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Is depression in parents, grandparents linked to grandchildren’s depression?

Reblogged from: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160810113654.htm Date:August 10, 2016 Source:The JAMA Network Journals Summary:Having both parents and grandparents with major depressive disorder (MDD) was associated with higher risk of MDD for grandchildren, which could help identify those who may benefit from early intervention, according to a study. read the entire story at: : https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160810113654.htm

Article: Science Says Being Highly Sensitive Is A Matter Of Genes, Not Personality

Excerpt from: http://www.lifehack.org/424772/science-says-being-highly-sensitive-is-a-matter-of-genes-not-personality   “A sensitive soul sees the world through the lens of love” –Cheryl Richardson Highly sensitive people (HSP) are a gift to mankind. Though often perceived as broken or weaklings, they are actually more intuitive, have deeper levels of empathy and carry with them the profound capacity to truly feel.Highly sensitive people … Continue reading

Eastern Medicine: An Embodied Animist Model of Health

In Ayurveda, one of the most ancient healing systems in the world, dated at approximately 6th century BC, illnesses are considered to be psycho-somatic in nature. Key to this indian belief system is the idea that lifestyle influences the mind and triggers positive or negative reaction in the body. Similarly, ancient Chinese traditional medicine, Induism, … Continue reading


ATTENTION DEFICIT AND HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS by Lawrence Wilson, MD © December 2009, The Center For Development Today one out of every five children is diagnosed with a behavior or learning disorder. It is often a nightmarish experience for both parents and children. Also, the problem does not necessarily end when the children grow up. It … Continue reading

Behavioral problems linked to cortisol levels: Study finds intervention needed as soon as behavioral problems appear

Behavioral Problems Linked to Cortisol Levels: Study Finds Intervention Needed as Soon as Behavioral Problems Appear Feb. 10, 2011 — Cortisol, the so-called stress hormone, seems to behave in contradictory ways in children. Some youngsters with behavioral problems have abnormally high levels of cortisol, while others with identical problems have abnormally low levels. What’s going … Continue reading

High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play)

High Fat Food Addictive Like Cocaine (via Eco Child’s Play) What we feed our children now will affect them their whole lives.  Raw and whole foods provide necessary nutrients for brain and physical development, as well as emotional well-being. Recently, research has found high fat food actually alters our brains resulting in addiction similar to … Continue reading


THE COEXISTENCE OF SENSITIVITY & OVEREATING The correlation between being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) and an emotional eater is too significant not to share. It’s a pairing that I see often – and one that I see in myself. The aim of this post is to share my knowledge of the Highly Sensitive Person … Continue reading

Chemical BPA Linked to Obesity in Children: Scientific American

Excerpt from: Chemical BPA Linked to Obesity in Children: Scientific American. Chemical BPA Linked to Obesity in Children White children exposed to high levels of bisphenol A are five times more likely to be obese than peers with low levels of the chemical, according to new research By Brian Bienkowski and Environmental Health News   … Continue reading

Belly breathing story can help kids learn techniques for stress

Excerpts from: Marietta, GA September 13, 2012 Easy breathing encourages your child to slow down, relax, and fall asleep peacefully. This type of belly breathing is when air enters the lungs and the belly expands. According to Wikipedia to breathe with the diaphragm, one must draw air into the lungs in a way which will … Continue reading

Chlorella: removes mercury and heavy metals from the body, and much more (great in smoothies)- The Gaia Health Blog

Chlorella: removes mercury and heavy metals from the body, and much more (great in smoothies)- The Gaia Health Blog.