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Motherhood in ADHD – Parenting with ADHD, Productivity Tips, Brain based Science, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Education to Help Moms with Adult ADHD

Dec 30, 2021

Do your feelings go from 0-100 in no time flat?

As we wrap up 2021, let's revisit a few of Motherhood in ADHD's top-rated episodes. Today's "Episode Encore" is all about understanding emotional regulation and how executive function plays a part in how people with ADHD manage their emotions.

Explaining ADHD WITHOUT discussing Executive Function is like reading a book and skipping every other chapter. It just doesn't make sense because you lose part of the context, right?

Executive functioning is the CEO of our brain. And as the CEO of our brain if regulates pretty much everything in today's discussion about Emotional Regulation.

Today we cover the basics around sensory overload, fear, fight or flight, frustration, children pushing our buttons, anger, embarrassment, period cycles, hormones, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Bipolar, and Rejection Sensitivity Dysphoria.

Holy Moly, Batman! Lots of juicy good stuff in this one. Have a listen and let's learn about our ADHD brains and how they work.

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Listen to the transcription here.

Links to resources mentioned in this episode:

Episode 37 on Letting Go of Thoughts

Dr. Sandra Kooij’s Women, ADHD, and Hormones webinar with ADHD Europe

Dr. David Goodman’s article on Emotional Regulation

What happens when brains feel fear?

What is Emotional Lability?

Defining Sensory Processing Disorders

Free resource from Patricia: Managing ADHD Beyond Medicine

The Disorganized Mom’s Guide to a Peaceful Morning: Patricia’s free how-to video series to bring calm to your mornings in 5 steps