I Have ADHD Podcast

Kristen Carder

The I Have ADHD Podcast is a clear, concise, and FUN podcast for adults with ADHD. Host Kristen Carder is a serial entrepreneur, ADHD expert, and successful life coach exclusively for adults with ADHD. Join Kristen to learn about how ADHD impacts every area of your life…from the boardroom to the bedroom…and how you can begin to overcome your symptoms by accepting who you are, flaws and all. The I Have ADHD Podcast doesn’t suck!! Find out for yourself by binge-listening from the beginning or starting with the latest episode. Whether you’re officially diagnosed, self-diagnosed, or just curious about ADHD, you’re going to love this podcast…guaranteed or your money back!

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Episodes

ADHD Coaching: Letting Go of Neurotypical Expectations for Ourselves

 As an adult with ADHD, I know how hard it can be to fight the way my brain works and spend too much energy shaming myself and wishing I was different. But in Episode 193 of the podcast, I coach three separate, amazing adults dealing with very different life challenges

How to Accomplish Impossible Goals

In the first episode of 2023, I'm chatting with Felicia Broccolo, Director of Operations at I Have ADHD, about impossible goals. This time of year, everyone is setting resolutions — something that can be especially hard for those diagnosed with ADHD. An impossible goal doesn’t have to be something huge

How to Rewire Your Brain with Barbara Arrowsmith-Young

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young overheard her first-grade teacher telling her mom, “Barbara really isn’t going to amount to much.” Growing up, Barbara struggled to learn to read and write. Back then, there was no such term as “learning difficulty” — the understanding was that your brain was fixed forever. To Barbara, it

How to Be a Good Parent

The only way to be a perfect parent is to toss out the word "perfect" altogether. Our expectations and emotions can easily get in the way of effective parenting when we make things all about US instead of all about what our kiddos need. In episode 190, I'm serving some

Manage Your Mind Around Your Money This Season

Do you or do you not have the extra cash to spend on holiday gifts this season? Episode 189 includes a recorded excerpt from the FOCUSED ADHD group coaching program with tough questions to ask yourself ASAP in order to properly prepare for holiday gift-giving without going into debt or

How to Survive this Holiday Season

Facing the holiday season can be intimidating. Normal everyday life is complicated enough living with ADHD, and yet so much more is expected of us in the last few months of the year. Our inner child may have this beautiful fantasy of a perfect holiday season, but we feel let

Dear Neurotypical Friends and Family…

This one’s for all the neurotypical friends and family who have a loved one living with ADHD. There are SO many misconceptions about this diagnosis, and it can be super challenging for us to communicate our experiences to you effectively. Societal shame and childhood upbringings have played a huge role

The Scandalous Concept of “Archive-All”

If you’re guilty of adding too many tasks to your to-do list and then feeling guilty for not completing them, this message is for you! To-do lists are meant to be useful for prioritization and recollecting what needs to get done — but it’s easy to lose ourselves in the

The ADHDers Guide to Achievable Goals with Michelle Carter

Big, impossible goals are sexy. That’s what the world wants us to think. We have to do all of the things and be great at each one. But unrealistic goals are a challenge for adults with ADHD, and they set us up for failure. Michelle Carter is an American shot

How to Find (and Keep) a Hobby

If you're an adult with ADHD who struggles with hobbies, all I have to say is, "SAME!" I find that a lot of us ADHDers struggle to rest and play, and we have all the drama about participating in activities that are not 'productive.' Want to stop over-working and actually