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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: February, 2019
Feb 28, 2019

ADHD diagnoses in the U.S. have gone from 6.1% in 1997 to 10.2% in 2016. Is that a good thing or bad thing? Dr. Hallowell shares his thoughts on why more U.S. kids aged 4 to 17 are being diagnosed with ADHD, and what that increase really means.

JAMA Article referenced: Trends Over 20 Years in ADHD Diagnoses Amonth U.S. Children, Adolescents 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more at LCDistraction.org

Feb 26, 2019

ADHD coach Jeff Copper shares his best tips for beating procrastination, along with some details about how your working memory impacts why you put off or delay doing something. Jeff excels at helping people identify their unique natural processes and showing them how to use those processes to achieve their goals.

Jeff's Coaching Website: DigCoaching

Jeff's Podcast: Attention Talk Radio

We'd love to hear from you! Send your questions, comments and show ideas to connect@distractionpodcast.com

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

Feb 21, 2019

If someone in your household has ADHD it can affect the entire family. That's why Dr. H's summer camp aims to help everyone navigate the ups and downs of ADHD. Listen as he details what's in store for this year and how to join him, his wife Sue, and their son Jack on the shores of Lake Michigan this July! 

Dr. Hallowells 2019 ADHD Family Summer Camp takes place July 14-19, 2019 in Glen Arbor Michigan. Visit HallowellSummerCamp.com for more information. Register by February 28th for an early-bird discount. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more HERE

Feb 19, 2019

Our guests today are changing the world, and you can too! Karen Wilson and her 22-year old son, Justice Gbada have recently created a coaching group in Portland, Oregon to support kids and parents navigating the world of ADHD. Pathways 4 Success 4 Life is a partnership group that was started by two moms and their two ADHD sons who wanted to promote community and provide connections among parents and students. As you'll hear, the group is relatively new, but their members are already seeing positive results.   

For more information: pathways4succces4life@gmail.com

Pathways 4 Success 4 Life on Facebook

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. To learn more or to schedule a campus visit CLICK HERE

Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Hallowell shares his advice for knowing when a person or project is not worth your time and effort. Whether you're struggling with a job,  relationship or something else, this mini episode can help you figure out your next steps. Plus, hear about the project Ned walked away from after investing a ton of time and energy, and why he's better off for it. 

Reach out to us! Send your comments and questions to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or leave a voice message by calling 844-55-CONNECT. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Click HERE to learn more! 

Feb 12, 2019

Dr. Charles Parker of Core Brain Journal engages Ned in a discussion about the evolution of ADHD and the current problems with many treatment plans. Dr. Parker warns people to be especially wary of the interaction between Prozac and amphetamines, and discusses the common misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder. 

Core Brain Journal website

Dr. Parker's YouTube video about Prozac & Drug Interactions

Let Dr. Hallowell know your thoughts on this conversation. Just send an email to connect@distractionpodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more HERE

Feb 7, 2019

Those with ADHD are at a higher risk of becoming addicted to alcohol and/or drugs. Dr. Hallowell offers some tips on what to look for and how to avoid addiction from the start.

Send your comments, questions and show ideas to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or call us and leave a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT.

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. Learn more about the school of choice for students who learn differently HERE

Feb 5, 2019

How does aging affect ADHD? At what age can a child be diagnosed? Is high emotional instability a trait of ADHD? Dr. Hallowell gets a chance to answer these and some other great questions we've received from our listeners recently. 

Dr. Hallowell's books mentioned in this episode:

Driven to Distraction

Delivered from Distraction

DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION OR COMMENT? Write down your thoughts (or better yet, record a voice memo) and email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. To learn more or to schedule a campus visit click HERE.

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