When you feel engaged and connected to the world you become less distracted. In this week’s mini episode Dr. Hallowell talks about ten key connections you should foster in order to live a happier and more focused life.
Best-selling author and Harvard professor Robert Putnam speaks with Ned about the growing opportunity gap between the rich and poor and the effects it has on all of us.
Links mentioned in this episode:
Jacob Riis, How The Other Half Lives: http://www.authentichistory.com/1898-1913/2-progressivism/2-riis/index.html
This week we compiled some of Dr. Hallowell’s most popular advice and put it into one episode. Learn how to get the most out of your day, how to control worry, deal with difficult people and more, in about 20 minutes!
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A listener opens up about the violent home he grew up in and looks for advice on how to help his mother, sisters and himself with a problem that has plagued his family for years.
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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
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In honor of Father’s Day, Ned explores fatherhood in the age of distraction. We hear from Kyle Pruett, an internationally known child psychiatrist, who shares what dads bring to the table that moms don’t, and Ned has a conversation with writer, Mark Greene, of The Good Men Project about how and why dads can develop deep emotional connections with their kids. Grab your dad and give this show a listen!
Learn more about Kyle Pruett: http://kylepruettmd.com/
Mark Greene’s project, Remaking Manhood: www.remakingmanhood.com
The Good Men Project: http://goodmenproject.com/
Ned gives practical tips for handling the challenging people in your life, whether it’s your boss, teacher or relative. (Come on, we all have at least one!) Ned shares a story from his own past about a difficult person he dealt with in medical school.
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In this episode, Dr. Hallowell stresses the importance of connecting with family in a distraction-free and interruption-free environment. Listen in as he reminisces with his son Tucker about family memories of their annual family trip to Lake Doolittle. The conversation covers themes essential to the power of connection, like determining what’s important in your life and taking the time to grow lifelong memories that foster strong family bonds.
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The effect of technology on kids, a topic that keeps parents, educators, and many of us up at night. Ned hears from the pros, kids, parents and a special guest as he explores screen-time, online dangers, setting limits, and the latest apps parents should be concerned about. He also talks to a security expert and former FBI agent posing undercover online as a 13-year-old girl about these internet risks.
Dr. Susan Linn, co-founder of the campaign for a commercial-free childhood joins Ned in this episode to explain the effects of media on youth and offer tips for setting limits.
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