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Distraction

Struggling with distractions in this amped up world? We guide you through it all with 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, 2022
Feb 28, 2022
Do you know someone who struggles with schoolwork and studying? Jessica McCabe from How to ADHD joins Ned to share study tips for students who learn differently in this special episode sponsored by Landmark College. 

Check out Jessica's website: How to ADHD

This Episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at  http://www.lcdistraction.org

 

This Classic Episode was first presented on October 30, 2017

Feb 24, 2022
Achieve More With A Growth Mindset

Dr. Hallowell considers it a happy accident that he happened to attend a lecture given by third-grade teachers Darrah Parsons and Becky Kline. 

The talk focused on their experiences teaching young girls about Carol Dweck's groundbreaking findings regarding ability and achievement in life. 

In this episode, Darrah and Becky join Dr. Hallowell to talk about the differences between a fixed mindset and a growth mindset and why productive struggle is a really good thing. 

If you want to do more and be more in life, this episode is here to show you that you can! It's never too late to change your mindset, achieve your goals and find success. 

If you'd like to reach out to Darrah, email her at dparsons@hb.edu, and if you'd like to reach out to Becky, email bkline@hb.edu

Click HERE to go to Carol Dweck's website. 

This Episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at  http://www.lcdistraction.org

 

This Classic Episode was first presented on December 12, 2017

Feb 23, 2022
Dr. Hallowell responds to a listener question we received recently about ADHD coaches for kids. We think the self-proclaimed "disorganized parent" who reached out will be surprised to hear Ned's answer!

 

This Episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at  http://www.lcdistraction.org

 

This Classic Episode was originally presented in December 2017

Feb 22, 2022

The Highs and Lows of Hyperfocus with How to ADHD and Landmark College

Our favorite ADHDer, Jessica McCabe, joins our host for a conversation about the positives and negatives of hyperfocus in this special episode.

This Episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at  http://www.lcdistraction.org

 

This Classic Episode was originally presented in March 2020

Feb 16, 2022
Journalist Lisa Ling On Having ADHD RELEASED OCT 17, 2017

Award-winning journalist Lisa Ling opens up to Dr. Hallowell about her ADHD diagnosis, and the issues she's struggled with since childhood. She talks about the unique challenges of being a minority with ADHD, and how her ADHD strengths have helped make her who she is today.  

Ling was formerly a co-host of ABC Daytime's hit show "The View," a field correspondent for "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and contributor to ABC News' "Nightline" and National Geographic's "Explorer." Currently, you can catch Lisa in the CNN Original Series, "This is Life with Lisa Ling," which began its fourth season earlier this month. 

This Episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at  http://www.lcdistraction.org

 

Journalist Lisa Ling On Having ADHD

Feb 16, 2022

Women and girls with ADHD face a number of uniqueissues in dealing with their "Raqce Car Brains". In this Episode Terry Matlen, ACSW, who specializes in helping women with ADHD, joins Dr. Hallowell to answer questionsfrom our female listeners. Topics include pregnancy and medication,hormones, exercise, toxicrelationships, social isolation and much much more. 

This episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for those who learn differently. Learn more at http://www.lcdistraction.org

What Does Everybody Know That I Don't?  by Michele Novotni, PhD

The Queen of Distraction: How Women with ADHD Con Conquer Chaos, Find Focus, and Get More Done  by, Terry Matlen

Survival Tips for Women With ADHD by Terry Matlen

THis Classic Episode Was Originally Released In February, 2018

Feb 10, 2022

Dr. Ned Hallowell outlines his simple, 7-step plan that’ll have you crossing things off your to-do list in no time! Learn how to meet your goals and bring focus into your life every day.

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

This episode was originally released in May 2016.

Feb 8, 2022
It’s the ADHD call-in show! Dr. Hallowell is joined by his longtime co-author Dr. John Ratey, and together they talk to listeners. Nothing is off limits, including medication, alternative treatments, coping with day-to-day challenges and more.

For another great source of information on ADHD, please visit ADDitude magazine at www.additudemag.com.

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

This episode was originally released in July of 2016.

Feb 3, 2022

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

This Episode is sponsored by Landmark College in Putney, Vermont. It's the college of choice for students who learn differently. Learn more at  http://www.lcdistraction.org

This episode was originally released in November 2016. 

Feb 1, 2022
Kathy Kolbe is the world's leading authority on human instincts. Her groundbreaking work has enabled thousands to find careers that they not only love, but excel at as well. 

Kolbe has been called Maslow’s successor because of her work in showing how the three parts of the mind (cognitive, affective and conative) impact the creative problem solving process. She is a prolific writer and bestselling author, and is currently the CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Kolbe Corp, a publishing and consulting company she started 40 years ago. 

Discover where you're apt to succeed: http://www.OPgig.com 

Learn more about the Kolbe Index and the Instinct Test: http://www.Kolbe.com/AT 

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

This episode was originally released in October 2018.

 

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