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Do you procrastinate? Is "tomorrow" your favorite word? Ever wish you had an instant solution? Well, there isn't one. Before you can deal with procrastination, you have to understand what it is and what it is not. In this edition's feature article, ADD Crusher Alan Brown discusses the topic in depth and shows us how to leverage this insight to help overcome procrastination. Check out his article, "Overcome Procrastination: The Definitive Guide." CLICK HERE 
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Coaching Those Desperate for ADHD Solutions
Coaching can be difficult to understand. Often those with ADHD are desperate for answers. They're looking to be pointed in the direction of solutions in a simple fashion. In the end, it doesn't work that way. Simple and desperate are just concepts that don't work together. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, our guest Dr. Kirsten Milliken ( amazingly articulates some of the challenges of understanding ADHD and why it works, but we also hear her experience and the power of it. If you're on the fence with regard to ADHD coaching and want to gain some insight from an individual who is in the trenches and confused, this is a show you won't want to miss.
ADHD and Screen Addiction Treatment
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a challenge of self-regulation, meaning that the challenge of sometimes engaging attention and other times unengaging attention, much like an addiction or an addict's need to walk away. In this edition of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews Dr. Clifford Sussman ( on the treatment and challenges of working with those who have ADHD and screen addiction issues. If this speaks to you, this show promises to be very insightful to help you be self-aware and attack the problem head on.
ADHD and Screen Addiction: The Hard Part
This edition of Attention Talk Radio is a follow-up to part one in a series related to ADHD and screen addiction. In the first episode, we talked about the biology that places those with ADHD at higher risk for screen addiction. In this edition, we talk with Dr. Clifford Sussman ( about the issues that arise when you combine the challenges of ADHD, self-regulation, puberty, and the ever-growing requirements to interact with the world digitally. If the topic speaks to you, you will want to listen in to create self-awareness and understand the very real challenges at present in dealing with this challenge.
ADHD and Screen Addiction: The Biology and Issues
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is very much an issue of self-regulation. Biological issues related to those with ADHD lend themselves to struggles with screen addiction. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews psychiatrist Dr. Clifford Sussman ( who discusses the issues related to the challenges of those with ADHD and problematic use of digital technology. He clearly lays out biology and issues at hand to understand why this is a very big concern for those with ADHD. If this topic speaks to you, this is a show you won't want to miss.
Communicating with ADHD Teens and Adolescents
Is it that ADHD teens shut down and won't communicate... or that they can't communicate? Experts often share strategies for teens that shut down, but what do you do about those who just can't communicate? Those who can't organize their thoughts to articulate their message or their intent? Communication requires executive functioning, which is impaired by ADHD. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper has a roundtable discussion with ADHD parent coach Elaine Taylor-Klaus ( and Dr. Ari Tuckman ( on a topic that few experts will address. They share their experiences, thoughts, and insights as a means to attend to a real obstacle that is often simply ignored. Elaine and Ari are two of our favorite guests and thought leaders. This show is sure to help you think through meeting ADHD teens where they are.
ADHD: What's Obvious about Productivity Solutions
When it comes to ADHD, the top three productivity strategies recommended by the gurus don't always work. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper interviews ADHD productivity expert Linda Walker ( ). They share their insights around why the common productivity solutions don't work for those with ADHD. In the end, they point out the obvious and share their insights on where to look for what might work for you. If you are reading the organizational self-help books and finding they're not helping, this is a show you will find illuminating with insights you need to know.
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ADHD and Transitions: The Concept of Rebooting
Many with ADHD struggle with transitions and getting themselves into a project. In this video, ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( ) shares a metaphor to put transitions into a context that you can more readily see, understand, and manage. Jeff also shares an insightful mindset to help you shortcut the process. If you're trying to get your head around managing transitions, watch this video.
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ADHD Tips: Teen Driving
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder teens who drive are at a higher risk of getting tickets, accidents, and problems in general. In this video, ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( ) shares a few tips for parents and suggests you learn more by visiting .
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ADHD Tip: Acknowledging What Comes Hard
If it were easy, you would have done it by now. The fact is that many of those with ADHD discount things, and that keeps them stuck. In this video ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( ) illuminates the power and the mind around admitting that what is hard is hard.
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ADHD Parent Tip: Nonverbal Communication
Parents of ADHD kids often communicate with children and teens verbally. In this interview with ADHD parent coach Elaine Taylor-Klaus (  ), ADHD coach Jeff Copper shares and discusses a communication tip around using nonverbal communication to work with the ADHD crowd. Hope you enjoy our interview.
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ADHD and Weight Loss
Got ADHD and need to lose weight? For most of us, it's obvious to attend to diet. In this video, attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( shares insight to his success in coaching those with ADHD by attending to what is obvious that isn't so obvious to most.
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Those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are drawn to simple answers. Simple answers are good, but as Einstein said, never make something simpler than it is. In this video, attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( shares insights on the obstacles that make delete, delegate, and defer harder to execute than you thought.
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