Sensory Side Effects – A Sensory Life!

The Side Effects of Sensory Processing Difficulties Written By: Angie Voss, OTR The Most Common Side Effect: ANXIETY Three reasons why anxiety is almost always a factor, especially for those who over-register and demonstrate sensory sensitivities and sensory defensiveness: The brain switches to the sympathetic nervous system at a greater frequency than a neurotypical brainContinue reading “Sensory Side Effects – A Sensory Life!”

“If we are honest with ourselves, most of us will have to admit that we live out our lives in an ocean of fear” – Beyond Meds

“If we are honest with ourselves, most of us will have to admit that we live out our lives in an ocean of fear” – Beyond Meds.   A lovely post on fear and healing.

The Most Common Misdiagnoses in Children | Child Mind Institute

Excerpt from:  The Most Common Misdiagnoses in Children | Child Mind Institute. When symptoms have multiple causes, mistakes are made By Linda Spiro When you have a headache, you know there are many possible causes, ranging from the mild to the very serious. When you see your doctor, she will likely ask you detailed questionsContinue reading “The Most Common Misdiagnoses in Children | Child Mind Institute”

HealthyChildren.org – Improving Family Communications

Reblogeed from: Improving Family Communications: via HealthyChildren.org – Improving Family Communications. How can I improve communications in my family? Here are a few important ways to build healthy communication Be available: Make time in everyone’s busy schedule to stop and talk about things. Even 10 minutes a day without distractions for you and your childContinue reading “HealthyChildren.org – Improving Family Communications”

Re-parenting your Inner Child | Boundaries of the Soul

Reblogged excerpt from the article: Re-parenting your Inner Child | Boundaries of the Soul.   We have seen clearly in my previous set of posts how an inner critic is formed from the defense mechanisms used by the wounded, criticised child and how these can be taken forward into adulthood. Part of the process ofContinue reading “Re-parenting your Inner Child | Boundaries of the Soul”

Earthing: Barefoot Treatment For Anxiety | OMTimes Magazine – Part 1

On a recent trip to the beach I was reminded again why I am such an advocate for the practice of earthing. Earthing is the act of coming into contact with the earth without wearing shoes in order to release negative energy. With the advent of rubber or plastic soled shoes many of us haveContinue reading “Earthing: Barefoot Treatment For Anxiety | OMTimes Magazine – Part 1”

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. ItContinue reading “ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDERS”

Anxiety & Homeopathy. – Dr. Sayeed Ahmad (Reblogged)

I. – INTRODUCTION Anxiety, emotional state in which people feel uneasy, apprehensive, or fearful. People usually experience anxiety about events they cannot control or predict, or about events that seem threatening or dangerous. For example, students taking an important test may feel anxious because they cannot predict the test questions or feel certain of aContinue reading “Anxiety & Homeopathy. – Dr. Sayeed Ahmad (Reblogged)”