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Struggling with distractions in this amped up world? Renowned 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 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 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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Episodes

Why College Can Be Daunting For ADHDers with How to ADHD & Landmark College

10/15/2018
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Jessica McCabe from How to ADHD joins Dr. Hallowell to share her unique perspective and insights with college-bound students in this special episode sponsored by Landmark College. As Dr. H and Jessica both know college can present some unique challenges for those with ADHD! Learn more about Jessica and watch her amazing videos at How To ADHD. To schedule a campus visit, or simply to learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College in Putney, Vermont, visit http://www.lcdistraction.org.

Duration:00:15:30

S3 Mini5: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective ADHD Adults

10/11/2018
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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 is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. To learn more, CLICK HERE.

Duration:00:08:05

S3 Ep5: ADHD, Lying and the Fib Response

10/9/2018
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Fight, Flight, Freeze... or Fib? Monica Hassall, RN, and Barbara Hunter, M.ED., join Dr. Hallowell for a discussion about the correlation between ADHD and lying (or fibbing as these women prefer to call it), and what's really going on inside your child's head when they don't tell the truth. Additude Magazine Article See Monica and Barbara speak at the 2018 Annual International Conference on ADHD in St. Louis in November! This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.

Duration:00:23:47

S3 Mini4: ADHDer Creates A DropZone For Veterans

10/4/2018
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Courtney Wilson didn't follow a typical path to the military. After completing her undergrad studies as a creative writing major at Wellesley College, she joined the army and became an engineer. After serving for seven years, she left as a Captain and soon began working on her foundation, DropZone For Veterans, while going to school to get her MBA. Wilson's organization connects veterans and their families with curated resources so they can thrive, not just survive, after the military....

Duration:00:12:45

S3 Ep4: What Do ADHD & the AFFL Have In Common? Jeff Lewis

10/2/2018
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American Flag Football League (AFFL) founder Jeff Lewis never knew he had ADHD until he went to see a psychiatrist for another reason and was diagnosed with the condition in his early 50s. Although having undiagnosed ADHD never held him back (He graduated from Cornell and was a successful hedge fund manager.) Jeff's life and outlook went on an upswing after being diagnosed, as he details in this conversation with Ned. American Flag Football League Do you have a question or show idea? Email...

Duration:00:22:19

S3 Mini3: Gender Neutral Dining Gets a Seat at the Table

9/27/2018
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Traditionally, when having a meal at a restaurant the waitstaff will serve women seated at the table first. That custom might be changing however, as the concept of gender neutral dining is gaining traction in eateries across the country. Hear Dr. Hallowell talk about embracing change, and how to deal when you don't like the changes taking place. If you have an episode idea or a question for Dr. Hallowell email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com or leave a message by calling...

Duration:00:06:14

S3 Ep3: ADHD's Practical Problem Solver

9/25/2018
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Much has changed in the world of ADHD since Dr. William Dodson began his career in the field 35 years ago. He spoke with Dr. Hallowell about the pioneering work he's done in the treatment of ADHD, the omnipotential of those with ADHD, and what he wishes your doctor knew about ADHD. Dr. William Dodson specializes in the evaluation, treatment and support of adults and teens with attention deficits, learning problems, and related behavioral difficulties at his ADHD Center in Colorado. For...

Duration:00:32:33

S3 Mini2: New Perspectives Can Change Your Thinking

9/20/2018
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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 is sponsored by Landmark College. Learn more HERE.

Duration:00:11:02

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

9/18/2018
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"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 connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or, you can call us...

Duration:00:22:46

S3 Mini1: Catching Up with Dr. Hallowell

9/13/2018
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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 connect@distractionpodcast.com, 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...

Duration:00:10:35

S3 Ep1: Cassandra Bankson Turned Her Struggles Into Success

9/11/2018
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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...

Duration:00:19:10

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

9/6/2018
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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 connect@distractionpodcast.com!

Duration:00:04:52

Listen Back: What We Can All Learn from Olympic Athletes

9/4/2018
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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.

Duration:00:23:29

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

8/30/2018
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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 connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Duration:00:10:37

Listen Back: 25 Minutes to a Calmer Approach to Life

8/28/2018
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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 connect@distractionpodcast.com and you might be included in a future episode! Links...

Duration:00:24:52

Listen Back: How Do I Get it All Done?

8/21/2018
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Dr. Hallowell takes a phone call from a woman struggling to find the time to get everything done on her “to-do” list. He offers up some simple solutions we can all use! This episode was originally released in June 2016. Send us your questions and show ideas for Season 3! Email connect@distractionpodcast.com or call 844-55-CONNECT!

Duration:00:05:08

Listen Back: Solving Your Kid’s Behavior Problems

8/21/2018
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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...

Duration:00:23:42

Listen Back: 4 Daily Habits to Stay On Track

8/16/2018
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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 connect@distractionpodcast.com or call 844-55-CONNECT!

Duration:00:04:46

Listen Back: This Music Helps You Hyperfocus

8/14/2018
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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 focus@will, 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 focus@will quiz to find out what your focus music is and get a free,...

Duration:00:21:41

Listen Back: 5 Quick Back-to-School Tips

8/9/2018
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Save yourself some stress and do a little homework before the new year starts. Dr. Hallowell offers up ideas you can implement now to help make the transition as smooth as possible for you and your kids! And if the new school year is already underway where you live, these tips can still help you establish routines and get organized. Have a question for Dr. Hallowell? Write it down or record it on a smartphone and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com. This episode was originally...

Duration:00:04:57