In this episode, co-host Lynne Edris engages in a conversation with Ryder Carroll, the creator of The Bullet Journal Method and a New York Times bestselling author. The discussion revolves around the concept of using pen and paper to declutter the mind, drawing upon Ryder’s expertise in developing the Bullet Journal Method. Ryder shares insights into how this method supports mental organization, discusses his personal ADHD journey, and explains the crucial role ADHD played in the creation of the Bullet Journal.

The conversation likely explores the idea of using a physical journal and writing as a tool to declutter the mind. Ryder Carroll may discuss how the act of writing down thoughts, tasks, and ideas can provide a sense of clarity, help prioritize tasks, and reduce mental overwhelm. By using pen and paper, individuals can externalize their thoughts, which can be particularly beneficial for individuals with ADHD who often experience challenges with focus and organization.

Ryder Carroll’s own ADHD journey is a significant aspect of the discussion. He may share his personal experiences, challenges, and insights into how ADHD has shaped his perspective and influenced his creation of the Bullet Journal Method. Ryder’s understanding of the cognitive and organizational difficulties associated with ADHD likely played a pivotal role in developing a system that is flexible, customizable, and effective in managing tasks and thoughts.

The episode may also touch upon the unique features of the Bullet Journal Method that make it particularly suitable for individuals with ADHD. Ryder may discuss how the method allows for adaptability, combining elements of to-do lists, calendars, and journaling in a single system. The flexibility of the method allows users to tailor it to their specific needs, taking into account their ADHD-related challenges and strengths.

Throughout the episode, Ryder Carroll and Lynne Edris aim to shed light on the benefits of using pen and paper to declutter the mind, particularly for individuals with ADHD. The discussion explores the ways in which the Bullet Journal Method can provide structure, organization, and support for individuals seeking to improve their productivity and mental well-being. Listeners can gain valuable insights into the relationship between ADHD and journaling, learning practical techniques for decluttering the mind and enhancing overall focus and clarity.

Ryder Carroll is the creator of The Bullet Journal Method, NYT bestselling author, and digital product designer living in Brooklyn NY.

Podcast Co-Host Lynne Edris helps distracted professionals overcome overwhelm by reducing procrastination and improving time management so they have more time, more energy, and more money for what they love most! As a woman with ADHD herself, she has been where her clients are and come out the other side, so to speak. She’s gone from living in a constant state of chaos and under-performance to a life full of success and fulfillment! Learn more about Lynne at, and text keyword “HACK” to 444999 to get her 7 Fool-Proof Productivity Hacks for unfocused professionals!


ADHD Support Talk Radio is an award winning Podcast for Adults with ADD / ADHD. Co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris are joined by Adult ADHD experts and they cover important topics related to Adult ADD / ADHD. Podcast guests include Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Laurie Dupar, Terry Matlen and many more.

Tara McGillicuddy is the Producer, Owner and Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Tara with general questions or feedback about the podcast.

Lynne Edris is the Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Lynne with feedback about her episodes.

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