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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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Aug 30, 2018

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

Aug 28, 2018

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/

This episode was originally released in April 2016. 

Looking to add another podcast to your listening list? Check out our sister podcast, Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady! This week Roxanne speaks with the late John McCain's writing partner, Mark Salter, about McCain's legacy, presidential run and his vision for America. 

Aug 21, 2018

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!

Aug 21, 2018

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 Beings

Dr. Greene's website: www.LivesintheBalance.org

This episode was originally released in March 2017.

Season 3 is coming soon! Do you have a show idea for us? Email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com! 

 

Aug 16, 2018

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!

Aug 14, 2018

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, 2-week trial, click HERE

This episode was originally released in September 2017.

Season 3 is coming soon! Do you have a show idea for us? Email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com! 

Aug 9, 2018

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 released in August 2016.

Aug 7, 2018

Whether your child has ADHD or not, most can use a little help with the changes and adjustments that going back-to-school requires. This episode is chock full of advice on how to set students up for success during the first few weeks of school and onward.

In the first half of the episode Dr. Hallowell speaks with ADHD parent coach, Cindy Goldrich, about parenting the child you have, and ways to get all kids back into the swing of things. They talk about goal setting, not just for the kids, but for the parents too!

In the second half of the show, we have two teachers (one high school teacher and one elementary school teacher) in the studio who share their thoughts on what specifically kids can do to start the school year off right. We suggest listening to this episode all together, as a family!

Check out Cindy's book: 8 Keys to Parenting Children with ADHD 

This episode was originally released in August 2017.

Season 3 is debuting later this month! Do you have a suggestion or show idea for the Distraction team? Email us at connect@distractionpodcast.com or leave a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT!

 

 

Aug 2, 2018

Bestselling author and Harvard professor Robert Putnam speaks with Ned about the growing opportunity gap between the rich and poor, how it affects all of us, and what we can do about it. 

Links mentioned in this episode:

http://robertdputnam.com/about-our-kids/

https://www.theopportunitygap.com/

Jacob Riis, How The Other Half Lives: http://www.authentichistory.com/1898-1913/2-progressivism/2-riis/index.html

This episode was originally released in September 2016. 

Season 3 is debuting later this month! Do you have a suggestion or show idea for the Distraction team? Email us at connect@distractionpodcast.com or leave a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT!

 

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