This is an episode about confronting lack of experience in a slow-moving educational system and an effort to get what you need out of your educational career.
This week on the show, Nikki and Pete take on the myths and misunderstandings about ADHD accommodations in college, starting with the old saw, “accommodations make for an unfair advantage.” But that’s not all! You’ll end with a guide to the sort of language you can use to reach out to your instructors and professors to explain your needs, advocate for yourself, and set yourself up for success.
Authors Grace Friedman and Dr. Sarah Cheyette join us to talk about their book "Winning with ADHD: A Playbook for Teens and Young Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder."
It’s our last episode before the annual July break, and what a wonderful person we have to introduce you to this week! Dr. Michelle Frank joins us to talk about shame, our relationships, and the daily practice of getting back up on the horse with ADHD.
Who are you when who you are changes on a dime? That's the topic of the show today, with a bonus listener question to help you get the most out of online education while living with ADHD!
This week on the show, Nikki puts on the coaching hat to walk us through some of the questions that can help you walk out of decision paralysis and conquer your fear!
This week on the show, inspired by a listener request, Nikki and Pete are taking on how to talk to your loved ones after you receive your ADHD diagnosis and give you some tools you can use to frame the conversation to work toward shared understanding and growth.
ADHD Coach Caroline Maguire is about to celebrate the release of her new book and we’re thrilled she came back to share the story of the book, and why social skills are so critical for kids and adults alike in healthy development.
There's a brewing conversation on the value of late bloomers ... and what late bloomers can learn from those who've been blooming late with ADHD all along.
"Driven to Distraction" author Ned Hallowell brings his valuable insights on a subjecting near and dear to many of us with ADHD: how do you manage self-esteem and self-perception while standing in the wake of ADHD?
This week on the show, Nikki takes to the mic to interview Pete and Tommy Metz III about their anxiety podcast, ‘What’s That Smell?’
Optimism is about more than just parading around happily all the time. It’s a worldview that has direct and powerful connections to your social group, your productivity, and your very own health!
This week on the show we’re talking all about resilience, that state of being that allows us to rebound from short-term setbacks, and adapt to long-term change, without letting our ADHD get in the way.
This week on the show, we’re exploring the Growth Mindset. Thanks to some innovative work in how we approach our challenges, we have all the tools we need to improve our confidence and avoid getting mired in fixed resistance.
What is it that makes mind maps such a unique tool, and what do you need to learn to make mind maps that allow you to capture quickly without overwhelm?
That little voice in your head? The one telling you that you have no business doing what you’re doing? That’s the resistance. And you can tell it to shove off.
Our community is full of learners — students of all stripes. Whether you're pursuing a degree or testing for a new certification, this week we offer tools and strategies to help you be a smarter student with your ADHD!
You're busy enough as it is. But what happens when you're offered a new project, grand opportunity, great chance to show off? How do you know if you can afford to say... yes?
Living with ADHD is a mystery. Sometimes, we’re completely present and aware of our symptoms, sure. But most of the time, we aren’t completely aware of what we’re doing, why we’re doing it, or the impact our symptoms are having on others… until we’re thrown in a laboratory.
It’s paper day! Dealing with your paper piles requires a unique approach that is more of a cousin to the four steps we’ve been practicing thus far. First thing to note: paper organizing has no end! Once you wrap your head around that, we can get started in building a system to efficiently categorize and stay up-to-date on the paper without becoming overrun by piles!