Welcome to The Truth About Dyslexia podcast, up to 20% of the population being dyslexic (at some level) - I wanted to share my journey, what I am learning, doing and understanding to see if it can help other adult dyslexics.
This is not the reading and writing stuff but what it actually means. Enjoy.
Dyslexics are amazing internal story tellers - it’s actually how we operate best. But left unchecked it can cause a lot of negative emotions. I talk about a small story I caught my dyslexic brain running off into.
I have known Bill for years and we have always connected. Bill found out he was dyslexic at a much later stage but it all made sense. We talk about communication tips, speaking from stage (a touch) and acceptance. Really good interview.
Have you ever been stuck in a problem and tried to solve it for wayyyy to long. To a point where it feels so big you are trapped? I have. So I wanted to share the hard truth about how to get out of it.
I love hearing stories of people like me and you, who have Dyslexia. Darren was diagnosed at 36, but always new he was dealing with challenges. In this Interview we laugh about what he did on a job application to get an interview, the landscape of companies working with Dyslexia and talk about his global initiative that he is working towards. It's a really fun interview.
Adults across the world are being diagnosed as Dyslexic. What do you do next? What does it really mean? And why do they give you a brick of text with your report on 😂. In this podcast I dive into the world of adult dyslexia, late diagnosis and more
We sat on the couch, her eyes 👀 looking at me waiting for a response. Without spurting off non-sense I decided to picture what it was like and how I felt and this realisation I am going to talk about today - made a difference in my dyslexic brain.
What next? What’s important? Why am I even doing that? Man I’m sick of running around like the Tasmanian devil after being neutered! We have all had times where these questions appear, so I wanted to share a thought or 2 about picking what to do next.
You have probably heard me talk about the Right Siders Tribe but what really is it, why have we put so much time & passion into it and what should you expect. I pour my heart out on this one to all the dyslexics and adhd'ers out there!
Shona reached out to share her story to help empower women with Dyslexia. She is strong, switched on and has battled the challenges we all have and built a successful life. She share her wins, losses and the challenges she faces. Hi 5 to Shona for sharing her story.
As I am still on my dopamine - habits buzz. I wanted to run through what I am studying and simplify some of the recent learnings. If you think better habits could help you and your dyslexic mind.. listen on
Dyslexia screening has always been a challenge. Be it a text based quiz or a super expensive session if you can find a time to be diagnosed. But what if the future of technology could find a middle ground. A scalable way of screening for Dyslexia.
In this episode I talk with one of the Dystech founders about there journey, how the app works and there vision. There is a great metaphor in there to explain how this app could literally change how Dyslexia is seen in schools & potentially how schools work!
Who would have thought - these words could mean 2 different things. On a drive yesterday this phrase was brought up and it got me thinking about how 10 seconds can make such a massive difference in life.
Mind running off? Used to it, but tired of it at the same time? What can you do to shift or break the cycle? What I do is a little tactic called a moment of Bliss and I wanted to share it with my Dyslexic and ADHD tribe to see if it will help you break that over thinking cycle.
First interview we have done for a while. This is a longer than usual episode where I interview a member of the 'Adult Dyslexia Secrets' group and we gain insight into a his journey to finding his super power and navigating the challenges that appeared.
My mind went off on a tangent this morning to look at solving a challenge I have and I wanted to share that stream of consciousness - you may just connect with this thought process and find a golden nugget to apply to your life. Just play with the idea.
I wanted to double down on this concept with more clear examples as it’s so important in my life and I know it will help others with Dyslexia and ADHD apply positive action towards the change they want and the direction they are moving
Beat our selves up is an art to us, we move faster than others but is it ever good enough - I wanted to share some acceptance of my habits and say a few words (I have even thrown in a goat sound - see if you can spot it)
Something that I have done before - but is important to do again. I will walk you through a story of where I first heard about this and think the concept is awesome for the ADHD and Dyslexic community - for more gooogle - Ted Fear Setting Tim Ferris
Words can be a challenge for us, definitions don’t always match with the greater world 🌍 . We don’t always notice it but the definitions for words have a game changing impact in how we see ourselves so today... we are diving into 💓 Love.
If your like me, then you send a lot of email. It can be tough to get your thoughts out so others can understand them. The tool I am going to talk about today is called Loom (https://loom.com) and it may just help you!
Isn’t life busy. Our minds always fixated on what’s next. When we get a moment our brains freak out and we find distraction in so many ways. Not to let our brains go quiet. I have a few thoughts that may help.
Stories that will inspire. If you can build your awareness and acceptance you will thrive. This podcast is from 2 sides - that of a partner or family member of a dyslexic or adhd person and from the person themselves.
Do you have something’s that fill you with passion and excitement? Then you will also have small tasks that seem so simple you struggle to get done. In this episode let’s dive into these and a few solutions to get them sorted.
Is Virtual Reality the new way to learn if you have Dyslexia? What will it mean to class rooms and the world. Video I mention in the episode can be found here - https://youtu.be/2rm3QSijn1k (London test) and for the Spanish class have a watch here - https://youtu.be/mWBpJuGoL1g
I need you 👈 to help me and the team understand your biggest challenges and what you want to overcome that would make a super big impart. Thank you in advance to the awesome people I know will respond to this call.
After a really clear, vulnerable and eye opening conversation. I wanted to share 3 techniques that are so valuable for letting out emotions (something we are not always great at - even if we think we are). To help you move on from your past.
Bare with me. But this is my first ever Active Meditation. I have made it visual for dyslexia and to do my best to hold your attention I have kept it short. Listen to the intro and if you want to listen again it starts at 3 mins 40
Beer, wine, spirits... how does alcohol and dyslexia fit together. I want to share my experience drinking as a dyslexic the good and the bad. (Who thought I was going to say ugly :) have a listen I hope it helps give you perspective.