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A Dopamine Kick (Another ADHD Podcast)

Author: Sparky and Shell

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Your weekly dose of ADHD Positivity! Come with us as we navigate the mind-blowing, cluster f**k that is late-diagnosis ADHD. Hopefully along the way we’ll change your mindset, improve your daily habits and we can all learn how to still achieve our goals. New episodes every Sunday evening. www.adopaminekick.com
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This week we're chatting about the relentless pace of life with ADHD, which translates to the symptom we've come to know as 'Driven By a Motor'From struggling to stay focused on tasks to navigating a constant whirlwind of ideas and impulses, each day brings us a unique set of challenges that we want to share with you all. It's important to know you are not alone in how you feel, and that's why we share these stories. Hopefully, you can resonate with us, smile, laugh, and feel most importantly...
This week, we're discussing how stress affects individuals with ADHD. Symptoms such as difficulty settling, hyperfixation, lack of focus, and poor impulse control can significantly impact various aspects of your life. Stress can amplify these challenges, making everyday tasks more difficult, affecting work performance, relationships, and overall well-being.Support the Show.If you'd like to support the show please consider subscribing to us, it starts at $3 a month:BUZZSPROUT Subscriptionhttps...
In this episode, we delve into the relationship between ADHD and motivation. We;ll talk about how executive functioning deficits, reward system dysregulation, and other challenges impact the drive to complete tasks and achieve daily motivation and near the end we'll discuss practical strategies that have helpoed us to boost motivation. Whether you have ADHD or support someone who does, we hope this episode offers valuable insight into the challenges people with ADHD face in their d...
We're thrilled to be back with a fresh episode! Apologies for our brief hiatus - In this episode, we'll fill you in on why we've been away for three weeks. Shell has been undergoing IVF treatment, and it's been quite the journey. Balancing ADHD while navigating the complexities of fertility treatments has brought its own set of challenges. From juggling medication schedules to navigating the emotional rollercoaster of IVF, Shell has faced numerous challenges. Join us as we delve in...
In this episode we dive into a crucial aspect of ADHD: shutdowns and meltdowns. We talk about individual challenges we face when coping with these intense moments and the impact they can have on daily life. From the overwhelming frustration to the feeling of isolation. It's important to remember if you experiencing this regularly, you are not alone but please reach out to someone for support whether that's a family member, a friend or a health professionalSupport the Show.If you'd like t...
As the sun emerges and nature awakens Shell and Sparky find themselves propelled into action with renewed energy and focus. Is this ADHD, or is it hyperfocus spurred by the novelty of spring? Join us in this episode as we delve into the impacts spring has on our ADHD symptoms and explore how the changing seasons influence our productivity and mindset.Support the Show.If you'd like to support the show please consider subscribing to us, it starts at $3 a month:BUZZSPROUT Subscriptionhttps://www...
This week, we're back at it, tackling Sparky's ADHD forms once again! Towards the end of filling in your ADHD assessment forms, there's a section probing into how ADHD affects you across different domains like education, employment, family, finances, relaxation, and more. Join us as we dive deep into each aspect. And yes, true to form, this episode had to be split into two parts because, well, as you know by now...we tend to ramble! Follow the podcast to get notified for part 2!Support the Sh...
Welcome to part 3 of ADHD assessment forms, we're continuing honing in on ADHD hyperactivity and impulsivity. This week, we'll be delving deep into the Hyperactive Self-Report Form, offering a thorough examination of what to expect filling in the hyperactive section of an ADHD self report form.Support the showIf you'd like to support the show please consider subscribing to us, it starts at $3 a month:BUZZSPROUT Subscriptionhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/1898728/supporters/newBuy Me A Coffeehttps:...
In our second installment of exploring ADHD assessment forms, we're honing in on ADHD hyperactivity and impulsivity. This week, we'll be delving deep into the Hyperactive Self-Report Form, offering a thorough examination of what to expect filling in the hyperactive section of an ADHD self report form.Support the Show.If you'd like to support the show please consider subscribing to us, it starts at $3 a month:BUZZSPROUT Subscriptionhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/1898728/supporters/newBuy Me A Coff...
In this podcast we delve deep into the world of ADHD assessment forms, beginning with a detailed exploration of the Inattentive Self-Report Form. Join us as we navigate through the intricacies of self-assessment, understanding the nuances of ADHD symptoms, and empowering listeners with insights to better comprehend their own experiences. Whether you're seeking clarity for yourself or supporting someone on their ADHD journey we hope this episode will help you.Support the Show.If you'd li...
This week's focus is on whether the use of progesterone can exacerbate ADHD symptoms. Shell has been on it for two weeks, and given Shells (and our listeners) keen interest in medication, Sparky seized the opportunity to interrogate Shell about its impact on her ADHD and any potential side effects. And... don't go anywhere, stay till the end to find out how Shell pulled a prank on Sparky that was so anxiety inducing nearly causing him to faint. If you want to support Sh...
This week, we're following on from last week and exploring more about how stress exacerbates symptoms of ADHD! As usual we go off on a couple of tangents and ramble and Sparky rearranges his lounge AGAIN! If you want to support Shell on her Sands charity run to give her some dopamine to complete the challenge here is the link: https://socialsync.app/fundraiser/cr-xjvkp0yzv3po0?currentTab=fundraisingSupport the Show.If you'd like to support the show please consider subscribing to us, it starts...
In our previous episode, we delved into the impact of stress on focus, attention, hyperactivity, and executive function. This week, we explore effective strategies for tackling stressful situations, specifically through the empowering lens of a few new transformative mantras.If you want to support Shell on her Sands charity run to give her some dopamine to complete the challenge here is the link: https://socialsync.app/fundraiser/cr-xjvkp0yzv3po0?currentTab=fundraisingSupport the Show.If you'...
This week we're talking about how stress can significantly influence ADHD symptoms. Stress can cause impaired focus, attention, increased hyperactivity and executive function challenges include much more. This week will be a relatively short episode, next wee kwe'll delve into more on this topic and hopefully give you some ways to manage it more. Thanks for listening.Support the Show.If you'd like to support the show please consider subscribing to us, it starts at $3 a month:BUZZSPROUT Subscr...
Ever feel like time has a secret vendetta against you?In this episode, we'll explore the fascinating phenomenon of where minutes feel like hours, and hours vanish in the blink of an eye. It's like living in a time-traveling sitcom where the clocks play hide and seek just for kicks.Support the Show.If you'd like to support the show please consider subscribing to us, it starts at $3 a month:BUZZSPROUT Subscriptionhttps://www.buzzsprout.com/1898728/supporters/newBuy Me A Coffeehttps://bmc.link/a...
This year, we're embracing the motto "Half-assed is better than fuck all." Living with ADHD, we understand the value of doing something over nothing. We explore the concept that even minimal effort, though it may not meet expectations, signifies engagement and attempts. Tune in as we discuss the advantages of putting in at least a small amount of effort in various situations, highlighting how taking action, no matter how modest, can be a powerful step forward.Happy New Year everyone!Support t...
This week we're talking about something we cannot ignore anymore. Christmas! Navigating the holiday season can pose unique challenges for individuals with ADHD. The combination of increased demands, sensory stimuli, and organisational requirements can make Christmas particularly challenging to prepare for. This week we're chatting about our personal Christmas struggles in thr hopes you don't feel alone if you struggle around the Christmas holiday season.if you want to check out Sparky's...
This week we're continuing of from last week in our 3 part mini series about How to trust in yourself and thrive if you have ADHD!We dive into the importance of ADHD awareness and why learning about your ADHD (your strengths and weaknesses) can be a game changer in dealing with ADHD symptoms and managing them.Trusting in yourself is so important and is really the first step to becoming more confident on your journey to thriving with ADHD.Support the Show.If you'd like to support the sho...
Still buzzing from our 100th episode, this weeks episode delves into the essential topic of cultivating self-trust and the importance of why it's necessary if you have ADHD to trust in yourself. By discussing our own experiences we attempt to give you several tips on how to gain more trust in yourself.Shell discusses her new Christmas tree and explains what happened to the 'other one' and Sparky's ADHD story this week has Shell in fits of laughter because it's just so impulsiveSupport t...
Welcome to a milestone celebration for us.... Episode 100! It certainly hasn't been easy to stay this consistent when you have ADHD but we made it!Join us as Sparky surprises Shell with a special gift to commemorate this significant occasion.While our main focus this week delves into the crucial topic of building self-trust for individuals with ADHD, the excitement of our 100th episode has us overflowing with enthusiasm. To keep the celebration going strong, we've decided to extend the ...
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