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The Hidden Dimensions of Sensory Perception


Part 1: Inputs: The Hidden Dimensions of Sensory Perception According to Dr. Aron, a characteristic of highly sensitive children is their sensory processing sensitivity. Sensory processing sensitivity is proposed to be an innate trait associated with greater sensitivity to environmental and social stimuli (Aron et al. 2012)[i]. Researchers Nilda Cosco and Robin Moore explain that … Continue reading

Highly Sensitive Children’s Sensory Health Framework


HSC’s Sensory Health Framework The subsequent framework is based on the following hypotheses: 1) Highly sensitive children uniquely combine heightened sensory intelligence to other forms of intelligence, which impart them with a different identity formation. 2) The characteristics of modern space influence highly sensitive children’s sensory experiences and, as a result, their well being. 3) … Continue reading

Holistic Health Model


Holistic Health Model As mentioned at the beginning of this chapter, modern medicine is adapting and beginning to reincorporate some of the ancient wisdoms we have explored into its practices. In part due to the influence of holistic practices. These practices are quite different from modern medicine. They promote health prevention instead of intervention and … Continue reading

Children’s vulnerability reflected in genes: Some children more sensitive to their environments, for better and worse — ScienceDaily


Some children are more sensitive to their environments, for better and for worse. Now researchers have identified a gene variant that may serve as a marker for these children, who are among society’s most vulnerable. The study found that children from high-risk backgrounds who carried a common gene variant were very likely to develop serious … Continue reading

Mental disorders due to permanent stress? — ScienceDaily


Activated through permanent stress, immune cells will have a damaging effect on and cause changes to the brain. This may result in mental disorders. Medical researchers are studying the effects of permanent stress on the immune system. Read the full article via Mental disorders due to permanent stress? — ScienceDaily.

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

Beyond Paleo: Heal Your Gut


Hippocrates said this more than 2,000 years ago, but we’re only now coming to understand just how right he was. Research over the past two decades has revealed that gut health is critical to overall health, and that an unhealthy gut contributes to a wide range of diseases including diabetes, obesity, rheumatoid arthritis, autism spectrum … Continue reading

Origins of an Inner Critic: Early influence | Boundaries of the Soul


Reblogged article: Origins of an Inner Critic: Early influence | Boundaries of the Soul. Origins of an Inner Critic: Early influence April 29, 2013 — Dr. Nicholas Jenner Depression teaches us that we are not deserving of a normal, fruitful life. We go through long periods of believing that there is something inherently wrong with us. … 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

15 Tips For Empaths and Highly Sensitive People | OMTimes Magazine


15 Tips For Empaths and Highly Sensitive People | OMTimes Magazine.

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