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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 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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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 31, 2018

Whether you're all geared up for the big football game this weekend or couldn't care less about it, Super Bowl hype is hard to avoid! In this week's lighthearted mini, Dr. H lets listeners in on his plans for game day (including where to get the best hot wings in the Boston area) and shares some personal stories about what the big event means to him. 

Check out Ned's recommendation for the best wings in Boston!

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, in Putney, Vermont! 

Jan 31, 2018

Whether it's a notification on your phone, a new email, a chatty co-worker or a really good tv show, distractions are all around us. So how do you get stuff done amid a sea of interruptions? Jessica McCabe of How to ADHD joins Dr. Hallowell to offer up solutions for minimizing distractions and accomplishing whatever is on your to-do list. 

This special episode is sponsored by Landmark College, with content support from Professor Rebecca Matte.

College capable students with ADHD require a different approach to learning to succeed academically. At Landmark College we help our students to explore and employ new learning strategies by teaching differently. We hold high expectations for our students, and encourage independence while also providing academic and social support. Learn more about Landmark College

Check out Jessica's website: How to ADHD

Jan 30, 2018

For years Dr. Eben Alexander dismissed the near-death revelations of God and heaven by his patients. But his opinion changed when the Harvard neurosurgeon spent 7 days in a coma due to E. coli meningitis. While comatose, he went on a profound spiritual experience that in his words, "took me beyond space and time to what seemed like the origin of all existence."

In this very unique episode of Distraction, Dr. Alexander talks with Dr. Hallowell about his experience, the books he's written as a result, and the reaction he's received from the scientific community. The conversation goes on a deep dive into many of the spiritual and scientific aspects of his journey.

Important links from this episode:

Learn more about our sponsor Landmark College.

Jan 25, 2018

Is life feeling a little too hectic these days? Then it's time to un-busy yourself. Dr. Hallowell outlines three easy ways to feel less busy and regain control of your day, in this mini that was inspired by a recent article from DailyGood.org.  

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Stealing Fire by Steven Kotler

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

Jan 23, 2018

Dr. Hallowell opens up the Distraction inbox to answer listener questions this week. Topics addressed include stimulants and hypertension, sleep and stress, depression and anxiety, and the effectiveness of low energy neurofeedback system therapy for treating ADHD.

Do you have a question that you'd like Dr. Hallowell to address in a future episode? Write it down, or record your question as a voice memo on your phone and email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com

Important Links:

Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder

Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.  

Jan 17, 2018

We've all been upset, disappointed, discouraged and/or let down in life, but allowing your mind to agonize over problems or failures won't help the situation or make you feel better. In fact, it does the opposite! In this mini, Dr. Hallowell offers advice on how to stop the cycle of negative thoughts and move forward.

Do you know someone who learns differently and is college bound? Tell them about our sponsor, Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently!

Jan 16, 2018

What do boys need that they're not getting? Dr. Michael Thompson joins Dr. Hallowell to talk about where boys stand in today's world versus girls. Dr. Thompson is best known as a NY Times bestselling author and international speaker on the subject of children, schools and parenting who has written nine books focusing on the emotional lives of boys, friendships and social cruelty in childhood and many more topics related to the subject of raising boys. 

Dr. Michael Thompson's Website

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. 

Jan 11, 2018

If you're the boss, do you tell your employees that you have ADHD? Dr. Hallowell responds to a question from a listener that is struggling in his leadership position. Should he tell his employees that he has ADHD so they'll better understand his challenges or not?

Do you have a question for Dr. Hallowell? Record your question on your phone as a voice memo and email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com. We'd love to hear from you!

Please rate and review Distraction on Apple Podcasts. It helps others to find the show and helps us grow our community!

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, the college of choice for students who learn differently.

Jan 9, 2018

16-year old Harry Nardini has always been a bright, outgoing, fun loving person, despite the tragic circumstances of his less-than-ideal start in life. From being homeless to being a quarterback and part of the Missouri state high school football championship team, Harry has come a long way in a relatively short amount of time. Listen as he sits down with Dr. Hallowell, along with his mom, to tell his story of how his life was changed dramatically by having the right people in his life and the right treatment for his ADHD.

Do you know someone who learns differently? Tell them about our sponsor, Landmark College!

 

Jan 4, 2018

What do you do when your 7-year-old's teacher says that it seems like your child needs a special invitation to everything? In this week's mini Dr. Hallowell addresses a question regarding one listener's son and  his ADHD, and how it relates to his behavior in school. 

Resources mentioned in this episode:

Understood.org

Dr. Hallowell's book, Delivered From Distraction

Learn more about our sponsor Landmark College

 

Jan 2, 2018

Gabby Bernstein is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Universe Has Your Back, an international speaker, and a self-proclaimed spirit junkie who has made it her life's mission to empower people to gain more confidence and live their purpose. She joins Dr. Hallowell on Distraction to talk about her latest book, Judgment Detox, a clear, proactive, step-by-step guide that helps people heal judgment and discover their oneness with others. 

Learn more about Gabby Bernstein on her website, GabbyBernstein.com.

Check out Gabby's latest book: Judgment Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back from Living A Better Life

If you like this episode, please rate and review Distraction on Apple Podcasts! It helps other listeners find our show. If you have a question, comment, or show idea please email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

 

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