Plan For The Kids’ Holiday Meltdown

December 20, 2015 Amandalee 0

The excitement, stress, lack of routine, too many sweets, too many strangers, and everything else that goes with the holidays can cause kids and their parents to have a meltdown. Training our kids in some basic emotional first aid can really help. Childhood 101 with Christie Burnett, has some great […]

What Not to Say

December 5, 2015 Amandalee 0

When tragedy strikes our cultural training kicks in and we tend to give advice or religious and philosophical wisdom. Well, most of the time that doesn’t help. A lot of what we say actually isn’t helpful and isn’t true. Life is difficult and it isn’t because we “needed” to learn something […]

Anger Is Good For You

November 30, 2015 Amandalee 0

Anger has become the socially unacceptable emotion, especially for women. If you get angry you are accused of being unfeminine, of being unlikeable, and worse. In order to be liked and “respected” women tend to stuff their anger. It’s not a healthy way to live. So many set about a […]

Your Pain Shows What Your Heart Is Telling You

November 24, 2015 Amandalee 0

Have you ever wondered why one particular part of your body gives you pain when there is no obvious physical injury? There is a strong emotional connection to pain. Your body is trying to tell you something. If you knew what emotional task was associated with which part of the […]

Scientists Say Heart Tells The Brain What To Do

November 14, 2015 Amandalee 0

Scientists from biologists to physicists are working together through the Heart Math Institute to study how the heart field, the waves sent out by the heart, work with the brain waves. What they are finding is truly stunning. As Nassim Haramein, physicist says, “looking inside the brain for consciousness is […]

Study Finds Nutrient Deficiency in Panic Attacks

November 13, 2015 Amandalee 0

Panic attacks seem to be affecting more and more people. The  role of nutrients has often been questioned but finally there is a study that looks at nutrition profiles of those who experience classic panic attacks with hyperventilation, racing heart, sweating palms, and the rest of the symptoms to those […]

80% of Parents Seeking Alternative Treatments

November 4, 2015 Amandalee 0

There is a new awakening happening. Parents and individuals are realizing that they alone are responsible for their health and their children’s health. The doctor is no longer seen as God. People are educating themselves and learning that self care is the new health care. The pharmaceutical industry has lost […]

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 the 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 […]

Calm Down: Lessons From a Child

October 28, 2015 Amandalee 0

Something happens, your brain goes into frantic mode. You want to scream and yell and get your own way. You act or speak out of anger and frustration. That doesn’t usually work out so well. When you are upset and need to calm yourself down, what is your strategy? Kaia […]