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On Alchemy: Deep Dive on Liberation

What happens when one realizes one show alone, The Ascension Show, cannot possibly address the week’s topic  “Liberation”, especially during Black History Month?  Well, you produce another show on your platform that does, a show that addresses the feelings, triggers and questions around that word. This week, on the On Alchemy show, Dr Denise and […] Continue reading…

MMA, Mental Health & Love | Mavrick & Gwen

A pioneer in MMA, Mavrick is also an entrepreneur. Mavrick also has a background as a movie and TV personality. Mavrick’s career took off after becoming the bodyguard for Janet Jackson.

Mavrick launched a successful MMA career with 32 wins, 2 losses, and 1 draw, including 5 World Titles.

Mavrick still wanted more. He went on a spiritual journey before eventually finding his wife Gwen, who has her own impressive resume.

Listen as the two discuss their lives along with their own perspective on the issues of mental health & addiction.

For more, visit www.timkrass.com and be on the lookout for my upcoming book “You Don’t Have To Swallow Your Gun.”

The UNNI Podcast – w/ Livio Harris

Livio Harris (Co-Ceo)- is a powerhouse executive who began his career as a singer/songwriter signed to a major label in 1990 called Uptown Records’. Against all odds, as a Black American Man faced with many challenges growing up in Atlantic City- Livio’s persistence and refusal to become a statistic helped him to climb up the industry ranks as an executive who has amassed over 30 years of industry experience and advancing from being a former Recording Artist, to Entertainment Manager, an Artist Development Executive, V.P. of Tier2 Films, and Executive V.P. of NottingHill Music Publishing.
Livio has worked with a number of music companies such as Elektra Records and Epic Records as an A&R Consultant. Livio has been credited for a significant amount of Notting Hill’s U.S. catalogue, which includes; Will Smith, The Pussycat Dolls, Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child, Eminem, Outkast, Nelly, Michael Jackson, and DJ Khaled to name a few. And now, he lands on The UNNI Podcast- Enjoy!

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Why ADHD Brains Crave Sugar and Carbs

Becca King, a dietitian with ADHD who specializes in help others with ADHD develop health eating habits, shares the role dopamine plays in binge eating and explains the idea of “conscious eating” and why it’s important.  She also offers up advice to several questions Ned poses like, “How do I stop myself from eating the whole pint of ice cream?” and “How can I break the pattern of binging on carbs when I love eating them?”

Learn more about Becca King, MS, RDN, LDN on Instagram. You can find her with the username @adhd.nutritionist or click THIS LINK to schedule a call with Becca. 

If you have a question or comment you’d like Dr. Hallowell to address in an episode reach out to us! Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.  

Learn more about our sponsor, OmegaBrite Wellness! Distraction listeners SAVE 20% on their first order with the code: Distraction at OmegaBriteWellness.com.

Get a copy of Ned’s newest book, ADHD 2.0 at DrHallowell.com or by clicking HERE. You can also find it wherever books are sold!  

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our recording engineer/editor is Scott Persson and our producer is Sarah Guertin.

Hope, Healing, Self-Advocacy and Llama power with Heather Pate

This week Erin had a powerful conversation with her friend, IYCSM family member, and co-Founder/Board Chair of Robin’s Hope, an organization that helps adults overcome traumatic life events and toxic stress through building hope, resilience and social connection. Heather Pate is a registered peer recovery specialist who has faced multiple traumatic experiences throughout life which have affected her in numerous ways. She has found that being in a safe and supportive environment has helped her a great deal. She hopes to pass on tools that have helped as she comes alongside others on their healing journeys.

For more information about Robin’s Hope https://robinshope.com/

For more information on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) https://www.acesaware.org/screen/screening-for-adverse-childhood-experiences/

Q&A with Dr. H: Finding the Right Career

Dr. H answers a question from a listener named Victor who is bored with his job, his co-workers and working from home in general. Victor reached out looking for advice about how to find a new job that suits him. Listen to hear the three main components Ned says are integral to finding the right career. This advice is applicable to everyone, with or without ADHD! 

We hope you enjoy this first episode in a series of Q&A episodes we’ll be releasing every Monday, made possible by our new sponsor, Forman School in Litchfield, Connecticut.

If you have a question or comment you’d like Dr. Hallowell to address in an episode just like this, reach out to us! Write an email or record a voice memo and send it to connect@distractionpodcast.com.  

Learn more about our new sponsor, Forman School, a coed college prep school dedicated to empowering bright students who learn differently in grades 9-PG. Forman School provides the individual attention these students need. Ned loves Forman!  

Get a copy of Ned’s newest book, ADHD 2.0 at DrHallowell.com or by clicking HERE. You can also find it wherever books are sold!  

Distraction is created by Sounds Great Media. Our recording engineer/editor is Scott Persson and our producer is Sarah Guertin.

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