Yearly Archives: 2017

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Tips to reduce stress over the holidays

The long-awaited summer school holidays are here, and with that the Festive Season. It is traditionally a time to spend with family and to make new memories. It is a time for fun in the sun, family gatherings and parties, shopping till you drop, and loads of festive food and activities. However, it is also [...]

By | December 19th, 2017|Blog general, Education 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

Tips to reduce end-of-the-year teacher stress

Once again, we find ourselves nearing the end of another school year. There are just over 6 weeks of school left, and as always parents, scholars and teachers all feel the pressures that go hand in hand with all that is still left to do before school closes for the summer holiday.   As teachers, [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Education blog|0 Comments

Move to stay focused and alert

Movement is a necessary skill throughout all ages of development, but essential in our younger years. Our children are more sedentary due to an increase in passive lifestyles and the advances in technology.  As a result, we are seeing increased numbers in learning difficulties and decreased motor abilities in our children. Every movement action that [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Education blog|0 Comments

Annebél Labuschage

Special focus areas: Parenthood Stress, Wellness Group Facilitation, Sensory Profiling for Personal Development and/or to better understand Relationship Dynamics Annebel’s main focus is to help moms fully enjoy motherhood. After she completed her Occupational Therapy Studies at the University of Stellenbosch in 2005, she did her Community Service year in Vryheid, [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Team|0 Comments

Food and wine shows – to do or not to do?

I love food! I love tasting food, smelling food and looking at food. Above them all, I love making food. For years I miserably declared that I don’t have an inkling of artistic flair in me. However, give me an apron, a wooden spoon, a recipe book and throw in a glass of wine. Then [...]

By | June 9th, 2017|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

FIDGET SPINNERS – TOYS OR TOOLS

Fidget spinners, they are everywhere! And every child that doesn’t have one wants one. They are just the coolest thing to have right now. As adults, teachers and parents just don’t get it and find them a nuisance as well as distracting. Yet they are no different to past fads such as Yo-yo’s, Silly Bandz [...]

By | May 30th, 2017|Blog general, Education blog, General Blog|0 Comments

Why Sensory Audits matter in the classroom

What is a teacher to do? There are so many sensory types in a classroom and each child in that classroom has a different sensory need. One of the most difficult aspects of teaching is handling behaviour problems. Inappropriate behaviour interrupts lessons, tests a teacher’s patience and distracts the other children from the tasks at [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Blog general, Education blog, General Blog|0 Comments