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Layer 3: The Body – A Behavioural Medium of Responses to Sensory Experiences


The body has an internal and external plane. The internal plane regulates what is going on inside of us. The external plane relates to elements from the outside world that influence the body and visa versa that the body influences. On the internal plane, we can observe highly sensitive child behaviours using the traditional holistic … 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

Gifted and Very Active Young Children | Creatingcurriculum’s Blog


Young gifted children, especially those who suffer from Psychomotor Overexcitability*, can be very active, always on the go and wanting to be constantly engaged in an activity. Many parents of young gifted children who are very active despair that their child won’t sit still at the dinner table, eagerly rush into things before they’ve heard … 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

A sensorial universal language?


It just occurred to me that sensorial intelligence could be the universal language Chomsky discussed. I have for years been opposed to the idea of a universal language, my opposition stemming from an understanding of language as existing within the mental structures of thoughts, informed by culture. From this lens, the idea of a universal … 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

Bruce Lipton Spontaneous Evolution – YouTube


Bruce Lipton Spontaneous Evolution – YouTube.

Environmental psychology – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


Environmental psychology via Environmental psychology – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Environmental psychology is an interdisciplinary field focused on the interplay between humans and their surroundings. The field defines the term environment broadly, encompassing natural environments, social settings, built environments, learning environments, and informational environments. Since its conception, the field has been committed to the development … Continue reading

» Fear and Power in Politics and the Human Mind


Reblogged: Fear and PowerPosted by Gary on Jun 6th, 2010 My friend studied political science. He said politics was basically a scramble for power. But power is a need to control,,,, and a need to control is only necessary if you are afraid. So the scramble for power is really just a reaction to fear. … Continue reading

Understanding Emotions in Traditional Chinese Medicine


Reblogged from: via Understanding Emotions in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In traditional Chinese medicine, emotions and physical health are intimately connected. Sadness, nervous tension and anger, worry, fear, and overwork are each associated with a particular organ in the body. For example, irritability and inappropriate anger can affect the liver and result in menstrual pain, headache, … Continue reading

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