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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?

Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell Sounds Great Media

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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?

    Send Some Snail Mail and Get a Dose of Connection

    Send Some Snail Mail and Get a Dose of Connection

    When was the last time you received an "actual letter" in your "actual mailbox" from someone you love? Probably too long! In honor of National Handwriting Day, Ned encourages listeners to hand-write a letter to someone they care about.

    Reach out to us at connect@distractionpodcast.com
    Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is @sarahguertin and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

    Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College at http://www.lcdistraction.org.

    • 5 min
    Tim and Nancy Armstrong Tackle ADHD Falsehoods in New Documentary

    Tim and Nancy Armstrong Tackle ADHD Falsehoods in New Documentary

    Tim Armstrong is the founder and CEO of the dtx company, and a former CEO of AOL. Tim and his wife, Nancy, reveal details about Tim's ADHD diagnosis (hint: their kids have it), and their new movie aimed at countering ADHD misconceptions.

    Reach out to us at connect@distractionpodcast.com
    Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is @sarahguertin and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

    Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, at http://www.lcdistraction.org.

    • 32 min
    Top 3 Tips for Managing Your Child's ADHD

    Top 3 Tips for Managing Your Child's ADHD

    Dr. Hallowell offers his best advice for raising a child with ADHD.

    Do you have a question or comment? Reach out to us with an email, or record a voice memo on your phone and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com

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

    Do you know someone who learns differently? Our sponsor, Landmark College, might be the right place for them. Learn more at http://www.lcdistraction.org.

    • 6 min
    Get a Dog, and Other Solid Life Advice

    Get a Dog, and Other Solid Life Advice

    Dr. Hallowell answers your questions. Topics include when to stop taking ADHD medications, what to do when meds don't work, dealing with persistent negative thoughts, the best exercises for ADHD brains, and how to overcome chronic lateness.

    Got a question for Dr. H? Email it to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is @sarahguertin and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

    Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College, HERE.

    • 19 min
    How To Not Get Mad (When You Really Want To)

    How To Not Get Mad (When You Really Want To)

    Dr. Hallowell shares some of the ways he copes with anger, especially while he's engaged in one particular activity. Discover what causes our host to lose his temper, and the steps he takes to rein in his feelings.

    Reach out to us with an email or voice memo! connect@distractionpodcast.com Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is @sarahguertin and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

    Learn more about our sponsor, Landmark College at http:www.lcdistraction.org.

    • 4 min
    Give Yourself Permission To Be Real

    Give Yourself Permission To Be Real

    Monica Sweeney offers a refreshing look at the path to finding happiness. Her bold and irreverent guided journals allow people to work through life's ups and downs in a way that feels genuine, with a healthy dose of curse words to help along the way.

    Email us at connect@distractionpodcast.com. Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is @sarahguertin and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

rundmcd ,

Thank God for Dr. H!

“Distraction” is one of my go-to podcasts when I’m feeling overwhelmed, frustrated or just need some clarity in my day-to-day life. This podcast is positive, interesting, stimulating, challenging and motivating. Dr. Hallowell touches on all areas of living, and every message encourages better living. Thank you for this fantastic resource!

Ikkinopul ,

Thanks!

I have used MANY of the ideas generated from these podcasts to reorganize my life after the diagnosis. I’m very grateful to all the positivity and support offered by Dr. Hallowell. Keep up the good work and I will keep patronizing this podcast!

primarycolora ,

Married to Distraction

Learn more about ADHD! Dated hyper focused. Light switch flipped off on the drive home from the wedding dinner. God, I love this man. ADHD in marriage needs lots of support and I’ve found it here as I learn more.

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