Clear Your Mental Clutter: Idea Capture and Storage

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Creative, out-of-the-box thinking and idea-generation can be a great strength for many adults with ADHD / ADD, but managing those ideas and actually taking action on them is a completely different story! We’ve all been there. Just as you’re getting “into the zone” on an important task, you have this random, great idea for a new side-hustle, or for the perfect birthday gift for your friend, or for a killer social media post. Now you’ve hit the dilemma: do you try to stay “in the zone” on that task and risk forgetting that great idea, or do you jump out of the zone to capture that idea somewhere and risk losing the momentum you had on that critical project? Co-host Lynne Edris is joined by Alan Brown in this episode to talk about Idea Capture and Storage as a way to clear your mental clutter, and the clutter in your surroundings. Learn how to manage this particular kind of “mental clutter” to reduce physical clutter, stress and frustration and actually do something with your next big idea! An ADHD/productivity coach and host of Crusher™TV (), Alan is the creative force behind ADD Crusher™, the award-winning video series for ADHD teens and adults. Undiagnosed for decades, Alan’s untreated ADHD manifested in underachievement, failed relationships, substance abuse, and worse. Once diagnosed, he found it difficult to learn coping strategies from books, so he developed his own unique “brain hack” strategies while building a successful advertising career and several start-ups. He’s a featured presenter at ADHD conferences in the U.S. and Europe and host of his own weekly online TV show, Crusher™TV, where he and his guest experts help busy and overwhelmed people “unleash the power of their brains.” Get Alan’s free eBook, “5 Things You’re Doing Every Day that Make Your ADHD Worse!” If you’re always feeling behind…always overwhelmed…not living to your potential, then ADD Crusher™ is for YOU. Get instant access to game-changing videos and tools that teach proven alternative ADD treatments & strategies for crushing your worst ADHD symptoms. Powerful video instruction is streamed directly to your computer, mobile phone or tablet so you can crush anytime/anywhere. Use code coupon TARAMC to save 15% at http://addcrusher.com/ Join us in the ADHD Support Talk community on Facebook to keep the conversation going! Coach Lynne Edris helps distracted professionals overcome overwhelm by reducing procrastination and improving time management so they have more time, more energy, and more money for what they love most! As a woman with ADHD herself, she has been where her clients are and come out the other side, so to speak. She’s gone from living in a constant state of chaos and under-performance to a life full of success and fulfillment! Learn more about Lynne at www.CoachingADDvantages.com, and text keyword “HACK” to 444999 to get her 7 Fool-Proof Productivity Hacks for unfocused professionals. ADHD Support Talk Radio is an award winning Podcast for Adults with ADD / ADHD. Co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris are joined by Adult ADHD experts and they cover important topics related to Adult ADD / ADHD. Podcast guests include Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Laurie Dupar, Terry Matlen and many more. Tara McGillicuddy is the Producer, Owner and Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Tara with general questions or feedback about the podcast, Lynne Edris is the Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Lynne with feedback about her episodes or if you are interested in having her interview you as a guest.

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