ADHD Essentials podcast

ADHD Essentials

Brendan Mahan

ADHD Podcast for Parents and Educators

214 Episodes

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    Learning How to Live and Talking About Mental Health with ADHD Jon-Jon

    35:12

    Today, we’re talking to ADHD Jon-Jon. Jon is a minority black male and men’s health advocate with ADHD.  I’ve been following him on twitter for a while now, and am excited to finally have him on the show! In today’s episode, John and I talk about having ADHD and learning how to live! We discuss working at thriving rather than just surviving, the importance of taking action, vulnerability, being mindful rather than just having a mind that is constantly full, and managing anxiety. >>>The ADHD Essentials Online Parent Coaching Groups
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    Reframing Out Thoughts Through Our Culture of Origin with Your Host Brendan Mahan

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    In today's episode, I share a tool I've been using for a few years now to help me reframe my thoughts in order to gain distance, depersonalize the thoughts I don't want to be having, and better see the role unhealthy cultural systems play in those unwanted thoughts.   ADHD Essentials Links:   Learn about & Register for the The ADHD Essentials Online Parent Coaching Groups  Join Our Facebook Community Check out the ADHD Essentials Homepage Contact Brendan at [email protected]   ADHD reWired Podcast Network Plugs: ADHD reWired Hacking Your ADHD ADHD Essentials ADHD Diversified ADHD Friendly Lifestyle   
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    From the Vault: Holiday Planning with Cindy Jobs

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    Today, we’re revisiting a conversation with to Cindy Jobs about holiday planning. Cindy is an expert in the field of organization, and an Associate Certified Coach.  She helps people with ADHD simplify their lives through education, structure, and support.  In today’s episode, we talk about setting reasonable expectations around the holidays, the importance of clear, honest, early, and open communication, managing the various holiday pressure cookers, and using traditions to foster connection.   Guest Links: Find Cindy Jobs  https://www.cindyjobs.com   ADHD Essentials Links:   Contact Brendan about booking a workshop for your organization Join Our Facebook Community Learn about & Register for the The ADHD Essentials Online Parent Coaching Groups  Check out the ADHD Essentials Homepage Contact Brendan at [email protected]   ADHD Rewired Podcast Network Links: ADHD reWired Hacking Your ADHD ADHD Essentials ADHD Diversified ADHD Friendly Lifestyle 
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    Getting Kids into College and Doing It Debt-Free with Denise Thomas, Your Debt-Free College Coach

    28:41

    Today, we’re talking to Denise Thomas.  Denise helps equip parents to take an active role in supporting their children to live a life of greater financial freedom by teaching them how to reduce or eliminate their kid’s college debt. Her mission is to FLIP the student debt statistic in the U.S! In this episode, Denise talks about how she sent her kids to college debt-free, and shares strategies for you to do the same.  She tells us about how her family’s financial hardship forced her to find alternative ways to fund her children’s college, the three things colleges look for in their applicants, why it’s never too early to look into scholarships, and importance of story-telling and marketing. Guest Links: Learn more about Denise and her work at https://www.getaheadoftheclass.com ADHD Essentials Links:   Learn about & Register for the The ADHD Essentials Online Parent Coaching Groups  Join Our Facebook Community Check out the ADHD Essentials Homepage Contact Brendan at [email protected]   ADHD reWired Podcast Network Plugs: ADHD reWired Hacking Your ADHD ADHD Essentials ADHD Diversified ADHD Friendly Lifestyle       
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    Rough Cut! Reflections from Day 3 of the International Conference on ADHD 2021

    24:02

    It's Day 3 of the Annual International Conference on ADHD, and it's virtual again for 2021!  We're still doing the rough cut debriefs, but today os the last day!  Each day, I've grabbed some folks to do a quick, unedited reflection on the conference.  For day 3, I'v got Alan Brown, Roxie Martin, Moira Maybin and Jessica McCabe!  Check it out!   >>>REGISTER FOR ADHD CON 2021!!!  GET 15% OFF!!!
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    Rough Cut! Reflections from Day 2 of the International Conference on ADHD 2021

    41:37

    The Annual International Conference on ADHD is virtual again for 2021!  And we're still doing the rough cut debriefs!  Each day, I'll be grabbing some folks to do a quick, unedited reflection on the conference.  For day 2, I grabbed Will Curb, Dr. Carolyn Lentzsch-Parecalls, Kate Barrett, Lollie Weeks, and Jon Hassall!  Check it out!   >>>REGISTER FOR ADHD CON 2021!!!  GET 15% OFF!!!
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    Rough Cut! Reflections from Day 1 of the International Conference on ADHD 2021

    30:27

    The Annual International Conference on ADHD is virtual again for 2021!  And we're still doing the rough cut debriefs!  Each day, I'll be grabbing some folks to do a quick, unedited reflection on the conference.  Today, I grabbed Tamara Rosier, Inger Shaye, Monica Hassall, and Jeff Copper!  Check it out!   >>>REGISTER FOR ADHD CON 2021!!!  GET 15% OFF!!!
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    What If You‘re Not the Main Character? Empathy and Compassion Tool with Brendan Mahan Your Compassionate Captian

    9:10

    In today's episode, I share a tool I've been using for a few years now to help me get emotional space, and be more empathic and compassionate when I'm supporting people (including my kids!) who are going through a challenging time.   >>>REGISTER FOR ADHD CON 2021!!!  GET 15% OFF!!!
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    Middle School Matters with Phyllis Fagell, Author and School Counselor

    43:24

    Today, we’re talking to Phyllis Fagell, author of Middle School Matters.  Phyllis is a school counselor, and author of the book Middle School Matters. In this episode, Phyllis talks about ten key life skills through the lens of middle school. She discusses the importance of good friend choices and the influence of peer presence, reasons why we want to help our kids get clear on their values, the effects of the pandemic on kids as well as ways to mitigate those effects, navigating teacher/student mismatches, the imaginary audience, and the value of identifying emotions. NOTE:  This episode was recorded over the summer.  So a few of the examples are a little dated.  Podcast Time is weird.   Guest Links: Learn more about Phyllis and her work at https://phyllisfagell.com Buy her book, "Middle School Matters" here.   Webinar Links: The ADHD Awareness Expo http://www.profcs.com/app/?af=1686079 On The Right ADHD Trail Summit https://ontherightadhdtrail.com ADHD Simplicity at Home Summit https://ve.whatnowadhdsummit.com/BMahan   ADHD Essentials Links:   Learn about & Register for the The ADHD Essentials Online Parent Coaching Groups  Join Our Facebook Community Check out the ADHD Essentials Homepage Contact Brendan at [email protected]   ADHD reWired Podcast Network Plugs: ADHD reWired Hacking Your ADHD ADHD Essentials ADHD Diversified ADHD Friendly Lifestyle       
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    Brain Performance and the Eyes with Trent McEntire of Fire Up You Brain

    44:00

    Today, we’re talking to Trent McEntire. He's the founder of FireUpYourBrain.com, and creator of the Brain Speedball.  Trent became a professional dancer after rehabilitating his own severe movement restrictions caused by a brain injury at birth, and has continued to work on understanding how the mind-body connection and neuroplasticity can be used to address challenges in attention, emotional regulation, and movement. In today’s episode, Trent shares his story, and talks to us about his work with physical movement and the senses to address neurodiverse and development challenges. We discuss failing first grade, cerebral palsy, the importance of engaging our senses, why clear goals and measuring outcomes matter, and the power of play. Guest Links: Learn more about Brent and his work at https://www.fireupyourbrain.com   Webinar Links: The ADHD Awareness Expo http://www.profcs.com/app/?af=1686079 On The Right ADHD Trail Summit https://ontherightadhdtrail.com ADHD Simplicity at Home Summit https://ve.whatnowadhdsummit.com/BMahan   ADHD Essentials Links:   Learn about & Register for the The ADHD Essentials Online Parent Coaching Groups  Join Our Facebook Community Check out the ADHD Essentials Homepage Contact Brendan at [email protected]   ADHD reWired Podcast Network Plugs: ADHD reWired Hacking Your ADHD ADHD Essentials ADHD Diversified ADHD Friendly Lifestyle       

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