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Struggling with distractions in this amped up world? Renowned ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell guides us through stories, guests, tips, calls, and lots of surprises too. If you’re pulled and prodded all day from many directions or tied to your smartphone and apps, this insightful and entertaining journey will help you regain control of your life in a fun and novel way. Give it a listen and.. wait, did you see that bird?

Struggling with distractions in this amped up world? Renowned ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell guides us through stories, guests, tips, calls, and lots of surprises too. If you’re pulled and prodded all day from many directions or tied to your smartphone and apps, this insightful and entertaining journey will help you regain control of your life in a fun and novel way. Give it a listen and.. wait, did you see that bird?
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Struggling with distractions in this amped up world? Renowned ADHD expert Dr. Ned Hallowell guides us through stories, guests, tips, calls, and lots of surprises too. If you’re pulled and prodded all day from many directions or tied to your smartphone and apps, this insightful and entertaining journey will help you regain control of your life in a fun and novel way. Give it a listen and.. wait, did you see that bird?

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English

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Episodes

The Secret to Getting What You Want (from Someone)

9/19/2019
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If you've ever wanted someone to do something for you but weren't sure how to make it happen, Dr. Hallowell has advice for you. In this mini episode he responds to a listener who asks for help in dealing with her child's teacher, but his thoughts are applicable to many situations in life. What do you think? Send an email or voice memo with your thoughts on this episode to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Distraction is a production of Sounds Great Media. This episode was produced by Sarah...

Duration:00:04:17

ADHD and Sex

9/17/2019
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Dr. Ari Tuckman, a psychologist and certified sex therapist, talks about how ADHD can impact a couple's sex life. Dr. Tuckman's latest book, ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship, is based on a 72-question survey with more than 3,000 responses from couples where one has ADHD. Plus, hear details about this year's annual ADHD conference taking place in Philadephia, PA, November 7-9, 2019. Hint: Dr. Hallowell will be there! For more info: https://www.theadhdconference.org/ Dr....

Duration:00:21:46

Learn to Go with the Flow

9/12/2019
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Finding your "suppress my frustration" button (as Ned puts it) can be tough, especially when you have to change plans at the last minute or deal with some sort of disappointment. Listen as our host talks about his own challenges with this issue, and learn how he handles these difficult moments. What do you think? How do you deal with a change in plans without getting angry? Send an email or voice memo with your thoughts to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Distraction is a production of...

Duration:00:07:04

ADHD, THC and Depression; And Other Things You Asked About

9/10/2019
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Dr. Hallowell answers your ADHD questions this week because, well, it's been a while and our mailbox is getting full! He also updates listeners on where the show is at, and shares a few details about an upcoming episode. We want to hear from you! Send an email or voice memo with your thoughts, show ideas or questions for Dr. H to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Distraction is a production of Sounds Great Media. This episode was produced by Sarah Guertin @sarahguertin, and recorded and...

Duration:00:19:28

Try Judging Less, Understanding More

9/5/2019
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Dr. H shares some thoughts on reserving judgment in our "Gotcha!" world in this week's mini episode. It's time to cut each other some slack, says Ned, as he likens our current social climate to a meat tenderizer. We are all flawed and we need each other's understanding, not judgment! "To understand all, is to forgive all." Learn more about Evelyn Waugh, the author of the quote Ned mentions in this episode. We want to hear from you! What do you think? Are we too quick to judge each other...

Duration:00:07:27

One Path to Personal Transformation

9/3/2019
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As listeners to the podcast know, Dr. Hallowell is very curious by nature and loves to explore new subjects and discover new ideas. In this episode Ned learns about the practice of Kabbalah, an ancient spiritual wisdom which teaches individuals how to improve their lives and find more joy, regardless of what spiritual background they come from. Listen and learn along with our inquisitive host about how Kabbalah helps people resolve their issues with anger, resentment, fears and other...

Duration:00:23:14

Get Back Into the Swing of Things with a Routine

8/28/2019
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As summer gives way to fall, the transition can feel a little jarring. In this mini episode, Dr. Hallowell shares his thoughts on why now is a great time to take stock of where you are, where you're headed and where you've been; and how developing routines can help you get back on track. Reach out to us with your questions, comments and show ideas! Email connect@distractionpodcast.com. This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Help support the podcast by checking...

Duration:00:04:42

Strategies for Minimizing ADHD's Impact on Relationships

8/27/2019
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How do you work through issues that arise when you and/or your significant other have ADHD? Sue Hallowell (a couple's therapist and Ned's wife of 31 years) sat down with Ned in the kitchen of their Massachusetts home to talk about the realities of being married to someone with ADHD. Sue's insights shed light on how to navigate the frustrations of being the "non-ADHD" half of the couple, and what predicts whether a relationship will succeed. You'll hear the love as Ned and Sue talk shame,...

Duration:00:22:51

Strategies for Minimizing ADHD's Impact on Relationships

8/27/2019
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How do you work through issues that arise when you and/or your significant other have ADHD? Sue Hallowell (a couple's therapist and Ned's wife of 31 years) sat down with Ned in the kitchen of their Massachusetts home to talk about the realities of being married to someone with ADHD. Sue's insights shed light on how to navigate the frustrations of being the "non-ADHD" half of the couple, and what predicts whether a relationship will succeed. You'll hear the love as Ned and Sue talk shame,...

Duration:00:22:51

New Perspectives Can Change Your Thinking

6/25/2019
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How do we come up with new ideas? Can humans multi-task? Are we overusing our devices? Dr. Hallowell finds himself questioning his own beliefs about mutli-tasking and technology after spending the afternoon watching the Patriots football game with his sons. This episode was originally released in September 2018.

Duration:00:11:02

New Perspectives Can Change Your Thinking

6/25/2019
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How do we come up with new ideas? Can humans multi-task? Are we overusing our devices? Dr. Hallowell finds himself questioning his own beliefs about mutli-tasking and technology after spending the afternoon watching the Patriots football game with his sons. This episode was originally released in September 2018.

Duration:00:11:02

Master Time Management with The Pomodoro Technique

6/18/2019
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Prioritizing, organizing and time management are fundamental skills that everyone should have, but unfortunately many never learn. Self-described school junkie and founder of SchoolHabits.com, Katie Azevedo, joins Dr. Hallowell to share some habits and hacks to help get you through school, work, and life in general. The conversation includes an in-depth discussion of The Pomodoro Technique, a time management system that was developed by Francesco Cirillo in the 1980's that everyone can...

Duration:00:21:16

Master Time Management with The Pomodoro Technique

6/18/2019
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Prioritizing, organizing and time management are fundamental skills that everyone should have, but unfortunately many never learn. Self-described school junkie and founder of SchoolHabits.com, Katie Azevedo, joins Dr. Hallowell to share some habits and hacks to help get you through school, work, and life in general. The conversation includes an in-depth discussion of The Pomodoro Technique, a time management system that was developed by Francesco Cirillo in the 1980's that everyone can...

Duration:00:21:16

Willpower Doesn't Work

6/11/2019
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Benjamin Hardy believes people can change in both big and small ways, but not how they've traditionally been taught. He thinks that "you are who you are because of your environment." If you want to change, Ben says, you need to change your environment. Listen as he talks about why this is true, how people always learn to adapt, even in the worst environments, and his new book that was just released today, Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success. Important Links: Visit...

Duration:00:30:26

Willpower Doesn't Work

6/11/2019
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Benjamin Hardy believes people can change in both big and small ways, but not how they've traditionally been taught. He thinks that "you are who you are because of your environment." If you want to change, Ben says, you need to change your environment. Listen as he talks about why this is true, how people always learn to adapt, even in the worst environments, and his new book that was just released today, Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success. Important Links: Visit...

Duration:00:30:26

Women and ADHD Q&A

6/4/2019
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Women and girls with ADHD face a number of unique issues in dealing with their "race car brains." In this episode Terry Matlen, ACSW, who specializes in helping women with ADHD, joins Dr. Hallowell to answer questions from our female listeners. Topics include pregnancy and medication, hormones, exercise, toxic relationships, social isolation and much more. A special thank you to our listeners who sent in questions for this episode! If you have a question or show idea please send it to...

Duration:00:34:08

Women and ADHD Q&A

6/4/2019
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Women and girls with ADHD face a number of unique issues in dealing with their "race car brains." In this episode Terry Matlen, ACSW, who specializes in helping women with ADHD, joins Dr. Hallowell to answer questions from our female listeners. Topics include pregnancy and medication, hormones, exercise, toxic relationships, social isolation and much more. A special thank you to our listeners who sent in questions for this episode! If you have a question or show idea please send it to...

Duration:00:34:08

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective ADHD Adults

5/28/2019
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Dr. Hallowell gives his spin on Stephen Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, with a similar list for those with ADHD. From doing what you're good at, to asking for advice, you're bound to find a few nuggets of applicable wisdom for your own life. But as Ned advises, this is his list, so if these habits don't resonate with you, add your own to the list! This episode was originally released in October 2018.

Duration:00:08:05

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective ADHD Adults

5/28/2019
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Dr. Hallowell gives his spin on Stephen Covey's book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, with a similar list for those with ADHD. From doing what you're good at, to asking for advice, you're bound to find a few nuggets of applicable wisdom for your own life. But as Ned advises, this is his list, so if these habits don't resonate with you, add your own to the list! This episode was originally released in October 2018.

Duration:00:08:05

Reinvent Yourself at Work

5/21/2019
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The new-millennium workplace requires all of us to rewrite the rules and start treating our careers like we’re running a business—which means understanding the markets for our talents, knowing our value, and looking out over the horizon to plot our paths going forward, according to Human Resources pro, Liz Ryan, author of Reinvention Roadmap, and CEO of Human Workplace. Liz is a former Fortune 500 HR SVP and the world’s most widely read workplace thought leader. The former opera...

Duration:00:28:38