Go ADHD: An Idiosyncratic Mess of a Podcast
By Go ADHD
Recording from her tiny flat in London every week (or two,) Jess delves into another topic surrounding ADHD, talking to special guests around the world to undercover the many factions of the ADHD mind, how the condition manifests itself and what it is really like living in a neurotypical world when you just don't fit the mould.
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Go ADHD: An Idiosyncratic Mess of a PodcastJun 07, 2021
Cassidy: ADHD and my Cambodian Culture
This week Jess talks to Cassidy from San Diego about the mental health stigma in her Cambodian culture and the resistance that she experienced in getting mental health help leading to a late ADHD diagnosis.
Cassidy talks about her discovery about the connections between Asian culture and mental health and specifically Cambodian history/culture and mental health. Because this is an ADHD podcast there are also a couple of off-tangent conversations thrown into the mix.
Make sure you listen in!
Dr Ari Tuckman: ADHD Talked Through
"I believe in supporting people to help them make the best choices possible. By helping them to better understand themselves and their situations"
This week, Jess talks to Dr Ari Tuckman a psychologist who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD. He is the author of Better Sex Life, Better Relationship, More Attention, Less Deficit, and Understand Your Brain, Get More Done. He is a former vice president of ADDA and now has a practice in West Chester, Pennsylvania, where he works with adults and adolescents with attention challenges.
They chat medication, the importance of strategies needed for a full ADHD life, what challenges ADHD can pose, and of course ADHD/non-ADHD adult relationships. Most specifically, how both partners can make them work better.
Make sure you listen in!
Noelle and Monique: ADHD at Eleven
What is it like having ADHD at eleven? What is it like being a parent of an ADHDer?
This week, Jess talks to two people who know the answers to those questions. Noelle, an eleven year-old recently diagnosed with combined ADHD and her Mum, Monique.
They talk all things ADHD from stigmas to talents, really delving into what it is like having ADHD at eleven and all the struggles and benefits that come with having one exceptional ADHDer as a daughter.
Anna: My Lockdown Diagnosis
This week, Jess talks to Anna all about her lockdown diagnosis.
Anna, a kiwi currently living in Thailand shares her diagnosis story, what support she was offered (not much) and all the tips and tricks that helped her live her best lockdown life.
Listen in to Anna, a teacher talking ADHD stigma, reactions and her feelings surrounding her ADHD lockdown diagnosis.
Please note: Expect some off-tangent tales, random anecdotes and why sugar is an ADHDers kryptonite.
Caitlin: Coaching ADHD
What is ADHD coaching and what does it involve?
In the first episode of the brand new series Jess is joined by Caitlin, an ADHD coach from San Fransisco. They chew the fat all about ADHD coaching and share their ADHD stories - because there are a fair few to go around.
Listen in to hear Caitlin's experience being coached which ultimately led up to her starting up her own ADHD coaching business.
Anna: Living with an ADHDer
From lockdown to laundry - Jess talks to Anna her long suffering flatmate. The two chew the fat about the chaos, mess and patience that all comes with living with someone with ADHD in 2020.
The Inattentive ADHDer
This week Jess talks all the inattentive and the struggles that go with having Inattentive ADHD - because there are a fair few.
Looking at the gender behind inattentiveness and the misinformed facts, Jess shares some of her ADHD stories and strategies that can be put in place - to help levitate some of those pesky symptoms.
Richard: ADHD - A Family Trait
This week Jess talks to her Dad about what is was like for him growing up with ADHD undiagnosed. They talk genetics, family similarities and that moment when ADHD was the clear answer.
Richard talks about his own experience with ADHD, the challenges he faced when he was growing up undiagnosed and why he wouldn't have it any other way.
Working with ADHD: Strategies, Stats & Stigma
Jess discusses the world of work. What are the difficulties that ADHDers face when it comes to the daily grind? How has Covid19 impacted the lives of those with ADHD? What does stigma look like?
Tune in to find out more.
Hyperfocussing: What on earth is it?
This week Jess talks Hyperfocus - one of the least known symptoms of ADHD.
According to the internet the only startling fact about Hyperfocus is that it actually exists.
So it's high time that we get cracking on breaking the misconceptions and get talking about one of the ADHD superpowers.
Marlon: Navigating Romantic Relationships
This week Jess chews the fat with a special guest (her long suffering partner) about the various situations that come with going out with an ADHDer.
A lighthearted look into the real-life struggles of a modern ADHD/non-ADHD romantic relationship. Listen in!
ADHD: A chat about Medication
Let's talk Medication. For the third episode Jess discusses all things to do with ADHD medication and the pro's and con's that go with it.
From Ritlin to Concerta and then finally Elvanse, Jess talks all about side effects and the questions she has received over her tenure.
Tune in to find out more.
What's this about Denial & Masking?
This week Jess - an ADHDer spills the beans about everything to do with Denial and Masking in ADHD.
Jess - a voice of a generation discusses all those masks that ADHDers wear and the denial that comes with the disorder.
Cause let's face it, it's a tricky topic to tackle.
Listen in to this idiosyncratic mess of the podcast and find out what's really going on in the mind of this ADHDer.
What is ADHD?
What is ADHD? Jess looks into all of the sciency stuff throwing in couple of personal experiences.
This podcast is a rough and ready first attempt giving an unfilted look into what ADHD is really all about, from the mouth of an ADHDer.