Your Anti-Distraction Daily Plan

Your Anti-Distraction Daily Plan

Dr. Ned Hallowell outlines his simple, 7-step plan that’ll have you crossing things off your to-do list in no time! Learn how to meet your goals and bring focus into your life every day.

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

This episode was originally released in May 2016.

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Answers to Your ADHD Questions

Answers to Your ADHD Questions

It’s the ADHD call-in show! Dr. Hallowell is joined by his longtime co-author Dr. John Ratey, and together they talk to listeners. Nothing is off limits, including medication, alternative treatments, coping with day-to-day challenges and more.

For another great source of information on ADHD, please visit ADDitude magazine at www.additudemag.com.

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

This episode was originally released in July of 2016.

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5 Tips For Clearing Out Your Mind

5 Tips For Clearing Out Your Mind

Our minds can easily be overrun with interruptions, obligations and general clutter. In this mini podcast episode, Dr. Hallowell offers five quick tips for weeding out your mind and quieting all the noise. 

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

This episode was originally released in November 2016. 

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Identify Your Conative Strengths to Find the Right Job

Identify Your Conative Strengths to Find the Right Job

Kathy Kolbe is the world’s leading authority on human instincts. Her groundbreaking work has enabled thousands to find careers that they not only love, but excel at as well. 

Kolbe has been called Maslow’s successor because of her work in showing how the three parts of the mind (cognitive, affective and conative) impact the creative problem solving process. She is a prolific writer and bestselling author, and is currently the CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Kolbe Corp, a publishing and consulting company she started 40 years ago. 

Discover where you’re apt to succeed: http://www.OPgig.com 

Learn more about the Kolbe Index and the Instinct Test: http://www.Kolbe.com/AT 

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

This episode was originally released in October 2018.

 

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Engaging ADHD Brains vs. Neurotypical Brains

Engaging ADHD Brains vs. Neurotypical Brains

Dr. Ned Hallowell responds to a listener who asks about how neurotypical brains, or “normal brains” get engaged with an idea, versus those with neurodiverse brains, like people with ADHD.

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

This episode was originally released in November 2018. 

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25 Minutes to a Calmer Approach to Life

25 Minutes to a Calmer Approach to Life

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/

Learn about our sponsor, Landmark College, HERE.

This episode was originally released in April 2016. 

 

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Lifting the Fog of ADHD

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.

Kristin is now a successful Advanced Practice Nurse and wrote The Fog Lifted about her journey. She joined Dr. Hallowell in the studio in 2017 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. Kristin 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.

Send your questions and comments to [email protected]

This episode was originally released in October 2017. 

 

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The Increased Risk of Addiction When You Have ADHD

The Increased Risk of Addiction When You Have ADHD

Those with ADHD are at a higher risk of becoming addicted to alcohol and/or drugs, by as much as 5-10% depending on the study. Dr. Hallowell offers some tips on what to look for and how to avoid addiction from the start.

Send your comments, questions and show ideas to [email protected]

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

This episode was originally released in February of 2019.

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Jessica from How to ADHD Talks About Why Exercise Is Important

Jessica from How to ADHD Talks About Why Exercise Is Important

Getting enough exercise is important for everyone, but it’s crucial for those with ADHD. Jessica McCabe from How to ADHD returns to Distraction to talk about the best type of exercise for those who learn differently, as well as the ideal time to exercise. Like, should you go for a run before or after you study? Jessica has done her research on the subject and shares her insights with our listeners in this special episode sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.

Learn more about Landmark College, the college of choice for students who learn differently HERE

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This episode was originally released in May 2019.

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How to Turn Down the Temp on a Heated Conversation

How to Turn Down the Temp on a Heated Conversation

In this throwback episode from 2020 you’ll hear several ideas for reducing the intensity of a heated situation. Whether it’s an argument with your spouse, a co-worker  or someone else, you can follow these simple steps to work toward resolution.

Do you have a question or comment? We’d love to hear from you! Write us an email, or record a voice memo on your phone and send it to [email protected]

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. 

Learn about our sponsor, Landmark College, HERE.

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Listen Back to René’s First Appearance on Distraction

Listen Back to René’s First Appearance on Distraction

When we first heard René Brooks share her story on Distraction in 2020, we knew we wanted to hear more from her!

Today we’re resharing that first conversation with René which was part of our ADHD Awareness Month celebration in Season 5.

Here’s the description of that episode– Season 5, Episode 8:

René Brooks had to get diagnosed with ADHD three times before finally getting the right treatment. And now she’s using her superpowers to empower other black women with ADHD through her blog, books and brand, Black Girl, Lost Keys.

In this episode, René shares the struggles she faced as a smart young girl who felt defective because she couldn’t keep her room clean or do her homework. She shares the moment she knew medication was right for her and talks about how getting properly diagnosed with ADHD was critical to her success and happiness in life.

Check out René’s most recent book, Everything You Need to Completely Clean With ADHD.

Do you have a question or comment for us? Email [email protected].

Click HERE to learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, in Putney, Vermont. It’s the college of choice for students who learn differently. Check out their Virtual Open House on January 7th! 

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