S3 Ep2: Dr. H Answers Your Questions Re: Trauma, Meds & More

S3 Ep2: Dr. H Answers Your Questions Re: Trauma, Meds & More

“I’ve tried several meds to treat my ADHD but how do I know when good is good enough?” “How do you get past childhood trauma?” “How do I become an ADHD coach?” Dr. Hallowell is in the studio to answer these questions and more from Distraction listeners. 

If you have a question for Dr. Hallowell please record it on your phone and email it to us! We would like to include more listener voices in these episodes! Email your recorded question to [email protected]. Or, you can call us and leave your question as a voicemail by dialing 844-55-CONNECT. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It’s the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at LCDistraction.org

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S3 Mini1: Catching Up with Dr. Hallowell

S3 Mini1: Catching Up with Dr. Hallowell

We are so excited to be back for Season 3! Dr. Hallowell shares some details about what’s been going on in his world and welcomes listeners back to a new season of Distraction. Hear about the latest project he’s working on with Dr. John Ratey and the newest member of the Hallowell family!

Reach out to us at [email protected], or call and leave us your thoughts in a message at 844-55-CONNECT! We look forward to hearing from you!

Distraction is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more at lcdistraction.org.

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S3 Ep1: Cassandra Bankson Turned Her Struggles Into Success

S3 Ep1: Cassandra Bankson Turned Her Struggles Into Success

Cassandra Bankson got her first pimple in third grade and by middle school was relentlessly bullied because of her sever acne, even becoming suicidal at one point. As an adult Cassandra found a way to turn her struggles into a passion for helping others, as she tells Ned in this open and often emotional conversation.

Cassandra is a successful model and You Tube star who has learned that “absolutely ANYTHING is possible if your mind and heart is in it. I’m here to share my struggles and successes while following my dream of helping others rediscover and reach their fullest potential,” she has said. Bankson also happens to have ADHD. She posts science-based skincare videos and healthy living content created to educate and entertain on her You Tube channel where her videos have been viewed millions of times.

Watch Cassandra’s videos on her website CassandraBankson.com.

Do you have a show idea for Season 3 of Distraction? Send us an email with your idea! 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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Listen Back: Tips to Avoid Feeling Fearful, Frustrated & Frenetic

Listen Back: Tips to Avoid Feeling Fearful, Frustrated & Frenetic

The hustle and bustle of modern life conspires to make many of us feel like we have ADHD, even when we don’t. Dr. Hallowell talks about ways to deal with the daily distractions that leave us feeling frantic, forgetful and frustrated, and how to get back to your cool, calm and collected self!

Season 3 of Distraction starts soon! Do you have a question or show idea? Email it to [email protected]!

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Listen Back: What We Can All Learn from Olympic Athletes

Listen Back: What We Can All Learn from Olympic Athletes

U-S-A! U-S-A! We’ve got Olympic fever this week as 3-time Olympic gymnast and gold medal winner, Muriel Grossfeld, talks about what it takes to be an elite-level athlete; and Ned speaks with the author of The ADHD Affected Athlete about how ADHD actually helps people excel in certain sports. Just look at Michael Phelps!

https://www.amazon.com/ADHD-Affected-Athlete-Michael-Stabeno/dp/1412032423

This episode was originally released in August 2016.

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Listen Back: Media Mogul Alan Meckler Didn’t Even Know He Had Dyslexia

Listen Back: Media Mogul Alan Meckler Didn’t Even Know He Had Dyslexia

Alan Meckler is an internet pioneer and former CEO of Mediabistro who has found incredible success in life despite having dyslexia. In fact, he didn’t even realize he had the condition until somewhat recently. Ned and he chat about the unusual way Meckler was diagnosed and how dyslexia has actually helped him prosper.

Have a question or show idea? Email us at [email protected].

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Listen Back: 25 Minutes to a Calmer Approach to Life

Listen Back: 25 Minutes to a Calmer Approach to Life

The two icons of Mindfulness and Meditation on the same podcast. They’ll help you gain control. Mindfulness pioneer Jon Kabat-Zinn and Herb Benson, who got the world talking about meditation with his book, The Relaxation Response, join Ned for an inspiring conversation. And hear from a guy who created an app to help you on your way.

What do you do to stay in the moment? Send your thoughts and questions to [email protected] and you might be included in a future episode!

Links from this episode:

https://www.calm.com/

http://www.rjjulia.com/

http://www.ishknits.com/

http://www.tziviagover.com/

http://www.relaxationresponse.org/

http://www.mindfulnesscds.com/

This episode was originally released in April 2016.

Looking to add another podcast to your listening list? Check out our sister podcast, Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady! This week Roxanne speaks with the late John McCain’s writing partner, Mark Salter, about McCain’s legacy, presidential run and his vision for America.

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Listen Back: Solving Your Kid’s Behavior Problems

Listen Back: Solving Your Kid’s Behavior Problems

Dr. Ross Greene believes that whether you’re a parent or teacher with a behaviorally challenging child or not, collaboration is the key to solving problems, improving relationships and better communication.

Dr. Greene spoke with Ned about the unique model he’s developed for finding proactive solutions to behavior problems and ensuring that kids everywhere are treated in ways that are compassionate, informed, and effective.

Dr. Greene’s books: The Explosive Child and Raising Human Beings

Dr. Greene’s website: www.LivesintheBalance.org

This episode was originally released in March 2017.

Season 3 is coming soon! Do you have a show idea for us? Email it to [email protected]!

 

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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.

Send us your questions and show ideas for Season 3! Email [email protected] or call 844-55-CONNECT!

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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.

Season 3 is coming soon! Do you have a show idea for us? Email it to [email protected]!

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