In the throws of insomnia, Aimée posses the question: what is the worst advice you’ve every heard which would make perfect sense if you were neurotypical, but as someone who is neurodivergent, the advice is complete nonsense? Kinda like that sentence, AMIRIGHT? We share ALL THE THINGS that didn’t work for us, reactions to sharing… Read more S4 E23: Crazy Advice for Neurotypical People
Hi, so, in this episode, Aimée drops a massive truth-bomb on me (and thus you, also) about self-care. Warning: you will feel really uncomfortable and possibly cry a little, but you NEED TO HEAR THIS. We’re talking about self-care. It’s not all uncomfortable truths and necessary realizations and reframings. We still end up laughing, a… Read more S4 E24: I AM WORTH IT DAMN IT AND SO ARE YOU
Today we’re talking about the loaded and landmine-filled topic, receiving feedback as people who are neurodiverse. One of our listeners suggested the topic, and we both know how difficult it is to get critiqued when all you hear is harsh criticism. We talk about our worst moments of receiving feedback, all the ways we try… Read more S4 E21: The Sh*t Sandwich
Hi. Today Aimée and I talk about perfectionism. As you can probably tell by the quality of this website and podcast recording/editing quality, I am team Good Enough, while Aimée is on Team Perfectionism. Which are both problematic in their own ways, and we talk about it. A lot. I hope whichever team you fall… Read more S4 E20: Y U ALWAYS TRY 2 B PERFECT?
We sprang forward with the time (although this was recorded two weeks before that happened), it’s about to be the equinox, days are getting longer, and Aimée and I are getting MANIC AF. We talk about managing our energy, learning from the cycle of the seasons, and the importance of rituals. MANIA! ADHD is fucking… Read more S4 E19: SPRING FEVER, ADHD STYLE
Or, I Better Have Remembered To Attach The Damn MP3 File To This Post Or Alanis Morissette Is Going To Write A Whole Fucking Verse About This For A New Recording Of Her Hit Song Ironic. Which was too long for the full title, but I had to get it out. We’re still talking about… Read more S4 E18: Wait, What Were We Talking About?
I think I’m getting better at the titles to these episodes, but they pretty much make this blurb harder to write because I’ve already clearly let you know what the episode is about. But seriously, Aimée forgot to press start to her washing machine, and we go on and on and on about memory, specifically… Read more S4 E17: Wait, What Was I Doing? Or, Our Working Memory SUCKS
Aimée shares a realization she made about herself and her behavior, which leads us down a road to talking about internalized ableism, gender roles, and how we’ve been being mean and hurtful to ourselves our wholes lives, so why not use that as an unhealthy protection mechanism to avoid being hurt by others. But I… Read more S4 E16: Internalized Ableism or, Why It’s Easier to Hurt Ourselves Than Risk Being Hurt By Others
My son had to make a big decision. It didn’t go well. So Aimée and I talk about the challenges of making decisions when you are not neurotypical. It involves everyone’s favorite show, The Good Place, and also the aforementioned Time Knife, but also laughter and compassion and hopefully some good advice. Transcript. https://media.blubrry.com/allthethingsadhd/allthethingsadhd.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/S4-E15-21422-10.12-AM.mp3Podcast: Play… Read more S4 E15: Decisions, the Time Knife, and ADHD
Still in NOLA. I *could* have waited until I got home to post this week’s episode since it’s publishing next week and not tomorrow, but then I would have inevitably forgotten, and would be scrambling, just at home (or maybe at the pool) instead of a hotel room, dreaming of Jambalaya. This week is Part… Read more S4 E14: Spaces and Places and People and Being Ourselves