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Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell

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Rank #128 in Mental Health category

Society & Culture
Health & Fitness
Mental Health
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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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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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Great info for ADHDers!

By Realtor Kim - Sep 12 2019
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Great info to implement and understand ADHD! Thank you!

Just wonderful!

By Abigailsv1 - Aug 09 2019
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I have been hearing this podcast for a while. Great content and guests.

iTunes Ratings

417 Ratings
Average Ratings
314
79
9
8
7

Great info for ADHDers!

By Realtor Kim - Sep 12 2019
Read more
Great info to implement and understand ADHD! Thank you!

Just wonderful!

By Abigailsv1 - Aug 09 2019
Read more
I have been hearing this podcast for a while. Great content and guests.
Cover image of Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell

Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell

Updated 5 days ago

Rank #128 in Mental Health category

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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?

Rank #1: Ep 26: Emily Morse & Sex in the Age of Distraction

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Dr. Emily Morse, host of the top-rated podcast Sex with Emily, talks with Ned about why couples aren't having as much sex as they used to, what the obstacles are and how to overcome them. As Emily says, men are like frying pans and women are like slow cookers! Ideas and suggestions offered up in this show will help you keep the fire burning in your bedroom. 

Emily's website and book:

http://www.sexwithemily.com

https://www.amazon.com/Hot-Sex-Over-Things-Tonight/dp/1616280735

Sep 13 2016
35 mins
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Rank #2: S2 Ep 46: Productivity Tips to Get Stuff Done

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Kristin Seymour accomplishes more in one day than most do in a week! And she might be the only person we know that travels with a cooler and ice packs in her car... just in case! This busy ADHDer (and previous Distraction guest) joins Dr. Hallowell to share her very best ideas for getting things done. The Clinical Nurse Specialist also shares some encouraging stories about some of the kids and adults she's worked with to help accomplish their goals. Learn about incentives, buffers, prioritizing and more through the practical ideas and solutions Kristin offers up in this episode.

To learn more about Kristin or to get a copy of her book, The Fog Lifted, click HERE

Learn more about Landmark College in Putney, Vermont by clicking HERE.

Apr 03 2018
32 mins
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Rank #3: Mini #25: Robert Putnam on Why You Should Care About Other People's Kids

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Best-selling author and Harvard professor Robert Putnam speaks with Ned about the growing opportunity gap between the rich and poor and the effects it has on all of us.

Links mentioned in this episode:

http://robertdputnam.com/about-our-kids/

https://www.theopportunitygap.com/

Jacob Riis, How The Other Half Lives: http://www.authentichistory.com/1898-1913/2-progressivism/2-riis/index.html

Sep 08 2016
9 mins
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Rank #4: Ep 42: Make 2017 The Year You Think You Can

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Happy New Year to all of our listeners! In this short episode, Dr. Hallowell shares his hopes for the new year, and asks you to think about what you want to accomplish in 2017. As Henry Ford famously said, "Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right!"  

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

Jan 03 2017
11 mins
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Rank #5: S2 Ep2: Solving Your Kid's Behavior Problems

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Dr. Ross Greene believes that whether you're a parent or teacher with a behaviorally challenging child or not, collaboration is the key to solving problems, improving relationships and better communication. Dr. Greene spoke with Ned about the unique model he's developed for finding proactive solutions to behavior problems and ensuring that kids everywhere are treated in ways that are compassionate, informed, and effective.  

Dr. Greene's books: The Explosive Child and Raising Human Beings

Dr. Greene's website: www.LivesintheBalance.org

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

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

And by Talkspace, the online therapy company that believes that therapy should be affordable, confidential, and convenient.

For a special offer visit www.Talkspace.com/Distraction

Mar 14 2017
27 mins
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Rank #6: S2 Ep4: Stop Chewing Like That! When Noises Trigger Rage

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Most of us have been annoyed at one time by the sound of another chewing or breathing, but for some it goes way beyond annoyance. For those who suffer from misophonia, everyday sounds like gum chewing, lip smacking, or clicking a pen can induce feelings of outrage. Dr. Hallowell talks to Josh Furnas, a man who has suffered from misophonia since he was a young child, and Dr. Phillip Gander, an assistant research scientist at the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Iowa about this unusual condition. 

Links:

www.misophonia.org

www.misophonia-association.org

Dr. Phillip Gander

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

Explore OmegaBrite products and benefits at www.omegabrite.com

Mar 28 2017
24 mins
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Rank #7: S2 Ep 16: This Music Helps You Hyper-Focus

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Scientists have discovered that there is a specific type of music for your personality type that can put your brain into a "flow state" making you hyperfocused. In this episode Dr. Hallowell speaks with Will Henshall, founder of focus@will, a company that is scientifically engineering music that has been proven to increase focus 4x and optimize your productivity, to find out how it works and why.  

If you'd like to take the focus@will quiz to find out what your focus music is, click HERE

Sep 05 2017
21 mins
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Rank #8: S2 Ep 52: Master Time Management with The Pomodoro Technique

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Prioritizing, organizing and time management are fundamental skills that everyone should have, but unfortunately many never learn. Self-described school junkie and founder of SchoolHabits.com, Katie Azevedo, joins Dr. Hallowell to share some habits and hacks to help get you through school, work, and life in general. The conversation includes an in-depth discussion of The Pomodoro Technique, a time management system that was developed by Francesco Cirillo in the 1980's that everyone can benefit from, not just those with ADHD!

Check out Katie's website: SchoolHabits.com

Got a show idea? Email it to us at connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or call and leave us a voice message at 844-55-CONNECT. We love hearing from our listeners!

May 15 2018
21 mins
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Rank #9: S2 Mini 24: Turning Off Unwanted Thoughts

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Dr. Hallowell answers two listener questions in this week's mini Distraction. One asks about staying focused in church, and the other is looking for ideas on how to turn off unwanted thoughts. Dr. Hallowell makes suggestions to both listeners and offers a simple trick (that works really well) for turning off those unwanted thoughts. 

Do you have a question for Dr. Hallowell? Send your question via an email or voice memo to connect@distractionpodcast.com

Please take our Listener Survey. Thanks in advance!

Learn more about our sponsor Landmark College, one of the only accredited colleges in the United States designed exclusively for students who learn differently; including students with learning disabilities (like dyslexia), ADHD and autism spectrum disorder. 

Nov 02 2017
5 mins
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Rank #10: S2 Ep 31: What Motivates Getting Things Done

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Are you task driven or deadline driven? Modern research has shown that procrastination does not interfere with success, and that procrastinators and non-procrastinators simply respond to motivation in different ways. In this episode, Dr. Hallowell and Mary Lamia, PhD discuss how emotions compel us to act, and how shame and fear aren't necessarily a bad thing.

Mary Lamia's book What Motivates Getting Things Done

MaryLamia.com

Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, the college of choice for students who learn differently. 

Do you have a question or show idea for us? Send an email or voice memo to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Or call and leave a message at 844-55-CONNECT. 

Dec 19 2017
32 mins
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Rank #11: Strategies for Minimizing ADHD's Impact on Relationships

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How do you work through issues that arise when you and/or your significant other have ADHD? Sue Hallowell (a couple's therapist and Ned's wife of 31 years) sat down with Ned in the kitchen of their Massachusetts home to talk about the realities of being married to someone with ADHD. Sue's insights shed light on how to navigate the frustrations of being the "non-ADHD" half of the couple, and what predicts whether a relationship will succeed. You'll hear the love as Ned and Sue talk shame, blame, excuses and more in this heartwarming episode.

We are so excited to be back for our 4th season! Please reach out to us with your questions and episode ideas. We especially love voice memos! Send them to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

We love our sponsor! Please click HERE to learn more about Landmark College in Putney, Vermont.

Aug 27 2019
22 mins
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Rank #12: S2 Ep 42: Willpower Doesn't Work

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Benjamin Hardy believes people can change in both big and small ways, but not how they've traditionally been taught. He thinks that "you are who you are because of your environment." If you want to change, Ben says, you need to change your environment. Listen as he talks about why this is true, how people always learn to adapt, even in the worst environments, and his new book that was just released today, Willpower Doesn't Work: Discover the Hidden Keys to Success.

Important Links:

Visit Benjamin Hardy's Website

Landmark College - Learn more about the college of choice for student's who learn differently.

Mar 06 2018
30 mins
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Rank #13: Ep 23: 3 Stories You'll Want to Hear

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Thrown down a flight of stairs at 2 years old; moved to America for love then got divorced; homeless at 16... Dr. Hallowell hears three fascinating life stories when he goes back to Distraction's favorite electronics-free coffee shop to connect with other customers. Conversations about PTSD, mental illness, and starting your own business are highlighted in these three exchanges with patrons of East Rock Coffee in New Haven, Connecticut. 

www.eastrockcoffee.com

If you have a question or comment for Dr. Hallowell record it on your smartphone and email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Aug 23 2016
29 mins
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Rank #14: S2 Ep 39: Women and ADHD Q&A

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Women and girls with ADHD face a number of unique issues in dealing with their "race car brains." In this episode Terry Matlen, ACSW, who specializes in helping women with ADHD, joins Dr. Hallowell to answer questions from our female listeners. Topics  include pregnancy and medication, hormones, exercise, toxic relationships, social isolation and much more.

A special thank you to our listeners who sent in questions for this episode! If you have a question or show idea please send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com

Important Links:

Landmark College - Learn more about the college for students who learn differently!  

Queens of Distraction website

ADD Consults website

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

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

Survival Tips for Women with ADHD by Terry Matlen

Feb 13 2018
34 mins
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Rank #15: Ep 17: Tackling ADHD Questions Head-On

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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.

If you’d like to be part of future conversations, call the show at 844-55-Connect or email connect@distractionpodcast.com.

Check out Dr. Hallowell’s and Dr. Ratey’s bestselling book, Driven to Distraction: http://www.distractionpodcast.com/about/

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

Jul 12 2016
16 mins
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Rank #16: Mini 31: 4 Daily Habits to Stay On Task

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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 20 2016
4 mins
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Rank #17: S3 Ep23: Overcome Your Procrastination

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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 26 2019
23 mins
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Rank #18: S2 Ep 17: Dr. H Answers Qs About Changing Routines, Anxiety, Meds & More!

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Dr. Hallowell addresses several listeners' concerns this week including how to change routines; anxiety and how it's related to muscular tension in the body; dealing with emotional stress; and controlling your reactions in certain situations. Ned also addresses a concern from one mother wondering if there is a correlation between ADHD stimulant medication and eating disorders. 

If you have a question you'd like Dr. Hallowell to address email a note or voice memo to connect@distractionpodcast.com and we'll address it in a future episode!

Please click HERE to take our listener survey! It just takes a moment and we'd REALLY appreciate it! 

Sep 12 2017
23 mins
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Rank #19: S3 Ep15: 5 Daily Habits to Help Your Child Succeed

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Dr. Hallowell talks to celebrated psychologist, Dr. Sharon Saline about the key components she believes will help parents to raise empowered and confident children with ADHD. This is a powerful episode with insights for the entire family. You can learn more about Dr. Saline by visiting www.drsharonsaline.com. Dr. Saline’s latest book What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life is available now.

If you have a question for Dr. Hallowell, send an email or voice memo 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 at www.lcdistraction.org.  

Dec 18 2018
23 mins
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Rank #20: S2 Ep 54: Stand Up For Yourself Without Being A D*ck

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"I found my voice. Turns out it was there all along," says author and certified coach Amy E. Smith. She joins Dr. Hallowell for a lively conversation about staying true to yourself and finding confidence, two issues that many people find challenging. In fact, Dr. H asks Amy for advice about a personal situation in his own life that he is struggling with! 

To learn more from Amy, or to get a copy of her e-workbook that includes 9 proven challenges to radically increase your self confidence and self-love visit her website: TheJoyJunkie.com

May 29 2018
18 mins
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