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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 addicted 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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Dec 22, 2016

Entrepreneur, writer and serial do-gooder Marie Forleo returns to the show to talk about how we can be a force for good in the world, and specifically how we can all help the people of Aleppo right now.

To help the people of Aleppo by donating to The Compassion Collective click here:  https://app.mobilecause.com/form/gux8IQ

To find out more about The Compassion Collective click here: www.thecompassioncollective.org

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Write a review for Distraction on Itunes by December 31 for your chance to win a 30-minute phone call with Dr. Hallowell. The winner will be announced in January.

 

Dec 20, 2016

Ned talks to education consultant Mark Griffin about strategies for making sure everyone in your family enjoys the holiday gatherings, even when the kids start to "act up." 

For more tools and resources visit: www.understood.org 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Dec 15, 2016

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. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Dec 13, 2016

Sometimes the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season can leave you feeling stressed to the max. This week's episode can help! Join Ned as he's led through a simple breathing exercise designed to put you at ease and make you feel more in the moment. You can re-listen to this episode and repeat the exercise as often as you like!

Certified Breathwork Facilitator, Margaret Townsend's website: http://www.thelivingbreath.com/index.html

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Dec 8, 2016

In the wake of one of the most contentious presidential elections in history, Dr. Hallowell urges all of us to reconnect with those around us, especially those who hold different beliefs. He challenges listeners to set their political views aside and find the commonality that still exists.

Here's a link to the Pedigree commercial that Ned references:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQk3lF2ljxc

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Dec 6, 2016

Here's a novel idea-- let's actually ENJOY the holidays this year! For this week's episode we gathered together a group from CRN headquarters (where Collisions is produced) to put into practice Dr. Hallowell's mantra of "never worry alone." The lively gang shares laughs, stories, stressors, and tips for getting it all done while still having some fun. And there is no shortage of fun in this conversation! 

Jennifer's gift-buying spreadsheet: http://www.distractionpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/HolidayList-2016-Sample.xlsx

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Dec 1, 2016

The holiday season is a time of year that's supposed to make you feel happy. But that's not the case for many of us. In this episode, Dr. Hallowell talks about his own struggles with the holidays and offers some thoughtful and practical ways to make yourself feel better. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

 

Nov 29, 2016

Dr. Hallowell believes in the power of connection as a means to living a happier and healthier life. In this episode he puts his belief into practice by hitting the streets of New York in search of smiles and real moments. As you'll hear it's not always well-received, but that doesn't stop Ned from trying! He meets some interesting and fun people along the way as he shows all of us that it is possible to make connections wherever you go. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

 

Nov 23, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! In this special mini episode, Dr. Hallowell shares a message of love, connection and gratitude. We've included a montage of kids sharing their thoughts on what they're thankful for that you won't want to miss! And a big thank you to all of our listeners in the Distraction community. We are so very thankful for you!

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Nov 22, 2016

So many listeners have reached out with questions that we're dedicating an entire episode to answering them! This week, Dr. Hallowell addresses your concerns about ADHD medications and diagnoses, focus problems, dealing with insecurities, organizational issues and more. If you have a question for Dr. Hallowell, record it on your smartphone with the voice memo app and email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com and we might include it in a future episode!

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Nov 17, 2016

As more and more "screens" compete for our attention, Dr. Hallowell believes it's crucial to set boundaries and limits with them. In this mini, Dr. H offers suggestions to help you control when, where and how you use your phone, computer and other electronics. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

 

Nov 15, 2016

It's ironic, but the holidays can easily distract us from what's most important. This week Dr. Mehmet Oz shares with Dr. Hallowell his best tips and tricks for staying at your best during the holiday season. From what to eat and when to eat, to the best kinds of presents and avoiding the holiday blues, Dr. Oz and Ned have you covered! 

Dr. Oz's Best Holiday Advice: 

http://www.doctoroz.com/gallery/dr-ozs-holiday-eating-plan

http://blog.doctoroz.com/dr-oz-blog/make-your-holiday-healthy-by-managing-holiday-stress

http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/12-strategies-for-healthy-holiday-eating

http://www.doctoroz.com/blog/mehmet-oz-md/prescription-holiday-blues

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

 

Nov 10, 2016

Our minds can easily be overrun these days with interruptions, obligations and general clutter. In this mini, Dr. Hallowell offers five quick tips for weeding out your mind and quieting all that noise. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Nov 8, 2016

What happens after November 8th? How do we shed the negativity of this epic political season and move forward as a nation? Senior Polling Editor at Huffington Post, Natalie Jackson, weighs in along with media mogul Alan Meckler to give their thoughts on what's happened and what the future looks like. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

 

 

 

 

Nov 3, 2016

A traditional classroom isn't always the best place for a child with learning differences. That's why schools like Eagle Hill School in Greenwich, CT are so important. In this mini, Ned explores how specialized schools work to address each child's specific educational needs and help them become successful learners.

www.eaglehillschool.org

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Nov 1, 2016

With the election just days away, Dr. Hallowell spoke to leaders on both sides of the marijuana debate to get a clearer picture of what's at stake. Keith Stroup, the founder of NORML, and Jennifer Tejada, the Chief of Police for Emeryville, California, weigh-in with their thoughts on the legalization of marijuana. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Oct 28, 2016

ADHD Awareness Month is almost over but we had to share one more mini episode! In this bonus show, Dr. Hallowell answers some of the most frequently asked questions he gets about ADHD. From treatment options to medications and more, you'll gain a clearer understanding of the condition after listening to this episode. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Oct 27, 2016

For Dr. Hallowell, having ADHD means anything "boring" can feel like a medical emergency. In fact, you'll never believe what he did back in medical school to escape one "boring dinner" with classmates and professors.

It's a mini Distraction, but it's extra special so it's a little longer than usual!

Do you have a question for Dr. Hallowell? Email it or record a voice memo on your smartphone and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or leave us a voicemail at 844-55-CONNECT.

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Oct 25, 2016

We've all been rejected at one time or another, but what do you do if you have a condition that turns those feelings of rejection into an intense and overwhelming pain? Worse yet, what if it's your child that has this condition? Dr. Hallowell offers advice to one Dad whose son is struggling with Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria, and his advice is applicable to all of us. Ned also speaks to a listener with ADHD who has struggled for years to find a sense of inner peace and satisfaction.

Do you have a question for Dr. Hallowell? Email it or record a voice memo on your smartphone and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or leave us a voicemail at 844-55-CONNECT.

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com.

 

 

Oct 20, 2016

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's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com.

Oct 18, 2016

You can't tell kids with learning differences to "try harder," says Dr. Hallowell, speaking live to educators at the New York State Association of Independent Schools' conference as part of ADHD Awareness Month. Dr. Hallowell discusses the history of learning differences and treatments, and offers some new solutions. 

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite, the premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com.

 

 

Oct 13, 2016

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!

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite. The premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com.

Oct 11, 2016

What can we do to combat chronic stress and over-stimulation we face every day? Ned explores – and gives listeners a chance to participate in -- a meditative form of Yoga called Yoga Nidra that carries great health benefits and helps anyone who has challenges staying focused, such as people with ADHD.

http://www.freshyoga.com/

This episode's sponsor is OmegaBrite. The premier natural advanced omega-3 formula for mind, heart, and joint health.

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com.

 

 

Oct 6, 2016

Being successful in life takes hard work, especially when you have ADHD! Dr. Hallowell offers several tips for adults with ADHD to get the most out their "ferrari-engine brains" and thrive in life.

Please share this episode with someone you know who has ADHD. Let's all help each other and continue to build our ADHD community!

 

Oct 4, 2016

On a recent afternoon at The Hallowell Center in NYC, Dr. Hallowell sat down with his wife Sue for a heartwarming conversation about his own ADHD and their marriage. Sue doesn't hold back and gives listeners a clear picture of what it's like to be the only one in their house without ADHD. (Their 3 kids also have ADHD!) She shares her insights and tips for living with and loving someone who has ADHD. 

Ned and Sue's Book, Married to Distractionhttp://www.drhallowell.com/books/married_to_distraction/

https://www.adhdmarriage.com/

 

 

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