Holistic Wealth Podcast

Navigating ADHD and Personal Finances with Brooke Schnittman

Navigating ADHD and Personal Finances with Brooke Schnittman

In our pursuit of holistic wealth, it’s crucial to address the diverse challenges individuals face when managing their personal finances. Today, we are thrilled to bring you a transformative episode of the Holistic Wealth Podcast, on navigating ADHD and personal finances with special guest, Brooke Schnittman, who shares her expertise as a coach specializing in ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder).

In a recent interview that has captivated audiences worldwide, Trevor Noah, the brilliant comedian and host, courageously opened up about his personal struggles with depression and ADHD. With vulnerability and authenticity, Trevor shared his experiences, shedding light on the intersection of mental health and ADHD. His willingness to discuss these challenges on a public platform has sparked important conversations, breaking down stigmas and fostering understanding.

Join us as we explore the dynamic intersection of ADHD and financial management, and discover empowering strategies to achieve financial freedom. Brooke Schnittman is an expert in the field of ADHD management and support, renowned for her unwavering dedication to empowering individuals with ADHD to overcome challenges and achieve their full potential.

Brooke’s personal journey, being diagnosed with ADHD later in life and marrying into a family of ADHDers, has provided her with profound insight and empathy for her clients. Beyond her coaching practice, Brooke actively contributes to the ADHD community through various initiatives.

She is the mastermind behind ADHDEdCamp, a platform that fosters education and collaboration within the ADHD community. Additionally, Brooke co-hosts the popular ADHD PowerTools podcast and hosts the SuccessFULL with ADHD Podcast, where she shares valuable insights and strategies to help individuals overcome obstacles and achieve success. Join us in this episode of the Holistic Wealth podcast as we discuss navigating ADHD and personal finances.

Resources Mentioned In This Episode:
Holistic Wealth Expanded and Updated: 36 Life Lessons To Help You Recover From Disruption, Find Your Life Purpose and Achieve Financial Freedom.

CWB ADHD Probability Self Test for Adults
Holistic Wealth Personal Workbook by Keisha Blair
The Personal Financial Identity Quiz by Keisha Blair

Understanding ADHD and Its Impact: 

ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide. It presents unique obstacles when it comes to managing personal finances. The symptoms of ADHD, such as impulsivity, distractibility, and difficulty with organization, can significantly impact one’s financial habits, leading to challenges in budgeting, saving, and staying on top of financial responsibilities.

Navigating ADHD and Personal Finances with Brooke Schnittman

Navigating ADHD and Personal Finances with Brooke Schnittman

What You Will Learn

Navigating ADHD and Personal Finances:

  • In this episode of the Holistic Wealth podcast with Keisha Blair, we explore the following key areas related to ADHD and personal finances:

Building Effective Budgeting Systems:

  • Learn innovative techniques to create personalized budgeting systems that work harmoniously with ADHD tendencies. Discover how to leverage technology, visual aids, and structured routines to stay organized and on track.

Overcoming Impulsive Spending:

  • Gain valuable insights into managing impulsive tendencies and creating a healthy relationship with money. This episode of the Holistic Wealth podcast provides practical tips to curb impulsive spending and make thoughtful financial decisions aligned with your goals.

Establishing Financial Routines:

  • Explore the power of establishing consistent financial routines and habits that promote financial stability. Discover strategies to overcome procrastination, stay focused, and create an environment conducive to financial success.

Goal Setting and Prioritization:

  • Brooke shares her expertise on setting realistic financial goals, breaking them down into manageable steps, and maintaining motivation throughout the journey. Learn how to prioritize your financial objectives and celebrate milestones along the way.

Cultivating Self-Compassion:

  • Recognize the importance of self-compassion while navigating the challenges of managing personal finances with ADHD. Brooke emphasizes the significance of embracing your unique strengths and limitations, fostering resilience, and maintaining a positive mindset on your financial journey.

Dealing with Self-Shame:

  • An often overlooked aspect of ADHD and personal finances is the impact of self-shame. Individuals with ADHD may experience feelings of guilt, self-blame, and shame surrounding their financial struggles. By fostering self-acceptance and practicing self-compassion, individuals can break free from the cycle of shame, allowing them to approach their finances with a renewed sense of empowerment and resilience.

Embracing Your Personal Financial Identity:

  • Recognize the significance of understanding your personal financial identity, particularly for individuals with ADHD. By taking the personal financial identity quiz, people with ADHD can uncover their financial strengths, weaknesses, and patterns specific to ADHD. This knowledge empowers individuals to develop targeted strategies that align with their financial identity, enabling them to make informed decisions, set realistic goals, and cultivate a healthier financial mindset. Understanding your personal financial identity is a crucial step towards achieving holistic wealth, and Keisha Blair’s personal financial identity quiz provides an invaluable tool to unlock financial success for individuals with ADHD.

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  • Full Transcripts are available on the Institute on Holistic Wealth website and are available to members of the Institute on Holistic Wealth (Become a member of the Institute on Holistic Wealth).

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