300 episodes

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

    • Mental Health

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?

    #HeartsforADHD Helps Children See Their Strengths

    #HeartsforADHD Helps Children See Their Strengths

    From Feb. 1-14 the Hearts for ADHD campaign encourages parents to tell their children what they love about them through daily handwritten notes. To learn more go to www.HeartsforADHD.com.

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

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

    • 9 min
    How to Help Kids Learn to Make Friends

    How to Help Kids Learn to Make Friends

    Shyness, lack of confidence, anxiety, and alienating behaviors can make it difficult for some children to make friends. Caroline Maguire shares some practical ways parents and caregivers can help improve a child's social skills.

    Email the show at connect@distractionpodcast.com. Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

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

    • 23 min
    Unlock Your Potential By Finding a Creative Outlet

    Unlock Your Potential By Finding a Creative Outlet

    Overscheduled lives can be especially stressful for those with ADHD. That's why carving out time to be creative is extra important for neurodiverse brains.

    Send questions and comments to connect@distractionpodcast.com. Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our producer is Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.
    Learn about our sponsor, Landmark College, at http://www.lcdistraction.org.

    • 5 min
    Improve Your Reading and Attention Skills by Strengthening Your Cerebellum

    Improve Your Reading and Attention Skills by Strengthening Your Cerebellum

    A discussion about how and why strengthening the cerebellum creates lifelong and lasting improvements in a person's focus, attention, reading and organizational skills, regardless of age.

    Visit http://www.distraction.zingperformance.com.

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

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

    • 32 min
    How to De-escalate a Conflict

    How to De-escalate a Conflict

    In this quick 3-minute episode, Dr. H offers up several ideas for reducing the intensity of a heated situation. Whether it's an argument with your spouse, a co-worker  or someone else, follow these simple steps to work toward resolution.

    Write us 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 Sarah Guertin (@sarahguertin) and our recording engineer/editor is Pat Keogh.

    • 3 min
    Meet the Doctor Using Hyperfocus to Find His Own Cure

    Meet the Doctor Using Hyperfocus to Find His Own Cure

    Dr. David Fajgenbaum was diagnosed with a deadly disorder called Castleman Disease while in medical school, and is using his ADHD superpower of hyperfocus (and his own body) to find a cure for the rare and under-researched disease that he is battling.

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

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

Noel Shamley ,

Dr

I rally enjoy this series at the end of my day
I often refer my patients to the podcast for helpful tips
Ned presents a five star podcast
All educators need to have an i pod especially for learning tips
I often repeat his story about the old teacher who had the time and patience to assist him past his reading problem
GREAT podcast
Well presented
Keep it up Ned

Top Podcasts In Mental Health

Listeners Also Subscribed To