Handling Reorganization

Reorganization: what it is, when it occurs, and the best way to respond Here is an article from ILS on reorganization, the differences between reorganization and adverse reactions, and steps to support your child through both states 

How Meditation Can Help Kids

In this blog post on the NY Times, the author discusses new research around the benefits of meditation for children: These investigations...illustrate how meditative practices have the potential to actually change the structure and function of the brain in ways that foster academic success. Fundamental principles of neuroscience suggest that meditation can have its greatest impact … Continue reading How Meditation Can Help Kids

Meditation can improve your brain

A meditation study led by Harvard affiliated researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital shows that meditation can change the parts of the brain associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress. “Although the practice of meditation is associated with a sense of peacefulness and physical relaxation, practitioners have long claimed that meditation also provides cognitive and … Continue reading Meditation can improve your brain

Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System

Read original article here. In a stunning discovery that overturns decades of textbook teaching, researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have determined that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by vessels previously thought not to exist. That such vessels could have escaped detection when the lymphatic system has been … Continue reading Researchers Find Textbook-Altering Link Between Brain, Immune System