8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science | The Mind Unleashed

The Earth may not be flat nor is it the center of the universe, but that doesn’t mean old-world intellectuals got everything wrong. In fact, in recent years, modern science has validated a number of teachings and beliefs rooted in ancient wisdom that, up until now, had been trusted but unproven empirically. Here are eightContinue reading “8 Ancient Beliefs Now Backed By Modern Science | The Mind Unleashed”

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”

New version of common antibiotic could eliminate risk of hearing loss — ScienceDaily

A commonly used antibiotic can be modified to eliminate the risk that it will cause hearing loss, a study in mice has demonstrated. The newly patented antibiotic, N1MS, cured urinary tract infection in mice just as well as sisomcicin, but did not cause deafness, study results show. The study presents a promising new approach toContinue reading “New version of common antibiotic could eliminate risk of hearing loss — ScienceDaily”

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”

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)”

Turn Down the Emotional Volume – Confronting a Child’s Defiance and Aggression

It’s hard not to get angry or upset when your child is acting defiant, manic, or aggressive. We’re conditioned to expect that kids listen to their parents, and when they don’t, won’t, or can’t, we may erupt in frustration. For many kids with special needs that influence their behavior, however, that outburst of anger canContinue reading “Turn Down the Emotional Volume – Confronting a Child’s Defiance and Aggression”

Going to Sleep: Bedtime Tips for Toddlers and Children with Sensory Issues, or Who Just Have Trouble Falling Asleep!

Reblogged article from: Going to Sleep: Bedtime Tips for Toddlers and Children with Sensory Issues, or Who Just Have Trouble Falling Asleep! Quality sleep is crucial for quality functioning, and yet we are a sleep-deprived culture. Adults drink coffee and push themselves past their tiredness, while children will naturally push themselves to be more alert andContinue reading “Going to Sleep: Bedtime Tips for Toddlers and Children with Sensory Issues, or Who Just Have Trouble Falling Asleep!”

Aromatherapy Global Online Research Archive

Aromatherapy Global Online Research Archive: http://www.nature-helps.com/agora/agora.html AGORA, The Aromatherapy Global Online Research Archives is a unique non-commercial, website, contributed to by about eighty people world-wide. We are working to promote the serious, intelligent and SAFE use of essential oils for healing the body, mind and spirit. The various pages on this website are hosted inContinue reading “Aromatherapy Global Online Research Archive”

Ten chemicals suspected of causing developmental neurotoxicity

This report “http://healthreport.saferchemicals.org/” is a must read, but if you do not have time, the information in this section : Learning disabilities is very important to be aware of for anyone with a child that has been diagnosted with a learning disability or a developmental issue such as adhd or autism: “The number of AmericanContinue reading “Ten chemicals suspected of causing developmental neurotoxicity”

What is Holistic Health?

I remember my grandmother using homeopathy remedies and natural remedies to help us when we were sick. But as an adult, my personal journey in holistic medicine began when my first son was born. That child was born extremely sensitive to my breast milk and we quickly had to change our diet to keep himContinue reading “What is Holistic Health?”