ADHD reWired

This episode is another mastermind group session!  This conversation is with ADHD reWired Addmin, who help with our coaching group.  This week, Juliet sits in the hot seat. Also in the mastermind call are Kat, Dave, Katie, and Roxy.

In this conversation, you will hear Juliet describe her situation and challenges.  Juliet feels that situations in her life go in circles. She’d like to change her outcomes by doing things differently instead of doing them the same ways, expecting different results.  Throughout this conversation, you will hear the other members of the group and me ask her questions, share our own experiences, and provide some action-items to help her get past these things that seem to be holding her back.  

You’ll Learn:

  • [02:05] - Juliet shares that she keeps going in circles with everything.  She provides a few examples of this happening in her life. This is what she’d like to mastermind.  
  • [04:21] - Juliet describes what is happening now in this area. 
  • [06:02] -  Working on this area of her life is important to Juliet.
  • [07:22] - Juliet is not sure how other people view her.  She feels this comes from her personality being extreme on both ends.
  • [10:10] - There is a fair amount of neurodiversity in Juliet’s family.  She talks about her self-concept as a person and mom on the spectrum.
  • [12:49] - Juliet describes her last job and why she lost interest in it.
  • [16:26] - I suggest Juliet come up with a more proactive self-care plan.  Kat asks Juliet about the difference between self-care and selfishness.
  • [18:31] - Dave points out that Juliet is navigating a lot of situations.  
  • [21:10] - Katie asks how long it takes Juliet to notice she’s getting burned out in a job.  We talk about preemptively handling this situation.
  • [28:03] - Katie encourages Juliet to consider taking “staycations” to avoid burnout from work.  She also suggests Katie find someone in the workplace to help her with honest feedback.
  • [30:00] - Juliet talks about the possibility of working with families of children on the spectrum.  I see the passion when she talks about this possibility, and encourage her to pursue this.
  • [33:02] - Juliet describes her ideal work day.
  • [37:28] - Roxy asks Juliet if there are things that work to bring her into the present.
  • [39:46] - Roxy wonders if there are things outside of her support group that she’s like to implement to help her regroup.  
  • [42:11] - Juliet talks about how she manages her calendar and tasks.  
  • [45:47] - I share an opinion on empathy with people on the spectrum.  
  • [47:30] - Kat talks about working with a client going through self-care guilt.  She shares her personal experience.
  • [50:56] - I share how I manage certain events on my calendar.
  • [51:57] - Roxy talks about giving herself a time-out can help in some interpersonal situations.
  • [56:05] - I share a situation where I lost my patience with my son.
  • [58:55] - Juliet shares the actions she would like to take.

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ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group

Early registration for ADHD reWired’s Spring season of our online, video-based coaching and accountability group is underway.  There are three registration events left. The earlier you sign up, the more you save! RSVP for one of our registration events by visiting http://coachingrewired.com

ADHD Women’s Palooza

The ADHD Women’s Palooza is back!  Join me, and over 30 of the top ADHD experts focused on women’s issues with ADHD.  The event is happening now through March 2nd. My session is on Friday, March 1st at 5pm Eastern.  All sessions are free to attend! Learn more at http://adhdrewired.com/palooza

Support the podcast on Patreon

Patreon allows listeners like you to support content creators like me.  With a monthly contribution, you can get access to different levels of perks.  One perk example is our Patreon-only Adult Study Hall. Learn more at http://patreon.com/adhdrewired

ADHD reWired Facebook Group:

If you would like to join the ADHD reWired secret Facebook group, go to EricTivers.com/community and fill out an application.

Productivity Q&A

Get your ADHD questions answered live!  These Q&A sessions take place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm.  Go to http://erictivers.com/events.

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: 259_Mastermind_-_Preventing_Burnout.mp3
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This episode is another mastermind group session.  This conversation is with ADHD reWired alumni from our 14th season.  This week, Katie returns to the podcast and is in the hot seat. We are joined by Kat, Roxy, Juliet, and Carrie.  

In this conversation, you will hear Katie describe her situation.  She would like to find her passion and potentially make a career out of it.  Katie enjoys creating content, specifically on YouTube. By the end of the conversation, Katie has an idea of what she wants to do, and she will have a timeline for herself to accomplish this goal.  

Connect with Katie:

https://www.youtube.com/user/katiecuppycakemakeup

Your Resources

The Art of Asking:  How I learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help - Amanda Palmer

You’ll Learn:

  • [02:19] - Katie shares that she is looking to mastermind finding her passion.  She has struggled with decisions, so figuring out what passion to focus on has been difficult.
  • [02:56] - Carrie asks about any limitations.  Katie would like to turn a passion into a career, but she’s having a hard time wrapping her head around that idea.
  • [03:47] - Roxy asks Katie to list some of her passions.  Katie explains why she is drawn to content creation via YouTube.  This leads to a discussion on the number of things Katie is good at.  
  • [08:11] - In the past, she got overwhelmed when she restricted her efforts to one thing.  She shared an example of this happening.
  • [09:53] - Kat suggests the idea of “seasons” with a podcast or YouTube channel, which would allow her to keep her interests in several areas, rather than focus on just one.
  • [12:26] - Juliet follows up on Katie’s earlier comment about being a Kindergarten teacher.
  • [14:55] - Carrie asks Katie to consider what she likes about each of her options.  
  • [22:03] - Katie describes “work.”  She describes what she finds fulfilling.  
  • [25:17] - Katie talks about how Jesse’s skills complement her own.  I talk with her about doing what you love and incorporating outsourcing.
  • [31:18] - Katie gives a few reasons why she is interested in moving toward following her passions.
  • [32:14] - We talk about talents and “gift.”  
  • [33:32] - Katie says a lack of action on other things in life and the fact she’s not on her medication is making moving towards her goal difficult.  I share that ADHD is a performance disorder.
  • [36:08] - Katie shares what she is doing to simplify things.
  • [41:15] - Katie tells us what her lifelong vision is, which is something that is happening soon!
  • [45:29] - Carrie asks if there are pain-points that might help Katie focus on specific things.  She admits that she does not ask for help enough.
  • [50:59] - Katie says she struggles with meal prep.
  • [53:48] - We discuss the idea of Katie having a YouTube Channel on being an ADHD mom.
  • [57:27] - Katie shares a recent epiphany.
  • [1:03:43] - Katie decides how and when she will take action.
  • [1:12:40] - Katie comes up with an impromptu song about her time on the hot seat.

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Early registration for ADHD reWired’s Spring season of our online, video-based coaching and accountability group is underway.  There are three registration events left. The earlier you sign up, the more you save! RSVP for one of our registration events by visiting http://coachingrewired.com

ADHD Women’s Palooza

The ADHD Women’s Palooza is back!  Join me, and over 30 of the top ADHD experts focused on women’s issues with ADHD.  The event is February 25th through March 2nd. My session is on Friday, March 1st at 5pm Eastern.  All sessions are free to attend! Learn more at http://adhdrewired.com/palooza

Support the podcast on Patreon

Patreon allows listeners like you to support content creators like me.  With a monthly contribution, you can get access to different levels of perks.  One perk example is our Patreon-only Adult Study Hall. Learn more at http://patreon.com/adhdrewired

ADHD reWired Facebook Group:

If you would like to join the ADHD reWired secret Facebook group, go to EricTivers.com/community and fill out an application.

Productivity Q&A

Get your ADHD questions answered live!  These Q&A sessions take place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm.  Go to http://erictivers.com/events.

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: 258_Mastermind_-_Asking_for_Help_and_Making_Decisions.mp3
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This episode is the recording of January’s live Q&A.  The questions answered in this episode were submitted by listeners of this podcast, both ahead of time and live.  Brendan Mahan once again joins me on this Q&A. On this episode, you will hear Brendan and me discuss a handful of listener questions on sleep, multitasking, anxiety from goals, and other topics.  

You can listen to our live Q&A sessions on the second Tuesday of every month at 1:30 pm Eastern.  Join Brendan Mahan and me as we answer your questions live. You can register at http://ADHDreWired.com/events.  

Connect with Brendan Mahan

ADHD Essentials Podcast

Your Resources

You’ll Learn:

  • [01:59] - The first question comes from Christian.  He has been struggling with sleep and finds himself waking up frustrated.  We try to figure out what could be causing his sleep issues, and we give him some tips.
  • [17:22] - Drew asks if it’s possible to have attention focused in multiple places at once.  Brendan and I explain why it’s not possible to be good at multitasking. Brendan shares his thoughts on this topic.
  • [28:20] - Sarah is looking for advice on how to show her husband that the behaviors of their daughter with ADHD are not a matter of “not caring.”  We talk about helping her husband see things from a different perspective and trying to create better habits for children (and ourselves).
  • [44:22] - Mike joins the call to ask about money.  Finances are something he struggles with but isn’t sure how to unload that responsibility.   Brendan and I talk with him about some solutions.
  • [55:58] - Kenya wonders why just thinking about writing goals down causes anxiety.  Brendan talks about how he plays with language, and sometimes ADHD wins. This question allows me to go on a rant.  
  • [1:04:47] - I share a new strategy to get to bed at a better time.  Brendan talks about a new snack that helps him avoid unhealthy snacks.

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ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group

Early registration for ADHD reWired’s Spring season of our online, video-based coaching and accountability group is underway.  There are three registration events left. The earlier you sign up, the more you save! RSVP for one of our registration events by visiting http://coachingrewired.com

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Patreon allows listeners like you to support content creators like me.  With a monthly contribution, you can get access to different levels of perks.  One perk example is our Patreon-only Adult Study Hall. Learn more at http://patreon.com/adhdrewired

ADHD reWired Facebook Group:

If you would like to join the ADHD reWired secret Facebook group, go to EricTivers.com/community and fill out an application.

Productivity Q&A

Get your ADHD questions answered live!  These Q&A sessions take place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm.  Go to http://erictivers.com/events.

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: 257_Jan_Q__A.mp3
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Eric Zimmer joins me on this episode of the podcast.  He is a serial entrepreneur, coach, and host of the podcast, The One You Feed.  Eric is endlessly inspired by the quest for a greater understanding of how our minds work and how to intentionally create the lives we want to live.  

At the age of 24, Eric was homeless, addicted to heroin, and facing long jail sentences.  In the years since, he has found a way how to recover from addiction, and build a life worth living.  While Eric doesn’t know if he has ADHD, he does know a lot about doing hard things in order to live the life you want to live.

In this conversation, you will hear Eric, and I talk about perfectionism, battling depression, and meditation and other forms of self-care.  We also discuss the balance of being content and striving for growth. We even get a little “woo woo” in this conversation!

Your Resources:

The Spirituality of Imperfection - Ernest Kurtz and Katherine Ketcham
Happiness is a Choice You Make - John Leland

You’ll Learn:

  • [02:37] - Eric explains where he got the name of his podcast, The One You Feed.
  • [05:05] - Half a lifetime ago, Eric was homeless.  He tells us his path to that point in life.
  • [09:15] - “The nature of addiction is that it’s chronic.”
  • [10:40] - We talk about recovering from failure.
  • [13:19] - Eric shares his thoughts on perfectionism.
  • [18:51] - Eric says you need to throw the kitchen sink at depression.  He shares what is in his kitchen sink.
  • [26:29] - Eric talks about trying to balance being content and striving for growth.
  • [32:17] - Eric describes why he feels that he is a spiritual person.
  • [39:23] - I share my recent experiences with meditation and journaling.
  • [45:18] - Eric describes his meditations, and says to try things and see what works for you.
  • [48:43] - Eric talks about open meditation.
  • [51:48] - Self-care is exhausting, but trying harder is even more exhausting.
  • [54:19] - Eric states that we aren’t built well for long-term rewards.  We share tips for people who are not in an exercise routine.
  • [1:00:30] - Eric explains how we figure out how to unlock the key to our mental health.
  • [1:05:22] - Eric says that learning life lessons like a spiral staircase.  
  • [1:07:46] - The more we do hard things, the easier it is to do hard things.

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ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group

Early registration for ADHD reWired’s Spring season of our online, video-based coaching and accountability group is underway.  There are three registration events left. The earlier you sign up, the more you save! RSVP for one of our registration events by visiting http://coachingrewired.com

Support the podcast on Patreon

Patreon allows listeners like you to support content creators like me.  With a monthly contribution, you can get access to different levels of perks.  One perk example is our Patreon-only Adult Study Hall. Learn more at http://patreon.com/adhdrewired

ADHD reWired Facebook Group:

If you would like to join the ADHD reWired secret Facebook group, go to EricTivers.com/community and fill out an application.

Productivity Q&A

Get your ADHD questions answered live!  These Q&A sessions take place on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 12:30 pm.  Go to http://erictivers.com/events.

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: 256_The_One_You_Feed_with_Eric_Zimmer.mp3
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