ADHD reWired

139 | ADHD on a Date

This Week’s Guest:

Jonathan Carroll is the founder of Carroll Education Group, IEP Experts and The Business of Coaching. He received his BA in Communications from DePaul University and his MA in Learning Disabilities from Northeastern Illinois University.

In this discussion, you will hear Jonathan talk a lot about navigating relationships as someone with ADHD.  Jonathan shares experiences from his first marriage and from his current relationship with his wife.  He talks about the issues he has encountered and the strategies he’s implemented to work through these issues. 

During the hot-seat portion of this discussion, Jonathan shares his struggles with public social interactions.  To help him work through this situation, I turn things around and ask Jonathan what he would tell someone he’s coaching that is in the same situation and he’s got some great insight.

Connect with Jonathan Carroll:

Jonathan Carroll’s website - http://adhdguru.com

Twitter - @ADHDGuru

Email - Jonathan@adhdefcoach.com

YouTube - http://youtube.com/adhdguru

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/adhdefcoach

You’ll Learn:

  • [06:50] - Jonathan talks about making himself more acceptable in social situations.  He shares some tips that help make that happen.
  • [10:40] - Jonathan believes you need to be a student of yourself and identify situations that are and are not ideal for you.
  • [14:42] - Jonathan shares a story about where he needed to acclimated to a situation.
  • [18:32] - For a long time, Jonathan tried to cover-up his ADHD.  He goes on to share his self-realizations.
  • [22:28] - Jonathan talks about his first marriage and the role his ADHD played in the relationship.  He talks about the relationship he has with his current wife and shares what he learned from his previous marriage.
  • [29:16] - Jonathan elaborates on relationship issues and solutions he has discovered to help work through those issues.
  • [39:27] - Continuing on the topic of relationships, Jonathan talks about scheduling dates with family obligations.
  • [51:24] - Jonathan Carroll sits in the ADHD reWired Hot Seat.  When Jonathan gets too comfortable, he has some problem with self-awareness and his filter. 

Resources:

AutoSilent

Kitchen Safe Timer

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ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group!

We have dates for our winter sessions for the group.  The winter session will start on January 16th.  Early registration will be from November 16th-22nd!

The CHADD International Conference on ADHD

This conference is being held November 10th - 12th in Costa Mesa, California.  I will be speaking about time management strategies at this conference.  To register, visit http://chadd.org

I will be doing a few webinars in advance of this conference. On Thursday, October 27th (2pm-3:30pm Central) and Thursday, November 3rd (10:30am-12pm Central) are on the schedule and more dates will be announced soon!

The CHADD of Northern Illinois

If you are in the northern Illinois region, my local CHADD group will be doing a panel of experts on November 21st in Grayslake, IL.  More information can be found on our Meetup page or Facebook page.

October is ADHD Awareness Month

Every Tuesday in the month of October, you can join Nisha Subramanian and me for a live, interactive webinar.  We will be answering your productivity and ADHD questions.  The webinars are held at 12:30-1:30pm (Central Time).  These webinars are free and you can sign up at http://erictivers.com/events.

ADHD Friendly Guide to Understanding Insurance

Go from “WTF!” to “Done!” with our three-part series.  Jessica Stillwell will be presenting the information and answering all of your questions. Go to http://erictivers.com/events to register!

ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group

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ADHD reWired Tech eCourses and Mini Workshops

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Stay tuned to ADHD reWired for follow-up sessions with past guests who have allowed Eric to help them and keep up with their progress.

Want to be a guest?

Hey! What about you?  Do you have a story?  Are you a Coach?  Are you an ADHD Clinician?  If you answered yes to any of these questions and you’d like to be a guest, schedule a pre-interview call here.

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138 | Productivity Q & A

This Week:

This week’s episode is a Q&A session from one of the weekly webinars I do with Nisha Subramanian during the month of October. 

We fielded some great questions in this webinar.  Some were sent in ahead of time and some were asked live by viewers that we invited into the webinar.  We covered a great range of topics, all of which I think are applicable to almost everyone.

Join us next for next week’s webinar.  You can ask your questions and share your stories live on Tuesdays in October from 12:30-1:30pm (Central Time).  These webinars are free and you can sign up at http://erictivers.com/events.

You’ll Learn:

  • [03:25] - How do you keep focused on a task when working?
  • [06:26] - What’s the best strategy to digitize handwritten notes.
  • [12:50] - We discuss Dropbox and some of it’s key features.
  • [16:43] - Are there resources for Evernote?
  • [20:33] - How can we slow down in moments of decision-making?
  • [33:00] - What are my thoughts on mind-mapping?
  • [36:52] - There are lots of tools out there.  What’s the best?
  • [45:10] - How do I survive without the coaching and accountability Facebook group?
  • [47:33] - How do I eliminate long-standing tasks?
  • [49:42] - My living space is a mess and when I try to organize, I get stopped in my tracks. What’s a solution?

Resources:

Evernote

Dropbox

Adonit stylus

Michael Hyatt

Beyond the To-Do List

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ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group!

We have dates for our winter sessions for the group.  The winter session will start on January 16th.  Early registration will be from November 16th-22nd!

The CHADD International Conference on ADHD

This conference is being held November 10th - 12th in Costa Mesa, California.  I will be speaking about time management strategies at this conference.  To register, visit http://chadd.org!

October is ADHD Awareness Month

Every Tuesday in the month of October, you can join Nisha Subramanian and me for a live, interactive webinar.  We will be answering your productivity and ADHD questions.  The webinars are held at 12:30-1:30pm (Central Time).  These webinars are free and you can sign up at http://erictivers.com/events.

ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group

Do you want to improve your productivity, develop better habits, and experience the true power of accountability from members of our own tribe?  Learn more at http://ADHDreWired.com

 

Want to be a guest?

Hey! What about you?  Do you have a story?  Are you a Coach?  Are you an ADHD Clinician?  If you answered yes to any of these questions and you’d like to be a guest, schedule a pre-interview call here.

Direct download: adhd138.mp3
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137 | Leveraging Your Gifts

This Week’s Guest:

Lea Ann Mallett, who was recently diagnosed with ADHD, is an entrepreneur that wears many hats.  As a leader of volunteer organizations, she exhibits great skill in certain areas, but has weakness in that same area in a different domain in her life. 

In this conversation, you will hear Lea Ann describe the challenges she’s faced in going from the leader of an organization to the owner of a person business.  One of the things that Lea Ann struggles with is deadlines because she’s always worked best under pressure at the last minute. 

When Lea Ann sits in the hot seat, she shares the challenges that she and her family face every day with their evening routine.  This involves cooking dinner and the child bedtime routine.  We look at some solutions, from finding someone to do the grocery shopping for the family to rearranging the order of the tasks that need to be completed every night.

Connect with Lea Ann Mallett:

Lea Anne Mallett’s website

You’ll Learn:

  • [3:06] - Lea Ann talks about her passion for activism, which led to her sitting in a tree for three days.
  • [6:08] - There are certain aspects of leadership that come easy for Lea Ann and she talks about those things.
  • [8:15] - Decision-making is an easy process for Lea Ann, although there’s some areas where she really struggles with this. 
  • [12:50] - Because of her success in academics, she never suspected she could have ADHD.  Lea Ann believes that if she hadn’t had children, she wouldn’t have reached the point where she thought this was possible. 
  • [15:37] - Lea Ann shares the difference between running an organization and a personal business and describes the aspects with which she struggles.
  • [16:58] - Lea Ann describes her business as an Action and Results Coach. 
  • [18:56] - Lea Ann explains why she sees her ADHD as a gift and she shares why it has enhanced her life.
  • [23:07] -  Lea Ann talks about the challenge of deadlines and her “need” to work under pressure at the last minute.  This leads to a conversation on procrastination.
  • [27:10] - Lea Ann talks about the shame of putting off tasks and working up the emotional scale to where she can complete the task. 
  • [30:36] - Shame vs. Anger
  • [32:52] - Lea Ann talks about needing to switch things up to keep herself interested.
  • [36:05] - Lea Ann Mallett sits in the ADHD reWired Hot Seat.  “Creating a family routine for the routine-resistant family.”
  • [38:28] - Lea Ann breaks down her weekday and weekend evening routines, including the dinner routine, which starts at shopping for food.
  • [48:05] - Lea Ann describes the post-meal challenges.
  • [58:25] - Lea Ann commits to some of the strategies we discussed.

Resources:

Procrastinate on Purpose: 5 Permissions to Multiply Your Time 

Emotional Guidance Scale by Abraham - Hicks 

Time Tracker Mini

 

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The CHADD International Conference on ADHD

This conference is being held November 10th-12th in Costa Mesa, California. I will be speaking about time management strategies at this conference. To register, visit http://chadd.org!

October is ADHD Awareness Month!

You can join me and more than 30 other ADHD experts at the 2016 ADHD Awareness Expo. You can attend this free virtual event October 2nd-8th. Claim your spot at http://www.erictivers.com/expo2016.

Every Tuesday in the month of October, you can join Nisha Subramanian and me for a live, interactive webinar. We will be answering your productivity and ADHD questions! The webinars are held at 12:30-1:30pm (Central Time). These webinars are free and you can sign up at http://erictivers.com/events.

Do you want to improve your productivity, develop better habits, and experience the true power of accountability from members of our own tribe? Learn more at http://ADHDreWired.com

Stay tuned to ADHD reWired for follow-up sessions with past guests who have allowed Eric to help them and keep up with their progress.

Want to be a guest?

Hey! What about you? Do you have a story? Are you a Coach? Are you an ADHD Clinician? If you answered yes to any of these questions and you'd like to be a guest, schedule a pre-interview call here.

Direct download: adhd137.mp3
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136 | Nutrition, Exercise, and How to Find Your Keys

This Week’s Guest:

Ian Ryan is the founder of FearlessAndHealthy.com and the host of the Fearless and Healthy Podcast, a show on health, self-help, and education. With nine years of experience as a health coach, he believes in a holistic approach to wellness.  He puts a large emphasis on mastering mindsets.

In order to reach our full potential, the first thing we must focus on is our health and self-care. If we are not feeling well or healthy, nothing else will fall into place.  Ian believes in eating healthy and he shares what that means.  This give us more energy and it fuels our bodies to make us more productive. Ian shares a lot of his nutrition expertise throughout this discussion.

Ian struggles with organization and clutter.  In the ADHD reWired Hot Seat portion of this episode, we use some mind-mapping and other strategies to help him get more organized.  I share with Ian some ways for him to remember, implement, and correct.

Connect with Ian Ryan:

Fearless and Healthy Website

Fearless and Healthy on Facebook

You’ll Learn:

  • [3:07] - Ian talks about his goal of helping one-million people and how they led him to taking his passion online.
  • [3:50] - Our health and self-care must be our top priority.
  • [5:28] - Ian talks about his ADHD diagnosis and journey.
  • [7:55] - Ian shares his personal approach being “natural” in his diet.
  • [9:00] - Ian talks about his background in a fitness business and he describes this business that he has been running for 2 years.
  • [10:00] - Ian explains his move from Washington DC to San Diego. 
    This leads to a discussion on handling loss and the direction it can take our lives.
  • [15:00] - Learn what you will go through if you approach Ian for his coaching services. 
  • [18:50] - Ian shares some tips on physical activity, especially getting started. 
  • [22:28] - The effects that exercising can have on the brain and the benefits of working out in the morning.
  • [25:32] - We discuss sugar in our diets and how our diets vary.
  • [32:10] - Should we be mixing up what our meals consist of, especially breakfast?
  • [36:12] - When it comes to nutrition, “fat” is just a word.
  • [39:37] - Ian Ryan sits in the ADHD ReWired Hot Seat. We discuss organization, clutter, and mind-mapping.

Resources:

Go Wild

 

Use my Audible.com affiliate link to get an audio book for free (and a 30-day free trial)!

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The CHADD International Conference on ADHD

This conference is being held November 10th-12th in Costa Mesa, California. I will be speaking about time management strategies at this conference. To register, visit http://chadd.org!

October is ADHD Awareness Month!

You can join me and more than 30 other ADHD experts at the 2016 ADHD Awareness Expo. You can attend this free virtual event October 2nd-8th. Claim your spot at http://www.erictivers.com/expo2016.

Every Tuesday in the month of October, you can join Nisha Subramanian and me for a live, interactive webinar. We will be answering your productivity and ADHD questions! The webinars are held at 12:30-1:30pm (Central Time). These webinars are free and you can sign up at http://erictivers.com/events.

Do you want to improve your productivity, develop better habits, and experience the true power of accountability from members of our own tribe? Learn more at http://ADHDreWired.com

Stay tuned to ADHD reWired for follow-up sessions with past guests who have allowed Eric to help them and keep up with their progress.

Want to be a guest?

Hey! What about you? Do you have a story? Are you a Coach? Are you an ADHD Clinician? If you answered yes to any of these questions and you'd like to be a guest, schedule a pre-interview call here.

Direct download: adhd136.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:30am CST

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