In a transformative episode of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast, co-host Lynne Edris is joined by Elaine Taylor-Klaus to explore the powerful role of self-talk in self-care. Together, they shed light on the significance of addressing the patterns of self-talk that can hinder personal growth and success. By recognizing and reshaping our internal dialogue, individuals can overcome self-imposed limitations and live up to their fullest potential.

The episode begins with a discussion about the impact of self-talk on daily life. Lynne and Elaine emphasize that our thoughts and inner dialogue have a profound influence on our emotions, behaviors, and overall well-being. They highlight the importance of becoming aware of the patterns of self-talk that may be holding us back and preventing us from living the life we are capable of.

Elaine shares her expertise in coaching and parenting, emphasizing the role of self-talk in personal growth and development. She emphasizes the need to identify and challenge the negative self-talk that may be ingrained within us. By recognizing these patterns, individuals can replace self-defeating thoughts with more empowering and supportive messages.

Lynne echoes the importance of addressing self-talk, referring to it as “what’s going on between your ears.” She explains how our internal dialogue can become a barrier to success and self-care. By acknowledging and reframing negative thoughts, individuals can clear the path to achieving their goals and living a more fulfilling life.

The co-hosts discuss the first step in transforming self-talk: awareness. They encourage listeners to pay attention to their thoughts and emotions, observing the patterns and themes that emerge. By gaining insight into their self-talk, individuals can identify self-limiting beliefs and challenge them with more positive and empowering alternatives.

Elaine and Lynne also delve into the concept of self-compassion. They emphasize the importance of treating ourselves with kindness and understanding, especially when faced with setbacks or challenges. By cultivating self-compassion, individuals can create a nurturing and supportive inner dialogue that fosters resilience and growth.

Throughout the episode, practical strategies are offered to help individuals reshape their self-talk. Techniques such as affirmations, cognitive reframing, and mindfulness are explored as tools to counteract negative self-talk and foster a more positive and empowering mindset. The co-hosts highlight the power of repetition and consistency in reinforcing new patterns of self-talk.

Additionally, the importance of external support is discussed. Lynne and Elaine emphasize the value of surrounding oneself with individuals who provide positive reinforcement and encouragement. Seeking out mentors, coaches, or support groups can be instrumental in shifting self-talk and receiving guidance on the journey of personal growth.

By the end of the episode, listeners gain valuable insights into the role of self-talk in self-care. Elaine and Lynne provide a roadmap for transforming self-talk patterns, enabling individuals to overcome self-imposed limitations and embrace their full potential. They remind listeners that self-talk is not a fixed aspect of their lives but a malleable construct that can be consciously reshaped for greater well-being and success.

In conclusion, the episode featuring Elaine Taylor-Klaus joining Lynne Edris on the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast offers an illuminating discussion on the role of self-talk in self-care. By recognizing the impact of internal dialogue, fostering self-awareness, and implementing practical strategies, individuals can break free from self-limiting beliefs and unlock their true potential. With a nurturing and empowering self-talk, individuals can enhance their well-being, embrace personal growth, and live a more fulfilling life.

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Elaine Taylor-Klaus, MCC, is first and foremost the mom in an ADHD ++ family of six, and her complex kids are now successful young adults. Professionally, she is a Master Certified Coach – bringing a coach-approach to her work as an internationally recognized speaker, author and educator. The co-founder of the first global coaching organization for parents and professionals of neurodiverse kids,, she is a trusted advisor to parents, executives, health care and education professionals. In addition to providing training for parents, ImpactParents has trained and certified hundreds of professionals around the world in neurodiversity-informed coaching skills. Elaine co-authored Parenting ADHD Now! in 2016 and published The Essential Guide to Raising Complex Kids with ADHD, Anxiety and More, in 2020. The Essential Guide will be released in Spanish in February 2023.

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 overwhelmed 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 or if you are interested in having her interview you as a guest.

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