163: Q&A March 2017

Q&A March 2017 | ADHD reWired

163: Q&A March 2017

This week, we bring you a recorded session of a live ADHD Q&A session.  The recording you will hear on this episode is from the March session.  Nisha Subramanian joins me to moderate this event.

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On this episode, you will hear a variety of questions that we received for this Q&A session.  We talk about accountability, group conversation dynamics, and strategies with organization and motivation.  Toward the end of this episode, Nisha and I share one of our struggles with the ADHD reWired community, and we ask live viewers for advice.

You’ll Learn:

  • [08:45] – Anne asks how to help her college freshman with his executive challenges when he is far away. I share my personal experience with college and discovering I have ADHD when I was in college. I share some ways that he can get some support while away at college.

  • [12:15] – Sarah asks a question about making accountability work, as she requires a level of accountability that asks a lot of the other person. Nisha and I talk about accountability.

  • [17:17] – Rebecca has ADHD and is a therapist that is starting her private practice. She asks for tips on keeping up with paperwork. I talk about my experience in starting my own business.

  • [20:55] – Eileen asks about knowing the appropriate time to speak in group conversations. I encourage her to ask for feedback from her friends.

  • [24:52] – Tiffany asks how to stop over-sharing. Experts say that oversharing is fueled by our insecurities.  I ask, “Are you sharing something that you’ve dealt with?” and encourage you to ask yourself, “Why am I sharing this?”

  • [29:07] – Sarah asks re-framing a task you have a lot of resistance towards. Nisha shares her experience with having a resistance towards writing.

  • [33:54] – Liz joins the call to ask about lists. She asks for tools or tips to update these lists.  Liz is currently using Evernote, and I explain how Evernote may not be the best tool for this.  I explain how I set up my boards.

  • [40:54] – Anthony shares that if he doesn’t know what to do, he doesn’t do anything. He asks for help in this area. I have a lot of strategies for this situation because I struggle with this.

  • [46:37] – Nisha and I talk about one of our struggles, which is managing the ADHD reWired Facebook group. We ask live viewers for advice on handling this situation.

  • [53:52] – Teresa asks when I was first diagnosed with ADHD.

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