Dr B's Musings & Living Beyond ADHD Podcast

How to Win with ADHD Aug 19, 2022

Have you spent years wishing you could win at being an adult with ADHD? 

Perhaps you’re like my student, Mario:

"I spent 50 years wondering what was wrong with me? Why I’m not like my other friends; am I broken?”

Life as an adult with ADHD, or undiagnosed ADHD, is fraught...

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How to Help ADHD Without Medications Aug 03, 2022

If you’re an active listener to my “Living Beyond ADHD” podcast, you’ve often heard me say: “There are no skills in pills!” And while that statement is true, I don’t want to imply in any way that I’m for or against ADHD medications. These...

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Typical ADHD Treatment Plans Completely Miss THIS… May 21, 2022

Did you know that ADHD diagnoses among U.S. adults are growing four times faster than are ADHD diagnoses among children (26.4% increase among children compared to 123.3% among adults.) (1)

Also, according to some sources fewer than 20% of adults with ADHD are currently diagnosed and/or treated....

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7 Myths of Executive Functioning Apr 09, 2022

What do you think of when you hear the terms “Executive Functioning” or “Executive Function skills?” 

It sounds like language reserved for high-level professionals, CEOs, VPs and other upper-level management positions, doesn’t it?

Or maybe its language used in...

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The Myth of the Quick Fix Mar 19, 2022

During the last few decades our society has been conditioned to the phenomena of the quick fix (AKA “life hacks''). With smartphones, computers, Google, microwaves, smart cars, and the multitude of technology at our fingertips, it seems natural that we’d gravitate towards finding the...

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Ask Dr B about feeling powerless, hopeless & covering up your challenges – 095 Feb 11, 2022

80% of the new students coming into the ADDventures In Achievement Foundational Skills program feel powerless over their current behaviors, are filled with self-loathing, and feel like an impostor - having lived with so many challenges their entire life.  They constantly look over their...

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The Benefits of Neuro-diversity, Brain Retraining, and Thriving Personally and Professionally Jan 17, 2022

How would you feel if your employer told you to “take drugs” to increase your production at work? 

Living with ADHD is challenging enough, but what if you weren’t aware of your condition or what if your employer didn’t appreciate your strengths and focused only on...

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ADHD is NOT a Gift Unless You Leverage It - 092 Dec 21, 2021

Hearing that ADHD is a gift is hurtful and confusing to many adults.  In my Facebook group, whenever we create a post about ADHD being a gift, many members are angry because they don’t experience their ADHD as a gift at all. And, they are right.  Without well-developed Executive...

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Who Runs Your Day? Oct 05, 2021

“Either you run the day, or the day runs you.”  Jim Rohn 

I was fortunate enough to study with Jim Rohn in the 80s. He was a remarkable human being who insisted that “change begins with choice.” 

Everyday we are faced with choices from the tiniest ones, like...

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All Brains Need Training Sep 24, 2021

Recently someone asked me if I considered ADHD a disorder, and to what extent is ADHD a disorder based on how our society is structured. 

Meaning, if culture were different, would it be better suited to ADHD? 

Well, this is an interesting question to consider. 

According to the...

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