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)

Chapter 4 Making Sense of a Toxic World

When everything is lost, and all seems darkness, then comes the new life and all that is needed. -Joseph Campbell Highly sensitive children have highly sensitive senses that make them highly aware of their environments. But this gift can become a nightmare in today’s polluted world. Sensing intensely means getting affected more greatly by toxicity. … More Chapter 4 Making Sense of a Toxic World

Reflection 3: What if?

I just finished reading an article by Jeff Warren in the new Scientist issue of Dec. 24th which is confirming some of my thinking on Highly Sensitive People and embodied thinking. Embodied thinking is a term that encompasses both cognition and sensorial intelligence. Scientists now know that whales and dolphins have advanced sensorial abilities. Their … More Reflection 3: What if?

Reflection 2: Multi Sensory Intelligence is not a disability

Multi-Sensory Intelligence is not a disability. I am starting to see a pattern in my readings and what I am observing in our experiences here.  Our body and it’s many biological, emotional, social, spiritual  and physical sensors form a very complex natural communication system that is not limited to feeding the inner self.  This system … More Reflection 2: Multi Sensory Intelligence is not a disability

The Center on Media and Child Health

The Center on Media and Child Health at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health is dedicated to understanding and responding to the effects of media on the physical, mental, and social health of children through research, translation, and education. Learn more about the staff, mission and projects of CMCH … More The Center on Media and Child Health

Raising “Media Healthy” Children | Psychology Today

Raising “Media Healthy” Children | Psychology Today. Just yesterday, a mother called me about her daughter Delia. Delia, age 8, was voted off of her classroom lunch table. Apparently all of her “friends” had been watching reality television shows and like all kids do – begin imitating what they watched and believed to be true. … More Raising “Media Healthy” Children | Psychology Today

Growing Happy Kids – Child Expert and Author Maureen Healy | Using the wisdom of the world to raise children’s hearts

Growing Happy Kids Growing Happy Kids mission is to foster happiness in children around the world. Founded by Maureen Healy, a leader in the field of children’s emotional health, our organization reflects Healy’s personal mission to share the wisdom of the world in guiding more parents on how to raise stronger and happier kids today. … More Growing Happy Kids – Child Expert and Author Maureen Healy | Using the wisdom of the world to raise children’s hearts

The Sibling Effect: What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us | Psych Central

The Sibling Effect: What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us By Jeffrey Kluger Reviewed by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S.   I am what science calls a singleton. And according to G. Stanley Hall, a psychologist, professor and the first president of the American Psychological Association, I am without a doubt narcissistic, spoiled and … More The Sibling Effect: What the Bonds Among Brothers and Sisters Reveal About Us | Psych Central