ADHD: Application of Knowledge Is the Hard Part

Those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder know what to do. Their challenge is doing what they know to do. In this episode of Attention Talk Video, ADHD coach Jeff Copper illustrates the difference between knowledge and activation, knowing what to do and executing it, and pinpoints a few of the issues associated with activating, as well as the mindset to move forward. If you want to gain insight around ADHD and activation, watch this short video.

ADHD Kids: Failing Forward at the School of Hard Knocks

You love your ADHD kids. You know they learn best from experience, but learning experiences can be painful, so you shield them from their natural consequences. Does that really help them? What is the value to your child if you put off the learning? The older they get, the higher the stakes get. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, guest host Caroline Maguire ( and ADHD parenting expert Elaine Taylor-Klaus ( discuss the parent’s dilemma: How many more years do you want to shield your ADHD child from the realities of life? How can you teach them to fail forward and learn from their consequences without feeling like you’re waiting for a train wreck? If you are a loving parent of an ADHD child, listen to this insightful interview.

ADHD Mindset Tip: Motivation

Got attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? What is your mindset around motivation? In this video ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( builds on his earlier video, “ADHD Mindset: Setting up Your Mind to Think“ (, sharing the power of using a different mindset to witness the obvious. In this video Jeff uses specific examples explaining motivation and illuminates the path to manage it using specific examples to empower you to learn to problem-solve.

ADHD: Biology, Mindset, and Problem-Solving

ADHD is a challenge with lots of issues. The trick is how to problem-solve. In this episode of Attention Talk Radio, ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( interviews Laura MacNiven ( They have a conversation around ADHD and break it down into a few simple components, physics, biology, behavior, and mindset. They discuss the formula needed to find obvious solutions that can’t be explained based on how they appear. If you are struggling with ADHD problems and want insight on how to solve them, then you won’t want to miss this show.

ADHD Zombie – Stimulant Medications

The word “zombie” seems to be used as an adjective around how some feel when they talk about ADHD stimulant medications. In this episode we interview Dr. Charles Parker ( to understand what the phenomena is all about and to see if something can be done about it.

Part 3 ADHD Stimulant Awareness: Dosing

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder stimulant medications are often controversial, and questions abound. Awareness and education are key. That is why attention and ADHD coach Jeff Copper ( is releasing this multipart series dedicated to ADHD stimulant awareness. Today we interview Dr. David Pomeroy on “ADHD Stimulant Awareness: Dosing” as Part 3. We have no doubt you will find this show enlightening.

What if the Real Project Isn’t Appearance-Based?

As humans, we are very much appearance-based.  We latch onto what we see, and often, this reliance on what we can see and what we can prove becomes an obstacle and a source of anxiety.

One of my favorite quotes recently is, “The sun doesn’t rotate around the earth, but without the right technology it looks like it does.”  I think this is a great analogy and explains so much about the nature of the tricks, solutions, and strategies those with ADHD find on the Internet.  At the end of the day, many of those things don’t work because they don’t address the core issue.  They deal with appearance.
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ADHD: Awareness of Negative Forces – Part 1

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a real challenge for many. In this video, ADHD coach Jeff Copper brings to your attention one of three very real negative forces that work against you when getting help. The focus of this video is to acknowledge an elephant in the room to help you understand why many of the tips, solutions, and strategies out there don’t work. If you’re a big picture thinker, don’t miss this video.

Awareness of Negative Forces – Part 2

This is part two of a three-part series to identify negative forces that worked against those trying to manage their attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. In this video, ADHD coach Jeff Copper shares a second negative force that works against you when getting help. If you’re the type of person that just likes to have the insight and you know what you’re up against, this is a video you won’t want to miss.

ADHD: Awareness of Negative Forces – Part 3

Those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have a different brain wiring. Isn’t it interesting how society encourages you to be yourself, but then turns and identifies all your flaws to fix you? In this episode of Attention Talk Video, ADHD coach Jeff Copper shares a third negative force that works against you when getting help. If you are a big picture thinker and like to understand the invisible “why,” tune in and watch this video.