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Now displaying: January, 2020
Jan 29, 2020

This is not one for the kiddo’s folks, today we’re taking about Sex. It IS really important and good though, and you are very likely to feel better afterwards! Today we talk a little about Ari’s new book, “ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship”. We then discuss: The Neurotypical+ADHD relationship, Meds & Sex, Does our ADHD make us extra kinky, Why don’t we ever talk about Sex & ADHD at the same time, Communication habits, and Ari gives us lots of great advice. Enjoy! 

A little more about our guest today:      

Ari Tuckman, PsyD, CST is a psychologist, certified sex therapist, international speaker, and author of four books on ADHD, including his newest, ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship which helps couples with one ADHD partner improve their sexual and relationship satisfaction. He has appeared on CNN, National Public Radio, and XM Radio and been quoted in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, USnews.com, The Daily Mail (UK) and many other media outlets. He is a former board member and current conference committee co-chair for CHADD, the national ADHD advocacy organization. You can find more information about his books and upcoming and recorded presentations at adultADHDbook.com

 

 

 

In this episode Peter & Ari discuss:

0:57-  Intro & welcome Ari!  Get his new book here!

1:30-  If you are not already familiar CHADD.org  is a great resource for all things ADHD! 

1:55-  So Ari, what does ADHD have to do with sex?

3:25-  Why do you think people don’t think, or maybe just don’t talk about how ADHD affects their sex lives?

6:00-  Do you think the ADHD promotes a higher level of experimentation/kinkiness?

7:54-  Talk about sex and communication differences/barriers in the “Neurotypical + ADHD” partnership?

10:57-  On communication and circumstances in the relationship

12:54-  Let’s talk about meds, stimulants and their effects on a sex life

14:55-  On how stimulants are perhaps most effective

16:38-  It takes two

18:20-  What advice would you give to the partner with ADHD who is trying to make things better in a relationship?

20:47-  Ari’s book is “ADHD After Dark You can find it at www.AdultADHDBook.com

21:00-  Thank you Ari!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

21:27-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

Jan 22, 2020

Author, Father, and Medical Salesperson Tyler Menke’s philosophy is: “Be present in the moment, live for the day, and build for tomorrow. Work for impact not reward.”  Today we’re talking about how Tyler found his way to a career in Sales from the impetus of simply wanting to help others through medicine.  He shares with us about his struggles throughout school, his late diagnosis of ADHD, on staying positive during slow seasons, his daily ADHD routines and all about his new book, “The Pirate’s Guide to Sales”.  Enjoy!

 

 

In this episode Peter & Tyler Menke discuss:

0:53-  WELCOME NEW LISTENERS! And an intro & welcome to Tyler!

2:18-  Where did you get the idea to do an infographic?  Link to Tyler’s custom infographic template

2:48-  What’s your story? What do you do for a living?

4:24-  You were already in the workforce when you were diagnosed; tell us about that?

6:00-  On getting your child tested in 2019!

6:55-  When it comes to selling, people with ADHD seem to either love it or hate it. What is it about sales that you love, and how does your ADHD enter into that?

10:12-  What do you hate about your day-to-day?  Ref:  Space Camp movie

11:17-  How do you stay positive through a slow period or down time?

12:10-  What’s your daily ADHD routine?  Ref:  Wim Hof Method  Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning Podcast

14:20-  How does your married life work with ADHD

15:03-  How can people find you and tell us about your NEW BOOK! Ref:  “The Pirate’s Guide to Sales” avail on: Amazon  Kindle  Paperback and also via www.ThePirateGuides.com

17:17-  Thank you Tyler! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

17:55-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

Jan 15, 2020

Matt Raekelboom is an ADHD positive Landscape Architect, as well as co-founder of the "It's Fun To Try Hard" movement based in Ontario, Canada.  While running a full-time business of his own, Raekelboom is out to teach those in need how to smile again- even when their minds can be their biggest competitor.  He completed his first marathon on October 20th 2019. Having lost over 80 pounds in the last 2 years and in addition to kicking food addiction, drug addiction, and alcoholism; Raekelboom was compelled to start the "Try Hard" movement.  Sharing his story about how accomplishing something as simple as making his bed in the morning, is turning him in to the man he never thought possible.  He is now setting out anew with his team of "try hards" to prove that anyone of any age, and any size, can do anything if they set their minds to it and just have fun!  Today we’re talking about Matt’s journey with meds, addiction, entrepreneurship, discipline, routine and not feeling all alone.  Enjoy!

 

 

In this episode Peter & Matthew discuss:

1:09-  Intro & welcome Matt!

2:15-  So what’s your story? When were you diagnosed?

3:15-  How old were you when you were first put on meds?

3:53-  Tell us about your life transformation; all of this is kinda new for you still, right?

6:00-  On starting his first business

7:00-  On routines and disciplines 

7:35-  Why do you think that so many people with ADD or ADHD feel like they are alone, and the only ones struggling- even though the numbers, and awareness continue to go up- at least in your situation?

9:30-  Let’s talk for a sec about addiction. How did the cycle turn for you?

11:45-  What did you do to flip the switch?

13:30-  What are you doing each day to make sure that you stay on the right path?

14:44-  On marathon training

16:40-  How can people find that sign up and you?  www.ItsFunToTryHard.net  "It’s Fun To Try Hard" pages on: Facebook and on GoFundMe  Personally on the socials @MattRaekelboom  INSTA  FB

17:00-  Thank you Matt! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

17:51-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

Jan 8, 2020

Steve has over 25 years of experience advising early, growth and enterprise stage companies in emerging industries. He brings a unique mix of legal, business, and strategic experience to bear on client matters and is passionate about helping committed teams execute upon a path to success in new markets.  Steve has been an early innovator in internet, software, entertainment, games, and mobile technologies, and has most recently focused on blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and cannabis. Recognized as a “Super Lawyer”, Steve serves on a variety of corporate and nonprofit boards and industry associations. He has counseled enterprise level clients including Shazam, Virgin Mobile, Liberty Media, Yamaha, Diageo, Nielsen Buzzmetrics, Warner Music Group and Bob Vila.  Today we’re talking about how he manages the multiple projects and organized chaos of his daily life, dealing with distractions, technology, and how he grew up in the 1970’s with ADHD. Enjoy!

 

 

In this episode Peter & Steven Masur discuss:

0:47-  Intro & welcome Steve!

1:57-  You weren’t diagnosed until late in your teens; what was it like for you growing up?

2:30-  What were some of the things you had to deal with; how did you make it all work?

4:00-  So does ‘multitasking’ still work for you?

5:19-  Since your diagnosis, what is an average day like for you?

7:25-  Every day for you is different. Tell us about how that works out?

8:15-  What do you like most about the organized chaos of a normal day in your world?

9:00-  How do you deal with distractions?

10:10-  What do you like working on the most?

11:07-  What projects are you working on lately?

12:08-  What do you say to people who don’t yet believe that ADHD is a real thing?

12:52-  How can people find you?  www.MASUR.com Twitter @MGA_Law or on INSTA @masur for sports related stuff

13:30-  Thank you Steve! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews are working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please write even a short one for this episode? Each review that you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help more people! You can always reach me via peter@shankman.com or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.

13:50-  Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits

As always, leave us a comment below and please drop us a review on iTunes and of course, subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already! As you know, the more reviews we get, the more people we can reach. Help us to show the world that ADHD is a gift, not a curse! Do you know of anyone you think should be on the FTN podcast? Shoot us a note, we’d love to hear!

~Happy New Decade everyone!~

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