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188| Life is Like a Box of... ooh Chocolate with Steven Mazure

Steve Mazure was diagnosed with ADHD in June of 2016, and since the diagnosis, everything has changed. Steve has been on a journey of growth and self-discovery. He is now learning to accept who he is and he’s letting go of the person he was trying to be. In this conversation, you will hear Steve share his story of being diagnosed with ADHD and decided to start a chocolate company. He talks about the aspects of running a business that he struggles with, and I share some tips with him that...

Duration: 01:30:31

187 | It only took 65 years - with Anne Hougas

This Week’s Episode: On this week’s episode of ADHD reWired, I am joined by Anne Hougas. Anne is a 65-year old who had “normal” problems growing up. Her family members have been diagnosed with ADHD. It was not until recently that Anne realized that she too, has ADHD. In this conversation, you will hear Anne share her life experiences. Anne talks about her family and being raised by parents that perhaps had ADHD. She also shares her relationship history with three marriages. Anne was a...

Duration: 01:04:19

186 | One week after brain surgery - hope, courage and the power of laughter: Tom Nardone

This Week’s Episode: This week, I am pleased to be joined by Tom Nardone. Tom is not only a friend to ADHD reWired and the ADHD community, but someone who really has become one of my best friends. Tom is the voice of courage, humility, and bravery. On September 19th, Tom had a brain surgery to try to remove a tumor from the part of his brain that deals with his speech. His speech has been affected. Tom and his wife, Yvonne, join me about a week after Tom’s surgery. In this conversation,...

Duration: 01:36:54

Finding Belonging with Shauna Heron

This Week’s Episode: Shauna Heron joins me on this episode. Shauna is a wedding photographer, entrepreneur, mom, world traveler, game streamer, techno-nerd who just recently found out that she has ADHD. After 44 years, Shauna was researching information to support her 7-year old son with ADHD; she started to have that sneaking suspicion that she had found the answer to her life-long question, “What the (bleep) is wrong with me?!” In this discussion, you will hear Shauna’s interesting and...

Duration: 01:06:38

184 | ADHD reWired September Live Q&A

This Week’s Episode: This episode is the recording of September’s live Q&A. These Q&A sessions take place the second Tuesday of every month. The questions answered in this episode were submitted by listeners of this podcast, both ahead of time and live. I am joined on this episode by Brendan Mahan. In this episode, we cover a variety of topics. Some questions are about adolescents with ADHD, from morning routines to college applications. We also talk about managing emotions during...

Duration: 01:20:51

183 | A Bus Full of ADHDers with Bonnie Mincu

Bonnie Mincu joins me on this episode. Bonnie spent 23 years in a Fortune 50 corporation as a marketing manager, training manager, executive coach, and organizational development consultant. She left her consulting firm in 2000 to do similar work on her own. But, without the structure of fast-paced deadlines, she found herself floundering and avoiding her desk. This was when she discovered she has ADHD. She built her business around coaching and training individual ADHD clients. Since...

Duration: 01:10:26

182 | I Got This with Rich Schramm

This Week’s Episode: Rich Schramm is a seasoned technology executive, entrepreneur, and software development expert with over 25-years in information and technology. He is also the father of three kids with ADHD. Rich is putting his experience and skills to use in creating a tool to manage ADHD families, called I Got This. I Got This is an app, a community, and a mission to change the story of ADHD. In this conversation, Rich shares some of his story and his personal experiences that led...

Duration: 01:13:50

181 | Emotional Regulation and Shiny Objects with James Ochoa

This Week’s Episode: James Ochoa returns to the podcast on this episode. James is a licensed professional counselor and the author of Focused Forward: Navigating the Storms of Adult ADHD. He is the founder and Director of the Life Empowerment Center in Austin, Texas. James offers action-focused counseling and executive coaching to help his clients discover ways to empower themselves in all areas of life. His passion is treating the emotional distress of ADHD so clients can build their...

Duration: 01:07:36

180 | Can't change the past, only our understanding of it: with Jo Meleca-Voigt

Jo Meleca-Voigt returns to the podcast on this episode. Jo is a teacher and she last came on the podcast right after being diagnosed with ADHD and starting medication. In this conversation, you will hear Jo describe the last year of her life since we last spoke. She has had some opportunities in her professional career to advocate for students with ADHD. She shares how this has helped her in her own journey. Jo shares some of the strategies that she has implemented in the last year....

Duration: 01:13:31

179 | Creating Balance with Jim Klopman

This Week’s Episode: Jim Klopman is an innovator in other industries, Jim says that his brain damage, ADHD, and Dyslexia are blessings that free his mind to see tech advances before others. Jim developed the SlackBow Balanced Training System to improve and maintain his own athletic performance. Jim believes a fit human balance system is the key to maintaining physical and psychological success in all areas of life. In this conversation, you will hear Jim explain the importance of balance...

Duration: 01:15:52

178 | Productive Parenting Live Q & A June 2017 with Brendan Mahan

This Week’s Episode: On the 2nd Tuesday of every month, we do a live Q&A. This episode is a recording of the June Live Q&A. If you are listening to this episode the day it’s released, tune into August’s Live Q&A at 12:30pm at On this episode, I’m joined by Brendan Mahan. This is Brendan’s third appearance on the podcast. Brendan is an ADHD coach and speaker. He is currently a special education teacher. He understands ADHD from as an insider, as well as from...

Duration: 01:40:03

177 | Blue Shame Shoes: Thomas Wandall

Thomas Wandall joins me on this episode of ADHD reWired. Thomas is a listener of this podcast and was recently diagnosed with the inattentive presentation of ADHD. Thomas has lived in the Bay Area of California since 1995 and has a variety of interests. He enjoys mountain climbing, bike building, novel writing, painting, crisis counseling, and shoe-making. He enjoys the hands-on nature of his work. He owns a shoe-making and repair business. He also struggles with broken deadlines and...

Duration: 01:15:42

Short - Last Day of Registration and making sense of a $12,000 mistake

July 25th is the last day to register for the 10th season of ADHD reWired Coaching & Accountability Group. To learn more: To schedule your registration interview:

Duration: 00:13:31

176 | Bending the world to our ADHD with Diann Wingert

This Week’s Episode: Diann Wingert is a licensed psychotherapist, master certified coach, parent of adult children with ADHD, and she has ADHD herself. After many years of “dancing with denial,” she was diagnosed with ADHD at the age of sixty. Diann specializes in coaching high-functioning but under-achieving adults with ADHD. In this conversation, you will hear Diann discuss her personal history with ADHD and her recent diagnosis at the age of sixty. For years, this diagnosis didn’t...

Duration: 01:09:38

Announcement [Planning Workshop Monday and Tuesday]

Hey everyone, thanks for hitting play. I’m recording this from my basement of my new home. We’ll have a new episode for you on Tuesday. But I wanted to make sure you knew just in case you missed it, that this Monday and Tuesday, July 17th and 18th, we’re doing it again. Back by popular demand, our 2-day interactive planning workshops. On Monday I’m going to walk you through planning your year, quarter and month. Then on Tuesday, we’ll be planning our Month, Week, and Day. You can attend...

Duration: 00:06:01

175 | We're like-brained, not just like minded, with Kat Hoyer

This Week’s Episode: Kat Hoyer is a certified life and career coach. She offers personal and professional development workshops, retreats, and coaching. After spending 15 years in corporate America, Kat found herself at a personal and professional crossroads. Through a series of unexpected detours, she found her way to help people find their own success. In this conversation, you will hear Kat share her ADHD story. You will also hear two letters that she has written to her ADHD. After...

Duration: 01:12:44

174 | LGBTQIQA and Coming out ADHD

Dr. Abigail “Abi” Weissman joins me on this week’s episode. Abi is a clinical psychologist who calls herself an Empowering Supporter and a Self-Love Affirmer. Abi helps people who wish they could fulfill their queer, transgender, religious, liberal, polyamorous, and/or kink selves, but hold themselves back because they are scared they will be unloved, unemployed, and rejected by their loved ones and communities. In this conversation, you will hear Abi explain the LGBTQIQA acronym and why...

Duration: 01:16:25

173 | Autism, ADHD, Social Executive Functioning and Horses with Chris Neely

Chris Neely earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chris’ research focused on Autism and the family. Chris currently provides office-based, nature-based, and in-home psychotherapeutic services for individuals, families, couples, and groups affected by Autism and ADHD. Chris co-owns Halcyon Mental Health in North Carolina. In this conversation, you will hear Chris, and I discuss some of the similarities of ADHD and Autism. We also...

Duration: 01:22:39

172 | May Live Q&A

This week, we bring you a recorded session of a live ADHD Q&A session. The recording you will hear on this episode is from the May session. If you are listening to this episode the day it is published, Tuesday, June 13th, you can participate in the June ADHD Q&A session! It starts at 12:30pm Central. Go to to register. Ryan McCray joins me on this Q&A. In this conversation, you will hear Ryan, and I share our thoughts and tips on the questions that were submitted...

Duration: 01:03:01

171| Strength and Positioning with Gabriel Villareal

Gabriel Villareal is a resident in counseling, soon to be a licensed practicing counselor in Virginia. He works part-time with a community agency that serves children and adolescents in crisis. He also runs his own part-time practice, specializing in ADHD. Gabriel is the host of Informed Consent, a weekly podcast for incoming clinicians. In this conversation, you will hear Gabriel talk about how he helps the people he works with find their strengths. Gabriel believes that ADHD is a gift...

Duration: 01:04:24

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