More About ADHD Emotional Overwhelm and Anxiety

ADHD Emotional Overwhelm

Join in the continued discussion about ADHD emotional overwhelm and anxiety with James Ochoa, author of the book, Focused Forward.   This encore episode revisits the conversation we started last Friday.   So, whether you are trying to manage getting through your day or off discovering shiny new things, understanding the overwhelm and anxiety can help. […]


The Emotional Zest of ADHD

Emotional Zest of ADHD

Do you know about the emotional zest of ADHD? Join me in welcoming YouTuber Bryn Duane Travers to the show today and find out for yourself!   First of all, watch this remarkable video on YouTube So You Think You Know About ADHD?   Bryn Duane Travers joins me today to discuss his spoken word piece. […]


Quieting ADHD Anxiety

ADHD Anxiety

Jennie works with a listener to show how you can manage your emotional overwhelm by quieting ADHD anxiety.   In a Tuesday 10-Minute Tip, loyal listener Steve calls in with a question.   With ADHD there it can be difficult to regulate emotions as much as it’s hard to regulate attention.   Both are executive […]


The ADD Couple Discuss ADHD Emotional Complexities

ADHD Emotional Complexities

Listen, as The ADD Couple, Brett Thornhill and I, discuss ADHD emotional complexities.   It’s not our first time, but it can’t be talked about enough.   I’m sharing our episode here so you can hear for yourself how much info we cover on our podcast. We air new episodes twice a week!   I hope […]


ADHD Emotional Regulation with The ADD Couple

ADHD Emotional Regulation

Listen, as The ADD Couple get into the topic of ADHD emotional regulation.   Brett Thornhill and I discuss Dr William Dodson’s Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria in detail. After all, wouldn’t we all like to understand the emotional realm of ADHD better?   I’m sharing our episode here so you can hear for yourself how much info […]


5 Truths About ADHD’s Emotional Storms

ADHD's Emotional Storms

ENCORE EPISODE ADHD’s emotional storms are one of the lesser known aspects of ADHD dealing with emotions and emotional regulation.   First of all, with ADHD comes intensity of emotions. Also, living with the stress that having intense emotional deregulation has on you is a life-long proposition.   Ironically, emotional regulation is the one aspect that, […]


How Productive Avoidance Works

Productive Avoidance

How productive avoidance works is by considering how to make use of down time. It’s all a judgement call on your part; what should be done versus what will get done.   My partner in crime, Brett Thornhill, is my cohost on The ADD Couple. Check us out on iTunes!   He joins me in discussing […]


ADHD Sensitivity & RSD

ADHD Sensitivity

One characteristic common in ADHD is extreme sensitivity, perhaps including Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria (RSD). According to Dr. William Dodson, an ADHD expert with a private practice in Colorado, he’s created a 19th question after the DSM IV’s 18 question ADHD criterion:   “Question # 19: For your entire life have you always been much more […]


ADHD’s Emotional Impact

ADHD's Emotional Impact

When it comes to talking about ADHD’s emotional impact, including the barriers that prevent us from initiating a task or taking a risk, there’s no one better than Brendan Mahan. His educational background includes a masters in education and school counseling and he both has ADHD and coaches others with it.   Currently, he’s transitioning […]