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June 23, 2021

The Impact Diet Has On Your ADHD Brain With Nutritionist, Shawna Hugh…

Shawna Hughes joins this week's episode to discuss the impact food choices has on the ADHD brain. She discusses her journey in discovering what is best suited for those of us with neurodivergent brains as well as foods that a...

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June 15, 2021

Mindful Meditation & The ADHD Brain

This week's episode is one of the two recorded for the Neurodivergent Nurse Patreon last month. This exclusive episode was used because the hardware used to produce The Neurodivergent Nurse was held captive by Bitlocker. If ...

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June 8, 2021

Best Workouts For The ADHD Brain & Tips To Get Motivated

ADHD can make it hard to pay attention, control your emotions, and finish tasks. Treatment may involve medication and therapy sessions to help get organized and stay focused. One ADHD treatment that doesn't require a prescrip...

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June 1, 2021

Redefining Your Post-Pandemic Life With ADHD

The pandemic caused many things for those of us with ADHD. What will we keep? What will we change? This episode helps figure out how "normal" will be defined for you and your family. --- Send in a voice message: …

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May 25, 2021

Emotional Impulsivity of ADHD

The emotional impulsivity of ADHD can make it easier to fly off the handle, or blurt out hurtful things. Heightened, over-the-top emotions with ADHD disorder very common, in both positive and negative situations. On today's e...

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May 18, 2021

Decision-Making Difficulty With The ADHD Brain

On this week's episode Jami talks about the difference between Cold Cognition and Hot Cognition and the ways in which those with ADHD respond well to "hot decisions," but seem to struggle on more basic decision-making. As alw...

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May 12, 2021

Intrusive Thoughts of The ADHD Brain

Intrusive thoughts are thoughts that seem to become stuck in your mind. They can cause distress, since the nature of the thought might be upsetting. They may also reoccur frequently, which can make the concern worse. Intrusiv...

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May 5, 2021

Are You An Imposter or Is It Imposter Syndrome?

Imposter syndrome is the psychological pattern in which an individual believes that their own accomplishments came about as a result of having been lucky or having manipulated other people's impressions—not through hard work ...

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April 30, 2021

BONUS EPISODE: Weight Loss Tips For ADHDers

Weight loss is difficult for most adults, but even more so for those who have ADHD . ADHD can lead to overeating and excessive weight gain. Over time, this can result in other health problems. This episode includes tips that …

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April 28, 2021

Beth Paul's Journey As A Nurse and Business Owner With ADHD

If your gut says “I know this doctor is telling me I fit these boxes, but I don’t.” Then trust that. Trust your own gut and look for the things that help. Don’t get so fixated on that label. What …

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April 20, 2021

How ADHD Perfectionism Leads to Chronic Procrastination

Jami brings an episode this week to discus ADHD and the Weight of perfection. We dive into the difference between front-end and back-end perfectionist and which the ADHD brain focuses on. Feeling the need to be perfect will s...

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April 14, 2021

Benefits of ADHD Fidgeting With Founder of CONQUERing Tammy Nelson

Research shows that physical activity — even a little foot-tapping or gum chewing — increases levels of the neurotransmitters in the brain that control focus and attention. Learn how a subtle fidget may help block out distrac...

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April 7, 2021

ADHD and The Shame Epidemic

For many people with ADHD, shame arises from the repeated failure to meet expectations from parents, teachers, friends, bosses, and the world. Guilt focuses on what one has done. Shame focuses on who one is. If you have ADHD ...

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March 30, 2021

ADHD & Friendships

Making friends and maintaining friendships can be a struggle for adults with ADHD . One of the best ways to find happiness in your life is through close friendships. But if you have ADHD, you already know that finding and …

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March 23, 2021

Racial Disparities In ADHD Diagnosis

Dr. Kimberly Douglass joins this episode to discuss what is behind the difficulties of receiving a diagnosis of ADHD for Black Americans. She discusses how symptoms in Black children are ignored as we look at issues such as t...

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March 16, 2021

The Body Double and ADHD

A secret tool that you may not be aware of is the use of a body double. Those of us with ADHD often have such a difficult time with tasks, whether it's initiating, staying on track, or not getting distracted. …

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March 9, 2021

Work Tips for Neurodivergent Nurses With Adrianne Behning

While being a nurse can be the perfect job for someone with ADHD, we have attributes that make it very difficult. We are forgetful, we tend to lose everything, we are disorganized, and many more which often create complicatio...

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March 3, 2021

Best Jobs For Those With ADHD

ADHD looks a bit different in adults . It may present as restlessness, disorganization, and trouble focusing. ADHD may also come with some unique strengths. Choosing a career that capitalizes on those strengths and doesn’t de...

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Feb. 26, 2021

Six Reminders For Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria

Rejection sensitive dysphoria (RSD) is extreme emotional sensitivity and pain triggered by the perception that a person has been rejected or criticized by important people in their life. It may also be triggered by a sense of...

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Feb. 25, 2021

ADHD in Women

It was such a toss up on what to focus on first. Ultimately I decided the best choice would be what I know the most about. ADHD in women. Do you relate to the factors that comprise the ADHD woman? …

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