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“My Family Was Crazy, So Now I’m a Psychiatrist”

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One day at the age of 10, as a student at a New England boarding school, young Ned Hallowell was told to report to the school psychologist at the request of his mother. Getting right to the point, Dr. Merritt asked, “Well, how about if you tell me about your life so far?” “I remember starting to talk, and out of the blue the floodgates opened,” recalls Hallowell in his new memoir, Because I Come From a Crazy Family (Bloomsbury). “I talked and talked and cried and cried… Dr. Merritt sat there, not saying a word.” What Dr. Merritt said next, according to Hallowell, “makes me believe he was either the best or the worst psychologist on the planet. He…

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The Latest on ADD, ADHD and How Distracted We are in the World! (Podcast)

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Dr. Ned Hallowell is considered to be one of the foremost experts on the topic of ADHD. He is the co-author, with Dr. John Ratey, of Driven to Distraction, and Answers to Distraction, which have sold more than a million copies. In 2005, Drs. Hallowell and Ratey released their much-awaited third book on ADHD, Delivered from Distraction. “Delivered” provides updated information on the treatment of ADHD and more on adult ADHD. Dr. Ned Hallowell’s most recent book, Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive was published 2015 and is an Amazon No. 1 bestseller! In Driven to Distraction at Work, Dr. Hallowell identified the underlying reasons why people lose their ability to focus at work. He…

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Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell Podcast: Season 2, Episode 5 — Bernie Siegel, M.D.

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Dr. Ned Hallowell is considered to be one of the foremost experts on the topic of ADHD. He is the co-author, with Dr. John Ratey, of Driven to Distraction, and Answers to Distraction, which have sold more than a million copies. In 2005, Drs. Hallowell and Ratey released their much-awaited third book on ADHD, Delivered from Distraction. “Delivered” provides updated information on the treatment of ADHD and more on adult ADHD. Dr. Ned Hallowell’s most recent book, Driven to Distraction at Work: How to Focus and Be More Productive was published 2015 and is an Amazon No. 1 bestseller! In Driven to Distraction at Work, Dr. Hallowell identified the underlying reasons why people lose their ability to focus at work. He…

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Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell Podcast Now Available on BookTrib

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The news just keeps on coming! We’re so excited to bring the podcast, Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell, to you on BookTrib.com, the premier website where readers meet writers. Dr. Edward (Ned) Hallowell has been the go-to expert on ADHD and other distraction topics for Oprah, 60 Minutes, Doctor Phil, CNN, Good Morning America, Doctor Oz, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, Time, The Los Angeles Times and many more top media outlets. He has written 22 books and sold millions of copies, making him a New York Times bestselling author. In the Distraction with Dr. Ned Hallowell podcast, he explores how we are driven to distraction and offers coping strategies to turn modern problems into new-found…

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Chill Out: 5 Books to Distract You from Your Sunburn

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As a ginger, I happen to be aware of one of life’s fundamental truths: sunburn seriously sucks. From hot discomfort to peeling like a molting snake in the rain forest, having sunburn is frightfully unpleasant. However, in addition to light exfoliation with a warm wash cloth and gentle soap, I can also recommend a book for every occasion to keep your mind off your itchy, fire-engine red skin! Take a look: A Freezing Thriller: Cold (A Joe Tiplady Thriller), John Sweeney (Thomas & Mercer, July 1, 2016) You won’t even think about itching your peeling shoulders while sinking into this espionage thriller, which is cold in more ways than one. This hard-edged novel follows Joe, a special needs teacher with…

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