Meditation and Childhood ADHD

July 31, 2016 Amandalee 0

It’s no secret that meditation has a plethora of benefits to offer. From reducing depression, to improving the quality of one’s sleep [1], it’s already established to be a fantastic solution to emotionally based problems. Now, according to an experiment’s protocol published on BMC Psychology’s website [2], it seems Dutch […]

It’s The Bugs. Hand Me The Probiotics Please.

November 7, 2015 Amandalee 0

Your tummy and your brain and immune system are all related. Great video to find out what you can do. Only 5 mins, well worth the watch. So maybe I will just go take my probiotics and prebiotics. My brain needs the help. Source: NPR

Emotional Intelligence Beats IQ

November 3, 2015 Amandalee 0

For years we have been told the IQ was the holy grail for success. And it may be if you are pursuing advanced mathematics or physics. But even then emotional IQ is what keeps you working with your funders and lab students. The nasty but brilliant scientist isn’t going to […]

Can Oxytocin Bonding Help Autistic Kids?

October 29, 2015 Amandalee 0

Oxytocin, know as the┬áthe love molecule or hug hormone, helps people get along better. When you hug your body produces the bonding chemical to help you connect to the person. A 20 second hug gets you a full dose. Even in monkey a spray of oxytocin helps them get along […]