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(Un)ruffle is the podcast for women with ADHD. Here, we ditch the stereotypes, the stigma, and the shame and make room for the quicks, quandaries, and keys to being a woman with ADHD. Hosted by Erika Ames, MSW–a fellow ADHDer, licensed therapist, owner of Tailwinds Counseling, and ADHD coach.

Unruffle: A podcast for women with ADHD with Erika Ames Erika Ames

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(Un)ruffle is the podcast for women with ADHD. Here, we ditch the stereotypes, the stigma, and the shame and make room for the quicks, quandaries, and keys to being a woman with ADHD. Hosted by Erika Ames, MSW–a fellow ADHDer, licensed therapist, owner of Tailwinds Counseling, and ADHD coach.

    ADHD 101: Cognition Junction, what's your executive (dys)function?

    ADHD 101: Cognition Junction, what's your executive (dys)function?

    Getting to know your ADHD is essential if you want to get moving toward your goals. What exactly is executive functioning and how does ADHD mess with it? Get to know your ADHD brain and discover a hard truth about executive functioning. Plus, you'll learn the secret to getting what you really want when you're a woman with ADHD. 

    Take the ADHD Time Nemesis Quiz at https://www.unruffle.co/quiz.

    Follow Erika on Instagram, Twitter, & TikTok: @erikaameslcsw

    • 26 min
    Is it Perfectionism or is it ADHD?

    Is it Perfectionism or is it ADHD?

    What's perfectionism got to do with ADHD? In this episode, you'll learn about the relationship between perfectionism and ADHD as illustrated through social media posts you've almost certainly seen. As a bonus, Erika talks you through what the ADHD diagnosis process is like and alerts you to things to avoid when seeking a diagnosis. 




    Take the ADHD Time Nemesis Quiz: https://www.unruffle.co/quiz

    Keep in touch: 
    Instagram: @erikaameslcsw
    Twitter: @erikaameslcsw
    TikTok: @erikaameslcsw

    • 58 min
    A new direction for Previously Perfect: Introducing (Un)ruffle

    A new direction for Previously Perfect: Introducing (Un)ruffle

    Introducing (Un)ruffle! The podcast is coming back in a new way! Listen in for an exciting announcement and a preview of the new season starting next week. 

    • 8 min
    Toxic Positivity

    Toxic Positivity

    In this episode of Previously Perfect, Erika is talking about toxic positivity. What exactly is it? Is positivity canceled? How can you spot toxic positivity and what you can do about it? She also confesses her own toxic positivity sins and explains why exactly it’s so pervasive. 



    Erika’s updated blog post on gratitude: https://tailwindscounseling.com/5-ways-gratitude-will-make-happier/

    Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @erikaameslcsw

    • 42 min
    New Year; No Goals - Breaking up with resolutions for good

    New Year; No Goals - Breaking up with resolutions for good

    Haven't made that vision board that you've been meaning to get to yet? Listen to this first. In the first episode of 2021, you'll learn why goals are overrated and what to do instead. 


    Connect with Erika on Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter: @erikaameslcsw 

    • 24 min
    How to Manage Election Stress AKA Preparing for the 2020 Season Finale

    How to Manage Election Stress AKA Preparing for the 2020 Season Finale

    In the triumphantly imperfect return of the Previously Perfect Podcast, Erika Ames gives you some tips to manage your stress during election night, election week, or election months, whatever the case may be. She won't tell you who will win the election, but she will tell you how to stay grounded as you wait to find out. 

    Find Erika on social:
    IG: @tailwindscounseling
    Twitter: @erikaameslcsw

    • 44 min

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