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Truth About Dyslexia

Truth About Dyslexia

By Stephen Martin
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.
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Careers, dyslexia and getting a promotion
I get asked a lot about going for a promotion. The fear, worry and uncertainty it brings. Our dyslexic minds run off down rabbit holes. In this pod I share a few thoughts to get you thinking in a more positive way!
12:07
September 28, 2022
Getting your calendar right
Time management and dyslexia sucks. It’s not natural and we have to find workarounds. Ash reached out asking about calendars. My dyslexic brain never used to get on with my calendar until I made a couple of key changes. I wanted to share these in the pod.  Another tool I use daily is To Do List Bingo - It helps plan my day in a way that works well with my dyslexic brain. It involves pen & paper. https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special
09:20
September 26, 2022
Let’s talk about Values
What a triggering trigger word (I explain in the pod). This is a phrase I have struggled with and I want to talk through the reason why I and other dyslexics can be challenged with it.
12:22
September 21, 2022
Stop Lying To Yourself
I used to do this all the time.. now I do it a bit less. In this episode I aim to set you free of a really common thing we all best ourselves up over. Your dyslexic mind will thank you for listening to this one!
12:37
September 19, 2022
Not being good enough
Not feeling good enough? Struggling to step up? Is your dyslexic mind keeping you trapped? In this episode, we talk about why you should feel good enough and not let you dyslexia get in the way. Stand up and be counted. Find out more about RemarkableMinds.org - Courses In Adult Dyslexia
14:14
September 14, 2022
Dyslexia, Relationships and Tinder
Relationships & dyslexia. If I heard that in the past I would have a giant sigh. It just seemed super hard, pointless, frustrating and maybe impossible at times. I remember going on Tinder before I found Holly and it was like a video game (which I later found out relationships don't have to be). A close dyslexic friend of mine has just started back up on the app so I wanted to do a podcast about my experiences to help him on his way (you know who you are!) Visit our epic sponsor Remarkable Minds - Neurodiversity Specialists - Great courses for adults with dyslexia. #dyslexia #adultdyslexia #adultswithdyslexia
17:39
September 12, 2022
Just One More
Achieving goals can feel like a game at the carnival you just can’t win. You have successes but you feel like they are more luck than skill. I’m on a mission to build my fitness and I wanted to share a top I recommend.
13:16
September 07, 2022
The Dyslexic ‘Picture Lock’
Have you experienced it when you have such a clear picture in your brain - it stops you from taking action, growing or moving forward. In this podcast I share some great stories of exactly what I mean. enjoy!
14:58
September 05, 2022
#updatecast - Podcast, Ritalin and helping more people
Today I talk through the latest podcast milestone, starting on Ritalin and how can we help more people. Get in touch at https://truthaboutdyslexia.com
14:52
August 29, 2022
Lessons from planning a wedding
Weddings involve a lot. I am on to my second and thought I would share how planning a wedding when you are aware of your dyslexia and/or neurodiversity makes a massive difference. Here are my lessons.
15:57
August 24, 2022
The struggle to delegate - at work, in relationships and life
Many of us with dyslexia struggle with control, taking too much or taking none at all. The neurodiverse brain struggles with balance at the best of time but no more than with this. I dive into a few lessons I have learned over the years.
15:49
August 22, 2022
Overcoming overwhelm at work
This little trick saved me today. As the overwhelm was building m. I wanted to share it with you. When my dyslexic brain sees 100 things to do all at once, it can put me in fight, flight and hide mode. So this is what I do.  If you want to give To-Do List Bingo a go find it here.
09:25
August 18, 2022
Can we ever actually find balance?
The way my brain works it feels like I am always juggling. It’s hard to find the mythical thing called balance. It’s like why even try - in this podcast I use my dyslexic mind to talk through some new ways to look at it.
13:36
August 15, 2022
The biggest thing that holds me back
I hate doing it, but when I do it changes my life.
13:08
August 10, 2022
Taking things too personally
Do you find you take things to the heart? Usually the negative stuff more than the positives in this episode I wanted to share a tool that shifted how I think about it to help all those dyslexic listeners who struggle with it too.
12:30
August 04, 2022
Getting to your goals the visual way
In this episode, I go through my tailored 'LA to New York' visual planning tool on how to reach your goals. I have not talked about this for an age but it is perfect for visual dyslexic thinkers. I needed to drag it out again recently so I wanted to share it! If you want to learn more. We have an epic course here. https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic
14:49
August 03, 2022
Breaking out of the norm
Change of scenery, change of life - anyone else get into those times where life feels locked in the same grind? You are not alone. If you are like me we can get our heads so down, holding everything together without pieces of string we forget to take a real break. It's like we can forget why we are working so hard to hold it together. Enjoy the pod! #dyslexia #dyslexic #adults #journey To find out more about our courses visit.
13:49
July 27, 2022
Finding out you're dyslexic with Siobhan
In today's episode, we speak to Siobahn from Newcastle. At the age of 35, she was diagnosed with dyslexia. We talk about life, family and her journey to her diagnosis. It is a great conversation - Dyslexics learn through stories so it is a goodie! To find Siobahn on Instagram you can track here down here self_serenades She would love to hear from other musical minded people to learn about what you do to remember and learn music/words. If you want to go on a journey to learn more about using your dyslexia to your benefit, lowering anxiety and finding your happy place - find out more here - https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic
31:08
July 25, 2022
Mind Body connection
Do you ever feel like you can’t read your bodies signals? You eat too much or too little. You take to long to realise you are too cold or hot? In this episode we talk about the mind body connection and how it makes me feel with dyslexia
13:55
July 20, 2022
Sprints not Marathons
How the dyslexic and neurodiverse brain gains success is not glow we are taught at school. In this episode let’s look at how we can find success in work and daily life.
13:07
July 19, 2022
My Dyslexic ‘Nutrition Stack’
Do those commas need to be there? Who really knows right. In this episode, I wanted to share the stack of supplements I take. These have all made it well past the trial stage and I recommend them to people depending on the challenge. I have tried to keep them clear below. I will be putting a post together on Dyslexia & Nutrition over the coming months. But here is a start to what I take and recommend. Sleep Magnesium L-Theonate - https://iherb.co/g6gVChaL Melatonin/Theanine - https://iherb.co/W1tn1zF (note these may be out of stock in the US Summer - Click to notify you) Energy Vitamin B Dropper - https://iherb.co/4FgjAiX Hydration Electrolytes (taste great/no sugar) - https://iherb.co/nqMRE5c
12:09
July 15, 2022
Energy Sapped Days (do you get them?)
My dyslexic, energy sapped lows can be tough! My brain goes into tired - I don’t really care mode and slows down. I was not sure if I wanted to share this but I got off my bean bag and recorded it as it is important to hear the highs and the lows of the neurodiverse mind.
10:02
July 11, 2022
Dyslexic Lifestyle Design
I wanted to share how I have designed my life. Give you a sneak peek into what works for me and others that are neurodiverse. With the way my dyslexic & ADHD mind works this could open the door and give you some clear ideas on what to do next. I mention in the podcast - Todo List Bingo - https://remarkableminds.org/neurodiversity-courses
15:16
July 06, 2022
CBD and THC for Dyslexia
As an adult I wanted to give CBD oil and THC oil a go to see if it can help with the challenges of Dyslexia. For the neurodiverse brain. I find my cortisol levels can be super high and lead to like an overthinking panic. Most of the time this can be solved by meditation or exercise but it can also escape me. So CBD and THC being legal now in New Zealand for medicinal use needed to be tried.
17:26
July 04, 2022
Emotional Vulnerability at work
I wanted to share some thoughts on the emotional side of dyslexia. I feel lost of us are very visual emotional creatures so let’s talk about how it shows up at work.
11:26
June 30, 2022
Setting Goal Rocks
Can long-term visualizing get a bit overwhelming? It can take time to trust yourself enough. In this episode, we dive into a shorter-term goal-setting practice that works for me. I also talk through some ADHD & Dyslexia goals I need to accomplish. 👉  Find out more about The Truth About Dyslexia Course On Our Website Here. #dyslexia #adultdyslexia #adultswithdyslexia #adhd #goalsetting
14:51
June 29, 2022
Why you MUST have a vision board
One of the benefits of Dyslexia is that your preference for visual perception over symbolic is that you are drawn to visual stimulous. We can all be taught to read and write - it just takes much more energy. In this podcast, I am going to share one of the tools I use to create a life I absolutely love. Vision boards. These are just plain valuable for dyslexics. Listen to find out why! >> Learn about Canva & Dyslexia here - https://remarkableminds.org/use-pictures-to-represent-words-with-canva >> Truth About Dyslexia Course Can Be Got Here - https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic
14:50
June 23, 2022
My Dyslexic Awakening
Recent months I have had people ask e for my story. I like to redo it every year or so as it changes. Different facts get spoken about, key pieces embellished. If you have heard it. It is worth a listen if you are new - it is a must.
20:34
June 21, 2022
ADHD Meds Round 2
For a dyslexia podcast you talk a lot about ADHD and Autism. Well it’s because this pod is about people. Real people. People who don’t fit in 1 box, they cross over the lines.
13:27
June 15, 2022
Energy and exhaustion
Ever feel burnt out? Like you just want to lay on the couch? I do. I find myself making it worse. It becomes a spiral.
12:06
June 13, 2022
Getting an ADHD Diagnosis With Dan Edwards
I saw Dan post on LinkedIn that he had just been diagnosed with ADHD and reached out. So many of our listeners have a mixture of Dyslexia, ADHD, and some Autism. So it is great to hear how someone went from wondering if they had ADHD to discover they did. It was a great conversation into his journey so far. You can follow Dan on LinkedIn here >> https://www.linkedin.com/in/bloodylovelydan Find out a little more about the Truth About Dyslexia Course. >> Designed for those that want to go deeper
42:46
June 08, 2022
Cooking with ADHD & Dyslexia
Not sure about you but some days I like to get super creative and cook, other days if I don't have a food routine my diet blows up ... completely. Finding a balance is key, and forgiving yourself of your mistakes is also a must. In this episode, I talk about how dyslexia and ADHD affects my cooking style.  Find out more about The Truth About Dyslexia Course Here. https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic
11:55
June 08, 2022
Being Sick Sucks
Will dyslexics & those with ADHD get long covid more than others? Why are we so bad at resting when we are sick? What do you do when you get a cold? I dive into these challenges I am suffering at the moment. Along with my cold husky voice (i actually like it). Grab our freshly renovated course for those who want to go deeper into adult dyslexia. https://go.truthaboutdyslexia.com/course
10:41
June 03, 2022
Dyslexia & Duality with Jimmy Franklin
In today's episode, I get Jimmy Franklin back on from New Jersey. We riff about dyslexia, some of the common challenges, and duality. Being on either side of the bell curve. We touch on those tired dyslexic days and Jimmy did his homework with a fact from Japan that even surprised little old me. I hope you enjoy it! Grab our industry-leading course - designed for dyslexics, by dyslexics. https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic
44:39
May 30, 2022
Sleep Sweet Spot
My dyslexic brain seems to have a faulty on/off switch. Sometimes I get lots of sleep, other times no where near enough.
12:31
May 25, 2022
Multi-tasking and Dyslexia
Does dyslexia effect how many tasks we can do at one time? In this episode we look and where the concept of multi tasking came from and how neurodiversity can play its part.
11:37
May 23, 2022
Enjoying the Journey - Can be really hard
What do I have to do next? Should that not be done by now? Why do they want me in that meeting? Let’s look at how we as dyslexics can struggle with enjoying the process
12:49
May 19, 2022
Friction & Self Sabotage
I wanted to talk about a feeling I’m experiencing in my life. That uneasy feeling when things are going right… that leads to you know what.
13:44
May 16, 2022
Dyslexia and Nootropics
Have you tried Nootropics? Do you know much about them? Can they help with Dyslexia? In this episode, I share my experience with trying to help my dyslexia & calming my visual neurodiverse mind. One of the big challenges with Dyslexia is there is not a huge amount of research on what supports our mind. I touch on my own personal experiments. >> My favourite >> MRM Neuro-Max 11 Get $5USD off your first order at iHerb Interested in the Confident Dyslexic? Find out more at https://truthaboutdyslexia.com
13:60
May 11, 2022
So i’m dyslexic. Now what?
The question we get asked al the time. When you realise you may have dyslexia what do you do next? A diagnosis may help but does it actually fix your life? To find more about our upcoming course visit https://truthaboutdyslexia.com
14:58
May 09, 2022
#updatecast - dyslexia, milestones and growth
I was in the mood to share where truth about dyslexia is, the merger with remarkable minds and share a stumbling block I fell over last week.
13:21
May 04, 2022
Music, Dyslexia & The Jimmy Franklin Story
Jimmy reached out having been a lister of the Truth About Dyslexia Podcast. We love telling our listeners stories and this one was an interview that was on fire from the start. It's an easy listen full of gold nuggets about dyslexia, how it manifests, what to do about it and so much more. This episode is a longer tail interview and I hope you like it (we don't do many but is great to listen to on a walk!) To find Jimmy's Youtube Channel Working Class Musician Here. Our next Confident Dyslexic Kicks off May 16 so lock your spot in at https://truthaboutdyslexia.com
01:08:22
May 02, 2022
Time & Best Laid Plans
Time is the devil, it sneaks up on us and does not play ball with the way our minds work. This was never so obvious as today.
11:22
April 28, 2022
I’m Unemployable
This podcast is dedicated to dyslexic business owners, entrepreneurs and those with a side hustle. We think differently and once we get going we can never be ‘truly’ employed ever again.
17:20
April 25, 2022
Winning the bad days
If any dyslexic tells you they don’t have bad days …. They are lying. Those days where everything feels like too much. My one today was tough and I wanted to talk through it. To do list bingo - https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special
11:23
April 20, 2022
I’m not lazy
An article on ADHD in our countrywide newspaper sparked me off this week. Did you ever feel like you are just lazy? I used to and here is what I have discovered.
10:23
April 18, 2022
So unmotivated
Day 5 of being locked down, out of energy and just feeling a bit low. Though I would share this experience as I know I’m not alone in feeling this way. It’s not anxiety and it’s not depression it’s just a river you have to ride.
08:18
April 13, 2022
I Can Be So Stubborn
I can be so Unreasonably stubborn. Then other times I fold like towel straight out the dryer. Is this a dyslexic thing? Let’s get into it and I share 3 ways to combat it.
13:33
April 11, 2022
Thinking Vs Feeling
An oldie but a goodie. Holly has come down with the 'vid' so this pod is coming out a little late. It is a recap of an old podcast I really liked. Now that I have done so many from time to time I will curate a good pod for your enjoyment. This is one that struck me from ages ago and I was having a good mic day. Enjoy.
11:33
April 07, 2022
Will Smith, Dyslexia and a slap
Could Will Smiths Dyslexia played a part in the the famous Oscar slap? If it did how and why would it manifest like that? Dyslexia appears in a bunch of ways even for the famous.
10:40
April 04, 2022
You are NOT broken
I hear this from dyslexics and those with ADHD. People feel like they were born broken, wrong or even the D word. I don’t buy it, but I get why people do. In this episode I want to share my energy in this topic.
09:40
March 31, 2022
Not being able to be Grateful
Does dyslexia stand in the way of you not being able to feel grateful? Gratitude can be hard at the best of times for me at least. My mind is always off in the future or running around in some tangent or rabbit hole. I wanted to share a recent experience that came to mind that I think may help you. We have added all the podcasts to our website so you can search a bit more easily. This is a work in progress but check it out here: https://truthaboutdyslexia.com/podcast
13:41
March 28, 2022
Doubtful about my dyslexia
Jody from Canada asks - My question is regarding dyslexia and imposter syndrome. I recently found out (by pure chance) that there is a very high probability that I am dyslexic... although my wife thought it was obvious and thought always knew. I don't have an official diagnosis because it costs several thousand dollars in Canada, but I've done what seems like 100 online tests and I nail them all. Top of the class. Since discovering my dyslexia and understanding what it is/does, my life has taken a surprisingly damatic and fast turn for the better. Yet still, I find periods where, without a diagnosis, I doubt my dyslexia... like, no I'm not dyslexic because of x,y,z. 1) I was very good at school... when actually, I was good at certain subjects and benefited from absent teachers in English, geography, and languages. 2) the "elephant" question in dyslexia tests. I always answer no, because I don't have trouble writing that word. But when I get to spelling helicopter, or hippopotamus... forget about it. Sometimes when auto-fill does not know what I'm trying to say it feels like I'm alone in a large empty room, randomly typing in guess letters until auto-fill throws me a life line. There's more, but despite all this I am constantly doubtful about my dyslexia. It's causing me to fear "coming out" as a dyslexic in fear of being outded as a hypochondriac. I also have a serious fear of actually finding out I'm not dyslexic and losing my super power. It's a lot of ups and downs. I've looked it up and can't find anyone talking about doubting their dyslexia, so I guess my question is... is this a normal feeling? Does it go away?
10:26
March 23, 2022
Dyslexia and parenting
We had a question from Joanie about parenting kids with dyslexia. I have a guest in mind I do need to reach out to for this but here are a few tips form my experience.
10:58
March 21, 2022
Intuition, The Future & Disorientation
I wanted to share a pod I did like 2 - 3 years ago. I was bouncing with energy and this pod really touches on some stuff I don't talk about enough anymore. Being conscious of how I have grown in the last 3 years I want to share some of these with a new spin. So this one on intuition and dyslexia is a cracker. I hope you enjoy younger me :) The audio is also great. Might need to go back to the old plugin to the phone Mic! #dyslexia #intuition #dyslexic #adhd P.S. Top in feedspot for 2022 still https://blog.feedspot.com/dyslexia_podcasts/
15:50
March 17, 2022
Ask me a question on dyslexia...
In today's podcast, I answer a listener's question on Routines. I want more questions guys - no question is too simple, crazy or weird!. I hope you love it and you can ask a question. You can send me a voice message via anchor.fm here - https://anchor.fm/truth-about-dyslexia Or on our website https://truthaboutdyslexia.com
07:34
March 14, 2022
Write Off Days - Those days it all falls apart
I had one of these yesterday. It is why the podcast is late. Everything just fell apart. I got overwhelmed, stressed and was using Will Power to survive. I wanted to explain a tool that I forgot to use in the moment. Write Off Days. These are epic for those with #dyslexia and/or #adhd. I hope you enjoy it. Find out more about our work at https://TruthAboutDyslexia.com
14:17
March 10, 2022
Shaving, Overthinking and the final 10%
In this episode, I talk about what I learned shaving the other morning. I wanted to share a thought or 2 on how and why this happened. #dyslexia #dyslexic
10:28
March 08, 2022
Morning Routines #2022
I wanted to give my dyslexic point of view on this one. I am on and off when it comes to morning routines and I am about to jump back on the horse.  I pop out a few gems about my own dyslexia in the podcast and It's all in under 15 minutes :) Have a laugh at the end of how I work with my personal assistant through the podcast! #dyslexia #dyslexic #adult To learn more about dyslexia in adults visit us here - https://truthaboutdyslexia.com
12:50
March 02, 2022
🚀⚡️500k Downloads and Counting
Thank you's, Celebrations & Stories - This episode is thanks to all the listeners out there, the guests and people who kept my spirits high. It's been a ride so far and here's to getting 1 million downloads and helping more people. Let's dive in. Adult Dyslexia - Truth About Dyselxia
12:21
February 28, 2022
Pep Talk Time 💥
Ok... I had a massive dyslexic moment the other day. and it has inspired me to give a pep talk (some say rant) to make us all feel better. Just know I am talking to myself here... but I am sure you will get some goodness from it. 👉 We do a bunch of cool adult dysleixa stuff at https://truthaboutdyslexia.com if you want to come along for the ride.
11:01
February 23, 2022
Controlling Your Comfort Zone
So i went and saw my dad the other night. Imagine 2 dyslexic minds colliding in space. It can sometimes be great minds think alike, other times chalk and cheese.  But this time we came up with a new way to look at anxiety & comfort zones which I wanted to share :) 
13:21
February 21, 2022
Dear Dyslexic Diary....
In this update I wanted to talk about the plans we are making at Truth About Dyslexia, where we are going and touch on how setting a few end of year directions has made a massive impact in my dyslexic brain 😃 >> Last podcast before we kick The Confident Dyslexic off - https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic #dyslexia #dyslexic #adults #adhd #course #confidence #neurodiversity
13:14
February 16, 2022
Self Sabotage + Dyslexia
Do you ever feel like you are getting something right? It is just coming together. Maybe a relationship, a job, a business or your health? Then it feels like you start to jam a stick in the wheels of it and it starts going backwards? I never really put this to the way my Dyslexic/ADHD brain worked until I learned more about it. I have started to see this rear its ugly head recently so a podcast talking about Self Sabotage and Dyslexia is what I needed to do! New Class starting Shortly for - The Confident Dyslexic Find more here - https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic #neurodiversity #adhd #dyslexia #adults
14:23
February 14, 2022
Dyslexia & Academia with Dr Nicholas Cummins
In today's episode, Stephen talks to Dr Nicholas (Nick) Cummins of Kings College London about his late diagnosis of Dyslexia. We dive into his story from childhood, through to his diagnosis with Dyslexia as an adult pulling out some great pearls of wisdom along the way. It is such an inspiring story to show that those with Dyslexia can do anything. This podcast is also available on our Youtube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/TruthAboutDyslexia (remember to subscribe)
29:11
February 09, 2022
7 Things To Reduce The Challenges Of Dyslexia
7 things to do to reduce the challenges of Dyslexia. Some days I wake up and it feels like my dyslexia is on high - the challenges, symptoms, issues - whatever you want to call it - they are going full speed. In this episode I look at 7 challenges I have with my Dyslexic mind - some are framed as challenges others as the solution I used to solve them. Enjoy. Find out more about our next courses & other ways we help at https://truthaboutdyslexia.com 
12:50
February 06, 2022
The Confident Dyslexic Course
Ok, my awesome people. We have been getting a bunch of requests for one on one coaching & to ask about our courses. We are about to kick off the next 'Confident Dyslexic Course' on our new app platform (😃 exciting!). In this episode, I talk about what the course is about, why it is so valuable for adults with Dyslexia looking to build their confidence and self-esteem and how you can take part. Here is the link to the course page >> Take a look here. #dyslexia #adultdyslexia
10:22
February 02, 2022
Progress vs Perfection
It's not good enough. Why did I even start? Everything is wrong. I can see every fault in everything - why do you get angry when I tell you that? This used to be one of my very dyslexic patterns that were a bit out of control. It left me frustrated, poorly communicating and worse just sick of people & myself. But why does this affect so many dyslexics? In this podcast, we dive in and look at it. New 'The Confident Dyslexic Course' Starting Feb 22 >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Get Your ToDo Lists Working in 2022 >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special   Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j
12:38
January 31, 2022
Creating Routines: The Dyslexic and ADHD way
Routines, Routines, Routines are something everyone has on their mind in 2022. We get this question every year and I love to do an updated podcast on it to re-inspire people. I know my mind has its challenges for actually setting strong, lasting routines. It's like it fights it and can feel like an uphill battle. In this pod, I share 3 of my biggest tips and some examples of how I use them.
14:00
January 26, 2022
My Dyslexic Life - Three Things Done
Another podcast by Vanessa Victor - Thanks for filling in while I'm away! This was videoed and is on our Youtube Channel through the lockdown. It speaks to a common trait we see which is creating in our minds, but not seeing it come to reality. I hope you love this episode!  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg Get Your ToDo Lists Working in 2022>> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia 
08:23
January 24, 2022
My Dyslexic Life - The 'Spelling Myth'
This episode is from Vanessa Victor of My Dyslexic Life - I am away camping - enjoying the summer in New Zealand. In this episode Vanessa talks about the Spelling Myth and how that affects (i spelt that as effects until spell checker helped me) dyslexics! Enjoy! Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg Get Your ToDo Lists Working in 2022>> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia 
09:12
January 19, 2022
Setting Goals For 2022
In this episode I wanted to walk through the process I go through to set goals for the year. I tell you exactly what I do, my real goals for the year and a few pitfalls along the way! Enjoy.   Get Your ToDo Lists Working in 2022>> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
15:28
January 17, 2022
2021 Goal Results & Reflections
In this episode, I dive into my 2021 goals and what I achieved based on our 'Vision Goal Setting Method' for dyslexics. Amazing looking back and sitting with it. It is a practice I do every year and it is a little different to how others do it. Enjoy! New Mini-Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
15:27
January 12, 2022
Slowing down the dyslexic mind to listen
To me, the title of this podcast sounds like a prison haha! But it is a real challenge that I am noticing in my life. I dig into why it happens, how it presents and a first step to dealing with it. Happy 2022! New Mini-Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
12:27
January 10, 2022
Interview With An Expert Body Language Dyslexic Master
This is an interview from our archives - it was my first ever live interview for the podcast (I was glowing haha). It was also one of the best I did and was great to talk to someone with dyslexia who was truly succeeding in his own creative way. The guest is Mark Bowden (British but is based in Canada). Enjoy! New Mini-Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
46:07
January 05, 2022
Self Control.. An Oldie But A Goodie
I am still away on a bit of a brain rest but wanted to bring back this story I recorded 3+ years ago. It made me smile listening to it. I think it is important to realise how hard self-control can be for us. Especially when external situations throw our mind around a bit.  Enjoy. New Mini-Course - The To-Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
07:55
January 04, 2022
Long Term Goals vs Daily Activity
This is one of the most challenging tasks for Dyslexics. How do you marry the short term activities with the long term outcomes? It feels like an endlessly moving goal.  Sometimes it's fun, other times it is just overwhelming. We go back and forth between the 2. In this podcast from the archive we look at this duality :)   Kick Off The Year Strong - The To-Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
16:18
December 29, 2021
Using MindMaps with The Dyslexic Brain
As we go through the archives this was a podcast speaking to dyslexic innovator Darius from Scotland. The creator of the Bullet Map Academy. They teach Visual Thinkers how to get their ideas to work together using very visual mind maps. Discover Darius's many aha's he has had on his journey to helping people like us succeed- https://bulletmapacademy.com New Mini-Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
40:48
December 27, 2021
Time & Goal Setting ⏰
This episode is an oldie but a goodie, talking about some key lessons about how our minds work with the understanding of time and Goal Setting. It was first aired in 2020 and I think it deserves a second appearance! Enjoy New Mini-Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
15:19
December 22, 2021
#UpdateCast - Ending 2021 with a Wrap Up
Where has this year gone? Some parts feel like it should have gone quicker, others never ended. All I know is I am mentally beat. Thank you all for the support this year. You are awesome, you are not alone and there are dyslexics like you all over the world doing great things. Enjoy this final dyslexic update for 2021 and hear what is coming next...   New Mini-Course - The To-Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
09:58
December 20, 2021
Dyslexic Burnout - How to deal with it
It's that time of year where we all have so much on. Work, life, family, routines changing, trying to have a break, intense stuff! In this episode, we look at what Dyslexic Burnout is, how you can see it and a few tips on what to do about it. Remember Dyslexia is more than just reading, writing and spelling! New Mini Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
14:39
December 15, 2021
5 Christmas Dyslexia Aha's
I have popped together a little list of 5 things I do each and every year due to my Dyslexic/ADHD thinking style - How many do you match with? Remember if you love the pod - share & subscribe. New Mini-Course - The To-Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
10:34
December 14, 2021
Charging What Your Worth - The Dyslexic Struggle With Value
Do you struggle to value yourself? Especially financially? You are not alone. Many dyslexics have this issue. Be it asking for a payrise, charging in your business or getting paid what you need to be truly happy. In this episode, I dig into the challenges of this topic as it is one that can change your life when you get it right.  New Mini-Course - The To-Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexia Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
13:41
December 08, 2021
Dyslexia, ADHD & Addiction
My beliefs, my understanding and my self-driven tests with Addiction and how it lives with my Dyslexia (and/or) ADHD is always interesting to me. For years I saw them as separate. But as I learned more I could see how connected they were - the way you mind works is so so so connected to how you deal with stimulation and addiction. In this podcast I dive in a bit deeper. *To find other podcasts on Addiction & Stimulation scroll back to between the beginning of Jan & Feb 2021 :) New Mini-Course - The To-Do List For Dyslexics >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
12:25
December 06, 2021
Personality Tests and Dyslexia
What types of personalities do dyslexics have? In this episode I wanted to talk about the Myers Briggs test and how we show up. Here is the test I talk through on the podcast for dyslexics to try it's free - https://www.16personalities.com ------- New Mini Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics Only $7 >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg 
11:18
December 01, 2021
The Dyslexic Identity Struggle
Masking, identity, cut and pasting, authenticity.... all things we struggle with as Dyslexic's. Not something many dive deep into. A great question from a listener got me digging deeper into the challenge many with dyslexia have. Enjoy this was a fun one to talk about. New Mini Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics Only $7 >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
14:42
November 29, 2021
Where Attention Goes Energy Flows
If you have dyslexia and/or adhd (they are very close friends). Then you would know that the control of your attention can feel like you are holding a massive fire hose that is being controlled by the water not always you. In this podcast I want to talk about a couple of ways I use to control my dyslexic minded attention and get my Energy to flow in the right direction - even after a short nights sleep! New Mini Course - The To Do List For Dyslexics Only $7 >> https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
12:49
November 24, 2021
#updatecast - Ending out the year, To List Bingo & sticking to a routine
I love my dyslexic brain & sometimes it needs to do an Update cast. Where I get to share a bunch of different stuff that is interesting me, that I am thinking about and getting lost with. In this podcast I share: - How grateful I am as we finish off 'The Confident Dyslexic' Cohort from October. - Where I am getting stuck with routine in my life + Why it has to change. - The release of To Do List Bingo (https://courses.truthaboutdyslexia.com/to-do-list-bingo-special) - The challenge with estimating needs & quantity - do you struggle with this? Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Support the Pod on Patreon and get some cool videos along the way! >> https://www.patreon.com/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
12:54
November 21, 2021
Copy & Paste: How watching and doing can get us in trouble.
I spoke to 2 dyslexic's yesterday and the same challenge appeared. I see this as probably the most challenging aspect of dyslexia outside the standard reading, writing and spelling. It is how we learn to operate in the world. I wanted to dive in and share some key thoughts about when this serves us and when it doesn't Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Support the Pod on Patreon and get some cool videos along the way! >> https://www.patreon.com/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
14:01
November 17, 2021
Should I get an Official Dyslexia Diagnosis?
Should I get an official diagnosis for Dyslexia? In this episode I am not going to talk about where to get one, what type to get and how it works. I am going to dig into the deeper question of should I just self diagnose dyslexia or should I get an actual test done. This question is asked by so many people and I wanted to weigh in. Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our Next Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia   Support the Pod on Patreon and get some cool videos along the way! >> https://www.patreon.com/adultdyslexia  Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
09:18
November 10, 2021
Experiments that lead to Experiences: Changing The Dyslexic Mind
Have you ever tried to study for long periods of time, getting distracted at every turn. Maybe it was something tedious at work that frustrated you to no end. Over my years I have learned that I can not learn that way. Not truly learn. Changing habits or truly learning something new comes From experiments that lead to experiences. In this episode I share some gold for dyslexics who find themselves self sabotaging change.  Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our January Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia  Support the Pod on Patreon and get some cool videos along the way! >> https://www.patreon.com/adultdyslexia Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
13:43
November 09, 2021
Meet - Molly, a University Student in the UK
Here is our second 'Dyslexia in Brief' Interview - I think the name changes for each of these. Molly shares a bit about her journey with Dyslexia. Thanks for getting up the courage to talk about your dyslexic life. Want to be on the pod and share your story? >> https://www.videoask.com/fzg9j7p5j Get On The Waiting List For Our January Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia Support the Pod on Patreon and get some cool videos along the way! >> https://www.patreon.com/adultdyslexia Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
07:17
November 03, 2021
3 Ways To Stay Grounded
I'm not sure about you but people talk about being 'grounded' I used to think it that was when planes weren't mean't to take off 😂 But most of the time they were referring to us as humans being grounded. In this episode we dive into a few different techniques I am trying. The second one is really good and has helped with my anxiety so wanted to share. Get On The Waiting List For Our January Course >> https://tcd.truthaboutdyslexia.com/The-Confident-Dyslexic Join our Private Facebook Community Here >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/adultdyslexia Support the Pod on Patreon and get some cool videos along the way! >> https://www.patreon.com/adultdyslexia Subscribe to watch 'My Dyslexic Life' on Youtube here >> https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6eO96kabO3y66aUeaEKbIg
12:19
November 01, 2021