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Focus, Mindfulness and Learning

Focus, Mindfulness and Learning

FOCUS – Are you with me?   ‘Where are you?’ – Here.  ‘What time is it?’ – Now.  ‘Who are you?’ – This moment.  These are the words from the final scene of the movie ‘The Peaceful Warrior’. It seems so very simple to be here and focused and...

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Better Focus by Crossing Midline Exercises

Exercises to cross the midline may not be enough to correct dyslexia - and just being able to listen to the teacher for longer doesn't always mean than the information gets processed properly and leads to the desired results, but it definitely is a...

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Silence and its Effect on the Brain

Silence and its Effect on the Brain

I really think I ought to put Finland onto my bucket list - with the amount of posting I do about this rather small country, which seems to have the most innovative educational and social approaches. This one highlights the value of silence to not...

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How Well do You Focus?

How Well do You Focus?

Our ability/inability to focus Did you know that the average person unlocks his or her phone 110 times a day? According to the study by Locket (an app creator), we not only can't help but check our smart phones incessantly, we also use them 195 min...

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If you have seen young kids just going off into their own little world - or even if you have failed to notice them do so, this will make you smile: Do YOU appear to be FOCUSED? It gives you a snapshot into the life of a daydreaming student - and in...

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Disorientation and Daydreaming

Disorientation and Daydreaming

In the Davis Dyslexia world, the term 'disorientation' is frequently used - and not always understood in connection to Dyslexia. I have written a simple explanation in my book 'Nurturing the Secret Garden': "The feeling of confusion results in a...

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