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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 play is learning

Play is the universal language of all children. Play is essential to human and brain development, creativity and it is the foundation to all learning in life. All areas of a child’s growth - social, emotional, cognitive and physical -  are influenced by play. Through sensory play, children learn: To make sense of the world [...]

By | July 18th, 2018|Education blog, General Blog|0 Comments

Sensory seeking or Sensory avoiding?

When I met my husband years ago, I was introduced to the world of a practical, DIY, go-getter who doesn’t hesitate to dirty his hands to get the job done.  Initially, I'd get very excited at the prospect of tackling a new project around the house. The thought of spending time together doing something to [...]

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

The Power of Environments

Have you ever had a busy day at work and just needed to step outside for fresh air to clear your mind? Or wanted to start a difficult task on a messy desk and have the urge to first clear it up? Or automatically choose the table in the corner of the restaurant with your [...]

By | June 5th, 2018|Blog general, Corporate blog, General Blog|0 Comments

ADHD – Strategies to improve learning

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most talked about conditions within the schooling and parenting world. It is a controversial subject, one that leads to much distress in both teachers and parents.   ADHD is a neuro-developmental disorder that results in difficulty with the organising of actions and thoughts and is characterised [...]

By | May 24th, 2018|Education blog, General Blog|0 Comments

The Sensory Side to Wellness

Stress - our common enemy. How many times this week have you answered “busy and stressed” when someone asked how you are?  Even though we all know how it feels to be stressed, not many of us understand how stress works.  For instance, did you know that there are 2 types of stress?  And that [...]

By | May 17th, 2018|Corporate blog, General Blog|0 Comments

Forget About New Year’s Resolutions

That's right, forget about New Year's Resolutions.  Try Reflective Practice instead.   Forget the pressure for everything to be perfect and to change all your bad habits when the calendar flips over to January. Instead of New Years’ Resolutions I’ve taken to a Reflective Practice for 2018. This is a more gentle exercise to reflect [...]

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

Why you have to take some quiet & alone time

The world is loud and busy. There isn’t enough time in each day for the things that need to be done, never mind adding elusive concepts like ‘spending quiet time’ to the mix.  And I know what you’re thinking ….I don’t have time for quiet time! What on earth could I gain by taking some [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Corporate blog, General Blog|0 Comments

Beating Exam Stress

All around our country, students are preparing or are already busy writing exams. Our Matric students are already in the thick of it, and those in the lower grades have also already started or are soon to start. Exam time is a time when stress levels are higher than usual. Stress can be a positive [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Education blog, General Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Health 101: Sensory Sips & Snacks

At the moment everyone - especially in Cape Town - is aware of the importance of saving water.  But this is no excuse to skip your 2 liters a day. Here at Sensory Intelligence Consulting we are all too aware of today’s busy, on-the-go world.  Unfortunately our bodies often take a backseat and we neglect [...]

By | October 30th, 2017|Corporate blog, General Blog|0 Comments