The Wonderful World of Kristin Seymour

The Wonderful World of Kristin Seymour

This week Dr Hallowell talks with Kristin Seymour. Kristin shares how she has been working as a nurse practitioner with patients suffering from heart and vascular concerns, but of late her passion has shifted towards those who think differently. Kristin’s passion for ADHD was catalyzed forward through authoring a book on ADHD, The Fog Lifted A Clinician’s Victorious Journey With ADHD. Kristin’s own experience of living with ADHD has proven to be the best source of wisdom for her to offer others. She shares about the pros and cons of having ADHD, how sometimes the best parts can also be the worst. From having quick wit, to being extremely innovative, and caring about other people, Kristin sheds light on the different aspects these qualities can bring to people’s lives.

Show Notes

Podcast: Dr. Hallowell’s Wonderful World of Different

Episode: 8 The Wonderful World of Kristin Seymour

Tune in to this episode of Dr. Hallowell’s Wonderful World of Different, a podcast hosted by Dr. Ned Hallowell. Learn more about the incredible world of differences that enrich us and make us human. Through various interviews with guests from various backgrounds, Dr. Hallowell helps to uncover and celebrate the different ways people have of approaching life, solving problems, and having fun. Today, guest Kristin Seymour joins the conversation as nurse practitioner and ADHD whisperer—you won’t want to miss this conversation!

Kristin shares how she has been working as a nurse practitioner with patients suffering from heart and vascular concerns, but of late her passion has shifted towards those who think differently. Kristin’s passion for ADHD was catalyzed forward through authoring a book on ADHD, The Fog Lifted A Clinician’s Victorious Journey With ADHD. Kristin’s own experience of living with ADHD has proven to be the best source of wisdom for her to offer others. She shares about the pros and cons of having ADHD, how sometimes the best parts can also be the worst. From having quick wit, to being extremely innovative, and caring about other people, Kristin sheds light on the different aspects these qualities can bring to people’s lives.

Dr. Hallowell asks Kristin to share what most people with ADHD understand, that many others need to hear. Learn how those with impulsive, hyperactive thinking simply need patience and can  hone this characteristic to be a great strength! Listen as Dr. Hallowell and Kristin work to lift the negative stigma around ADHD and help us all to see the best in people.

As the episode draws to a close, Kristin chats about the practicalities of how she helps people build on little victories and live with ADHD. With the attitude that there are no mistakes in life, only lessons, Kristin helps to re-shape people’s perspectives.  Self-worth is not measured by numbers or letters. Listen to how Kristin keeps in touch with clients and has close communication with their families to help them prove to themselves that they can successfully do something! Kristin leaves listeners considering two common concepts she tells her clients—Don’t love things that cannot love you back, and don’t cry over things that won’t cry over you. Keeping life and its challenges in perspective, we can all live with victory and be pleased with ourselves!

Links:

Learn more about Kristin Seymour on PsychologyToday.

Check out Kristin’s website here.

Find Kristin’s book on Amazon.

If you have a comment about this episode or a suggestion for a future episode, send it to different@hallowellcenter.org!

 
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