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    • Fears of Monotony and Finding Meaning in PodcastingADHD adults share their personal experiences and reactions to the variety and potential meaning found in podcasting, discussing fears of monotony, the impact on listeners, and the importance of finding purpose in work.

      The hosts of the ADHD adults podcast, James Bryan, Dr. Alex Connor, and Missus ADHD, shared their personal experiences and reactions to various topics, including their fears of monotony and the impact of their podcast on listeners. James shared his childhood fear of doing the same job every day and his appreciation for the variety that comes with podcasting. Dr. Alex discussed receiving a letter from a listener who found value in the podcast and felt inspired to share their own insights. Missus ADHD shared her stress of being caught podcasting at work and the potential for the podcast to reach a global audience. The conversation also touched on the importance of finding meaning and purpose in one's work and the potential for podcasting to provide that. Additionally, they joked about various topics, including their own quirks and misunderstandings, adding to the lighthearted and engaging nature of the podcast.

    • Finding the right job for adults with ADHDAdults with ADHD face challenges in the workplace due to impaired executive functions, but with personalized job placements and proper employer support, they can thrive. Employers have a legal obligation to support employees with ADHD, and focusing on individual strengths and interests is crucial.

      Adults with ADHD face significant challenges in the workplace due to impaired executive functions, leading to higher rates of unemployment or underemployment. However, with the right job alignment of goals, strengths, and reward systems, and proper employer support, individuals with ADHD can thrive. The "right job" is personal and idiosyncratic, and there's no one-size-fits-all solution. Employers are only now beginning to recognize their legal obligation to support employees with ADHD, and with the right resources and understanding, individuals with ADHD can excel in their careers. It's essential to remember that everyone with ADHD is unique, and there's no definitive list of "ideal jobs" for those with ADHD. Instead, it's crucial to focus on individual strengths and interests and finding a job that aligns with them. While there is limited research on careers for individuals with ADHD, the available evidence suggests that success lies in personalized job placements and proper support from employers.

    • A study linking ADHD and entrepreneurshipA study found a possible link between ADHD and entrepreneurship through a positive association with risk-taking, but more research is required to confirm this relationship.

      While there is anecdotal evidence suggesting that people with ADHD are more likely to be creative, work in intra-industries, or become entrepreneurs, there is a lack of concrete scientific evidence to support these claims. A 2020 study reported a positive link between ADHD and risk-taking, which is a sub-dimension of entrepreneurial orientation. However, this relationship is not definitive. To fill this knowledge gap, a poorly constructed survey was conducted, which surprisingly received over 1,600 responses within the first 24 hours. The data was analyzed, revealing that approximately 12.5% of respondents could be classified as entrepreneurs. This percentage is similar to recent research from Aston University, which found that early-stage entrepreneurial activity makes up 11.5% of the working population. While the evidence is not definitive, it suggests that there may be a connection between ADHD and entrepreneurship, particularly in relation to risk-taking. Further research is needed to confirm these findings.

    • Most common job types among ADHD Adults podcast listenersHealth care, education, IT, creative jobs, government services, and business oblique finance are common career fields for adults with ADHD. Understanding and accommodating their unique needs is crucial.

      According to a recent survey, the most common job types reported among listeners and followers of the ADHD Adults podcast were health care, education, IT, creative jobs, government services, and business oblique finance, each accounting for around 4-11% of responses. Interestingly, less than 1.5% reported being unemployed. During their personal reflections in part 2 of the episode, the hosts discussed how this data resonated with them, particularly in relation to the need for more ADHD training and education in sectors like health care and education. They also shared their own unique career paths, which were marked by frequent job changes due to various reasons, including poor fits with the work environment and undiagnosed ADHD. Overall, the survey results and personal reflections highlight the importance of understanding and accommodating the unique needs of individuals with ADHD in various career fields.

    • Finding the right career fit for individuals with ADHD and autismIdentify careers that align with unique abilities and provide necessary support and accommodations to thrive

      Finding the right career fit is crucial for individuals with ADHD and autism, as certain jobs can provide rewarding experiences while others can lead to burnout and mental health issues. Alex and the speaker shared their experiences of struggling in traditional jobs due to their conditions, particularly in roles requiring extensive social interaction and adherence to strict schedules. However, they found success in non-traditional paths, such as research and entrepreneurship, which offered more control and flexibility. The speaker also mentioned the importance of recognizing and accommodating individual strengths and weaknesses, such as the speaker's affinity for repetitive admin tasks. Ultimately, the key is to identify careers that align with one's unique abilities and provide the necessary support and accommodations to thrive.

    • Identifying Brain Rewards for Individuals with ADHDExplore past experiences of success to uncover hidden skills and potential career paths, focusing on finding a job that resonates personally and provides brain reward

      Everyone with ADHD is unique, and the key to finding a fulfilling career lies in identifying what gives each individual brain reward. Societal expectations of one-size-fits-all job recommendations for people with ADHD are misguided. Instead, it's essential to understand that we're all different and will find reward in various things. Deciding on a career can be challenging for those with ADHD due to difficulties with decision-making, cognition, and self-awareness. However, starting to explore past experiences of success, no matter how small, can help uncover hidden skills and potential career paths. Remember, the most important thing is to find a job that resonates with you personally and provides the reward your brain craves.

    • Identifying rewarding careers for adults with ADHDExploring interests and rewards is crucial for finding fulfilling careers, but it can be challenging for adults with ADHD due to past ineffective career advice and misunderstanding of ADHD strengths.

      Identifying what you enjoy and find rewarding in a career can be a challenge for many adults with ADHD. During our discussion, James emphasized the importance of considering your interests and rewards when choosing a career. However, he noted that this process can be difficult for those with ADHD due to various reasons. In the past, careers advice sessions at school may not have been effective or relevant for individuals with ADHD. Moreover, the ability to engage with and excel in tasks that are rewarding can sometimes be misconstrued as a power or strength associated with ADHD. Overall, the process of finding a fulfilling career requires careful consideration and exploration, especially for those with ADHD.

    • Lack of comprehensive career advice for neurodivergent adultsNeurodivergent individuals often lack robust career guidance. Reflect on past successes, gather info on skills and jobs, and seek support from loved ones.

      There is a lack of comprehensive career advice for adults, particularly for neurodivergent individuals. While there are some resources available, they are not widespread or robust enough to meet the needs of those seeking guidance. The diagnostic process often overlooks the psychosocial needs of individuals, including their career satisfaction and job fit. Employers have a responsibility to support employees with neurodivergent conditions, but often fail to do so. To help identify potential career paths, individuals can reflect on past experiences of success and gather information about skills and jobs that align with their interests. If support is needed, friends or family members can assist in asking questions and gathering information. It's important to remember that everyone deserves and is entitled to career support, regardless of their abilities or disabilities.

    • Gain valuable insights and experiences from every jobFor individuals with ADHD, staying open to new job opportunities and focusing on enjoyable tasks can lead to valuable experiences and shape your career path.

      Having a job, no matter how unrelated it may seem to your ultimate career goals, can provide valuable insights and experiences that can help guide you towards a more fulfilling career. For individuals with ADHD, who may face unique challenges in identifying their strengths and interests, it's essential to stay open to new opportunities and focus on the parts of each job that bring enjoyment and reward. Over time, these experiences can help shape your career path and make you more employable. Additionally, it's important to recognize the privilege of having access to food, shelter, and employment and to make the most of every opportunity, even if it's not your dream job. And if you can't find a job, consider volunteering in a field related to your interests to gain valuable experience and build your skills. Remember, every experience, no matter how small, can bring you closer to your goals.

    • Effective communication and mutual respect in relationshipsMisunderstandings can arise in relationships, especially when dealing with complex conditions like ADHD. Effective communication and mutual respect are essential for maintaining healthy relationships and working towards common goals.

      Communication and understanding are key in any relationship, especially when dealing with complex conditions like ADHD. During a conversation, the speakers discussed attending various talks and events related to ADHD and RSD. One speaker, James, expressed disappointment that he wasn't being invited to promote his talks, leading to a misunderstanding and tension in the conversation. However, they eventually acknowledged the importance of supporting each other's efforts and promoting each other's events. It's important to remember that effective communication and mutual respect are essential for maintaining healthy relationships and working towards common goals. If you're interested in learning more about ADHD and related conditions, be sure to check out the various talks and events being held by organizations such as SeaTalks and ADHD Adult UK.

    Recent Episodes from The ADHD Adults Podcast

    Episode 162 ADHD and School

    Episode 162 ADHD and School

    Episode 162 completes our double-fister on education, this time focusing on ADHD and school. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the research behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections on school and their tips, and then we answer your questions in the final section. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with James embarrasingly ahead 12-7 for the season whilst The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in. Alex shows his green credentials by recycling a joke, James wears a hat and Mrs ADHD tortured supply teachers...



    Written by Alex Conner, Samantha Brown and James Brown.

    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

    Social media contacts: @theadhdadults

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    Episode 161 ADHD and Motivation

    Episode 161 ADHD and Motivation

    Hot on the heels of Episode 160 on body doubling, comes the related topic of ADHD and motivation for Episode 161. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the science behind the ADHD and motivation, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections and tips, and then we answer questions that have been sent in. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with James 11-7 up for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex reads the usual 'definitely real' correspondence. Mrs ADHD will read anything out you write in the script, Alex loses it over a baked potato and James selects the wrong microphone (again)…


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    Episode 160 ADHD and Body Doubling

    Episode 160 ADHD and Body Doubling

    Episode 160 covers the topic of body doubling, a tool many ADHDers use to get stuff done. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the evidence behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections and tips on body doubling, and then we answer your questions in the final section. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with James surging ahead at 10-7 for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in. James gets to practice his little beep-button, Alex is finally a fake Professor and Mrs ADHD has smashed her gyro ball... Written by Alex Conner, Samantha Brown and James Brown. Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd. Social media contacts: @theadhdadults Music by James Brown and ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Sessionz⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

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    Episode 159 ADHD and Higher Education

    Episode 159 ADHD and Higher Education

    In Episode 159 we covers the topic of ADHD and Higher Education. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the evidence behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections on HE and their tips, and then we answer your questions in the final section. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with James surging ahead at 9-7 for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex disappears, Mrs ADHD would only consider professional acting in Stoke-on-Trent and James recreated Jurassic Park for his students...


    Written by Alex Conner, Samantha Brown and James Brown.

    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

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    Episode 158 ADHD and Dental Health

    Episode 158 ADHD and Dental Health

    Episode 158 of The ADHD Adults Podcast covers the topic of ADHD and dental (and oral) health. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the evidence behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections and dental health tips, and then we answer your questions in the final section. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with James finally winning at 8-7 for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex reads the usual 'definitely real' correspondence. James get’s 'once' and 'nonce' mixed up, Mrs ADHD gets gingivitis and halitosis mixed up and Alex mentions his love bridge...



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    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

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    Episode 157 ADHD and the Gut

    Episode 157 ADHD and the Gut

    In Episode 157, we cover the topic of ADHD and the gut, including gut issues and gut bacteria. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the science behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections and tips, and then we answer your questions in the final section. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with the scores even at 7-7 for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex reads the usual 'definitely real' correspondence. James doesn’t poo as he’s a Dracula, Alex’s bidet gets a horrific mention and Mrs ADHD is devastated at the thought of stepping on a frog…


    Written by Alex Conner, Samantha Brown and James Brown.

    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

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    Music by James Brown and ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Sessionz⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

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    Episode 156 ADHD and Neuroplasticity (Can your brain change?)

    Episode 156 ADHD and Neuroplasticity (Can your brain change?)

    CHANGE ALARM!!!


    The podcast now has a new 'Jingle' (it's not a jingle) and a slightly tweaked structure...


    Episode 156 covers the topic of ADHD and neuroplasticity, or how the brain can change well into adulthood. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the evidence behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections and tips, and then we answer your questions in the final section. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with Alex 7-6 up for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex reads the usual 'definitely real' correspondence. James gets angry about the ‘jingle’, Alex liked Carlsberg Special Brew and Mrs ADHD forgets which podcast this is...

    Written by Alex Conner, Samantha Brown and James Brown.

    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

    Social media contacts: @theadhdadults

    Music by James Brown and ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Sessionz⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

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    Episode 155 ADHD and Nutrition

    Episode 155 ADHD and Nutrition

    In Episode 155 we cover the subject of ADHD and nutrition. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the science behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections, and then 'Just The Tip' covers some top tips about ADHD and nutrition. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with Alex 7-5 up for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex reads the usual 'definitely real' correspondence. James get’s all the iron he needs from the necks of victims, Mrs ADHD will eat anything… except gelatinous stuff (of course) and Alex discloses how bad he was at biology...

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    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

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    Episode 154 ADHD and Sexuality

    Episode 154 ADHD and Sexuality

    In Episode 154, we talk about sexuality, a much under-researched area of ADHD. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey spouts the science behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections, and then 'Just The Tip' covers some top tips about ADHD and task switching. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with Alex 7-4 up for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex reads the usual 'definitely real' correspondence. James gets the numbering wrong (again), Mrs ‘didn’t get a ticket’, and Alex is a basic unit...


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    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

    Social media contacts: @theadhdadults

    Music by ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Sessionz⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

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    Episode 153 ADHD and Emotional Intelligence

    Episode 153 ADHD and Emotional Intelligence

    Episode 153 follows on from 145 when we accidentally committed (Alex...) to doing an episode on emotional intelligence. As usual, Alex the Psycho.......education Monkey delivers the science behind the subject, all three ADHD Adults give their personal reflections, and then 'Just The Tip' covers some top tips about ADHD and task switching. 'What has James lost, forgotten or mislaid this week?" returns with Alex 7-3 up for the season, The Metrics Intern continues telling us about the cities we have listeners in, and Alex reads the usual 'definitely real' correspondence. Alex has the emotional inteligence of a wounded sparrow and his clothes mysteriously change mid-episode, Mrs ADHD gets confused by mandrills and nothing of consequence happens to James...


    Written by Alex Conner, Samantha Brown and James Brown.

    Produced by James Brown and JBHD Ltd.

    Social media contacts: @theadhdadults

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    003 – “I love my patients..but I love myself, too!” How Dr. Drai gets paid the big bucks to do what he loves!

    003 – “I love my patients..but I love myself, too!” How Dr. Drai gets paid the big bucks to do what he loves!

    We’ve all heard of Sanjay Gupta, Dr. Oz, Travis Stork…..now meet Dr. Drai – “America’s OB/GYN.” Dr. Draion Burch is a board certified OB/GYN and media personality. He’s fun, charismatic, off-the-cuff, and is arguably the leading media voice for women and transgender issues. After learning to be honest with himself about loving not just his patients, but also a great lifestyle  – Dr. Drai has created a medical career that most can only dream of! From CNN, NBC, to HuffPost Live – it’s not hard to find Dr. Drai’s sought after medical opinions in print and electronic media. In this episode, Dr. Drai drops knowledge on how physicians can position and brand themselves to get the lifestyle of their dreams!

    Follow him on his website: www.drdrai.com

    In this episode you’ll learn:

    • How being honest with yourself about career and lifestyle can lead you to success
    • How falling asleep on the highway after a grueling 36 hour shift was his breaking point from a pure clinical practice
    • How the heck he balances clinical medicine with his media persona
    • Why as the head of Burch Media Group – does Dr. Drai teach other physicians to leverage their medical expertise to brand themselves and optimize their lifestyle
    • Why he’s not just a doc!

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    The Femails Presents: Career Power Moves

    The Femails Presents: Career Power Moves

    In episode three of our month-long Power Moves series, we’re discussing careers. We’ll go over what career power moves are and three career power moves that you can do today. Lauren McGoodwin’s book, Power Moves: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose is out now! On Dear Career Contessa we’re answering the question, “Do you have any tips or resources to help me overcome my nervousness at interviews?”

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