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Child in Mind: Study Implicates Genetics and Family Dynamics in ADHD


Reblogged from : Child in Mind: Study Implicates Genetics and Family Dynamics in ADHD. “When ADHD is conceptualized as emanating from the development of emotional and behavioral regulation, specific genetic and family environmental factors are likely to jointly influence ADHD outcomes in particular ways. The present report capitalized on the potential to investigate an important … Continue reading

Becoming mindful of our children’s hypersensitive senses


As a child, I developed very negative coping strategies for our sensory and emotional sensitivities. But as adults, I am beginning to grasp the importance of becoming sense aware and learning to listen differently. I remember this episode with my mom. We were on vacation and I had to go to camp. I did not … Continue reading

Our High Sensitivity: Both A Gift and Vulnerability to Anxiety


Reblogged article Our High Sensitivity: Both A Gift and Vulnerability to Anxiety by Douglas Eby   Source: Rutgers Along with the many benefits of our high sensitivity trait, we may also be especially susceptible to anxiety. One aspect of a highly sensitive nervous system can be a strong startle response, as noted in an item … Continue reading

Turn Down the Emotional Volume – Confronting a Child’s Defiance and Aggression


It’s hard not to get angry or upset when your child is acting defiant, manic, or aggressive. We’re conditioned to expect that kids listen to their parents, and when they don’t, won’t, or can’t, we may erupt in frustration. For many kids with special needs that influence their behavior, however, that outburst of anger can … Continue reading

How to stop absorbing other peoples energy – YouTube


How to stop absorbing other peoples energy – YouTube. Dr. Judith Orloff, tells everyone who’s ever been labeled as “overly sensitive” how to keep your energy high, even in negative or frustrating situations. Useful information for HSPs

Making Sense of a Toxic Life


As the first part of our experiment in Nicaragua is coming to an end, I am noticing many changes in us. The boys are much calmer these days. We have come very far the three of us. This experience is by far the hardest we are going through together but also the most rewarding, we … Continue reading

Video Games to Train Middle-Schoolers’ Mindfulness, Empathy


Reblogged from: http://www.news.wisc.edu Quick Look: Video Games to Train Middle-Schoolers’ Mindfulness, Empathy If it’s true that by the time Americans turn 21, they will have spent 10,000 hours playing online video games, then this news should be welcome. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will design two educational games aimed at helping eighth-graders develop the … Continue reading

Forgiveness: Extreme Emotional Sensitivity


Reblogged from: Forgiveness: Extreme Emotional Sensitivity. Extreme Emotional Sensitivity I have finally truly figured out where I get my ideas that people expect so much out of me…even if they really don’t. I read an article and the lightbulb went off. The article is entitled “Gifted Children and Sensitivity” (I was considered a gifted child.) … Continue reading

Emotional Sensitivity – Blessing Or Curse? | EmoTrance – The Official EmoTrance Website | EmoTrance.com


reblogged via Emotional Sensitivity – Blessing Or Curse? | EmoTrance – The Official EmoTrance Website | EmoTrance.com. Emotional Sensitivity It is a fact that every researcher and developer in psychology and personal development on some level seeks to find answers to their own personal questions. One of my personal questions over the years has been … Continue reading

[Environment|Animal Rights|Speciesism] The Superior Human? – Full movie – 2012 documentary/film – YouTube


“The Superior human?” is the first documentary to systematically challenge the common human belief that humans are superior to other life forms. The documentary reveals the absurdity of this belief while exploding human bias. via [Environment|Animal Rights|Speciesism] The Superior Human? – Full movie – 2012 documentary/film – YouTube.

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