Thriving with ADHD: wisdom from Dr Ned Hallowell

Thriving with ADHD: wisdom from Dr Ned Hallowell

By Kate Moryoussef

"Distractions are our explorations, and some of them are wonderful." Dr Ned Hallowell

This week’s guest is Dr Edward Hallowell, is a board-certified child and adult psychiatrist and world authority on ADHD. He is the founder of The Hallowell ADHD Centers in Boston MetroWest, New York City, San Francisco, Palo Alto and Seattle. Dr Hallowell is a New York Times bestselling author and has written 20 books on multiple psychological topics, including the groundbreaking Distraction series, which began with Driven to Distraction, co-authored with Dr John Ratey in 1994, and sparked a revolution in the understanding of ADHD.

He has spent the past four decades helping thousands of adults and children live happy and productive lives through his strength-based approach to neurodiversity and has ADHD and dyslexia himself.

During this week's episode, Kate and Dr Hallowell speak about:

How Ned came to be diagnosed VAST rename to Variable Attention Stimulus TraitUnderstanding the default mode network (DMN) and how to work with your DMNThe importance of connection for the ADHD brainFinding 'your right difficult'Does it matter, does it serve our mission?Looking for stimulation Why you should forgive yourself for the lack of executive function Having a purpose that lights you upWhat is your vision of greatness?ADHD reframes and understanding our traits in a more positive way

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Kate Moryoussef is a women’s ADHD Lifestyle & Wellbeing coach and EFT practitioner helping overwhelmed yet unfulfilled (many with ADHD like her) women find more calm, balance, health, compassion, creativity and clarity in their lives. 

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