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We move through the world thinking that we are having a unique experience. This sensation that you are the only person dealing with the circumstances in your life can tend to cause you to withdraw from others—especially when things are hard. The reality is that this perception is false! What is pluralistic ignorance? And how is it affecting your life?
Do you set and protect healthy boundaries in your professional and personal relationships? Why is it that ADHD symptoms overlap so much with the struggles people face when they don’t have healthy boundaries? We’re talking all about boundaries & ADHD… plus Dana’s got a fascinating Squirrel of the Week!
With record high temperatures for those of us in the US, it can be tricky to stay hydrated. How does that affect our ADHD-related emotional dysregulation? Dana shares some science with us PLUS a very timely Squirrel of the Week!
Dana shares a new ADHD code she’s been testing out to help us take a pause and make a conscious choice in key moments. It’s a tool we can all use with a little practice! PLUS a fun Squirrel of the Week!
What do you do with the data you’ve collected to turn your 72 hours into the life you really want? Dana shares about what she learned and walks us through how to proceed. PLUS our Squirrel of the Week will help you with your summer travels!
We talked last time about our 72-hour time period, but how do we realistically collect data (in a healthy way!) about how we’re using that time? PLUS an all-new Squirrel of the Week and some listener mail!
There’s a specific 72-hour chunk of time every week that each of us needs to give some real thought to. Although the exact number varies from person to person, what remains true for all of us is that how we use those hours dramatically affects who we are and who we become! Here’s how to think about those PLUS an all-new Squirrel of the Week!
We’re probably familiar with most of the reasons an employer might want to hire someone else instead. But despite all the attention that gets paid to negative ADHD traits, the fact of the matter is that hiring people with ADHD can be precisely what you need! The key is to know what situations work best and how to ask the right questions. You may want to share this episode with hiring managers, business owners, and others! PLUS we’re debuting our all-new feature: the Squirrel of the Week!
We’ve heard terms like “neurodiverse” and “neurodivergent” used to describe people with ADHD and other traits, but are they useful? In our neverending quest to help people understand how our brains are different from those of others, we introduce the latest term to come along: “neurospicy.” What does it mean? And are YOU neurospicy?
Ever get overstimulated? For some of us with ADHD, it can happen because of noise. For others, it’s people and social interactions. Maybe for you it’s something different like decision fatigue. Here’s what causes us to get overstimulated and what works to help relieve it!