Posts Tagged: school

Childhood Trauma Is Scary, Here Are 3 Things That Can Help Your Child Be Resilient

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      There is so much hurting our children.  Bullying and isolation and social media pressure and scary headlines that include school shootings, piled on top of the normal stressors of navigating growing up and figuring out a career goal and growing from a child’s body into an adult body and all the growing… Read more »

Adult Onset ADHD Totally Different Than Childhood ADHD

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Ever since I blogged about 5 Holistic Ways To Treat ADHD a few weeks ago, I’ve gotten dozens of emails from readers wondering if the same approach would help them with their adult ADHD too. So this is the perfect time to update you on the latest medical research about adult onset ADHD and give… Read more »

Poor Sleep Equals Weight Gain, Even For Children

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Continuing my focus of supporting the health of our children during this back-to-schoool month… …today’s article is a reminder about just how crucial it is for children to get good sleep.   Just published in The Journal Of Pediatrics, a new study finds that an earlier bedtime for young children reduces their risk of obesity… Read more »

Bullying Is No Joke, 3 Ways To Protect Your Kids

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  Continuing in this Back-To-School month with a focus on the health of our children, let’s talk about something uncomfortable.     Let’s talk about something that we *need* to be talking about more. Let’s talk about something positive that we can do to protect the physical and mental well being of our children for… Read more »

Back To School Special: The Latest Medical Studies On ADHD

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Recently published in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) on May 31, 2016… …researchers found that the stimulant methylphenidate (commonly prescribed for children to treat ADHD: Ritalin, Daytrana, Concerta) increases the risk of cardiac arrhythmias.     It’s back-to-school time… a time when children are often diagnosed and treated for ADHD (average age of diagnosis of… Read more »

Don’t Use ADHD Meds (This Works Better Anyway…)

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There is no longer any convincing evidence left that kids should be considered for Rx methylphenidate (Ritalin, Concerta, etc…) In fact, a new study now urges physicians to use caution when prescribing these medications and reveals that there is no data to support the use of these prescriptions, especially in light of the serious side… Read more »

Learn New Material More Easily With This One Tip

Posted by & filed under Healthy Mindframe, Intuitive Medicine, Medical Reports, Soul Healing.

Proof that the more you are self motivated to learn something the more you will remember it:     A new study, published October 2, 2014 in Neuron, found that having INTRINSIC MOTIVATION in the form of curiosity, not only allows you to enhance your learning of key information but also of non-crucial, incidental information… Read more »