518 | It's Your ADHD, B*tch! and Using Humor as a Tool - with Jonathan Kidder

16 Jan 2024 • 57 min • EN
57 min
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In this episode, Eric is joined by Jonathan Kidder!  Jonathan is a “kidder”, through and through - bringing comedy through character, as a puppeteer, content creator, and comedian.  His big claim to fame is as a puppet character, Busy the Bee, on Waffles + Mochi on Netflix!  The L.A. Gay Scene knows Jonathan as Miss Phoenix, The Ultimate Party Foul: Poolside Tarot Card reader by Merman Kidder, and through his party portraits he calls “Kidder-atures”, Kidder makes things fun using the power of personification and character to help him keep track of time!   Get the full conversation and an uninterrupted listening experience when you become a Patron at $5 a more at https://www.adhdrewired.com/pateron!  Find even more from Jonathan Kidder: Website :: kidderco.com (click here!) Instagram :: @JWKidder Linkt.ee / jonathankidder ::   In this episode, you’ll hear tips and discussions about: ADHD, sobriety, and humor for functionality  Puppets, time-blindness, and underwear for each day of the week Using your fun, embracing colloquialisms, and addressing your inner critic  Experimentation to find what works for your ADHD management  Not taking oneself too seriously and perfectionism as the enemy of humor “I’m not always able to make-the-funny” and self-acceptance  Ways to make time physical Ways to keep time visual and other tools for managing time blindness Managing our ADHD vs. ADHD managing us  The importance of doing and planning what works for you  Closing loops, resetting, Chakras, and theme-ing your days  Using absurdity and connected ideas to remember things Themes and structuring to help with decision fatigue  Resources & Honorable Mentions  Book :: Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., and John J. Ratey, M.D. Book :: Addiction to Perfection: The Still Unravished Bride: A Psychological Study - by Marian Woodman Video :: How to Stimulate Your Brain (DOPA Menu) - Jessica McCabe (HowToADHD) Video :: Trailer to Waffles + Mochi (on YouTube) Video :: Pink Sweat Video Shoot (on YouTube) Movie :: Death to Smoochy Movie :: The Happy Time Murders Movie :: Spaceballs Website :: Internal Family Systems (IFS Institute) at ifs-institute.com Website :: Folkmanis Puppets at folkmanis.com Tool :: Time Timer Original 12” at timetimer.com Pithy Nibbles  “Humor, for me, is a version of pizzazz!” “Humor is about imperfection and change and being present; perfection and perfectionism is, ‘you can’t have perfection and change.’”  “Nobody doesn’t have an ass.”  🌟 Interested in group coaching and want to take your ADHD management to the next level? Go to coachingrewired.com to get all the up-to-date information on how to join our award-winning online coaching and accountability groups!  🌟 Interested in 1-on-1 coaching?  Learn more and get in touch with Dana Crews at www.adhdrewired.com/coach-dana-crews  🌟 Check out the newest podcast on the ADHD reWired Podcast Network :: The ADHD Creatives Podcast with Kristin Marts, LCSW @ theadhdcreativespodcast.com 🎙️ 🎧

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