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Choose your addictive habits wisely

I was recently taken by surprise, when an interesting new feature called “Screen Time” appeared on my phone after an operating system upgrade. This feature reports how much time you’ve spent using your phone. It also breaks it up into categories such as productivity, reading and reference, social networking and entertainment. Now your daily usage [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

77% of people add spice to their food. Are you one?

The way in which we cook and eat is dependent on the senses of taste and smell. Our appreciation (or not) of food is reliant on these senses. It is widely known that if you cannot smell what you are about to eat (due to blocked nodes), food is far less appetising and enjoyable.   [...]

By | September 19th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

66% of people don’t want surprise parties. Are you one?

I remember whilst growing up always being so excited for Christmas. Once I found out that Mom was really Santa Claus (spoiler alert), I could not bear waiting for Christmas day to see if I had got what I wished for! I would wait for my Mom to leave her bedroom, sneak in, find something [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

41% of people avoid crowds. Are you one?

Are you the kind of person who likes to spend time alone? Or do you crave to be around people for the most part of your day?   We all have different sensory thresholds – some high, some low. This means that we can take more, or less sensory input before becoming drained, irritable or [...]

By | September 14th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

25% of people dislike eating the skin of fruit. Are you one?

ARE YOU A FUSSY EATER?   Parents often consult Occupational Therapists when trying to address their children’s picky eating habits. The parents’ most common concerns typically include: refusal to eat yoghurt with whole fruit pieces gagging when they attempt to eat fruit with pips avoiding unpeeled fruit not tolerating different foods on their plate touching [...]

By | August 29th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

59% of people turn up the volume. Are you one?

Hearing is one of our primary senses and our ears are constantly switched on - day and night. We live in a world filled with constant sounds filtering through our homes and offices. Household appliances and office equipment add to the ever-present hustle and bustle of daily life. Our hearing is important in order to [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

45% of people like to walk barefoot. Are you one?

Imagine yourself walking barefoot in a lush, green garden. The sun is shining warmly on your back and there is a gentle breeze teasing your hair. Now imagine the feeling of soft, moist grass between your toes … Or you're on holiday, and after a dip in the ocean you walk back to your towel [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

49% of people like rollercoasters. Are you one?

As a child, I remember visiting the amusement park at the Rand Easter show with my family. We were very excited at the prospect of going on “The Big Dipper”. In those years it was one of the best rollercoaster rides. I recall standing in the queue, waiting my turn and getting overwhelmed with excitement [...]

By | August 13th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

Searching for your perfect match

During a recent visit with a single, forty-something friend of mine, the following question came up during our discussions (as I knew it would… as it always does…): “When you met your future husband, did he meet all your preconceived requirements for a perfect life partner?” Of course, I tried to steer the discussion in [...]

By | August 3rd, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

Sensory hacks to beat stress

Today we are talking about the BIG S-WORD. The one we all know very well. The one we all experience at some time or another. The one we can’t escape. Yes, I’m talking about stress. That little buzz-word that is often the answer to “How are you?”   At Sensory Intelligence Consulting we understand the [...]

By | July 27th, 2018|Blog general, Corporate blog|0 Comments