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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 Advertisements

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

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

Epigenetics – How Grandma’s Health Affects Your Child’s


Reblog of article: Epigenetics – How Grandma’s Health Affects Your Child’s Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance — or epigenetics, for short — doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. Yet this idea that environmental factors (such as diet, lifestyle choices and behaviors, and stress) can change the health not only of the people who are exposed to them, … Continue reading

“Orchid” Children: A New Way Of Looking At Genetics And Our Brains


“Orchid” Children: A New Way Of Looking At Genetics And Our Brains Contemporary thinking has it that certain genes doom children to higher risk of depression, ADHD, and other difficulties. But in the right environment, these same genes may actually help kids thrive. In an Atlantic essay called “The Science of Success,” David Dobbs writes … Continue reading

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