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Calm down and call your Sensory Intelligence® OT

Have you ever wondered what makes Sensory Intelligence® Consulting’s services different from other wellness interventions? Read on ...   What makes Sensory Intelligence® Consulting different? Our world is getting more complex by the day: our senses are constantly being bombarded from all directions. Due to this overstimulation of our sensory systems, our focus, concentration, productivity [...]

By | April 17th, 2019|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

Did chewing gum help Tiger Woods win his 5th Master’s title?

At Sensory Intelligence® Consulting, we have always had a special interest in promoting effective learning in schools, improving wellness and productivity in corporate businesses & call centres and helping individuals to live a balanced, healthy life. And now Tiger Woods – winning his 5th Master’s title - has shown that Sensory Intelligence® is just as [...]

By | April 15th, 2019|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

Teaching in a pressure cooker

In this beautiful country we love to call home, we too often see the destructive consequences of prolonged stress and bottled up emotions: High frustration levels Anxiety Passive-aggressive behaviour Violence It saddens me to realize that our schools have also fallen prey to this emerging epidemic. Anger outbursts from educators, learners and parents are becoming [...]

By | February 21st, 2019|Blog general, Education blog|0 Comments

Falling (and staying) in love

Falling in love must be one of the most surreal human experiences. That racing heart, sweaty palms, pointless giggles, focused attention on another person and an increased ability to recognise the finest detail of the lucky recipient of your affection. It feels like you’re floating in a bubble of excitement and happiness and all you [...]

By | February 13th, 2019|Blog general|0 Comments

Self-care that works for your sensory system

Last weekend we celebrated my mother-in-law’s birthday. A group of us were sitting around the fire, chatting and listening to music when the soundtrack to La Vie en Rose started playing. Everyone quietened down as Edith Piaf’s deep, soulful voice sang “non, je ne regretted rien”  - no regrets. (I am listening to the song [...]

By | February 7th, 2019|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

Love like Papa Smurf

As a youngster growing up in the 80’ies, I loved watching The Smurfs on TV. We were allowed only a limited amount of screen time, so you had to prioritise… and The Smurfs always made the cut! For some reason these tiny blue creatures fascinated me. They all lived peacefully in harmony with nature and, [...]

By | February 6th, 2019|Blog general, Education blog|0 Comments

The best diet for 2019

Everyone’s talking diets.   We’re talking sensory diets (and snacks)   I’m pretty sure that after the festive season the words ‘snacks’ and ‘diets’ are on everyone’s lips (no pun intended!). Today we want to introduce you to a different kind of snack and diet.  It will not only keep you healthy, but will improve your [...]

By | January 18th, 2019|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

Work-Life Balance for 2019

One of my favourite YouTube videos must be Mark Gungor’s description of the difference between men's and women's brains. In his very entertaining demeanour, he explains how men tend to store their thoughts and experiences in various boxes. These boxes are separated from each other, never touching, ensuring that each subject remains a stand-alone entity. [...]

By | January 9th, 2019|Blog general, General Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

OVER & OUT

   Year end functions                 Budgeting                           Christmas shopping                           EXAMS               Work deadlines                       Holiday [...]

By | December 4th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments

Use your Senses and Keep Calm

Sensory Tips to Survive the Festive Season   This time of the year can be a connecting, magical, fun, overwhelming, frustrating, restful and hilariously crazy time! Today we want to give you some tips to survive the festive season, using your senses. We know that the December holidays can be a mixture of amazing and [...]

By | November 27th, 2018|Blog general, General Blog|0 Comments