Monthly Archives: September 2011

Young children coping with earthquakes?

Brainwave is a charitable trust which exists to educate New Zealanders from all walks of life about the latest research in neuroscience.  We now know that a child’s experiences from conception to three largely determine how their brain develops, and … Continue reading

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The Human Mind – online documentary

Wow! These fabulous BBC documentaries are now available to watch for free online.  This one, The Human Mind with Robert Winston,  explores the mirror neurons, the power of our frontal lobes, and many other fascinating aspects of the brain.  There … Continue reading

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The Antidote to Apathy

This eye-opening 7-minute TED video from Dave Meslin points out the 7 obstacles in our environment which actively discourage us from getting involved and taking action on the things that matter in our communities. Instead of labelling most people as too selfish, … Continue reading

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Putting listening in the ‘too hard’ basket?

A fellow NVC/Compassionate Communication professional, LaShelle Charde writes a weekly blog with ‘gems’ for improved connection with others.  I really like this one on ‘Listening’ as I do similar activities, so thought I’d share it with you.  Working too hard at Listening? … Continue reading

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Tension and Trauma Release Exercises

Are you stressed out, suffering from tension in your neck or back, and/or having difficulty concentrating or sleeping? Starting months before we arrive in this world, we are sensitive to stressful and traumatic experiences throughout our lives.  David Berceli has … Continue reading

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