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Truth About Dyslexia

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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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Getting stuck in the how, and missing whys your doing jt

July 7th, 2020


I need your help? Can you spare 5 mins - I explain all in this podcast

Chasing results will only lead to failure - Why we fail at diets..

July 6th, 2020


Ever tried to change a habit? But fell flat on your face? Is your overthinking dyslexic brain getting in the way? What 1 change can you make in your life to see a super shift?

Playing the game, dunking the ball and finally winning

July 5th, 2020


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 …

We are LIVE... and a lesson I learned through the process

July 2nd, 2020


Https://tribe.rightsiders.or is live. In this podcast I touch on the journey and a lesson I have learned along the way.

It’s the final countdown...

June 30th, 2020


Excited, nervous, happy, want to hide under the bed - the tribe is launching today so I wanted to share a few cool things.

State of the Right-Brain nation

June 30th, 2020


Thought I would share my experience this morning - speaking on the topic of Right- brained communication (dyslexia/adhd/etc..) 1 big lesson and a lot …

Under pressure...

June 28th, 2020


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 …

Years in the making - it is nearly here

June 23rd, 2020


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 …

Meet Shona - A strong dyslexic woman who has used her dyslexic super power to be successful

June 22nd, 2020


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 …

Standardise before you optimise - a secret to how we set habits

June 21st, 2020


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 …

Dyslexia Screening - New AI Based App

June 17th, 2020


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 …

Responding vs Reacting

June 16th, 2020


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 …

A Moment of Bliss

June 15th, 2020


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 …

#updatecast - A big milestone, the ‘motivation’ molecule and the next phase.

June 14th, 2020


Wanted to share what I am working on, learning and more in an updatecast.

Bonus: Let's Talk Dyslexia & ADHD

June 10th, 2020


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 …

Body vs Mind: Round 1

June 9th, 2020


Ever feel like your mind controls you, rather than you controlling your mind? Tony Robbins talks a lot about this technique but will it work for the …

Energy Spikes

June 8th, 2020


Many of us live the life of a wave, up and down, up and down - that is something we learn to accept. But how can these spikes slip in to your long term dreams and impact them. Let’s dive in.

Compromise: an inner battle

June 7th, 2020


Everyone can have challenges with compromise, but what are our specific challenges and how can we overcome them?

Jill, a cup of coffee and ordering my groceries online

June 2nd, 2020


In this episode we talk story(Hawaiian expression) about Jill and how she showed me how a small hinge can swing a big door.

Stuck In a Rut

June 1st, 2020


What is a rut? How can you get stuck in one? And how do you escape from one?

Misunderstandings, stupid words and life

May 31st, 2020


Let’s dig in to a communication podcast on how we listen. A few things have come up recently and I wanted to talk through it

Tunnel Tasking

May 26th, 2020


How I prioritise my day, why I don’t think we are great at multi tasking and a few thoughts on creating to do lists that you actually do!

To fix a career.. or to find another.. that is the question

May 26th, 2020


I get asked a lot about how to fix dyslexia at work, tell your boss about it and more on the same topic.. but is that always the real problem?

Speaking your mind - it can be frustrating

May 25th, 2020


Communication can feel like our biggest weakness. We can feel stupid, misunderstood and is it worth it? Let’s look at it.

Awareness is the seed for change

May 19th, 2020


Few stories, couple of tangents but also a clear message around awareness. Enjoy.

The ‘curve ball’ factor

May 18th, 2020


How does the external world effect your inner world. Does it put you out of alignment? Do things that seem so simple have a massive impact? Let’s dive into this one.

Michael Jordan, the American Indians and walking backwards

May 17th, 2020


Got my story on in this podcast. Here is what I learned from binging Netflix 😂. A little known American Indian phrase and a team that learned how to win!

#updatecasst - drugs, sleep and conciousness

May 12th, 2020


The funny story at the start made me laugh at how my mind works. Enjoy!

Borrowing goals and Goal comparisons - why this hurts in the long run

May 11th, 2020


Something that has been on my mind recently I just wanted to share with the community - maybe you feel the exact same way?

Motivation, games and scoring points in life

May 10th, 2020


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 …

A tooth brush, a thought and a reaction

May 5th, 2020


How did knocking hover a tooth brush give me a crazy level of insight into how blame and over reaction effect the dyslexia and adhd minds.

Tool: Visual Cues

May 4th, 2020


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 …

Selfish one day, Selfless the next

May 3rd, 2020


One day your a saint, next day you want to curl up in the fetal position. Our chaotic form of balance and a vision I had on how it effects us.

Tool: Memory Gifs

April 28th, 2020


How you can use that visual creative mind to build new tools into your identity. Love this tool for people with adhd and dyslexia.

The mythical sense of balance - do you actually want it?

April 27th, 2020


Love sharing what is going on in my chapter of life. The tight rope that is balance has been playing a big part at the moment and I wanted to throw out the theory I’m playing with. Enjoy.

You’re not alone (is that the right you’re)

April 26th, 2020


I wanted to touch on the topic of acceptance and community.. the value it brings to our lives and why it is a game changer.

Tool: Action Glue

April 21st, 2020


Upgrading habits vs changing them - could it work for the adhd and dyslexic brain? 🧠 It’s worth a bloody try!

Brain language - why do I struggle with simple questions?

April 20th, 2020


Had a bit of a moment of realisation this morning after being asked a simple question. It might be something you struggle with and don’t realise why..let’s dive deep

7 Habits: I have had to learn to accept (with my ADHD & Dysleixa)

April 19th, 2020


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)

It’s supposed to be fun...

April 15th, 2020


I woke up, tired 💤 having stayed up later than I probably should and having been woken up by a cat scratching at the door 🚪 like a banshee - I was …

That under your skin anxiety

April 14th, 2020


A story of a recent experience that I have gone though that I wanted to share. It’s important to know you are not alone and this happens to many people

Turning 35: Reflectioncast

April 14th, 2020


What a mad few months, every year feels like a new adventure and I wanted to reflect on the year, what I have learned and what I am grateful for.

3 Lockdown lessons from a Dyslexic with ADHD

April 8th, 2020


Wanted to share 3 realisations I have had about myself and the whole lockdown experience.

5 Thing I Have Learned Coaching Right Brained Thinkers.

April 6th, 2020


Ever wondered about being coached? Is it valuable? Would I get value? I thought I would share 5 things I have seen and learned from coaching Right …

Consciousness vs The Mind : A losing battle

April 5th, 2020


We are always taught in life to find an advantage. But the mind is so powerful. I wanted to share what I am experiencing and what I’m going to work …

Can boredom lead to being more creative?

April 2nd, 2020


I heard recently was listening to an expert talking on this very topic and thought it may help you in the lockdown world.

#updatecast - what’s going on & a big thank you

March 30th, 2020


First one of these in a while - with so much live content off the airwaves I wanted to share where I’m at in my life

Can you change jobs?

March 29th, 2020


It’s a mad world out here and I wanted to talk about transferable skills - how to see them, what to do with them and who to tell about them!

Fear Setting: What is it?

March 24th, 2020


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 …

The new economy

March 23rd, 2020


How is all this going to change employment, remote working and more. A real tangent of a podcast haha 😂

Fear and focus

March 22nd, 2020


Moving forward in hard times is hard. But it could be a game changer.

Lowering anxiety in crazy times

March 17th, 2020


The worlds a bit mad huh. I wanted to share what has been running through my mind and how to take back a little control of those anxious feelings.

I’m a crazy carona based world - how can we step into our power

March 16th, 2020


With all the madness how can we step into our power. Why do I think adhd and dyslexic people have a real chance to show what we can do.

What is your definition of love?

March 15th, 2020


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 …

Tool - Create Better Emails with this tool

March 11th, 2020


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 …

Lessons from a new relationship

March 10th, 2020


Many of us struggle to build solid relationships, we can be a bit different I. I approach. I’m at the start of a relationship so here is what I’m …

Don’t just set boundaries, build them - creating balance

March 8th, 2020


Struggle to fin balance? Is the word moderation a dirty word? Here is a small hinge I found in my life which can swing a big door.

Staying conscious and getting out of your head

March 4th, 2020


Many of us struggle with over thinking - keeps us awake, we get lost down rabbit holes and it can make us really tired and keep us down. Here is what …

Finding Space - Your Way

March 2nd, 2020


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.

Awareness + Acceptance = Confidence

March 1st, 2020


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.

Leaning into success (3 stories)

February 26th, 2020


How do we move towards success and growth instead of playing small in our lives. I have had a great experience of this and how to work with my dyslexia and adhd to move forward.

Hard Days and Better Stories

February 25th, 2020


Had a hard day? Thing turned out the wrong way? I had one of those yesterday but I was able to lean in, learn from it and move forward!

Little break thoughts are worth gold

February 24th, 2020


How can your mind shift, to get you moving further in life? I talk about a shift I had today.

Less tactics, more aha moments

February 18th, 2020


I get asked about what is the biggest impact a right brain thinker can get from coaching. I wanted to share what I see from the work I am doing.

Hacking your job and choosing your future

February 18th, 2020


Getting lots of questions about jobs and employment at the moment and I wanted to share what I did to hack my job many years ago and give you a …

Morning Overwhelm and getting motivated

February 16th, 2020


Couple of key insights into why we struggle with motivation and how to get moving.

Structure Without Structure

February 11th, 2020


How can you create pockets of structure that actually let your creativity flourish in life, relationships and business. Here’s what I’m trying.

#updatecast - relationships, business and a touch of health

February 10th, 2020


Keep updated with my journey and what I am learning more and more to implement

Your Invisible Army

February 9th, 2020


Have you got an invisible army when you speak?I do. We are going to go over the concept, how it effects concept and tsk through some stories.

Chaos vs Routine

February 4th, 2020


Ever feel too routined and bored? Maybe your at the other extreme of living in complete chaos and shooting from the hip? Let me share my recent experience.

Breaking Through The Visual Brain

February 3rd, 2020


Ever feel like your not really absorbing a conversation? You are sometimes just waiting for your turn to talk? What actually works to create change and growth.

Energising vs un-energising tasks

February 2nd, 2020


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. …

Dyslexia and Virtual Reality Learning

January 28th, 2020


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 - (London test) and for the …

Brain Fuzz and Changing environments

January 27th, 2020


Ever had that morning brain fuzz. You start saying words more to show your alive than engage or be present. Here’s what I’m experiencing at the moment.

What would change your life?

January 27th, 2020


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 …

Experience with the 3 tools from yesterday’s podcast

January 21st, 2020


Learn what worked well, how I felt and what I would recommend actually doing. I had some breakthroughs and feel great. So which one worked the best?

3 Tools For Releasing Emotional Ties

January 20th, 2020


After a really clear, vulnerable and eye opening conversation. I wanted to share 3 techniques that are so valuable for letting out emotions …

Living in the future in reality?

January 19th, 2020


Struggling to get what you want in life? Here’s has got me thinking differently about how to live my future today.

Momentum and life’s road blocks

January 15th, 2020


Real deep episode on some challenges I have had, wanted to bare my soul a bit on a few challenges and what broke the camels back. Enjoy

Confidence and Courage

January 13th, 2020


Having been listening to the work of Brene Brown I want to share some insights in what I am seeing as i start to coach people. I find it interesting so I know you will too.

What was the most important thing to a monk that he told Russell Brand.

January 12th, 2020


Being a fan of Russell Brand and his journey when I heard this story I had to share the one thing as it was not what I thought. I throw my perspective and how it applies to my journey. Enjoy.

Touch Typing For Dyslexia - Review

January 8th, 2020


In today’s episode we are going to talk about Touch Typing and Dyslexia - we look at it it’s worth learning and why. We review Touch Type Read & Spell a program designed for dyslexics to learn.

I felt f%{%}ng uncomfortable

January 7th, 2020


I was not sure If I would release this podcast but I have. It is a hard truth we all go through and it needed to be shared. I hope it hits home with …

3 Ah Ha moments to start 2020

January 5th, 2020


I have had a whirlwind start to 2020. I wanted to share what has cut through to me so you can borrow my experiences.

How to memorise names and questions visually

January 1st, 2020


Question from the group is how do you memorise names and lists and stuff. So I started with a simple technique to try.

My Direction in 2020 - My New York

December 30th, 2019


New Year’s Eve. I wanted to share my vision for 2020 what I want and the direction I’m heading. The picture of where in New York I’m going :) maybe it will help inspire your 2020.

First Active Meditation

December 29th, 2019


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 …

#updatecast on the plans for 2020

December 23rd, 2019


What will this podcast be doing in 2020? Quick update and I also talk about a really lucky event that happened just down the road from me.

Allowing yourself to dream

December 22nd, 2019


Our minds run off without us having any control. But what if you just stopped and started to dream?

Triggered much? How trigger words effect us

December 18th, 2019


After a few beers a friend had a click when I taught him about trigger words. So in good random style here is a post on dyslexia and trigger words.

5 Love Languages and Dyslexia

December 17th, 2019


#askstephen - this one comes all the way from Chicago. They asked me to talk about the 5 love languages and the effect on people with dyslexia... I stay on topic for most of the podcast..

Do you need another set of eyes?

December 16th, 2019


After a great catch-up yesterday with a coach of mine. It’s really inspired me to share something that I think could be a game changer for many of …

Kittens, Mexico and an app around update

December 15th, 2019


What has my kitten taught me? Why is Mexico a place we all go at some point and what’s up in my Tasmanian devil like world. It’s an updatecast.

Dyslexia and cooking

December 10th, 2019


Dyslexics can be great chefs, but we can also get overwhelmed cooking simple meals. Here is my experience and some pointers :)

Christmas Present Guide for Dyslexics and the neurodivere

December 9th, 2019


I wonder how many people will connect with this and go .. hey that’s me.

New New Year Resolution Setting

December 8th, 2019


From what I have learned this year about my dyslexia and adhd. The question is how am I going to set my New Years Resolutions?

#askstephen - undiagnosed childhood dyslexia and it’s effect

December 5th, 2019


Late diagnosis is huge in t world of dyslexia and today I answer a question on how it can effect your future

Putting the washing in the fridge

December 4th, 2019


Feeling off balance, disorientation and dyslexia. You know those super dyslexic minded days...

Updatecast - ADHD Meds, postcards and a handbrake

December 2nd, 2019


It’s update time find what’s working and not in my crazy little life.

‘So What?’ A podcast for the silly season

December 1st, 2019


Anxiety ramps up over the mad season. What can you do to slow down and keep driving in the right direction?

My morning routine and how to create one

November 26th, 2019


When we wake up our minds start going , we grab our phones and the day can feel lost before it starts- here what I do to kick the day off.

Dating apps and letting your mind loose

November 25th, 2019


Many of us try and quiet our mind as that is what society tells us. What if we made more time for it to run free how would that look.

I broke on friday

November 24th, 2019


These are the hardest podcasts to recite - but I feel the most valuable. Talking about when something did not go to Plan. You may relate to this.

Shot Gun Approach

November 21st, 2019


Helping the neurodiverse reach there goals in a way that works for them and they enjoy the journey :)

Imposter Syndrome

November 19th, 2019


A reminder on how imposter syndrome effects dyslexia and adhd and a little visualisation technique that helped me out.

Secret to eternal happiness

November 19th, 2019


You’ve been asking for it so thought I would tell you the secret

Dyslexia and pets

November 17th, 2019


Can animals reduce stress or increase it? I have a little story to tell and my thoughts

Am I good enough? Really?

November 12th, 2019


Dyslexia can make us feel un accepted, mis understood and sometimes mad. It’s tough. I wanted to talk about and experience I just had.

Distractions and everyday addictions

November 11th, 2019


In today’s episode I had a curious moment and just flowed with it. A friend helpers and I learned 2 key lessons.

Control your attention it’s simple but not easy

November 10th, 2019


Understanding how attention plays a part in your life is so key to gaining success.

Inspired action, fibre and a river

November 6th, 2019


Force vs flow - I want to share a metaphor and something I am seeing to often appearing in peoples life

The future of Dyslexia

November 5th, 2019


I wanted to share some thoughts on how the world is shaping up for dyslexics. Many of us have anxiety about the future but let’s see how it may look.

#AskStephen - How to dial up your creativity & Lateral Thinking for Dyslexics

November 4th, 2019


Great question in the group. This strength we all have even if you can’t see it or you don’t use it. Many may struggle with confidence around it. Here’s my take.

Dyslexia & the gig economy

November 3rd, 2019


Ask Me a question and I will answer - this first question comes from mike about how to start a part time business.

An ‘aha’ moment in our journey

October 30th, 2019


We really stepped into our purpose and started to see the puzzle pieces coming together. I am so excited, grateful and fulfilled and wanted to share …

Think big, start small

October 29th, 2019


Can you make a massive shift beyond your comfort zone? Dyslexia can effect our confidence and in this podcast I share some of my key experiences and what I am becoming aware of.

4 Step Formula

October 28th, 2019


I want your opinion on this - awesome people. This is how I have changed my life. Does this sound like it could help you?

Finding my purpose, letting go in the river and a dog that humps too much

October 27th, 2019


In this episode we are are going to talk about finding your purpose and what works for me. We also have a special guest.

I lost 11kgs in 2 months

October 23rd, 2019


I wanted to talk about an epic result I have had and what I did to create it. It was different to what I normally would do and surprised even me.

Defensive, the wrong picture and a football game

October 22nd, 2019


2 stories that have effected me in the last 2 days and how I overcame them... this is a goodie.

What I’m trying at the moment, the ‘perfection barrier’ and sound waves

October 21st, 2019


These episodes are some of the most popular and update on what myself and Vanessa are doing and also what I am testing in my life to make an impact …

Nicotine, caffeine for ADHD and Dyslexics

October 20th, 2019


A question I seeing in the ADHD and dyslexia world more and more is does caffeine and/or nicotine have a positive impact on these challenges? I’m no doctor but here is my personal view and experience.

Dyslexia, being sick and the ‘anger monster’

October 19th, 2019


Can being sick increase dyslexic symptoms? Do you have to be more aware? Here is what I learned from being sick as a dog.

Why is it so hard to accept compliments?

October 15th, 2019


Vanessa host's her first podcast on why dyslexics find it so hard to truly accept compliments. While Stephen's voice recovers. Enjoy!

Addictive nature, a great man and never give up

October 13th, 2019


Not the podcast I had chosen for this morning, one of the hardest I have done but I needed to get it out.

A lion, a kitten and inside out congruency

October 8th, 2019


Survival mode truly deserves its own super podcast and I was glowing on this one also a shout out to our very little twitter following at …

Energy, the gym and a brand new mental excersise

October 7th, 2019


What is actually helping make true change in your life? Doing the small things makes the biggest changes. Remember small hinges, swing big doors.

Owning your environment (and my hangover)

October 6th, 2019


Life is not always filtered Instagram photos, many lessons are painful and hard and just blah!

Breaking through to true acceptance(of dyslexia)

October 3rd, 2019


Is it a gift? A disability? Is dyslexia more a shift? In this podcast I talk about my thoughts to help inspire you to feel awesome.

Your work, meetings and are you in the right job?

October 1st, 2019


Dyslexics struggle with being in meetings, work in general and sometimes picking what to focus on.. I touch on these (and throw in a few fun tangents along the way).

Ever say ok, when you should say no way

September 30th, 2019


This happens to me more that I am willing to be conscious too. (I’m trying). The right brained mind is easily led when someone changes the pictures, throws in a bit of emotion and stirs it about.

Three things to not say to a dyslexic

September 29th, 2019


Had one of these come up the other day (actually most days) so I thought it would be a great top for the dyslexics of the world and also partners of …

Brain dumps, waves and visualisation

September 24th, 2019


One of my mid week random podcasts on all the interesting stuff I am testing and trying - give some of them a go and see how they help.

Hard questions and accepting the answer

September 23rd, 2019


I think we are all this way a bit. I was like it for a very long time and my mum reminded me of it.

Flipping the bird to a 65 year old lady and what I learned...

September 22nd, 2019


Haha I can only imagine where you dyslexic minds are good on this one 😂... enjoy

One of my best podcasts...

September 19th, 2019


I’m feeling so in the zone at the moment. This podcast is a mind shifter I feel. Dyslexia, adhd or what ever amazing right sider you are I hope this adds a little bit of a new perspective to you.

Update - ADHD Meds, Visualisation and getting over that broken feeling.

September 17th, 2019


We all love a dyslexia update - the things I’m trying, what’s working and the ramblings of someone who wants to help. It has been an interesting journey this last couple of months!

Alcohol and Dyslexia

September 16th, 2019


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 …

Dyslexia, food and nutrition

September 15th, 2019


What should you eat to help dyslexia? Does a dyslexic benefit from certain vitamins and minerals and I’m gunna talk about a couple of nutritional …

Motivation... what is the biggest driver

September 11th, 2019


Motivated one day, completely lost the next. What can we use from our understanding of motivation to hey the dyslexic community really succeed.

Rehearse Your Day

September 9th, 2019


Could taking 15 more minutes in bed in the morning help you create the day you’ve always wanted? This is a real goodie :)

Are traditions keeping you stuck?

September 8th, 2019


I was considering some of the choices my mind has made and why. They don’t always seem to make sense... let’s look at it together.

Does gratitude actually work for picture thinkers?

September 5th, 2019


Gratitude is something we are all told to do. But not often do they tell you how to make it work for dyslexics and the adhd community. Here’s how I …

Wham Bham.. that is an experience

September 3rd, 2019


Learn from my experience on these adhd pills - do they work? What are the side effects? Do they stop your creativity? Are the pharmaceutical companies out to get us?

How it went...

September 2nd, 2019


My first day on ADHD meds. Wowsers that was an experience....

ADHD Meds.. Day 1

September 1st, 2019


Scared & Uncertain it’s time to give these a go. Will it be a placebo or will it be a scene from the movie ‘limitless’ let’s find out together.

2 sides of a coin

August 30th, 2019


Ever feel you are a robot, repeating a pattern that you are not even conscious of? Here is how it presented itself in my life recently.

Lie, lie, lie ..... truth

August 28th, 2019


Love this episode - looking to change, and take that step outside that head of yours - this is the best way to get started.

Dyslexic fonts.. do they work?

August 27th, 2019


You may or may not have heard of dyslexic fonts. The question many ask is do they make a difference. Here is my personal review

I got diagnosed with....

August 25th, 2019


Your stomach sinks, your brain shoots off in 100 directions and it takes a bit of time to process. I am already dyslexic what now.... in this episode we dive in to it.

Random episode - visualisation, a lesson from my trip and the future..

August 20th, 2019


I went all in on the words in the title so maybe just listen.

Interview with Empire Media

August 19th, 2019


Good interview with Nic from Empire Media as a way to help more people understand dyslexia, what it’s about and more. Audio came out pretty well too.

Pot of olives syndrome

August 18th, 2019


This happens to me a lot and not just with olives. It’s important to recognise this happening in your head as sometimes a pot of olives is just a pot …

3 Ahhh Moments

August 13th, 2019


So I had a meeting with Vanessa (my dyslexic coach) and I got 3 penny drop moments that I wanted to share. The first one seems so simple but the example helps it really sink in.

Could pictures be the answer?

August 12th, 2019


Having spent years overthinking in words.m - I think it’s time for a change.

The Headphone Challenge

August 11th, 2019


Will this challenge help me? Will it allow me to control my focus and get more (something) done? Let’s see...

Show don’t tell... your mind

August 8th, 2019


If you wanted a friend to buy you a drink at a bar but started speaking French to them, would you expect them to get you the right drink? So why do …

How I created real life change by doing just 1 thing.

August 6th, 2019


Change in our heads feels hard as a dyslexic. We over analyse or do the opposite and go all in. Both seem to have the result of no or short term …

Do you ever feel fake?

August 6th, 2019


It’s like you are a chameleon changing shape to stay safe, becoming a character. This is a deep one my dyslexic friends - buckle up.

Feels good? Does that mean it is good?

August 4th, 2019


Ever let you feelings take over like an elephant running this buffet table? The dyslexic brain can be a beast. How can you start practicing understanding.

Thinking vs Feeling: Who’s driving?

July 30th, 2019


I love this metaphor more than anything . What do you think...

Purpose or Puppies: what are you choosing?

July 29th, 2019


I’m a bit challenged at the moment, my mind is different and it does not think like the average -so how do I find purpose?

What’s working for me...

July 28th, 2019


In today’s podcast we do a little update on the Truth about dyslexia and I talk about 2 techniques having s super positive effect on me - right now.

Deer In Headlights Syndrome

July 23rd, 2019


Where did that come from? That picture was not in my head!! Let’s talk about deer in headlights syndrome and how to see it clearly.

Are dyslexics messy or super tidy.. and why

July 22nd, 2019


Let’s dig in to a misconception of dyslexia and help you start to see it for what it really is.

Cheat, lie and steal - Fix Your Brain

July 21st, 2019


What can you do to get past those negative feelings, I’m seeing some signs of this technique being a winner - now I just have to remember to keep doing it!

I’m Not Lazy!

July 16th, 2019


Has anyone ever told you that you’re lazy (got the right you’re :))? I have and I hate it. I call myself lazy it’s been drilled into me. Here is what …

Getting out of a Funk

July 15th, 2019


I feel like I’m in a funk and it’s not easy to escape. Felt like that? So here is what I am trying.

That Gut Wrenching Feeling

July 14th, 2019


Ever felt that way when you are stopped and don’t feel like doing anything? You do anything to avoid that feeling. Anything...

Does coaching work for dyslexics?

July 9th, 2019


My experience at a meeting I had and a few realisations that may help the penny drop.

Interview With Rich Rowley - We Talk Neurodiversity, Education and the Workplace

July 8th, 2019


Another gripping, interesting and fun interview. A story of not fitting in to helping change the planet.

I feel like I’m avoiding something..

July 7th, 2019


Ever had this feeling in the pit of your stomach about something you know you are avoiding? Here is how I’m feeling..

Bonus: The power of conversations

July 4th, 2019


How do you lubricate your mind to get through challenging decisions and problems. I was reminded of it when I was not even looking for it.

Do you ever feel lazy?

July 2nd, 2019


I do. I get told it, I internalise it and it makes me feel bad. Here my experience being dyslexic and being called lazy. I hope it resonates.

MIQ - Focus and find answers

July 1st, 2019


Many dyslexics struggle with focus, self trust and are stuck in a specific part of there life. This MIQ technique is designed to help you find those answers.

Fail Faster - The secret to dyslexic learning

June 30th, 2019


The schools system has failed us, but how can becoming comfortable with failure help a dyslexic succeed.

Technique for breaking through walls (my experience)

June 26th, 2019


Ever feel like you can’t get past a barrier? Hitting your head against a wall? Maybe you want to not finish something and move on to the next? Give this a try.

Rules, rules, rules.... No

June 25th, 2019


How do rules make you feel? I had an experience last night that made me wonder how I actually think about rules.

Intuition: best friend or worst eney

June 24th, 2019


Dyslexics have the power of intuition a right brained skill. But is it a benefit or a weakness?

Dyslexics are tactical not strategic: How to get more from doing less.

June 23rd, 2019


After a meeting the other day I was reminded of a challenge I have. One many dyslexics will have and could be a key to unlocking better results.

Supercharging your creativity for dyslexics

June 18th, 2019


No matter what you do as a day job, embracing your creativity will bring you happiness, freedom, joy and could even change the world.

Fault, Blame and Pain

June 17th, 2019


How blame hurts a dyslexic and the relationships and work they do. My experience and what is one of the biggest factors in improving my life.

Lists..they don’t have to be boring

June 16th, 2019


Why lists will change your life and help get your where you want to go.

Truth about dyslexia update

June 12th, 2019


In this episode I Update our community on where we are going and share what we learned from an event about workplace dyslexia and neurodiversity

Creating stories about others.. (and how to stop)

June 10th, 2019


Is your brain making up stories that are just not true? Could they be causing anxiety and lost friendships and relationships...

I spilt coffee over my foot... dyslexia??

June 9th, 2019


Ouch... that burns... you may say ‘Stephen, how does spilling coffee on your foot be a dyslexic thing’ well we show you in this podcast..

Dyslexics are great at focussing

June 5th, 2019


In this episode we look into dyslexics and focus and look at why we are so good at it....

Stop walking in circles

June 4th, 2019


Do you ever feel you are trying super hard but not actually getting anywhere? In this podcast I look at it and throw in a cool story.

Click... it makes sense

June 3rd, 2019


In this podcast we talk about a concept for a ‘game changing ‘audio book and I want to know what you think👍

Changing The System To Succeed At Work

May 28th, 2019


Dyslexics struggle in jobs because they approach it like school, but I think there is a better way to succeed.

Should you talk to others about Dyslexia?

May 27th, 2019


In this podcast we dig into communication, community and has moments.

Do Dyslexics have improved intuition?

May 26th, 2019


In this episode we look at intuition and how the dyslexia brain interprets situations - lots of examples and stories in this one.

Running a Business as a Dyslexic with Flavio H

May 21st, 2019


Dyslexics make great entrepreneurs but we also have a bunch of challenges others don’t - In this video we look at how to solve those bumps in the …

Does Context shift our emotional state?

May 20th, 2019


A lesson I learned that I have just not seen before that is having a profound effect on my life !

Dyslexic Goal Setting Case Study

May 19th, 2019


Here a real life update on what is working, what is failing and how I am succeeding moving closer to my goals.

Tasmanian Devil Mode

May 16th, 2019


My favourite podcast in a while! This podcast talks about how to supercharge your strengths and a bunch of other random stuff too!

Neurodiversity and how to be proud of it

May 14th, 2019


I dig deeper into the crazy world of neurodiversity and give you a heads up on my next live interview .

Emotion vs Behaviour

May 13th, 2019


Is the way you act hurting others around you? Is it possible to change? Here is what I have discovered and how I’m using it.

Depression - A dyslexic definition

May 13th, 2019


Open your eyes to what depression really is. I tell a couple of stories to help you look at your own life.

Coffee Chat - Dyslexia, confidence & Self Esteem

May 7th, 2019


Stephen and Vanessa share a cup of Coffee (we actually had one each) and talk about self esteem challenges.

Confidence and Overthinking

May 6th, 2019


Dyslexia has a wealth of challenges. But none more than overthinking. How can you combat this in your life.

Building confidence by doing less

May 6th, 2019


Dyslexics struggle with confidence and certainty. In this episode we talk about an experiment I am trying on myself and what is working and what is not.

Truth About Dyslexia Update

May 3rd, 2019


Come along on our mission to change the lives of dyslexics across the world. Join the community.

Comparison, anxiety and dyslexia

April 30th, 2019


What a cocktail of pain that is! Let’s dig in to if comparison helps or hinders the life of a dyslexic.

They Dyslexic Comfort Zone

April 29th, 2019


Is sticking to your comfort zone the right thing or should you be smashing through it every day? Why I think many experts are just plane wrong.

The ‘Who Cares’ Method

April 28th, 2019


Overthinking leads to anxiety in a dyslexics life. It can be paralysing. This method is simple to do and it will surprise you how well it works.

Does getting feedback effect your motivation?

April 25th, 2019


As dyslexics we we picture driven animals - but we go through extreme motivation followed by a loss of motivation. Does feedback make a difference?

Can you tell someone they are Dyslexic?

April 23rd, 2019


As you learn more you are going to put 2 and 2 together with some people close to you. But how do you even start the conversation on Dyslexia? We answer this in the podcast

Stopping fights over nothing

April 23rd, 2019


Have you ever had a fight and found that you were both talking about something different? Find out why dyslexia takes the up a notch and a tip to start fixing this problem

Should I tell my boss I’m dyslexic?

April 21st, 2019


This can be one of the scariest questions we ask ourselves. Here is a few thoughts on how to deal with it.

Mark Bowden Interview

April 16th, 2019


Epic interview with international speaker Mark Bowden on how he has succeeded inspite of Dylexia. This is my favourite podcast so far! It is a must listen.

Not Obvious Dyslexia Symptoms

April 15th, 2019


I want to start digging deeper for you. To help you understand what is actually happening in the dyslexic brain.

Looking backwards is important

April 14th, 2019


Enjoy a birthday reminisce and setting my goals for my 34th year on this planet. Can I achieve this massive goal?

Struggle to finish things you start?

April 9th, 2019


Dyslexics are like spark plugs we start cars, but a car needs an engine to run. In this episode we talk about persistence - how it works for dyslexics and how it doesn’t.

Why are we not perfect?

April 8th, 2019


Dyslexics struggle with self love and self confidence so so so much and I wants to speak on it again. My learnings and my struggle.

Speed kills results in dyslexics

April 7th, 2019


I was reminding this weekend of a pattern in my life I keep Running and I managed to change it to improve a result.

The Biggest Dyslexic Problem

April 4th, 2019


I have been trying to find words for this podcast for a while. I hope this relates.

Does this bother you?

April 2nd, 2019


A listener writes in and we talk about how a noisy work place can destroy a dyslexics productivity.

Listener Question

April 1st, 2019


Let’s answer a question, from one of our daily listeners that I know many people will face. Does this effect you?

Frustration and the ice cream story

March 31st, 2019


People frustrate me. I know they can’t help it. In this episode I share one of my greatest frustrations.

Words vs Emotional Intuition

March 28th, 2019


Have you ever felt this way? Your emotions spike and you can’t quite work out why? In this episode we touch on why it happens

Metaphor of the year

March 26th, 2019


Quick update on the new community and a metaphor that blew my mind for explaining dyslexia.

The brains need for normality

March 25th, 2019


We are so built to normalise what is around us. It leads to us getting stuck. How can we break the cycle.

Is dyslexia a learning disability?

March 24th, 2019


I get this question a lot and see it plastered every where online... but many answers seem to miss the point. This is my point of view.

Do we actually overthink?

March 20th, 2019


Dyslexics usually see themselves as overthinkers - in this podcast I challenge the idea and look at what we actually do.

Is Donald Trump dyslexic?

March 19th, 2019


Whether you love him or hate him l.. you can’t miss him. But why is he like how he is... and the big question is he actually dyslexic..

My imperfect weekend

March 18th, 2019


I want to share the challenging weekend I had. Have you ever felt like this?

Fight vs Flight - How I am dealing with it

March 12th, 2019


Many dyslexics struggle with anxiety which is the pre cursor to fight or flight. How do you deal with this overwhelm? Here is what I do

Organised Chaos wears us out

March 11th, 2019


Many dyslexics live in organised chaos. Ok the outside it looks ok but in the inside it can cause turmoil - we look in to this in the episode.

Games not goals update

March 10th, 2019


Dyslexics can struggle to reach goals, so why not turn them into games. Here is an update with the 3 month goal principle.

Take less advice

March 4th, 2019


I had a massive realisation that will change my future and hopefully other dyslexics. Enjoy the episode.

Salad changed my habit

March 3rd, 2019


How can a simple salad have such a massive effect on my life? I answer how dyslexics develop complex habits from experiences and how to start changing that.

I suck at relationships

February 28th, 2019


Dyslexia effects the way our brain thinks. So in turn it effects the way we deal with relationships - let me share some experiences I have had and I hope they help.

Is Mike Dyslexic?

February 26th, 2019


In this episode I want to talk about a guy on Married at First Sight Australia who to me is obviously Dyslexic. If you don’t watch the show you will want to after listening to this.

Dyslexic teenagers becoming adults

February 24th, 2019


Leaving school is tough. Here is how I experienced it and the 3 things I would change (once my time machine works).

Making Money as a Dyslexic

February 20th, 2019


Dyslexics are bad at asking for money, we also make up the largest sub group of millionaires - what do you need to know to start making money.

Adult Dyslexia and the effect

February 18th, 2019


We bring in coach extraordinaire Vanessa Victor to give her thought on how Dyslexia ‘actually’ affects adults and the misconceptions that go with it.

Overthinking stops me sleeping

February 17th, 2019


Dyslexia can lead to an overactive mind. This can be a benefit, but when trying to fall asleep it is not. Here is what I have tried to help fall asleep.

How I Prioritise

February 12th, 2019


Dyslexics struggle to prioritise what to do next - here is what I do to get out form overwhelm

Rollercoaster of life

February 10th, 2019


As a dyslexic it feels like I am on a constant rollercoaster? Does it for you? Here is a technique to slow that rollercoaster down.

Am I an egotist?

February 7th, 2019


I though I was all about ego but I was wrong - listen to my aha moment and see if you are in a similar boat.

Relationships with Dyslexics

February 6th, 2019


How do you get the most out of a a relationship with a dyslexic? The episode for dyslexic partners

Meet Peter

February 4th, 2019


A dyslexic author looking to make a difference by sharing his story - our first interview!

Activating Meditation?

February 3rd, 2019


Can Meditation give you more benefit than just taking 10 mins out in a day....?

The right decision?

January 29th, 2019


Does the right decision ever exist? Something ran through my dyslexic brain last night that may help with anxiety. Try it :)

Does THC help dyslexics?

January 27th, 2019


Let’s look at the world of dyslexia and cannabis. Does it help?

Less Is Less

January 22nd, 2019


How can you remove anxiety and achieve more - bonus rant for the week from a dyslexic mad man :)

Richard Branson Talks

January 20th, 2019


One of the original members of Made By Dyslexia and an idol to so many. How did he deal with Dyslexia as a child?

Experience costs time

January 15th, 2019


Why can’t I get it right? It’s not perfect enough - I quit :)

Mind, body and c.....

January 13th, 2019


What is the missing part many dyslexics miss that can bring you more peace. This technique works for me and i know it will help you.

3 Entrepreneur Techniques for Dyslexics

January 6th, 2019


How can dyslexics start a new idea, product of business so it actually works - here is my experience and 3 must know tips.

My 3 Goals

December 30th, 2018


What are my goals? How did I set them? Find out how my dyslexic brain has decided on what I want - this case study may help you.

Achieve Your Goals

December 28th, 2018


Ever feel like you don’t achieve your goals? We explore a way of thinking which you will love.

Is Santa Dyslexic?

December 20th, 2018


The question we have all been asking finally Answered!

2019 Visual Goals

December 17th, 2018


How could dyslexics set goals to give them a chance of actually achieving them? A must listen going in to a new year.

Are we Hypocrites?

December 9th, 2018


Are dyslexics prone to being hypocrites? My story about how I found the answer.

Visually Remembering Names

December 2nd, 2018


Dyslexia means we can remember faces but not always names - here is.l a 2 step technique I use to help change that.

Story about Stories

November 29th, 2018


How the dyslexic stories our mind create can hurt you - my story on the soccer pitch.

Nothing ever changes

November 26th, 2018


Why does it seem nothing ever changes? It’s frustrating!!! Here’s an idea to fight it.

Deciding what’s important

November 18th, 2018


A common problem for dyslexics is setting a sequence of importance. I have been reminded of this as I plan my parents 65th birthday....

Dyslexia & Self Worth

November 12th, 2018


How we understand non physical words can shape more of your life than you realise or this is what I found out....

How To Succeed With Dyslexia

November 4th, 2018


I want to be rich. So how am I going to adjust what I do to get there? Learn how I am going to train my dyslexic brain.

A Delicious Story

October 30th, 2018


How cooking a ham could help you see your subconscious programming.

Creating Change for Dyslexics

October 22nd, 2018


Creating consistent change that lasts - my dyslexic solution.

Life Gamification and Dyslexia

October 16th, 2018


Dealing with perfectionism and mistakes kills me as a Dyslexic - Could Life Gamification be the answer.

Self control: A Story

October 8th, 2018


How does Dyslexia effect self control? Here is a story of one of my experiences.

The Invisible Wall

September 26th, 2018


A small hinge that swings big doors when it comes to communication. Turning off your mouth.

Changing a Habit with Tong Lin

September 21st, 2018


How can sitting with pain, help you to change a habit - here is my experience and a great tool for Dyslexics.

The Pain And Pleasure of Routine

September 12th, 2018


When out of your comfort zone.. what happens to your routine. listen to this story.

When Things Fall Apart

September 3rd, 2018


My most honest post yet. Learning from lifes challenges.

Travelling With My Toolbox

August 27th, 2018


Great tool i added to my dyslexic toolbox as I travelled the world.

Our Pictures Can Lie

August 15th, 2018


What would happen if you could rewrite the incorrect programming in your head? How would that change your life

Dyslexic Superpowers

August 8th, 2018


What strengths really stand out for Dyslexics and what do you have to cultivate?

Relationships & Dyslexia

July 28th, 2018


Some days you want to hit your head against a wall... but there is hope. Dyslexics can have great relationships.

A Story That Changed My Life

July 20th, 2018


Dyslexic thinking can effect your communication with others. I try in this episode to explain it with a story.

Visual Learning - The Dyslexic Advantage

July 17th, 2018


This trick has helped me actually remember what I listen to in audio books and podcasts. Give it a go yourself.

The Power of Disappearing

June 27th, 2018


With guest host Vanessa Victor - this is our best podcast. Learn about how disappearing works.

Does Dyslexia run in the family?

June 21st, 2018


An answer that may both shock you and improve relationships. Here my experience.

Adult Dyslexia Quiz

June 19th, 2018


Our adult dyslexia quiz is live. We are looking for some feedback. Visit to give it a try.

Ups & Downs

June 9th, 2018


Ever feel fantastic one day & want to hide under the covers the next. Find out why here.

Mimicking - Staying safe

June 8th, 2018


This is something I notice I do and I wonder if you can relate?

Requests vs Demands

May 28th, 2018


What are requests vs demands? Why do they matter when you are dyslexic?

Being Socially Awkward

May 28th, 2018


Ever felt like people don’t get what you are trying to say? Like you understand it but they don’t.. that is the topic of today’s dyslexia session.

20 Things To Know About Dyslexia

May 21st, 2018


Learn some key attributes of Dyslexia and some added bonuses

My Story

May 16th, 2018


I wanted to share my experience with dyslexia and how i was diagnosed. As well as give you a taste of what to expect going forward.

The Dyslexia Misconception

May 15th, 2018


This is game changing to any dyslexic

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