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The Faster Than Normal Podcast: ADD | ADHD | Health

Having ADD or ADHD is a gift, not a curse. Hear from people all around the globe, from every walk of life, in every profession, from Rock Stars to CEOs, from Teachers to Politicians, who have learned how to unlock the gifts of their ADD and ADHD diagnosis, and use it to their personal and professional advantage, to build businesses, become millionaires, or simply better their lives.

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The Episode About ADHD & Weight Loss w/ Dr. Katie Rickel

Today’s podcast is made possible by Sudio headphones! They are the most incredible sounding headphones I’ve ever heard in my life! They give you 7 HOURS of battery life, look beautiful and the portable case will give you up to 6 days of standby time! Our discount code is fasterthannormal which will give you 15% off any purchase! Just click on this link to use the discount: https://www.sudio.com/us/earphones/tolv-pastel-blue  Thank you Sudio for sponsoring today’s podcast! — Remember that rainy night, just this past Winter’s eve, when you resolved to drop 25lbs, be fit & super-excited by the time this Summer’s swimsuit season arrived? Us too. Today we’re talking about strategies, just in case that didn’t just magically happen for you. We are joined by Katie Rickel. Dr. Rickel graduated summa cum laude from Duke University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Florida. She completed an APA-accredited clinical internship in health psychology at Duke University Medical Center, with advanced training in behavioral and bariatric obesity treatment, as well as the psychological management of chronic pain and illness. Dr. Rickel has expertise in treating anxiety disorders, including obsessive-compulsive disorder and specific phobias. Her research has been presented at various professional conferences and published in scientific journals. She has also appeared on “The Dr. Oz Show” and has been quoted in several popular media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Health magazine, Yahoo! Health, Women’s Health magazine, Weight Watchers magazine, andabcnews.com. She is now the CEO of Structure House, which has been named the nation’s leading weight loss treatment program. In existence since 1977, Structure House has helped more than 40,000 participants achieve their wellness goals and live their best lives. Dr. Rickel generously shares her expertise & experience with us here today. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Katie discuss: 2:28-  Intro & welcome Dr. Rickel!  ref:  www.StructureHouse.com 3:20-  Before we get into all of this, would you tell us a little bit more about your background please? 6:20-  Let’s talk about ADHD & that premise of “all or nothing” 9:25-  On how emotions play a role in cycles of an “all or nothing” mindset, especially when it comes to weight loss 10:20-  What are some tips you might share in order to keep us from getting into a bad cycle?  ref:  The National Weight Control Registry 12:50-  Apps for ADHD food journaling:  Lose It!My Fitness Pal or just take a picture of your meals. 14:31-  What other secret tricks would you recommend? 16:00-  On the importance of how you look & feel 17:00-  On turning to your strengths 18:14-  What percentage of your patients have ADHD? 19:21-  How can people find you if they would like to learn more?  www.StructureHouse.com @StructureHouse on: Twitter, FB, INSTA, Pinterest, LinkedIn 20:38-  Thank you Dr. Rickel! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! But.. even if you’ve reviewed us before, please continue to do so, so that word will continue to spread and we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  21:14-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

22mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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Nutrition Wellness and ADHD w/ Fitness and Dietary Expert Andrew Wade

This interview contains some of the most important info we’ve probably ever discussed on Faster Than Normal. Welcome our great guest Andrew Wade, MS, RDN, LDN, CSSD (dig the hard work, discipline and study that went into earning all those letters!) He just got diagnosed this year but has spent a lifetime studying about the body. Today we’re talking about the domino’s of digestion and energy, Nutrition, ADHD, Neurodiversity, diet, exercise, lonely foods versus quality food- basically we’re talking about most the primary toolkit in how we keep our day-to-day engines running smoothly! This is great! Enjoy! [A bit more about Andrew Wade] He is a Registered Dietitian, and owner of Case Specific Nutrition (CSN), a Dietitian Group Practice with 4 locations in Pittsburgh, PA and the surrounding area. CSN has various contracts servicing fitness centers, corporate wellness initiatives, health and rehabilitation sites, and family medical offices. Andrew completed his Master’s in Wellness & Human Performance at the University of Pittsburgh in the Fall of 2015 and is currently credentialed as a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). In addition to his practice, Andrew is the creator of the accountability mobile app "Rate My Day", the co-founder of the online habits course The Optilife Academy, the author of the book “Marathon Ready Runner’s Nutrition Guide: a quick reference tool”, and the owner of the Case Specific Wellness Fitness Center. In this episode Peter & Andrew Wade discuss: 1:25-  Intro & welcome Andrew!  Ref:  RateMyDay AppThe Optilife Academy book: Marathon Ready Runner’s Guide: A Quick Reference ToolCase Specific Wellness Center 2:20-  So you just got diagnosed this year, is that right? 3:30-  Did running cross country as a kid help you out? 4:11-  Peter on running on a track for the first time/first runner’s high 4:40-  So what led you to getting diagnosed? 6:00-  Food plays just as much a part of things on the mental side of things as exercise. Please expound on the connections and correlations. 9:30-  The Domino’s of digestion and energy 11:05-  The previous three minutes of this interview may be some OF THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION EVER SPOKEN ON THIS PODCAST TO DATE! 12:29-  Eating healthy will not leave you hungry 13:25-  What does real food, versus fast food, do to the brain? 15:23-  A look at a Cheezy Poof’s trajectory and affect on the human body 18:13-  If you were to hit on “quick fix” highlight, or one change our listeners should make about our dietary habits.. what would be that One change? 23:53-  Lonely pizza in peril?!! 24:05-  We gotta have you back Andrew! How can people find you until then? @casespecificnutrition on INSTAFB@CaseSpecificPGH on Twitter also at  www.CaseSpecificNutrition.com  & www.CaseSpecificWellness.com 24:42-  Thank you Andrew! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. ALSO! There are still two or three spots open if you’d like personal one-on-one coaching by me! Go here to to sign up! https://www.shankminds.com/adhdcoaching/ 34:45-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

26mins

11 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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ADHD Neuroscience Educator and Researcher Angel Kaur PhD

Oh what a great interview here! Our wonderful guest today is the third PhD who we’ve had on this podcast who is not a PhD in ADHD. Angel Kaur PhD is an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at UNC Asheville and the keeper of the podcast Club Kaur. Her scientific background is in cell and molecular neurobiology, and her experiences in the classroom over the last 6 years have inspired her to take on STEM education research. Her research interests include strategies to build skills in reading scientific literature, ways to instruct students on effective science communication to a range of audiences, and whether use of interdisciplinary materials can enhance student engagement and learning of science. These goals led to the creation of Club Kaur, a podcast on all things related to the teaching, learning, and communication of science, produced in close collaboration with undergraduate students at UNC Asheville, and featuring work done entirely by them as part of her classes. Interdisciplinarity is at the core of her work, whether she is teaching students about the neurobiology of pain, or principles of film form. She credits her ability to do this to ADHD. Her interdisciplinary work with students resulted in her receiving a teaching award at UNC Asheville in 2019, and a nomination for the Society for Neuroscience Educator Award. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Angel discuss: 1:16-  Intro & welcome Angel Kaur! 3:00-  When were you diagnosed with ADHD? 7:22-  On when you are ADHD you really love the things you love and want to share them with the world 8:30-  Tell me about what it was like for you growing up undiagnosed? 12:54-  On self medicating for ADHD without realizing it 14:00-  What are some tips & tricks on how you get stuff done? 16:00-  On sometimes, no matter how hard you try, stuff just happens and that’s ok 17:54-  On “Stand Up Science” and how the ADHD brain doesn’t have borders! 19:19-  On opening the first fast food Restaurante in outer space 19:44-  What do you tell a kid who thinks they are not smart enough for something? 22:33-  How can people find you? @ClubKaur on all the socials, TwitterFBINSTAYouTubeSoundCloud or via www.ClubKaur.com 23:16  Thank you Angel! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 24:03-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

24mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Loving Thy ADHD Self and Reading for Enjoyment w/ Author Alyson Gerber

My guest today had undiagnosed ADHD until she was twenty-one, and she wore a back brace for scoliosis from the age of eleven to thirteen, an experience that led directly to her debut novel Braced from Scholastic. It received three starred reviews, was a Junior Library Guild Selection, and has been nominated for several awards. Her new middle grade novel Focused, about a girl caught between her love of chess and her ADHD, will be in stores on March 26. Focused has received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews and the American Library Association’s Booklist and is a Junior Library Library Guild Selection. We talk about her struggles in learning to read, how things felt for her growing up, and how she ultimately found her voice.  Enjoy! In this episode Peter and Alyson discuss: 1:24-  Intro & welcome Aylson!  ref: books “Braced” and “Focused” 2:20-  Between your back brace and ADHD, growing up must’ve been a blast! Tell us your story? 3:48-  Were you getting a ‘you're not smart’ vibe from you teachers? 6:16-  We’re seeing more & more middle aged parents get diagnosed, because they’re kids are getting diagnosed!  i.e. Richard Titus interview here 7:00-  Have you always retreated into writing like me and many of our guests? What was YOUR thing? 9:40-  On Alyson’s first creative writing class 11:00-  On reading for enjoyment!  ref:  Encyclopedia Brown Archie Comics Choose Your Own Adventure Books 11:38-  So tell us about your latest work, “Focused” 14:54-  How can people find you?  AlysonGerber.com  @AlysonGerber: Twitter INSTA FB: AlysonGerberBooks 15:28-  Thank you Alyson and Thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening! You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  15:50-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits Please check out my new ADHD Coaching! www.shankminds.com/ADHDCoaching As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

16mins

20 Mar 2019

Rank #4

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Get Up! Talking ADHD & Good Mental Health w/ Rockstars Shinedown

I have been listening to our guests for well more than a decade! They have been part of my playlist since the summer of 2006 when their music helped me run the NYC Marathon faster than I ever had before. You surely know their music too, even if you’ve never heard the name Shinedown! Their song “Get Up” is the most inspiring, straight to the point, song I’ve ever heard that challenges the stigmas of talking honestly about mental health. They are some of the hardest working Artists in the world, so I was honored when they agreed to spend some time with us here today, helping to grow & inspire more honest conversations about mental health. Enjoy! In this episode Peter, Brent and Eric discuss: 1:08-  Intro and welcome Brent Smith and Eric Bass! 2:00-  After 136 shows spanning 48,000 miles, you guys were labeled The Hardest Working Artists of 2018! That’s a ton of work & a healthy mantle! How do you make sure that you are taking care of yourselves mentally? 4:56-  Peter on working to relax  ref:  The New Yorker cartoon 5:37-  On loving what you do & being driven 6:10-  On the importance of surrounding yourself with good people & a good support system 9:49-  Brent, you wrote “Get Up” for Eric. The majority of folks don’t know how to talk to a friend who is, or might be struggling. What did you learn from writing this song? 14:08-  “You are not going to be defined by your failures. You are going to be defined by the fact that you refuse to give up- no matter what” -Brent Smith 16:05-  Peter on the importance of Music, and how music will pull you through  ref: “I Dare You”  ref:  Peter gets arrested for exercising, makes news. 18:24-  What is it about music, not books, movies, tv, etc, but music that people always credit with bringing them through a rough spell, or helping them remember a moment in time, etc. Why? 20:52-  Talk to me about the stigma around mental health. Finally there is a solid movement- between you guys, people like Erik Kussin who have started WeAreAllALittleCrazy.org, etc. What can people do to help grow the national/international conversation about mental health? ref:  Erik Kussin’s FTN interview here #SameHere Follow Shinedown at:  http://www.shinedown.com FB Twitter INSTA YouTube AppleMusic Shazam Spotify 26:07-  Thank you Brent and Eric!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening.  Please.. stop right now and write us a review, EVEN IF you’ve reviewed us before, so that we will all be able to help & reach even more people!  You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  27:02-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

27mins

5 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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Certified ADHD Sex Therapist Author Dr. Ari Tuckman

This is not one for the kiddo’s folks, today we’re taking about Sex. It IS really important and good though, and you are very likely to feel better afterwards! Today we talk a little about Ari’s new book, “ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship”. We then discuss: The Neurotypical+ADHD relationship, Meds & Sex, Does our ADHD make us extra kinky, Why don’t we ever talk about Sex & ADHD at the same time, Communication habits, and Ari gives us lots of great advice. Enjoy!  A little more about our guest today:       Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST is a psychologist, certified sex therapist, international speaker, and author of four books on ADHD, including his newest, ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship which helps couples with one ADHD partner improve their sexual and relationship satisfaction. He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio, and XM Radio and been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USnews.com, The Daily Mail (UK) and many other media outlets. He is a former board member and current conference committee co-chair for CHADD, the national ADHD advocacy organization. You can find more information about his books and upcoming and recorded presentations at adultADHDbook.com In this episode Peter & Ari discuss: 0:57-  Intro & welcome Ari!  Get his new book here! 1:30-  If you are not already familiar CHADD.org  is a great resource for all things ADHD!  1:55-  So Ari, what does ADHD have to do with sex? 3:25-  Why do you think people don’t think, or maybe just don’t talk about how ADHD affects their sex lives? 6:00-  Do you think the ADHD promotes a higher level of experimentation/kinkiness? 7:54-  Talk about sex and communication differences/barriers in the “Neurotypical + ADHD” partnership? 10:57-  On communication and circumstances in the relationship 12:54-  Let’s talk about meds, stimulants and their effects on a sex life 14:55-  On how stimulants are perhaps most effective 16:38-  It takes two 18:20-  What advice would you give to the partner with ADHD who is trying to make things better in a relationship? 20:47-  Ari’s book is “ADHD After Dark You can find it at www.AdultADHDBook.com 21:00-  Thank you Ari!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 21:27-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

22mins

29 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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Author&Speaker Ben Glenn Talks the Art of Simplicity ADHD & Dyslexia

Thank you to RxGo for sponsoring this episode! RxGo is a free prescription discount card that can save you between 10 to 84percent of your out of pocket expenses. We all have to deal with medications, especially when you are neurodiverse like we are. With RxGo, not only can you search for your exact medication’s pricing at your local pharmacy, but if your insurance doesn’t cover it, and if you have to pay out of pocket, you can save between 10 and 84percent off of your medication costs by using this card! There is no application, no health restrictions, no fees and the card never expires! So, it you have any medication needs and want to save, please check out www.RxGo.com/faster  Thank you again to RxGo for sponsoring today’s podcast! — A full time speaker since 1995, Ben has been sharing his story of growing up with ADHD & Dyslexia with church groups, students, teachers athletes and organizations all over the world. Through the use of live art and storytelling he has curated a powerful & entertaining program! Adding to his many works of art, he is the author of “Simply Special: Learning to Love Your ADHD”. Today we talk about kids, (he credits his daughters for helping him overcome a fear of speaking to elementary age children), how to find teachable moments, The Chalkguy LEGO Drive, and how kindness can often be contagious. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Ben discuss: 2:14-  Intro & welcome Ben! 2:48-  What’s your story; when were you diagnosed? 3:48-  What was it like growing up; with what kinds of things were you dealing as a kid? Ref:  Simply Special book 6:33-  We develop survival skills early in school- did you realize that was happening? [How did you begin your career of speaking?] 8:10-  On deciding on a Major in college 9:48-  Tell his about this LEGO project you’ve started! 11:35-  On picking teachable moments 13:19-  On how generosity is contagious 15:00-  How can people get in touch if they want to join in? www.SimplyBenGlenn.com or directly at www.GiveYourBricks.com 16:32-  How can folks get in touch with you on the socials? www.SimplyBenGlenn.comYouTubeINSTA FB Twitter: @SimpleADHDExpert 17:59-  Thank you Ben! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 18:17-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

19mins

31 Jul 2019

Rank #7

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ADHD Well-being, Disruptive Tech and Your Health w/ Jeremiah Owyang

If you know anything about the Tech industry, you’ve probably heard our next guests name! Jeremiah is an industry analyst who helps his clients solve how new technology connects companies to their customers. He is well recognized by both the tech industry and the media for his grounded approach to deriving insights through rigorous research. From corporate innovation, autonomous technology or modern well-being, he views every aspect of emerging technologies through the lens of growth, opportunity and constantly shifting consumer behaviors and expectations. Forever at the forefront, Jeremiah identifies trends and advises major companies to adapt their business models to better connect with customers. Today we’re talking about new and future tech, well-being, balancing privacy and data sharing. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Jeremiah discuss: 0:50-  Intro & welcome Jeremiah Owyang! 1:52-  You are doing some amazing things! How did you wind up doing what you’re doing now? 2:40-  Let’s talk about health & brain stuff! 3:30-  Let’s talk about tech & well-being; starting with wearables.  6:30-  At what point do you think insurance companies will begin to monitor us, if at all? How are our devices teaching us to understand that being healthy is better? 10:00-  On privacy and our metadata 11:54-  On retinal data, Amazon ghost stores and trading our privacy for convenience 13:37-  Are we all over-connected? 14:09-  What do you see upcoming in the health & wellness tech trends over, say, they next ten years? 18:12-  Where do you think the balance will land between sharing personal ‘public’ versus ‘private’ data?  Ref: Ouchie App and We Croak 20:40-  How can people find you Jeremiah? www.Web-Strategist.com @JOwyang: TwitterINSTAFBLinkedIN 21:00-  Thank you Jeremiah! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 21:27-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

22mins

23 Oct 2019

Rank #8

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5 Seconds of ADHD Mental & Physical Fitness w/ Expert Dr. Rick Richey

Our guest today has been in the fitness industry since 2002 as a certified personal trainer, training manager, orthopedic massage therapist, college and university adjunct professor, NASM master instructor, fitness industry presenter, author, and subject matter expert/talent for fitness industry educational videos and written content. He’s the co-host of the Omnia Fitness Podcast with Rick and Drogo and host of the NASM CPT Podcast. He owns the Independent Training Spot, NYC-based personal training gyms and is the co-owner of RēCOVER, an orthopedic and cognitive stress recovery center in Manhattan. He holds a masters in exercise science and a doctorate in health science and exercise leadership. We first met when he was kicking my butt at the New York Sports Club and has continued to be a very positive influence. We talk about what works for his many clients, his studies, and he shares a ton of great reads & advice with us today. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Dr. Rick Richey discuss: 0:45-  Intro & welcome Rick! 1:40-  Ref: Omnia Fitness Podcast with Rick and Drogo Peter was on THIS episode :)  NASM-CPT PodcastIndependent Training SpotReCoverNYC 1:45-  Lots to talk about here- where did you get your doctored Rick? 2:30-  We first met several years ago at New York Sports Club. Other than “Hey I wanna look good naked”, what is the No.1 reason you tell people that exercise and staying mentally & physically fit is so important, today more than ever?  Ref John J. Ratey book: “Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain” 5:13-  On Rick’s Executive Function assistance and how it related to Exercise Science 7:20-  On making it past the hardest chore of working out. How do you get those of us that are neurodiverse to stick around… and then come back to work out again?? 9:45-  On managing energy systems  Ref: study on benefits of exercise versus meds for depression. link to study link to article about study 11:45-  Peter: “A headache doesn’t mean you have an aspirin deficiency”. 12:54-  So ‘doctorally speaking’, what does exercise really do for the brain?  Ref: Attribution Theory and Attribution Retraining 15:16-  Ref: 23 and 1/2 Hours video. (Only several minutes, not an entire day in length) 16:23-  Exercise doesn’t have to be all about picking things up & putting them down. You can actually enjoy yourself!  17:20-  On finding what clients like to do for exercise. i.e. “A little bit of something is better than a whole lotta nothing” 19:30-  Ref Dick Couch book: “The Warrior Elite: The Forging of SEAL Class 228”  21:30-  Ref Mel Robbins book:  “The 5 Second Rule” 22:39-  Why Peter goes to the gym/works out first thing in the morning! 23:21-  Five rules Rick has found that work for ADHD Athletes 24:57-  How can people find you Rick? @Dr.RickRichey on INSTA  or  ReCOVER  or  http://independenttrainingspot.com 25:30-  Thank you Rick! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 26:13-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

26mins

2 Oct 2019

Rank #9

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Professor Johan Wiklund Researches the Links Between ADHD & Entrepreneurship

Johan Wiklund PhD, is the Al Berg Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship at Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, USA, and Professor Two at Nord University, Norway His research interests include entrepreneurship and mental health as well as the entry, performance, and exit of entrepreneurial firms. He is considered a leading authority in entrepreneurship research with close to 100 articles appearing in leading entrepreneurship and management journals and over 25,000 citations. He is Editor-in-Chief for Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, a premier entrepreneurship journal. A prolific advisor of Ph.D. students, he received the Academy of Management Entrepreneurship Division Mentor Award in 2011. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Johan discuss: 1:00-  Intro & welcome back Professor Johan Wiklund! Prior interview on FTN 2:10-  The continual link between ADHD & Entrepreneurship; why?  4:58-  On people with ADHD not letting failures stop them; the reward is the fuel. 6:50-  What do you think public school systems should be doing to help kids with ADHD- given their limited budgets, class size, time, etc? 8:40-  On the importance of staying physically active 9:20-  On exercise being essential for daily health in the classroom 10:55-  About Johan’s latest research.  Ref: see below for Johan’s forthcoming publications 15:50-  Where can people find you? Google=ADHD Johan,  Syracuse University homepage 16:42-  Thank you Professor Wiklund! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 17:20-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear! Johan’s Forthcoming Publications: Mental Health in the Family Business: A Conceptual Model and a Research Agenda (ETP) Dispositional positive and negative affect and self-employment transitions (ETP) Entrepreneurship and wellbeing: Past, present and future (JBV) What Are We Explaining? A Review and Agenda on Initiating, Engaging, Performing, and Contextualizing Entrepreneurship (JoM) Conquering Relevance: Entrepreneurship Research's Grand Challenge (ETP) Theories from the Lab: How Research on Science Commercialization can Contribute to Management Studies (JMS) Entrepreneurial impulsivity is not rational judgment (JBVi) Orchestrating boundaries: The effect of R&D boundary permeability on new venture growth (JBV) Rethinking the Commercialization of Public Science: From Entrepreneurial Outcomes to Societal Impacts (AMP)

18mins

21 Aug 2019

Rank #10

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Talking ADHD & Finding Greatness in Your Life w/ IRONMAN Hall of Famer Mike Reilly

I am talking to someone on today’s show that has shouted the 2nd-best four words that I HAVE EVER HEARD IN MY LIFE!! The Man you’re about to meet is named Mike Reilly. He is probably best known as the "Voice of IRONMAN," (not the movie, the sport). If you are one of the 350k+ finishers of an Ironman challenge, chances are he has shouted your name also! In his great career, Mike also done on-site announcing and television coverage for over a thousand other triathlon & running events spanning ten countries. He is the only person inducted into all three endurance sports Halls of Fame: IRONMAN (2011), Running USA (2017), and USA Triathlon (2018).  Mike and his wife of 43 years, Rose, live in San Diego. They have two children, Erin Paulson, (a Boston Marathon finisher), and Andy Reilly, (an IRONMAN & Boston Marathon finisher), and two grandsons. A bit more about Mike here. It is an total honor to welcome him today. Enjoy! In this episode Peter and Mike discuss: :46-  Intro and welcome Mike Reilly!! 1:58-  You have been doing this for roughly 30 years? For those of us who don’t know, could you describe a little about Ironman? 3:19-  About Mike’s new book:  Finding My Voice 3:42-  Peter’s experience in doing his first Triathlon 4:20-  Mike, would you agree with the statement: “Once a triathlete, always a triathlete”? 5:50-  On how training can affect relationships ref:  I’m Training For An Ironman Video 6:32-  On finding something great in your life 7:12-  On addiction & Imposter syndrome, versus the Triathlete  8:30-  “We are the cause of our own experiences” 9:37-  On crossing the Finish line  and my blog post about my first Ironman in Cozumel 10:36-  I’ve read that the Triathlon is the sport with the largest amount of recovering addicts. Why do you think this may be true?  12:48-  On setting dizzyingly difficult goals 14:20-  Tell us a story about someone who credits finishing an Ironman with saving their life. 18:58-  Wow.. if exercise could do something like that, for someone like him, imagine what it could do for school kids!! 19:40-  About Eric Byrnes Triathlon & his physical education outreach. Let Them Play Foundation  20:14-  Riding For Focus Specialized Foundation Podcast interview w/ Ted Theocheung, the CEO of the Specialized Foundation, and Kimberly Price, Ph.D., Director of Research & School Programs for the Specialized Foundation 20:57-  Peter on “Must be present to win” 23:19-  On Ironman has no shape or size. Working from the inside out. 24:10-  What do you tell someone who says “Oh I could never, ever do a triathlon”? 25:37-  When is your book “Finding My Voice” available for purchase? You can find it everywhere!  26:10-  Thank you Mike Reilly!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening.  PLEASE.. stop right now and write us a review so that we will all be able help more people!  You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  26:21:  THE 2nd-best FOUR WORDS EVER!!!!! 26:58  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits Mr. Mike Reilly on socials: MikeReilly.netFacebookTwitter & INSTA@IronManVoice  LinkedIn As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

27mins

15 May 2019

Rank #11

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Do Anything You Want To In This World w/ ADHD Mom, Record-breaking Athlete Caitlin Conner

The day before Caitlin's 24th birthday, a young girl in Texas was texting while driving and didn't see a young couple on their motorcycle. Caitlin & her husband at the time were ejected from that bike. She lived to celebrate her birthday in the ICU. When she woke up from surgery the nurse informed her that she was four weeks pregnant. After 6 reconstructive surgeries on minimal pain medication, antibiotics, and anesthesia due to the pregnancy, Caitlin knew that her child was worth more than her own body. On June 12th, 2014 she amputated her left leg below the knee and began to take on life as a new Mom. February 13, 2015 she delivered a beautiful baby girl named Tinley. Caitlin had always wanted to be a Mom, but now the question arose as to what kind of mother she would become. She set her first two goals: to walk & run before the baby could. In April of 2016 she ran her first 5k w/ Tinley in a stroller. A month later, she found a crossfit gym and began a strength training regimen. A passion that began from just wanting to be a Mom who could chase her kid around, rapidly grew and transformed a woman who has since become the first amputee boxer in America, a woman who has earned Gold and Silver medals in everything from Triathlons to Javelin, completed countless marathons, and on-and-on! She has recently started BeMoreAdaptive.org who’s mission is to help the world be more adaptive, accessible, and profoundly knowledgeable about the adaptive community. We talk about choices, goal-setting, motivation and her incredible story here today. Enjoy! In this episode Peter and Caitlin discuss: :45-  Intro to Caitlin Conner 1:11-  Caitlin’s bio and backstory 3:00-  Welcome Caitlin! So before the accident, what was life like for you?  ref:  Video Rental Stores 4:04-  What happened on the day of your accident, and what was going on in your life? 6:16-  Unbelievable, just unbelievable! How do you begin to bounce back from such adversity? 7:30-  What was your process of deciding whether to be amputated, or not? 8:20-  On choices 8:50-  How old is your daughter now and does she realize that you are a badass? 9:12-  Your sports resume is a little crazy- tell us about how you got started and how you remain motivated. 10:24-  What is your favorite sport? 10:38-  What’s your routine for training; if you have one? 11:13-  On not competing in the Paralympics with Team USA 12:09-  Do you think ADHD may be influencing your multi-sport passion? 12:58-  What do you say to people who have had a massive life shift like you have? How do you get them back up on their horse? 14:12-  How do you handle your bad days? 15:32-  On embracing self care 16:23-  How can people find you and please give us your Instagram addy!  INSTA: @Caitlin.AndHerLegNamed.RexFBwww.BeMoreAdaptive.org 16:30-  Fun fact about Rex 17:08-  Thank you Caitlin and Thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening.  PLEASE.. stop right now and write us a review so that we will all be able help more people!  You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  17:42-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

18mins

17 Apr 2019

Rank #12

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The One with the Second ADHD PhD w/ Janice Nieves-Bonilla

We are joined today by a scientist! I love interviewing scientists! Although diagnosed as a child, Janice did not get fully treated for ADHD until her second year at Harvard. She is doing amazing research as she finishes her fifth year of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences PhD program there, and has found her way to rock life with ADHD! Enjoy! In this episode Peter and Janice discuss: :46-  Intro & welcome Janice Marie Nieves Bonilla de Ouellette! 1:40-  You didn’t get diagnosed until you got to Harvard, correct?  Tell us your story. 2:56-  How was growing up for you; how did school & your classes go? 4:36-  Can you tell any of our listeners who may be feeling like: “My ADHD is preventing me from being smart, or from being brilliant” exactly what it is that you are studying at Harvard?  ref: Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Immunology and Autoimmunity, Joslin Diabetes Center 6:02-  Your first language is Spanish. Sometimes people with ADHD are not great with languages; how are you with learning new ones? 7:04-  Tell me about the medication you are on and how it’s working out for you? 8:08-  What is your dosage frequency? 8:55-  You have been very active in Theater, Dance, etc. Do you find that physical activity helps you? 10:47-  You mentioned in your 3 page bio that you didn’t have many friend that were your age growing up. Do you think that’s an ADHD thing- to have friends that are older or younger? 12:26-  Your husband does not have ADHD. If you had to tell the non-ADHD listeners of this podcast what the one thing they could do to survive someone with ADHD, that they love, what would that be?  14:37-  How can people find you if they want to learn more about you and what you are doing?   INSTA & Twitter @Janice_Nieves  Email: JNievesBonilla@g.harvard.edu 15:22-  Thank you Janice!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening.  PLEASE.. stop right now and write us a review so that we will all be able help more people!  You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  15:47-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

16mins

8 May 2019

Rank #13

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Survival Mode and Inventing Success While Dyslexic w/ Larry Hite

Born in Brooklyn without a silver spoon in his mouth, partially blind in one eye, and Dyslexic- back before “Dyslexia was even a ‘thing’, this man’s current net worth is over One Hundred Million Dollars. Today we are lucky to visit with Mr. Larry Hite. Larry is an investor, trend follower and pioneer of system trading and the guaranteed fund concept. He is best known as the founder of Mint Investment Management Company. During his 13-year tenure at Mint, the composite of funds achieved a compounded annual rate of return greater than 30% before fees during that period. Hite pioneered the use of the “guaranteed fund” concept, which helped Mint become the first hedge fund to raise over $1 billion.  In 2000, he founded Hite Capital, a family wealth management firm. He was profiled in the book Market Wizards by Jack Schwager and won the Hedge Funds Review Americas lifetime achievement award. The Financial Times wrote “Hite’s development of complex, algorithmically driven models that aimed to spot and follow market trends delivered average annualized returns of more than 30 per cent to his clients.” Today we’re talking about how he started his life in “survival mode”, dealt with his blindness & Dyslexia and made better for himself from what he had been given. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Mr. Hite discuss: 0:45-  Intro & welcome Larry!   1:32-  You grew up in Brooklyn before Dyslexia was even a thing! What was that like for you? 2:28-  So how was school; were you a public school kid also? 3:10-  How did you find your path forward? 5:00-  After you finished school, what was your next move? 6:20-  How were you working with numbers & figures daily, yet also Dyslexic? 7:47-  A lot of our listeners get grief because they don’t conform to “the normal ways of doing things”. What was your experience? 8:22-  Talk about how you went from living in survival mode, to starting your own firm 9:47-  So, did you have a few clear paths forward then; options? 10:20-  What advice would you give to someone who feels they don’t have the ability to succeed? 12:28-  On making do with what you have 14:05-  When you ran Mint and after you became the first hedge fund to raise over a billion dollars, did you ever feel like you had succeeded? 14:50-  Thank you Larry; this has been a pleasure! By the way, may we ask your age? 15:00-  Thank you Larry! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 15:38-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear! ~Happy Holidays everyone~

16mins

18 Dec 2019

Rank #14

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ADHD Trauma, Addiction & Recovery w/ Survivor & Hockey Legend Theo Fleury

We get to share-in a very raw and real conversation today. If your a hockey fan like me, then you know the name Theo Fleury from his 1000+ games on the ice, or from his Olympic Gold medal win in 2002! But off the rink, his life once carried the markings of a troubled childhood, abuse and coping with emotional pain through addictive and self-destructive behaviors. Today, Theo defines himself as a victor over trauma and addiction, and a facilitator to those still trying to find their way. His best-selling books, Playing with Fire and Conversations with a Rattlesnake, encourage open sharing and provide practical tools that people seeking help can personally use. We talk about his ADHD, his childhood, his adjustment to retirement and about never quitting…Enjoy! In this episode Peter and Theo discuss: 1:40-  Intro and welcome Theo Fleury!! 2:30-  You started playing hockey at five years old- what were things like for you growing up? 4:40-  Your career is amazing!! How did things go when you retired from the NHL? 9:28-  Theo on True purpose. ref:  “Playing With Fire” book 10:46-  On ADHD stereotypes 11:48-  On labels 13:40-  On learning to use a faster brain. Managing dopamine rushes. 15:44-  What do you do these days to get your dopamine fix? 17:42-  On staying busy, on schedule and fighting addiction 18:48-  On transitioning from a completely and fully scheduled career, to surviving on your own from day-to-day. 19:40-  On creating a new toolbox for yourself 20:55-  Why we need to be talking more about solutions 24:12-  How can people find you Theo?  www.TheoFleury.life and at Twitter, INSTA: @TheoFluery14 24:28-  Thank you so much Theo and Thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening! You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  24:56-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits Please check out my new ADHD Coaching! www.shankminds.com/ADHDCoaching As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

25mins

20 Feb 2019

Rank #15

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Learning to Teach Others with ADHD w/ Jonathan Rizo, Ed.D.

Today’s podcast is made possible by Sudio headphones! They are the most incredible sounding headphones I’ve ever heard in my life! They give you 7 HOURS of battery life, look beautiful and the portable case will give you up to 6 days of standby time! Our discount code is fasterthannormal which will give you 15% off any purchase! Just click on this link to use the discount: https://www.sudio.com/us/earphones/tolv-pastel-blue  Thank you Sudio for sponsoring today’s podcast! — Diagnosed with ADHD at age 23, Jonathan has earned his BA in Criminal Justice and a Masters in School Psychology. His first career was in Juvenile corrections, but for the past six years he has changed things to become a school psychologist. During his tenure, he has implemented precise academic & behavior systems, (Multi-Tiered Systems of Support+ADHD= MTSS on Steroids), to ensure he & his fellow educators are providing adequate support for all types of students. His work has focused on creating data systems where educators & helpers can use the data to guide their instructional practices while providing targeted interventions for the students who need it, (Academic and Behavior). The data system gives educators access to students’ demographics, academic present levels, (based on formative assessments), and behavior needs, with just a click of a button. In addition, all the information is presented in one document so that the data can be sorted for further analyses. The staff has fully embraced it, and this has led to an overall improvement of student’s academics, behavior and social/ emotional knowledge. Recently earning his doctorate in Education Learning, Jonathan’s life is now dedicated to helping all students become fearless and courageous, at any moment. Enjoy! In this episode Peter & Jonathan discuss: 2:03-  Intro & welcome Jonathan! 3:16-  What’s your background story? 4:45-  You said the system failed you; what did you mean by that strong statement? 6:50-  What do you say to teachers & school districts who are trying their best to fix things, and make things work better? 9:09-  What do you think parents can do to help? 12:42-  What do you tell kids who have been made to feel that they are somehow broken? 16:38-  How can people find you if they would like to learn more?  @jrizo62 on Twitter, INSTA, FB  RizoJonathan62@gmail.com 17:30-  Thank you Jonathan! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials. 18:03-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

18mins

10 Jul 2019

Rank #16

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Diagnosing & Organizing ADHD Awareness in The United Kingdom w/ Dr. Lade Abuah

Dr. Lade Abuah is a Specialist Registrar in child and adolescent psychiatry; or in American parlance- a Medical Doctor with a passion for children & mental health.  She’s the host of Our Mental Health Matters Podcast, a member of the Royal College Of Psychiatry and today we get to talk about her experience in working with kids who have ADHD/ADD living in the United Kingdom! We exchange and compare notes about social stigmas, teaching methodologies, and ways of increasing education & awareness. Enjoy! In this episode Peter and Lade discuss: 1:44-  Intro and welcome Dr. Abuah! 2:15-  What do you see as some of the biggest differences between how ADHD is viewed in the UK versus the US?  ref:  DSM-5 versus ICD-10 classifications 3:14-  Do you think ADHD is as common in the UK as it is in the US? 4:15-  How did you end up working in child Psychology/Psychiatry? 4:45-  How would you explain an ADHD diagnosis to a parent for the first time? 6:40-  Is there a movement of awareness happening in the UK?  ref podcasts w/: Tony Robbins, Seth Godin, Danny Meyer.  ref: STOMP, & Dr. Abuah’s podcast “Our Mental Health Matters”  9:42-  Do you see physical fitness come into play when you’re working with children? 10:19-  Are the schools in the UK becoming more adaptable to those with ADHD/ADD? 11:15-  Some studies show that when recess is increased from 15m a day to 90m a day, ADHD students experience dramatic benefits. Is there anything like this happening in the UK? Freeplay Houston School specializing in ADHD 12:20-  Is the National Health Service looking at ADHD more than they were say, five years ago? 13:06-  How can people reach you if they want to find about more? Mental Health Matters Podcast, Twitter @OmoladeAmaka 13:41-  Thank you Lade and Thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening! You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  14:00-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits Please check out my new ADHD Coaching! www.shankminds.com/ADHDCoaching As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

14mins

6 Mar 2019

Rank #17

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Graphic Designer Turned Cartoonist/Illustrator & ADHD Superhero Dani Donovan!

Today we visit with a Graphic Designer, Artist & ADHD Cartoon specialist, (and in my opinion, future superhero character designer). You have probably already seen Dani’s Art without even realizing that it’s her work, or that it was originally inspired by her ADHD. It was her Art & her fearlessness that brought us together today. I really want to share her full bio with you:  Dani Donovan is a designer and illustrator who's recently risen to internet fame creating ADHD comics. Her first graphic (a storytelling flowchart) went viral, amassed over 100 million views, and has been reposted and praised by celebrities such as Mindy Kahling, Natalie Portman, and Jennifer Garner. Within a couple months, she quickly became a prominent voice in the online ADHD community. Dani’s comics aim to help those with ADHD understand themselves and explain their struggles to loved ones. Her artwork struck a global chord and has been translated into four languages. She's partnering with Penguin Random House to illustrate a children's book based on her childhood experiences with ADHD. Dani works full-time as a designer for Gallup, runs a freelance branding business, and served on the board of directors for Nebraska’s chapter of AIGA (American Institute for Graphic Arts). Her online store, ADHDDD.com, opens in early May. Enjoy! In this episode Peter and Dani discuss: :46-  Intro & welcome superhero Dani Donovan! 1:33-  You tweeted that you were nervous to join us today- why would you possibly be nervous!?  ref: Dani’s tweet 2:11-  So you got diagnosed in college; tell us about what it was like growing-up undiagnosed? 3:56-  When you got into college, what prompted the diagnosis? 5:25-  Were you put on medication?  ref:  Adderall versus Ritalin&Vyvanse  5:50-  Was it sort of a wake-up call- whenever you got a name for your ADHD? 6:50-  How long have you been drawing? 7:16-  Being an Artist, do you find that writing/drawing puts you at peace? 8:03-  I found you through your cartoons. Tell us about how you got started & what happened? 9:20-  Tell us about your experience with an Art Therapist? 10:43-  What kind of responses have you been getting from your Art? 12:16-  What’s your personal favorite piece thus far? 13:10-  Note to self:  Brand everything you do! ref:  Imposter syndrome 13:40-  How can we find you & see your beautiful Art?  Patreon.com/DaniDonovanTwitter, INSTA Behance LinkedIN Dribbble: @DaniDonovan. Facebook @DaniDonovanArt 14:36-  One last question. What do you tell creatives & budding artists who are afraid to post their works? 16:05-  So…“done is better than perfect”? 16:15-  Thank you Dani! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening.  Please.. stop right now and write us a review, EVEN IF you’ve reviewed us before, so that we will all be able to help & reach even more people!  You can always reach me at peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. Also at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.  17:01-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits As always, leave us a comment below and PLEASE drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! The more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

17mins

22 May 2019

Rank #18