Digital Native Learning

As a socio-economist focused on studying the changes brought by new media to our social lives, I understood networks as a space of knowledge production that could give me and my children access to informal communities of interest and practices focused on similar issues. In my mind, the internet has a become a sort ofContinue reading “Digital Native Learning”

Letting go of Cultural Fear

It became clear that for my children to thrive, we would have to let go of the fears associated with being “different” and to explore an alternative value system that celebrate and embrace our uniqueness. As R. D. Laing wrote in the book “Politics of Experience and the bird of paradise”: What we call ‘normal’Continue reading “Letting go of Cultural Fear”

Digital Native Learning

As a socio-economic focused on studying the changes brought by new media to our social lives, I understood networks as a space of knowledge production that could give me and my children access to informal communities of interest and practices focused on similar issues. In my mind, the internet has a become a sort ofContinue reading “Digital Native Learning”

DIY HSP Well-Being

Unfortunately information on the subject was limited to a few books so I began to search the Internet for all material that seemed related to sensory processing and HSP health. This is where my professional training became very useful. As a university researcher, I had been studying the use of digital technology by young childrenContinue reading “DIY HSP Well-Being”

Nurturing Sensitivities

For my children to thrive, I had to accept that life must be handled.  Yet, I did not have the knowledge or tools to help my children.  I chose to undertake a process of deep change, deciding to de-learn many things I had been taught about emotional, empathy, social, chemical, sensorial, physical, intellectual ways ofContinue reading “Nurturing Sensitivities”

What does it mean to be highly sensitive?

According to Wikipedia: “ A highly sensitive person (HSP) is a person having the innate trait of high sensory processing sensitivity (or innate sensitiveness as Carl Jung originally coined it[i],[ii]). According to Elaine N. Aron and colleagues as well as other researchers, highly sensitive people, who comprise about a fifth of the population (equal numbersContinue reading “What does it mean to be highly sensitive?”

Book : Introduction (draft), The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world.

The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. To my children, my greatest teachers. If you are reading this, you are probably looking for information to help a child who does not “fit” in or is out of synch. A child that is different, and who modern doctors do not know howContinue reading “Book : Introduction (draft), The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world.”

Book: The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. Introduction (draft)

To my children, my greatest teachers.   The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn – Alvin Toffler   Introduction If you are reading this, you are probably lookingContinue reading “Book: The highly sensitive family: How to thrive in a toxic world. Introduction (draft)”