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Neuroscience pushes meditation into the mainstream

Neuroscience pushes meditation into the mainstream | MINDfull | Scoop.it
MINNEAPOLIS Propelled by technological breakthroughs in neuroscience allowing researchers to monitor brain activity, the medical community is increasingly aware that meditation has beneficial physical effects on the brain.

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Jone Johnson Lewis's curator insight, October 28, 2013 7:46 AM

Just because some religions have used meditation practices does not make them inherently a violation of separation of church and state -- or an offense to other religions.  People sit in chairs in churches, too, and that's not thereby outlawed in schools!

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I know and a lot of my friends, teachers, mentors, parent figures will second this one! Please let me know what you think through the comment sections! 

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Baby, You Are Born To Play

Baby, You Are Born To Play | MINDfull | Scoop.it
I really didn’t think it would work. At a RIE Conference several years ago a friend and I were presenting a workshop on infant and toddler play and attempted
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How to Stop Power Struggles

How to Stop Power Struggles | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Power struggles between parents and children happen. Most often power struggles happen when the parents expectations and abilities of the child in that moment are just not in sync. So often, your j...
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Porn exposure linked to children sexually abusing other children

Porn exposure linked to children sexually abusing other children | MINDfull | Scoop.it
WA children as young as four are sexually abusing other children because of exposure to pornography.
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How Not to Use Guilt and Shame to Get Your Kid to School

How Not to Use Guilt and Shame to Get Your Kid to School | MINDfull | Scoop.it
The other afternoon my wife was eavesdropping on one of my coaching calls. Well not actually, she was standing right behind me as I was ranting and raving in the name of love. After the call she to...
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6 Reasons Kids Don't Help Around the House -- and What You Can Do About It

6 Reasons Kids Don't Help Around the House -- and What You Can Do About It | MINDfull | Scoop.it
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Seven ways to make sure your child gets proper nutrition

Seven ways to make sure your child gets proper nutrition | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Seven ways to make sure your child gets proper nutrition
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Child Nagging & Negotiating - Positive Parenting Solutions

Child nagging & negotiating can drive parents crazy. These three simple words will bring child nagging and negotiating to an end for good.
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12 Parenting Strategies That Work for ADD Kids

12 Parenting Strategies That Work for ADD Kids | MINDfull | Scoop.it
A dozen ways to be a better parent to your ADD child.
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I'm No Fan of Timers

I'm No Fan of Timers | MINDfull | Scoop.it
“Kids seem to have all the time in the world—but adults don't. Even with an established routine, time is an abstract concept, especially to young children, so
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What To Say Instead of Punishing To Teach a Lesson

What To Say Instead of Punishing To Teach a Lesson | MINDfull | Scoop.it
  "Dr. Laura.....I know I need to do a better job with preventive maintenance like spending time with my son, but I still don't know what to say to teach him a lesson when he misbehaves. You c...
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Biting, Hitting, Kicking And Other Challenging Toddler Behavior

Biting, Hitting, Kicking And Other Challenging Toddler Behavior | MINDfull | Scoop.it
We’re big. They’re tiny. They’re just learning our rules and expectations for appropriate behavior. They have a developmental need to express their will, and t
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Must Watch: Russell Brand DESTROYS Everything We're Being Told - Live Free, Live Natural

Must Watch: Russell Brand DESTROYS Everything We're Being Told - Live Free, Live Natural | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Russell Brand has recently burst onto the activist and consciousness scene with his interview on BBC a few months ago. Since then, he has been speaking out against many of the injustices that have been plaguing the world from wealth inequality to political corruption. Many people who are pop-culture followers have little-to-no knowledge about the many problems the world faces; which is why it’s so important for celebrities to leave the dark side and help us make the world a better place. From Matt Damon to Rob Schneider, these celebrities help us reach new audiences with the message of truth and freedom and for that, we thank them. Here’s an eye opening video of Russell Brand that you don’t want to miss:
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10 maneiras de estragar um filho

10 maneiras de estragar um filho | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Estragar os filhos é um privilégio dos pais, afinal, eles não conseguem se estragar sozinhos. Siga estes 10 passos a seguir e deixe seu filho completamente estragado.
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The One Rule You Really Should Enforce This School Year

The One Rule You Really Should Enforce This School Year | MINDfull | Scoop.it

fro your While parents grapple with how much screen time is too much for children, new research now supports their suspicions: An excess amount of time in front of screens is bad for kids.

The Learning Habit study, published this month in the American Jour...

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Finding the balance of doing whats better

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Nurture Shock: How Praise, Protection And PBS Are Ruining Our Kids

Nurture Shock: How Praise, Protection And PBS Are Ruining Our Kids | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Essentially, the take-away is that parents today are treating their kids as if they are mini-adults, when, in fact, they require vastly different tools and parameters to grow up.
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Share... Wait Your Turn… Don’t Touch... Playdate Rules That Limit Learning (And What To Try Instead)

Share... Wait Your Turn… Don’t Touch...  Playdate Rules That Limit Learning (And What To Try Instead) | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Ryan and Luis both want to ride a tricycle in the play area at their child care center. Each child begins to pull on the tricycle’s seat, saying, “Mine, min
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Is Psychology Missing the Play Revolution?

Is Psychology Missing the Play Revolution? | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Play researchers are unearthing the secrets to human learning and development.
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Ten Best Ways To Encourage Toddlers To Talk

Ten Best Ways To Encourage Toddlers To Talk | MINDfull | Scoop.it
First, let’s clarify something that will hopefully bring relief: Encouraging our children to talk isn’t about chattering incessantly to them in order to exp
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How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behavior | Child Mind Institute

How Anxiety Leads to Disruptive Behavior | Child Mind Institute | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior: How kids who seem angry or oppositional may be driven by anxiety they can't express, or can't get anyone to pay attention to
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Don't Let Your Preschoolers Forget How To Play

Don't Let Your Preschoolers Forget How To Play | MINDfull | Scoop.it
As hard as it is to believe, there are children as young as 4 or 5 already showing signs of stress and burn-out because parents and teachers are misinformed
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Science says stress is contagious and happiness too! -- Sott.net

Science says stress is contagious and happiness too! -- Sott.net | MINDfull | Scoop.it
If you're stressed out and you can't put your finger on why, it might be worth considering the company you keep. New research shows that stress is highly contagious, not just in how you feel but in the way your body responds physically as well....

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Toddler Tantrum Therapy

Toddler Tantrum Therapy | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Tantrums in shopping centres are never good but much good can come of them. When a toddler tests limits it can be a sure sign they are in need of an emotional release. Time for some healing therapy...
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10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should Be Banned for Children Under the Age of 12 | MINDfull | Scoop.it
s a pediatric occupational therapist, I'm calling on parents, teachers and governments to ban the use of all handheld devices for children under the age of 12 years....
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A Surprisingly Effective Alternative To Punishment

A Surprisingly Effective Alternative To Punishment | MINDfull | Scoop.it
 
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What's The Problem With Punishment?
Punishment is a popular discipline technique, but is it effe
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» Avoid These 3 Toxic Conversations With Your Kids - World of Psychology

» Avoid These 3 Toxic Conversations With Your Kids - World of Psychology | MINDfull | Scoop.it
Think before you speak! Three conversations that you should absolutely avoid with your kids.
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