An intervention that uses music and games to help preschoolers learn self-regulation skills is helping prepare at-risk children for kindergarten, a new study from Oregon State University shows. More via Self-regulation intervention boosts school readiness of at-risk children, study shows — ScienceDaily.
Reblogged article: Working With the Up-Side of Emotional Intensity « An Intense Life. As Christine Fonseca pointed out on Monday, emotionally intense individuals experience extreme highs and lows. The intensity of these emotional reactions can cause difficulties. The Challenges: Depression is a risk for children who experience too many lows without balance or awareness of the … Continue reading
Reblogged from How to Overcome Emotional Sensitivity: 9 steps (with pictures). This is a wiki so the text on the site will be different from this one: If you are emotionally over-sensitive, it can be difficult for you to manage and change because you may feel vulnerable, defensive, threatened or you may not know what … Continue reading
Reblogged from : Hypersensitivity What Does it Mean to be Hypersensitive? By Phylameana lila Desy, About.com Guide See More About:hypersensitivityempathsallergiesenergy shields Being hypersensitive could be described as being allergic to life. For the highly sensitive person (HSP) a seemingly ordinary day can be overwhelming. Even the most subtle of stimulants a person encounters on a … Continue reading
From: The key points of the theory of positive disintegration.. The key points of the theory of positive disintegration. — Developed by Kazimierz Dabrowski (1902-1980), a Polish psychologist and psychiatrist. — As a youth, Dabrowski was affected by his experience of the aftermath of battle in World War I. — When his best friend committed … Continue reading
Being Sensitive in an Insensitive World: Article for HSP Persons. (re-blogged) Being Sensitive — in an Insensitive World by Thomas Eldridge All your life you thought something was wrong with you. You were uncomfortable around noise. No one understood your need to be alone. You seem to know things without being told. The good news … Continue reading
Highly Sensitive People: An Evolution of Growth. (re-blogged) Highly Sensitive People: Desensitizing Your Fight or Flight Response: Creating a Sense of Safety in Your Life By Changing the Meaning of Your Experiences by Ewa Schwarz Eight years ago I wrote an article Understanding Ourselves on Highly Sensitive People (HSP), being highly sensitive myself. So … Continue reading
Abby Seixas: 6 Steps to Simplification posted by Beyond Blue | 5:45am Wednesday February 25, 2009 Every week during Lent, I will focus on one of Abby’s Seixas’s six steps (in her book “Finding the Deep River Within”). As part of “Mindful Monday,” I will expand on one at the beginning of each week so … Continue reading
Empath Grounding Strategies by Dr. Michael R. Smith Ways to Thrive as an Empath via How To Thrive As An Empath.
When teachers, therapists, or parents use these simple words to begin the Alert Program®, they enter an exciting adventure with children. The journey unfolds easily with the Alert Program®’s clearly defined steps for teaching self-regulation awareness. The book, How Does Your Engine Run?® A Leader’s Guide to the Alert Program® for Self-Regulation (Williams & Shellenberger, … Continue reading