In this episode of ADHD Support Talk Radio, co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris dive into the topic of dealing with ADHD burnout. The episode focuses on helping listeners identify the signs of burnout and provides strategies to prevent and overcome it.

Tara and Lynne begin by discussing the signs and symptoms of ADHD burnout. They shed light on how burnout can manifest in individuals with ADHD, such as experiencing chronic fatigue, reduced motivation, increased irritability, difficulty concentrating, and a sense of overwhelm. By highlighting these signs, the hosts aim to help listeners recognize when they may be approaching or experiencing burnout.

The episode offers insights into the factors that contribute to ADHD burnout. Tara and Lynne discuss the challenges that individuals with ADHD face, such as managing time, staying organized, and dealing with impulsivity. These difficulties can accumulate and lead to burnout if not addressed and managed effectively.

Furthermore, the co-hosts provide practical strategies to prevent and overcome ADHD burnout. They explore the importance of self-care and stress management techniques, emphasizing the need to prioritize rest, relaxation, and engaging in activities that bring joy and rejuvenation. They also discuss the value of setting realistic expectations, establishing boundaries, and seeking support from loved ones or professionals.

Tara and Lynne encourage listeners to practice self-compassion and to be aware of their personal limits. They emphasize the importance of recognizing and accepting that it’s okay to take breaks, ask for help, and adjust goals and expectations when needed. By implementing these strategies, individuals can help prevent burnout and better manage the demands of ADHD.

The episode aims to provide hope and encouragement for those experiencing ADHD burnout. Tara and Lynne emphasize that burnout is not a permanent state and that individuals can recover and regain their energy and motivation. They offer practical tips and suggestions to help listeners navigate through burnout and build resilience.

Tara McGillicuddy is described by those who know her – clients, fellow leaders, and community – as dedicated to the deep, soulful energetic-level shifts required by life. Whether she’s helping to SEE your life more clearly, identify where you’re stuck, tuning into sacred energies OR she’s helping to build a practical life with tools, structure, physical help and precise action steps, she is committed to giving everything she knows to help you live your best life and to feel fulfilled by it.

Tara has been known and celebrated in the ADHD community for decades of practical and long-lasting shifts in tens of thousands in her communities. The creator of, The ADHD Awareness Expo and ADHD Support Talk Radio Tara is one of the longest-standing leaders in the field. Over the years she has also honed her natural skills as an empath. She now also combines the rare gift of sight and energetic knowing and her latest project is Empath Now a resource to help Empower Empaths.

Podcast Co-Host Lynne Edris is a Productivity & ADHD Coach who helps overwhelmed professionals from all over the world learn to accomplish what they intend and take control of their days with ease so that they can perform at the level of their abilities and have more time, more energy and more bandwidth for what matters most to them. Lynne is a woman, wife, and mom with ADHD herself, so she understands the struggles and challenges of living with ADHD. She has gone from living in the constant state of chaos, overwhelm, and under-performance that adults with ADHD know far too well, to living a life of more success and fulfillment than she once dreamed possible. Her passion is to help others fulfill their own potential and start “firing on all cylinders” in all areas of your life. You can learn more about Lynne at, and text keyword “HACK” to 33777 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.

    2 replies to "Dealing with ADHD Burnout"

    • Stephen Bersani

      I really enjoyed listening to this podcast as I can relate this topic to my ADD life. The conversation platform gives it an added element of reality.

      • admin

        We’re so glad you found it helpful, Stephen! We really appreciate listener feedback. It’s a labor of love for us, and it’s always great to hear that the hard work we do is helping and resonating with someone else. If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving us a positive review on iTunes to make it easier for others to find it. And we hope you’ll join our ADHD Support Talk Community on Facebook as well. Thanks again!
        –Lynne Edris

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