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Mindfulness or Mind fulness?

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: Corporate blog|

Are you out of your mind? You’ve lost track of how many e-mails are in your inbox, the report deadline is looming, you still need to deal with the snappy team member from the morning [...]

Is sitting really the new smoking?

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog general, Corporate blog|

A while ago, a new catch phrase started doing the rounds, namely that ‘sitting is going to be the next smoking’.  And the more I think about it, the more I have to agree - [...]

Strategies for calm and focused classrooms

By | August 30th, 2016|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

The ability to remain focused on a particular activity for a required amount of time is no mean feat. Classrooms especially are busy and noisy environments, which lead to many distractions.   Stuart Shanker (a [...]

Sensory Play for Pre-Schoolers

By | July 28th, 2016|Categories: Education blog, General Blog|

There is a huge amount of emphasis on the notion that young children “learn with all their senses”. The reality of our schooling system is that we don’t often provide opportunities for children to engage [...]

The tactile sense

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Corporate blog|

The TACTILE (touch) sense is a primary sense we use on a daily basis to process information from the environment. It is vital for communication, interaction and performance. Receptors for the tactile system are located [...]

Sensory defensiveness

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Corporate blog|

Sensory defensiveness is the result of aversive or defensive reactions to what most people consider non-irritating sensory stimuli. Due to a low threshold/low tolerance the brain over-responds. It often leads to tension, anxiety, avoidance, stress, [...]