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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: May, 2020
May 28, 2020
Now that distance learning is the new normal for students, teachers are making big adjustments to meet their needs. Our host shares some of what he learned in a recent conversation with Tasha Otenti, a teacher at Milton Academy in Massachusetts, about how she's adapted her teaching style to accommodate distance learning.
 
Do you have a question or comment for Dr. Hallowell? Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

 
May 26, 2020
Bob Burg believes that providing value to others is the path to success. He joins Dr. H for a conversation about why one person is more successful than another, along with his 5 laws for success. And Bob would know, his book The Go-Giver has sold over 1 million copies and he is one of Inc. magazine's 100 Great Leadership Speakers!
 
Do you have a question or comment for Dr. Hallowell? Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

May 21, 2020
This mini episode came from an experience our host had just this week while buying a birthday present for his wife, Sue. He shares the story along with a reminder to look for ways to support the people in your own community.
 
Do you have a question or comment for Dr. Hallowell? Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

May 19, 2020
Based on the emails we've received, lots of our listeners are struggling with their ADHD right now. Dr. H addresses several questions in this episode including getting diagnosed while in quarantine, educational accommodations, impulsive versus compulsive, and the upside of being forced to slow down. And on a lighter note, Ned learns he's not alone in his ADHD cooking misadventures!
 
Do you have a question or comment for Dr. Hallowell? Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

 
Episode image by Daniel Xavier from Pexels.
May 14, 2020
We're all living in a world of "instead," as Dr. H puts it. The most obvious one being you stay home, instead of going to school, work, etc. Over the past few months we've all had to improvise and adjust our plans one way or another just to navigate daily life. In this mini our host explores some of the "insteads" he's experienced lately, and asks listeners to share their "insteads" in turn.
 
Please share your "insteads" with us! We will feature them in a future episode! Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

Episode photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels
May 12, 2020
There are four basic pieces that form the foundation for executive functioning. In this episode you'll learn what they are and how to look at these areas to assess how you can help yourself.
If you've explored coaching before and it didn't work, or just have trouble making things stick, Rebecca Shafir, an ADHD coach at the Hallowell Center, offers concrete ideas in this episode on how to make lasting improvements in your life.
 
Email Rebecca Shafir at rebeccashafir@gmail.com.
Or contact Rebecca at the Hallowell Center by calling 978-287-0810.
Rebecca's book: The Zen of Listening
 
Check out Focusmate.com for distraction-free productivity help (mentioned in this episode).
 
Share your thoughts with us! Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

May 7, 2020
As the pandemic continues, Dr. Hallowell checks in with listeners and encourages everyone to put aside differences and come together to get thru this. Be a "weaver," as David Brooks put it in his recent NY Times op-ed.
 
Share your thoughts with us! Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

Episode image by ATC Comm Photo from Pexels
May 5, 2020
Today's conversation focuses on the current state of distance learning and its effects on students. Adam Man, Head of Forman School, a prep school in Connecticut for high-school students who learn differently, joins Ned to talk about how his students are adapting and offers advice for those who are struggling, regardless of whether or not they have ADHD.
 
CLICK HERE to learn more about Forman School in Litchfield, Connecticut.
 
Share your thoughts with us! Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

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