Dr B's Musings & Living Beyond ADHD Podcast

Executive Function Skill of Shifting - It's Really Important to Master - 060 Oct 05, 2018

Hey ADDers! Do you have trouble “shifting” from your current task to the next task? Or maybe you have the opposite problem – where you are shifting way too quickly from thing to thing and leaving a trail of unfinished tasks in your wake. Even though most of the executive...

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Ask Dr B about Relationships: My ADHD Makes All Kinds of Relationships Hard - 059 Sep 18, 2018

Hey ADDers! If you’re married, living together, dating, have close friends or it’s you and you…these are all different forms of relationships that you are in. And where there are relationships, there are potential challenges and delightful times to be shared.

I look at...

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Executive Function Skill of Inhibit – There’s more to it than you might think - 058 Aug 02, 2018

Hey ADDers! Do you have trouble “inhibiting” your impulses? Even though most of the executive function assessments typically look at the behavioral stuff, like blurting out, touching things you shouldn’t, cutting people off and more, to me there is so much more to understanding...

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Executive Function Assessments, Skills and Strategies - 057 Jun 04, 2018

Hey ADDers!  As adults, we need certain capabilities to succeed in life - this success being things like responsibly raising children, getting and keeping a job, managing a household and contributing to our communities.  Without these capabilities, our successes are iffy at best. ...

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Ask Dr B about Distractibility and People's Disbelief that ADHD is Real - 056 May 06, 2018

Hey ADDers!  Do you have trouble getting yourself to focus on things you need or want to focus on?  Do you even know what the right things are to be focusing on?  And what about following through?  Is that something that comes easily to you or do you have years of projects or...

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Ask Dr B about Binge Eating & Other Addictions Occurring With ADHD & EFD - 054 Jan 02, 2018

Hey ADDers!  Do you struggle with any addictions or have you in the past? Addictions are a BIG deal for those of us with ADHD and EF deficits for so many different reasons.  In fact, the stats on frequency are about twice that of those without ADHD or EF deficits, if these...

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Who You Think You Are & What You Say To Yourself & About Yourself - 053 Oct 23, 2017

Hey ADDers!  Who do you think you are?  Seriously!!  Is your self-talk positive and encouraging?  Are the stories you tell yourself and others about you positive and encouraging?  Or, are they the kind of statements and stories that are contributing to holding you back...

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Ask Dr B about Heritability of ADHD & Executive Function, Emotions & Feelings - 052 Oct 19, 2017

Hey ADDers!  Do you ever wonder about the heritability of ADHD or how your emotions and feelings impact your executive functioning?  In fact, do you know the difference between your emotions and your feelings?  If yes and no, this episode is for you!!

According to Pema Chodron, an...

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An Executive Function – Self-Soothing When You’re Emotionally Dysregulated - 051 Oct 16, 2017

Hey ADDers!  Do you get overwhelmed, have meltdowns and generally have a hard time calming yourself down when you experience an intense emotion or emotional situation?  If so, this episode is for you!!

And if you haven’t yet listened to episode 050, it’s an important...

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Ask Dr B about a pre-requisite to developing executive function skills - 050 Oct 13, 2017

It's my 50th episode and I'm celebrating today!!  I have four special things to share with you as we move along in this episode.

There are some interesting stats I read and want to share with you; they’re actually kind of sad.  I read that roughly 20 percent of people...

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