Ep 15 - Just found out I have ADHD, what a relief to know there is a name for my condition which is a gift not curse.


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Thank you Jessica McCabe for your Ted Talk, finds out about her, and her patreon which I am proud to say I just joined. www.howtoadhd.com Hello my lovely listeners or readers, this week I have found what I thought was wrong with me for almost all my life. It’s called ADHD, Einstein, J.F.K, Richard Branson, Justin Timberlake, and many others have it, in fact we represent around 3 to 5% of the population. For years I have been suffering from not being able to switch off my brain to sleep, can not keep a day job for long, have impulsive behaviors, not aware of time like most people, able to hyper focus on a task to the point that I forget to eat or drink, procrastinate, start many things and not finish them, be full of ideas, daydream constantly, lose my concentration if some talk to me too slow, being forgetful, and piss a lot of people without realising it. I have sorted myself out on many factors, with meditation, exercise, self improvement, boosting my self esteem, before I actually found out I had ADHD all along. It’s genetics, so you either have or you don’t, it had a massive negative impact in my life, because the system is not made for people with ADHD. I got fired from two schools, teachers always said great potential, can do more but spend his time not paying attention, or making others laugh in class. For years I was told I was stupid, try harder, when I wasn’t my fault, but a condition. If you have too, please do not think it’s a curse, it’s great conditions to have, we are the creators, the doers, the ones that think outside the box, the leaders of this world, because we have so much energy to give, we just learn to canalised it, focus our attention for period of time, use it and give our gift to this world. We do not fit the norm, and we shouldn’t to be and live the rest of people because we can not adapt ourselves, we need to embrace ADHD and concentrate on what we are good at, not we are not capable of doing. I love you all and thank you for following me with my podcast. What helps to turn off that super brain? Daily morning exercise Daily Meditation Write a physical list of things to do for the day Use tools like Google calendar to remember things Daily cycling to feel physically tired in the evening Make your bedroom nice so you want to go sleep in it Use a timer when doing tasks to not forget to eat or drink Get plenty of sunshine Read books (audiobooks really works since we can stand still for long periods of time) about self-improvement and get ride of the negative internal talk Get a really cold shower Podcast I listen to: Tim Ferris: https://tim.blog/podcast/ Joe Rogan: http://podcasts.joerogan.net/ Bill Burr: https://billburr.com/podcast/ Tony Robbins: https://www.tonyrobbins.com/podcasts/ Making Sense with Sam Harris: https://samharris.org/podcast/ Books I’ve loved and helped me understand myself and make the necessary changes to my life to be successful: Happy by Darren Brown, Neil Strauss (The game), This is going to Hurt by Adam Kay (recommended by Steven Fry), Ready Player One by Ernest Cline, The Count of Monte Cristo (my favorite book ever) A life in Parts by Bryan Cranston (Walter White, Breaking Bad) Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari. Outwitting the Devil by Napoleon Hill (MUST READ THIS) Driven to Distraction by Edward M.Hallowell (ADHD condition must read) The Art of asking by Amanda Palmer Waking up by Sam Harris I can’t make this up by Kevin Hart The future of Humanity by Michio Kaku No Ordinary Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin The Shawshank Redemption by Steven King, Principles by Ray Dalio Born Standing up by Steve Martin The Millionaire next door by Cotter Smith Total recall by Arnold Schwarzenegger The road less traveled by M.Scott Peck Unshakeable by Tony Robbins The Magic of Thinking Big by David Schwartz Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance The Greatest by Muhammad Ali The Chimp Paradox by Prof Steve Peters The Millionaire Fastlane by MJ DeMarco The Sticking point Solution by Jay Abraham Winners by Alastair Campbell And many more still... Thank you for listening or reading. Didier Soulier Subscribe to the Itunes Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/dider-podcast/id1141054508 Subscribe on Google Play: https://podcasts.google.com/?feed=aHR0cDovL2RpZGllcnNvdWxpZXJzdWNjZXNzZnVsc3Rvcmllcy5wb2RvbWF0aWMuY29tL3JzczIueG1s Support this Podcast and my music. Become my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/didiersoulier Support this podcast with Paypal: https://paypal.me/didierSoulier Volunteers environmental group I founded in France: https://www.facebook.com/TrashBustersFRANCE/ Subscribe on my Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqEIlAdjKh-QT1OooRrA8sg? Subscribe on Radio Channel: https://player.fm/series/the-dider-show Listen to my own music: https://soundcloud.com/didier-soulier-497294456

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