What Is It, Who Has It, and How to Get It
First, realize that although each of the following children are all bright, they have not developed the emotional skills necessary for success in these life situations. Such skills, many of which we often take for granted, thankfully can be taught, and have most recently been coined emotional intelligence (EQ) by Daniel Goleman in his best-selling book Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ.
Have you ever found yourself distracted in a situation in which you needed to be focused? An ability to focus and be highly productive is one of the greatest benefits I can attribute to a consistent practice of expressive meditation techniques.The point of the expressive techniques is to dump out our stress and inner turmoil into a meditation technique instead of taking it out on others or ourselves. These techniques allow us to transform our anger, grief and fear into creativity, inner peace and wisdom. The Gibberish meditation, created by the Sufi mystic Jabbar, is a good example.
QUESTION: My daughter has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder. What can I do Holistically?
First of all, ADD is not a Ritalin deficiency. In my opinion, it is a reaction to the environment.
Maximum learning results when the learner goes through all three of these activities. If you want your children to learn and retain a new skill or concept, what way of teaching that skill or concept do you think works best? Look over these teaching strategies and pick the one you think would have the greatest impact on retention.
There are so many things in this life that need to be taught and as a human being or a child or even as an adult or as a parent, how do you find your core sense of self? How is it that you are happy with yourself no matter what is going on around you? so in other words, how do you practice the art of staying centered amidst all the distraction? How do you find your center amidst all the distractions that life has to offer you?
"Mom, we've got to have a family meetingand vote. We need to send our charity money to the children right away."
Those excited words were uttered by eight-year-old Madison Willow, who was moved to action by viewing the tragic outcomes resulting from the recent Asian tsunami. Madison, like millions of people from around the world, had been touched by the suffering, loss, and grief of the survivors she saw on TV.