S2 Ep 37: Proof of Heaven?

S2 Ep 37: Proof of Heaven?

For years Dr. Eben Alexander dismissed the near-death revelations of God and heaven by his patients. But his opinion changed when the Harvard neurosurgeon spent 7 days in a coma due to E. coli meningitis. While comatose, he went on a profound spiritual experience that in his words, “took me beyond space and time to what seemed like the origin of all existence. It led him to pen his book “Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey Into the Afterlife.”

In this very unique episode of Distraction, Dr. Alexander talks with Dr. Hallowell about his experience, the books he’s written as a result, and the reaction he’s received from the scientific community. The conversation goes on a deep dive into many of the spiritual and scientific aspects of his journey.

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S2 Ep 36: Sleep, Stress, Stimulants & More: Dr. H Answers Your Questions

S2 Ep 36: Sleep, Stress, Stimulants & More: Dr. H Answers Your Questions

Dr. Hallowell opens up the Distraction inbox to answer listener questions this week. Topics addressed include stimulants and hypertension, sleep and stress, depression and anxiety, and the effectiveness of low energy neuro-feedback system therapy for treating ADHD.

Do you have a question that you’d like Dr. Hallowell to address in a future episode? Write it down, or record your question as a voice memo on your phone and email it to [email protected].

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S2 Ep 35: Just Let Boys Play

S2 Ep 35: Just Let Boys Play

What do boys need that they’re not getting? Dr. Michael Thompson joins Dr. Hallowell to talk about where boys stand in today’s world versus girls. Dr. Thompson is best known as a New York Times bestselling author and international speaker on the subject of children, schools and parenting who has written nine books focusing on the emotional lives of boys, friendships and social cruelty in childhood and many more topics related to the subject of raising boys.

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S2 Mini 34: Should I Tell My Employees I Have ADHD?

S2 Mini 34: Should I Tell My Employees I Have ADHD?

If you’re the boss, do you tell your employees that you have ADHD? Dr. Hallowell responds to a question from a listener that is struggling in his leadership position. Should he tell his employees that he has ADHD so they’ll better understand his challenges or not?

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S2 Ep34: This Teen Proves the Power of Getting the Right Help

S2 Ep34: This Teen Proves the Power of Getting the Right Help

16-year old Harry Nardini has always been a bright, outgoing, fun loving person, despite the tragic circumstances of his less-than-ideal start in life. From being homeless to being the quarterback of the Illinois State High School football championship team, Harry has come a long way in a relatively short amount of time. Listen as he sits down with Dr. Hallowell, along with his mom, to tell his story of how his life was changed dramatically by having the right people in his life and the right treatment for his ADHD.

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S2 Mini 33: Get Maximum Mileage From Medication

S2 Mini 33: Get Maximum Mileage From Medication

What do you do when your 7-year-old’s teacher says that it seems like your child needs a special invitation to everything? In this week’s mini Dr. Hallowell addresses a question regarding one listener’s son and his ADHD, and how it relates to his behavior in school.

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S2 Ep 33: Gabby Bernstein’s Judgment Detox

S2 Ep 33: Gabby Bernstein’s Judgment Detox

Gabby Bernstein is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Universe Has Your Back, an international speaker, and a self-proclaimed spirit junkie who has made it her life’s mission to empower people to gain more confidence and live their purpose. She joins Dr. Hallowell on Distraction to talk about her latest book, Judgment Detox, a clear, proactive, step-by-step guide that helps people heal judgment and discover their oneness with others.

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S2 Mini 31: Finding The Good In Each Day

S2 Mini 31: Finding The Good In Each Day

In the midst of holiday gatherings, errands and mayhem it can be easy to forget the point of it all. In this special holiday mini, Ned muses about how to make this time of year special and meaningful in spite of the chaos.

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S2 Ep 31: What Motivates Getting Things Done

S2 Ep 31: What Motivates Getting Things Done

Are you task driven or deadline driven? Modern research has shown that procrastination does not interfere with success, and that procrastinators and non-procrastinators simply respond to motivation in different ways. In this episode, Dr. Hallowell and Mary Lamia, PhD discuss how emotions compel us to act, and how shame and fear aren’t necessarily a bad thing.

Mary Lamia’s book: What Motivates Getting Things Done

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  • “What Motivates Getting Things Done” by author Mary Lamia at MaryLamia.com
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S2 Ep30: Achieve More With A Growth Mindset

S2 Ep30: Achieve More With A Growth Mindset

Dr. Hallowell considers it a happy accident that he happened to attend a lecture given by third-grade teachers Darrah Parsons and Becky Kline. The talk focused on their experiences teaching young girls about Carol Dweck’s groundbreaking findings regarding ability and achievement in life.

In this episode, Darrah and Becky join Dr. Hallowell to talk about the differences between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset, and why productive struggle is a really good thing. If you want to do more and be more in life, this episode is here to show you that you can! It’s never too late to change your mindset, achieve your goals and find success.

If you’d like to reach out to Darrah, email her at [email protected], and if you’d like to reach out to Becky, email [email protected].

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  • Click HERE to go to Carol Dweck’s website.
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S2 Mini 29: Dr. Hallowell’s Oldest Patient

S2 Mini 29: Dr. Hallowell’s Oldest Patient

How old is too old to be diagnosed with ADHD? We recently received a question from a person who suspects his parents have it. They are 82 and 84, and the listener is wondering if there are successful examples of elderly people being diagnosed with and treated for ADHD. In this mini Dr. Hallowell relates the story of the oldest patient he’s ever treated for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and the surprising accomplishment his patient achieved as a result of his diagnosis!

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