Flow

“’These trees are magnificent, but even more magnificent is the sublime and moving space between them, as though with their growth it too increased.” Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Space

Chapter 6: A Sensory Base Integrated Health Framework for Highly Sensitive Children (Draft)

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates It is clear that without sensory literacy, we will continue to inadvertently disadvantage and hurt some of our most sensitive children. As we discussed in chapter 4, we tend to be unaware of the prevalent sensory toxicity in our western world, while other … More Chapter 6: A Sensory Base Integrated Health Framework for Highly Sensitive Children (Draft)

Neuro-ergonomy as the next human right issue

Wonderful explanation of the need to think of neuro-sciences as an essential activism area. The idea of developing “neuro-wisdom” instead of being manipulated. IDriss Aberkane believes we are in a renaissance that can lead to a “neuro-naissance” or “neuro-fascism”…. Thus the importance of developing ‘neuro-rights”…. Interesting concepts….. I hope the book gets translated to english.

Chapter 5: In Search of A Sensory Health Model (draft)

Time is timeless and knowledge priceless if you believe you are the breath of life versus the embodiment of life. – Cindy Blackstock Highly sensitive children are often healthy. Unfortunately, in our modern world, their ability to notice subtle changes in the environment can trigger major sensory stress. As we saw in chapter 4, the … More Chapter 5: In Search of A Sensory Health Model (draft)

The Highly Sensitive Family: How to Thrive In A Toxic World – Introduction

Introduction: Thriving 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 If you are reading this book, you are probably looking for information to help a child who does not “fit” in or is … More The Highly Sensitive Family: How to Thrive In A Toxic World – Introduction

Book, Chapter 1: To Live in An Insensitive Culture, Introduction (draft 2)

Chapter 1: To Live In an Insensitive Culture When you lose touch with inner stillness you lose touch with yourself, when you lose touch with yourself you lose yourself in the world – Eckhart Tolle To be a highly sensitive child in the western world is challenging. Heightened sensory processing capabilities create real distinctions between … More Book, Chapter 1: To Live in An Insensitive Culture, Introduction (draft 2)

The mind: a malleable, dynamic, adaptable system (draft)

The mind: a malleable, dynamic, adaptable system According to Dan Siegel: “The mind is an embodied and relational process that regulates the flow of energy and information with self-organizing properties”.   (Siegel, 2012)[i]. On the side of embodied processes scientists are beginning to realize that there is a strong relationship between food and emotions, which influence … More The mind: a malleable, dynamic, adaptable system (draft)