Dr. Hallowell responds to a question from a listener named, Eddie, a 31 year old man who has been aware of his ADHD since age 16. Eddie was dismissed by his psychiatrist saying that he could not possibly have ADHD, based on his prior work experience. He reached out to Distraction for advice and Dr. Hallowell has plenty to say, as you'll hear in this mini episode!
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The Distraction team is busy getting ready for ADHD Awareness Month in October! Listen as Ned outlines some of the exciting things we have planned including tons of interesting guests, new ADHD content, a live facebook chat, book giveaways and more!
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Is the world becoming more unkind? Does technology play a role in how nice we are to one another? On today's episode we're talking about the state of kindness in our crazy busy world. Ned shares his thoughts on why being kind is important to everyone, and the Distraction team gets a variety of reactions when they head out on a kindness experiment. Plus, US News & World Report journalist, Jennifer Lea Reynolds joins Ned to talk about her mission to inspire people to be more kind to one another.
The Kindness Couture by Jennifer Lea Reynolds
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Dr. Hallowell shares a personal story about his strong connection to a man from South Sudan, as he reflects on this year's United Nation's International Day of Peace theme: Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.
Anyone who knows Dr. Hallowell knows he LOVES animals, especially dogs. He's talked several times on the podcast about his own dog, Ziggy, and how he prescribes a dog for all of his patients. In this extra special episode, NY Times bestselling author Katherine Schwarzenegger, talks with Dr. Hallowell about her latest book, Maverick and Me, the story of a little girl who adopts a puppy and gives him a forever home. And then the Distraction team heads to an animal shelter to check out all of the adoptable animals! Listen all the way to the end to find out how you can win a copy of Maverick and Me!
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After a recent joyful experience with a power tool, Dr. Hallowell is moved to share his excitement for the little things in life.
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Dr. Hallowell addresses several listeners' concerns this week including how to change routines; anxiety and how it's related to muscular tension in the body; dealing with emotional stress; and controlling your reactions in certain situations. Ned also addresses a concern from one mother wondering if there is a correlation between ADHD stimulant medication and eating disorders.
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As a parent of 3 adult children, Dr. Hallowell knows what it's like to have an empty nest. In this quick mini, Ned shares his thoughts on the transition that parents make when their kids finally move out of the house. And in Ned's case, what happens when they move back! As Dr. Hallowell says in this episode, "Empty nesters should celebrate victory."
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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.
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