Podcast Episode #103: The Dangers of ADHD

Most people downplay ADHD in adults. Isn’t it a childhood disorder? I thought it was just for boys? What’s the big deal? Call your aunties and your grandpas, let’s chat about why we should all be taking this neurodevelopmental disorder seriously! Research Studies: Why the Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Matters ADHD May Reduce…

Podcast Episode #102: What I Wish My Doctor Had Told Me About ADHD

When I was diagnosed, my doc said, “Yep, you have ADHD. Here’s some Concerta!” Maybe your experience was similar to mine. This episode is a deep dive into all the things I wish I knew about ADHD 20 years ago. Click here to hang out with me on Instagram.  

Podcast Episode #101: I Think I Have Adult ADHD

SO. You think you might have ADHD and you’re not sure what TF to do. Yeah, I get it. Here are 5 easy, actionable steps to take. If you want the printable symptoms list that I mention in the episode, here it is: https://ihaveadhd.com/adult-adhd-symptoms Click here to hang out with me on Instagram.

Podcast Episode #100: Symptoms of Adult ADHD

If you’re wondering what Adult ADHD looks like, this is your episode. I quickly break down the main symptoms of adult ADHD and how those symptoms might manifest in your life. For a printable of the symptoms, visit my website https://ihaveadhd.com/adult-adhd-symptoms/ Notable Sources: Taking Charge of Adult ADHD (Barkley), More Attention, Less Deficit (Tuckman), Rethinking Adult…

Podcast Episode #99: ADHD and Friendship

It can be very hard for ADHDers to make and keep friends. Why? And what can we do about it? On today’s episode I have my ADHD BFF Verity Garvey here to chat with me about ALL the friendship things: Why making friends was hard for us when we were kids, and how we are navigating…

Podcast Episode #98: The Importance of an ADHD Community

It’s hard to have ADHD. We are so often misunderstood and rejected by our peer groups. Dr. Ned Hallowell says that fellowship is the safest and most effective drug that we have. If you don’t have a group of like-minded ADHD adults, I hope by the end of this episode you will be inspired to…

Podcast Episode #97: Build Your ADHD Scaffolding

Scaffolding is a system, structure, or framework of SUPPORT. Dr. Russell Barkley says that humans of ADHD must have a scaffolding of support around them if they’re going to succeed, and I agree with him 100%. In this episode you’ll learn what a scaffolding is, why we resist it, and how it can help us get…

Podcast Episode #96: Find The Gold Where You Are

In this episode, my client Karima speaks of her experience as a black girl growing up in an all-white village in France; how she was labeled a problem child from a very early age, how she dealt with both racial bias and ADHD bias, and how an ADHD diagnosis later in life has helped her…

Podcast Episode #95: Business Coaching with Kristen

Calling all entrepreneurs, side-hustlers, and anyone trying to get sh*t done! This episode is a coaching call from Focused. Every month we have a business call, and I thought it would be super helpful to YOU today, so here you go! Click here to hang out with me on Instagram.