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”

Headlice Page on AGORA by Lowana Veal

Reblogged Article from: Headlice Page on AGORA by Lowana Veal. Headlice Lowana Veal is a biologist who has carried out experimental work with essential oils. She has also written a number of articles on complementary health issues From time to time people ask questions about essential oils and headlice. As a result, discussion ensues, butContinue reading “Headlice Page on AGORA by Lowana Veal”

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?”

Sensory Diet Activities – SensorySmarts

Just as your child needs food throughout the course of the day, his need for sensory input must also be met. A “sensory diet” coined by OT Patricia Wilbarger is a carefully designed, personalized activity plan that provides the sensory input a person needs to stay focused and organized throughout the day. Just as youContinue reading “Sensory Diet Activities – SensorySmarts”

Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) | Educational Resources

Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) via Awakening our Consciousness to the Inhumanity of War: Critical Reflections on Media, Militarism and Masculinity (Dr. Kathleen Barry) | Educational Resources.

Thoughts: Healing from the Age of Trauma

Healing from the Age of Trauma I have been thinking about this text that I came across last week: “Navigating Trauma in the Face of Contemporary Culture, Displacement, and Ecological Destruction” by Bonnie Bright. This was a powerful text for me that tied together some of the ideas I have been exploring around how peopleContinue reading “Thoughts: Healing from the Age of Trauma”

13 Social Good Mobile Apps for a Healthier You | Greatist

Reblogged from: 13 Social Good Mobile Apps for a Healthier You | Greatist. by Katya Margolin · 12 days ago · Happiness 79 Email social good apps Hate ‘em or love ‘em, there’s a mobile app for just about anything. Some help us waste time, some save time, and then some help us do goodContinue reading “13 Social Good Mobile Apps for a Healthier You | Greatist”

Tuning Into Nature for Inner-peace

Except from : Dr. Ted’s HSP Newsletter #16 One of the best ways to calm an HSP’s nervous system and cope with our over-stimulating world is to frequently tune into nature. It’s deeply relaxing for HSPs to be able to look out a window at a beautiful nature scene. Take regular breaks throughout the dayContinue reading “Tuning Into Nature for Inner-peace”

News: Mobile Devices May Help Keep People with Autism on Task | Healing Thresholds Autism Therapy

Reblogged from:  News: Mobile Devices May Help Keep People with Autism on Task | Healing Thresholds Autism Therapy. This article and accompanying podcast explain recent research on how mobile devices may help people with autism stay on task. A team of occupational therapists gave each of three people on the autism disorder spectrum a speciallyContinue reading “News: Mobile Devices May Help Keep People with Autism on Task | Healing Thresholds Autism Therapy”