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Kristen Carder: ADHD Explained — Psychology, Perception, Behavior, Causes, Tools, and More | Episode 50

November 08, 2023
Kristen Carder: ADHD Explained — Psychology, Perception, Behavior, Causes, Tools, and More | Episode 50
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Kristen Carder: ADHD Explained — Psychology, Perception, Behavior, Causes, Tools, and More | Episode 50
Nov 08, 2023

In this episode, we have a fun conversation with Kristen Carder, the host of the I Have ADHD podcast and a coach specializing in working with adults who have ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). We dive deep into various aspects of ADHD, including its psychology, behavior, biology, risks, treatments, tools, and more.

Topics discussed:

  • The subjective experience of having ADHD
  • Exploring whether ADHD can be seen as a superpower
  • Identifying the problems and dangers associated with ADHD
  • Kristen's personal journey after being diagnosed and starting medication
  • A closer look at the symptoms of ADHD
  • The impact of one's environment and spatial design
  • How individuals with ADHD perceive and manage time, along with time management tools
  • Navigating relationships when one or both partners have ADHD
  • The role of rejection in the ADHD experience
  • Behavioral tools and strategies for living and thriving with ADHD
  • Debunking common misunderstandings and myths about ADHD
  • Understanding the potential causes of ADHD
  • The influence of trauma on the condition
  • The overlap between ADHD and other mental health conditions
  • The role of dopamine and its relation to ADHD
  • Addressing the higher risk of addiction, substance misuse, and risky behavior in people with ADHD
  • ... and more!


Whether you have ADHD or are looking to understand and support someone who does, you'll find valuable insights in this conversation.

RESOURCES

BOOKS
  - Finish by Jon Acuff
  - More Attention, Less Deficit by Ari Tuckman
  - Rethinking Adult ADHD by J. Russell Ramsay
  - Scattered Minds by Gabor Mate
  - Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell Barkley
  - The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  - What Happened to You? by Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey
- Your Brain's Not Broken by Tamara Rosier

PEOPLE
   - Ari Tuckman
  - Bessel van der Kolk
  - Bruce Perry
  - Gabor Mate
  - J. Russell Ramsay
  - Jon Acuff
  - Russell Barkley
  - Tamara Rosier

***CONNECT WITH KRISTEN***
website: ihaveadhd.com
coaching program (FOCUSED): ihaveadhd.com/focused
podcast (I Have ADHD): ihaveadhd.com/podcast
Instagram: @i.have.adhd.podcast


or send me a text message here 👍

Show Notes

In this episode, we have a fun conversation with Kristen Carder, the host of the I Have ADHD podcast and a coach specializing in working with adults who have ADHD (Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). We dive deep into various aspects of ADHD, including its psychology, behavior, biology, risks, treatments, tools, and more.

Topics discussed:

  • The subjective experience of having ADHD
  • Exploring whether ADHD can be seen as a superpower
  • Identifying the problems and dangers associated with ADHD
  • Kristen's personal journey after being diagnosed and starting medication
  • A closer look at the symptoms of ADHD
  • The impact of one's environment and spatial design
  • How individuals with ADHD perceive and manage time, along with time management tools
  • Navigating relationships when one or both partners have ADHD
  • The role of rejection in the ADHD experience
  • Behavioral tools and strategies for living and thriving with ADHD
  • Debunking common misunderstandings and myths about ADHD
  • Understanding the potential causes of ADHD
  • The influence of trauma on the condition
  • The overlap between ADHD and other mental health conditions
  • The role of dopamine and its relation to ADHD
  • Addressing the higher risk of addiction, substance misuse, and risky behavior in people with ADHD
  • ... and more!


Whether you have ADHD or are looking to understand and support someone who does, you'll find valuable insights in this conversation.

RESOURCES

BOOKS
  - Finish by Jon Acuff
  - More Attention, Less Deficit by Ari Tuckman
  - Rethinking Adult ADHD by J. Russell Ramsay
  - Scattered Minds by Gabor Mate
  - Taking Charge of Adult ADHD by Russell Barkley
  - The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
  - What Happened to You? by Bruce Perry and Oprah Winfrey
- Your Brain's Not Broken by Tamara Rosier

PEOPLE
   - Ari Tuckman
  - Bessel van der Kolk
  - Bruce Perry
  - Gabor Mate
  - J. Russell Ramsay
  - Jon Acuff
  - Russell Barkley
  - Tamara Rosier

***CONNECT WITH KRISTEN***
website: ihaveadhd.com
coaching program (FOCUSED): ihaveadhd.com/focused
podcast (I Have ADHD): ihaveadhd.com/podcast
Instagram: @i.have.adhd.podcast


or send me a text message here 👍