196: Live Q & A November 2017 with Brendan Mahan

This Week’s Episode:

This episode is the recording of November’s live Q&A.  These Q&A sessions take place the second Tuesday of every month.  The questions answered in this episode were submitted by listeners of this podcast, both ahead of time and live.  I am joined on this episode by Brendan Mahan.  

In this discussion, you will hear Brendan, and I answer several questions from diagnosis and medication to refocusing after interruption, overwhelm by digital tools, and everything in-between.  You’re welcome to join these monthly live Q&A sessions.  They take place the second Tuesday of every month at 12:30pm.  Go to http://erictivers.com/events.

You’ll Learn:

  • [05:52] – Colleen asks about fish oil and other supplements.
  • [10:25] – Beth asks for tips on getting diagnosed with ADHD. We share tips and warnings about the diagnosis process.
  • [15:20] – Catalina asked if medication should help with organizing your space.  
  • [21:02] – Catalina follows up with a question about medication dosage.  We also talk about medication and insurance costs.  
  • [24:30] – Dmitri asks about emotional control and disruptions.  Brendan talks about the role that mindfulness plays in controlling emotions.
  • [36:44] – We answer two questions that are similar on procrastination and taking control of our lives away from ADHD. We discuss this topic in regards to interviews.  
  • [47:59] – Deborah was part of an ADHD reWired Coaching and Accountability Group and asks what her follow-up should be after the group.  I share that I am building a community for alumni.  
  • [52:57] – Olivia asks how to assist her 19-year-old son with life decisions.
  • [57:13] – We answer a question about refocusing after interruptions.  Brendan explains that the process starts with avoiding interruption.
  • [1:03:46] – Carl has trouble differentiating between his thoughts and ADHD thoughts.  Brendan states that he draws the line at useful thoughts and unuseful thoughts.
  • [1:04:22] – A questioner is looking to avoid overwhelm by digital tools.
  • [1:05:48] – A listener asks how to explain ADHD to others.  

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