222: May Q & A

222: May Q & A

This Week’s Episode:

This episode is the recording of May’s live Q&A.  The questions answered in this episode were submitted by listeners of this podcast, both ahead of time and live.  Brendan Mahan once again joins me on this Q&A.

If you’re listening to this on the day it is published, you can listen to May’s live Q&A at 1:30pm Eastern.  Join Brendan Mahan and me as we answer your questions live.  You can register at

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You’ll Learn:

  • [06:30] – Marisol joins the call and asks a question about her daughter that involves hair-pulling.  We discuss some fidgets that may help.
  • [16:45] – Krystal asks for advice on balancing work and school.
  • [21:43] – Amber has “mountains of stuff” to sort and place.  She is looking for assistance with strategies.
  • [31:16] – Amber needs to find an internship and asks about finding the courage to do it.
  • [37:42] – Shawn was diagnosed with ADHD as a child, and asks if the symptoms can get “worse” for adults.  I talk about the environment as a variable.
  • [45:27] – Shawn asks a follow-up question about medication.  I suggest that he start a medication journal.
  • [47:49] – Kent needs help getting focused when he sits at his desk to work.  I share my own experience.
  • [56:40] – Our last question is about dealing distraction in high-stress or crises situations.

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2 thoughts on “222: May Q & A”

  1. How to I get to a specific podcast? I saw Dr. Barkley on #152 from You Tube. Tried to get directly to 152 from your website, but couldn’t figure out how.


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