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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

The Inner Critic comes in all forms | Boundaries of the Soul


Reblogged article: The Inner Critic comes in all forms | Boundaries of the Soul. May 7, 2013 — Dr. Nicholas Jenner “I am really driven, but my drive doesn’t affect the conversations I have in my head about life, and my worries and fears and insecurities.” Zach Braff . Following on from my last post about the … Continue reading

Highly Sensitive People and Social Anxiety – Highly Sensitive People are More at Risk of Social Anxiety


Reblogged article from Highly Sensitive People and Social Anxiety – Highly Sensitive People are More at Risk of Social Anxiety. Misunderstood, Misinformed and Mistaken – The Highly Sensitive Person with Social Anxiety Although there have been numerous studies on both social anxiety and sensitivity in people, during my research on the net and in several … Continue reading

ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS


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

Highly Sensitive People and Social Anxiety – Highly Sensitive People are More at Risk of Social Anxiety


Highly sensitive people (HSPs), as children, were once labeled as ‘shy’ or ‘special’ by their parents and those who came into contact with them, including their teachers, doctors and their classmates at school. In fact, I have no doubt that in many households around the globe, these labels are still slapped on highly sensitive children … 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

Breathing Techniques to Relax Your Child: Relieve Anxiety, Behavior Problems, Sleeplessness


Reblogged from: Breathing Techniques to Relax Your Child by Patti Teel By Terri Mauro, About.com Guide “Breathing Techniques to Relax Your Child” [The following is adapted by Patti Teel from her book The Floppy Sleep Game Book: A Proven 4-Week Plan to Get Your Child to Sleep (copyright © 2005 by Patti Teel; 0-399-53200-5).] Breathing … Continue reading

THE COEXISTENCE OF SENSITIVITY & OVEREATING


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

Reducing Separation Anxiety in Toddlers and Preschoolers


Note to Readers: Separation anxiety is stressful for children, parents, teachers, and anyone listening to the screams that can accompany saying goodbye. Separation anxiety can be reduced with role-playing. Take turns with your child saying goodbye and returning to a hug and a hello. This method is especially effective when the child gets to play … Continue reading

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