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Kinsey tells her listeners about the moment she was diagnosed with ADHD. She explains how the ADHD manifested in her life and her feelings of guilt and shame. Kinsey realizes she is not alone in this journey and shares how she has taken steps to accept and change her lifestyle to make ADHD work for her.
Do not miss these highlights:
02:26 There is a way that these two things: ADHD and entrepreneurship can coexist
03:27 Kinsey Machos’ childhood - She always considered herself as someone that didn't have a good memory.
06:33 The moment Kinsey decided to go and see a Psychiatrist, and was diagnosed with ADHD.
07:52 The medication the psychiatrist put her on was really awful for Kinsey as she was experiencing a rebound effect.
09:22 Kinsey decided to wean off of the medications and decided to self manage.
12:20 One particular therapist came at the exact time that she needed her.
13:50 In Kinsey’s early 30s, she is much further along in the personal development journey - having more confidence in her own advocacy.
15:56 ADD or ADHD doesn't just present hyperactivity, impulsivity, or like the common things that you hear or know about.
17:39 There's going to be so many opinions about mental health from one side to the other. You have to be confident in being okay with your decisions and your opinions related to that, but it has to make sense for you and your lifestyle.
18:27 One of the core things of ADHD is executive functioning is really hard.
19:11 Learn from your unique brain, from your unique body and know what creates success for you.
21:21 When you gain the awareness of why this is happening or what is happening, you can start to build systems and structures around your life that can support you right.
About the Host
Kinsey Machos, Marketing Strategist, is also a recovering people pleaser, self-sabotager, and corporate hustler. She helps entrepreneurs create and execute magnetic marketing and build expert brands so that they can get known, seen and heard online.
She believes that creating a business that’s 100% in alignment with SELF is one of the most important things that we can do as women -- because there’s an inner magic that we all have if we commit to an infinite pursuit of discovering (and re-discovering) that.
As a wife and a mom of three, family takes priority. And having a business that’s ran AROUND her lifestyle is a daily intention of hers.
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