton of time and energy, and why he’s better off for it. 

Reach out to us! Send your comments and questions to [email protected]. Or leave a voice message by calling 844-55-CONNECT. 

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