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)
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
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
HSPs learn differently. They learn through their senses/bodies/spirit. In that sense they are like visual-spatial learners who, according to Linda K. Silverman and Jeffrey N. Freed:” learn holistically rather than in a step-by-step fashion.” While these authors see visual sensing as primordial, in the HSP context, all senses play an important role in learning. HSPs … More Reflection 6: HSP and Learning
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