More taboo than death these days, Journalist Emma Mahony and Broadcaster Clare Catford discuss how having ADHD affects your attitude to money, and what you can do to help yourself
Emma Mahony talks about how spiritual beliefs can help greatly in managing ADHD with journalist Clare Catford, ADHDer and presenter of many BBC radio programmes on faith.
Following the launch of Emma Mahony’s book Better Late Than Never about ADHD late diagnosis, and the tricky interview on Woman’s Hour with Jane Garvey, we are joined by journalist Clare Catford to discuss the differences between men and women’s experience, particularly in the light of the broadcaster Adrian Chiles’ podcast in the Guardian .
In this final ADHD Lockdown 1 diary, Clarissa Vorfeld offers a Swiss view from across the channel of the new normal with Covid-19 restrictions lifted, while Emma Mahony talks to Dr Jude Smith Rachele in the US about the need to slow down to examine the impace of the #BlackLivesMatter protests.
As Clarissa gives the timescale for Switzerland coming out of Lockdown, Emma feels hope is on the horizon for the UK as the pandemic plateaus. Andrew St Clair joins from urban Spain to report on easing off there, while Paul Richardson in rural Spain discusses music as solace during isolation, and plays us out with Chopin’s preludes.
Clarissa prepares for the easing of Lockdown with hairsalons in Switzerland, while Emma talks to founding director of the prison charity Fine Cell Work about how they are keeping prisoners occupied and paid with bonuses in their cells – a lesson for us all in mental health.
Emma in the UK loves 99-year-old Captain Tom Moore walking a 100 laps of his garden before his birthday, and raising over £7m for the NHS, while Clarissa in Switzerland welcomes the reopening of schools in Denmark, and talks to Now Teacher Anne-Marie Lawlor about how well Education is faring under lockdown.
Clarissa in Switzerland talks Easter memories of chocolate bunnies in face masks, while Emma finds fresh air in abundance after councils clear streets of cars so people can exercise. Welcoming Environmentalist Matt Mellen of Ecohustler to suggest One Good Thing we can do after Lockdown to breathe better #climatechange.