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Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell

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 addicted 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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Apr 28, 2016

Ned stresses the importance of taking time to focus on what matters most to you as he and his son, Tucker, reminisce about their annual family trip to the lake.

How do you stay connected to what’s important in your life? Email your answer to connect@distractionpodcast.com and you might be featured in a future episode!

Apr 26, 2016

Ned and the legendary sports broadcaster talk about the good and bad of sports as a diversion, as well as Dick Stockton’s own struggles to stay focused while on the job. Plus, hear Dick’s reflections on the call that made him famous so many years ago -- Carlton Fisk’s famous “waving fair” game-winning homerun ball from Game 6 of the 1975 World Series.

Send us your thoughts and questions to connect@distractionpodcast.com and you might be included in a future episode!

 

 

Apr 21, 2016

Ned takes a question from a mom struggling with her 7-year old daughter’s issues around her use of devices and having downtime.

Got a question for Ned? Submit your question for Dr. Hallowell to connect@distractionpodcast.com and you might be featured in a future episode!

Apr 19, 2016

The topic keeps 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.

Ned also talks with Dr. Susan Linn, co-founder of the campaign for a commercial-free childhood about the effects of media on youth and setting limits.

Send us your thoughts and questions to connect@distractionpodcast.com and you might be included in a future episode!

Links from this episode:

www.consumingkids.com

www.momsclub.org

www.kiddle.co

www.internetsafetyconcepts.com/parents

Parent-Child internet safety contracts: http://www.distractionpodcast.com/contracts/

Apr 14, 2016

Ned’s interview takes a turn when something happens in a coffee shop and delivers way more than just a double latte!

Thank you to East Rock Coffee in New Haven, CT for allowing Distraction total access to their no-devices wonderland.

Got a question for Ned? Submit your question for Dr. Hallowell to connect@distractionpodcast.com and you might be featured in a future episode!

Apr 12, 2016

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 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/

Apr 7, 2016

Ned tackles listener questions with his unique insights and helpful advice.

Got a question for Ned? Submit your question for Dr. Hallowell to connect@distractionpodcast.com and you might be featured in a future episode!

 

Apr 5, 2016

Tossing and turning at night? Ned chats with a sleep expert about how to fall asleep faster and what to do when you wake up in the middle of the night. And listen in as a director for Good Morning America and The Chew takes us through his pre-dawn routine. Can you say early?! Plus, find out what happens when you undergo a sleep study.

Links mentioned in episode:

www.harthosp.org/sleep

www.thecoffeeklatch.com 

www.sleepwithmepodcast.com

 

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