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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: September, 2018
Sep 27, 2018

Traditionally, when having a meal at a restaurant the waitstaff will serve women seated at the table first. That custom might be changing however, as the concept of gender neutral dining is gaining traction in eateries across the country. Hear Dr. Hallowell talk about embracing change, and how to deal when you don't like the changes taking place. 

If you have an episode idea or a question for Dr. Hallowell email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com or leave a message by calling 844-55-CONNECT. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College, the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at LCDistraction.org.

 

 

Sep 25, 2018

Much has changed in the world of ADHD since Dr. William Dodson began his career in the field 35 years ago. He spoke with Dr. Hallowell about the pioneering work he's done in the treatment of ADHD, the omnipotential of those with ADHD, and what he wishes your doctor knew about ADHD. 

Dr. William Dodson specializes in the evaluation, treatment and support of adults and teens with attention deficits, learning problems, and related behavioral difficulties at his ADHD Center in Colorado.

For more information: 

Dodson ADHD Center

Additude Magazine

Reach out to us with your questions and comments! Email connect@distractionpodcast.com or call 844-55-CONNECT and leave a message!

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at LCDistraction.org.

 

Sep 20, 2018

How do we come up with new ideas? Can humans multi-task? Are we overusing our devices? Dr. Hallowell finds himself questioning his own beliefs about mutli-tasking and technology after spending the afternoon watching the Patriots football game with his sons. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College. Learn more HERE.

 

Sep 18, 2018

"I've tried several meds to treat my ADHD but how do I know when good is good enough?" "How do you get past childhood trauma?" "How do I become an ADHD coach?" Dr. Hallowell is in the studio to answer these questions and more from Distraction listeners. 

If you have a question for Dr. Hallowell please record it on your phone and email it to us! We would like to include more listener voices in these episodes! Email your recorded question to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or, you can call us and leave your question as a voicemail by dialing 844-55-CONNECT. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at LCDistraction.org

Sep 13, 2018

We are so excited to be back for Season 3! Dr. Hallowell shares some details about what's been going on in his world and welcomes listeners back to a new season of Distraction. Hear about the latest project he's working on with Dr. John Ratey and the newest member of the Hallowell family! 

Reach out to us at connect@distractionpodcast.com, or call and leave us your thoughts in a message at 844-55-CONNECT! We look forward to hearing from you!

Distraction is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more at lcdistraction.org

Sep 11, 2018

Cassandra Bankson got her first pimple in third grade and by middle school was relentlessly bullied because of her sever acne, even becoming suicidal at one point. As an adult Cassandra found a way to turn her struggles into a passion for helping others, as she tells Ned in this open and often emotional conversation. 

Cassandra is a successful model and You Tube star who has learned that "absolutely ANYTHING is possible if your mind and heart is in it. I'm here to share my struggles and successes while following my dream of helping others rediscover and reach their fullest potential," she has said. Bankson also happens to have ADHD. She posts science-based skincare videos and healthy living content created to educate and entertain on her You Tube channel where her videos have been viewed millions of times. 

Watch Cassandra's videos on her website CassandraBankson.com

Do you have a show idea for Season 3 of Distraction? Send us an email with your idea! Email connect@distractionpodcast.com

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

 

Sep 6, 2018

The hustle and bustle of modern life conspires to make many of us feel like we have ADHD, even when we don't. Dr. Hallowell talks about ways to deal with the daily distractions that leave us feeling frantic, forgetful and frustrated, and how to get back to your cool, calm and collected self!

Season 3 of Distraction starts soon! Do you have a question or show idea? Email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com! 

Sep 4, 2018

U-S-A! U-S-A! We've got Olympic fever this week as 3-time Olympic gymnast and gold medal winner, Muriel Grossfeld, talks about what it takes to be an elite-level athlete; and Ned speaks with the author of The ADHD Affected Athlete about how ADHD actually helps people excel in certain sports. Just look at Michael Phelps!

https://www.amazon.com/ADHD-Affected-Athlete-Michael-Stabeno/dp/1412032423

This episode was originally released in August 2016. 

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