Emotional Challenges and Solutions Articles

Building Emotional Intelligence

Building Emotional Intelligence

When I first say Sarah, the beautiful 8-year old was hiding behind her mother. She appeared severely traumatized and only opened up when I assured her that this is not like school, there is no testing, just a chat to get to know each other. She was...

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Motivation and School

Motivation and School

Does the cartoon look familiar? I have been reminded of my middle son, who had seen his big sister and older brother go off to school and finding it easy and fun. Keanu couldn't wait to be one of these kids with the school uniform,  being one of...

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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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Focus

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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