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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Vagus stuff: acetylcholine

In 1921, German pharmacologist, Otto Loewi, the “Dreamer and Nobel laureate” discovered the very first neurotransmitter during his famous frog experiment. The neurotransmitter is called acetylcholine, and is vital for our memory, concentration, and focus. Loewi was known as a “dreamer” because his famous experiment was based on a dream that woke him in the middle of the […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

Navigating the mental health crisis in schools

The prevalence of mental health disorders has risen drastically throughout the world in the last few decades with almost 1 in 5 children being diagnosed with disorders such as: ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression, autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), conduct disorders, eating disorders, OCD, self-harm, Tourettes, PANDAS, PANS. Many children go under the radar without diagnosis, and most have developed these […]

By |October 23rd, 2016|Health|0 Comments

Evidence-based coaching in schools

As mental health statistics continue to rise amongst millions of our children, so too does the need to address the associated stress and challenges within our classrooms. I know from my personal experience in schools that many teachers are burnt out from the lack of specialist support, and the unrealistic expectations placed upon them from parents and school administrators […]

By |October 4th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

CIRS: Mold related illnesses

Dr. Sandeep Gupta’s diagram above describes the chaotic immune response of genetically susceptible people who have had chronic exposure to a water damaged building (WDB). The people affected most have a specific HLA-DR gene code (approximately 25% of the population have this gene code). However, he also reports that if the biotoxins in a building […]

By |September 24th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

DOPAMINE: The motivation molecule

Dopamine, the “Kim Kardashian of neurotransmitters”, plays an important role in the way we experience our life. It affects our:

motivation,
movement,
attention,
concentration,
sleep,
desire,
sex life,
feelings of pleasure and reward,
and willingness to work!

It even affects our immune system!

A study published this month examined the effects of dopamine on immunity. The findings revealed that […]

By |August 20th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

Teacher wellbeing

By |August 10th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

EMF in schools: a precautionary approach

“Is it really wise and safe to subject ourselves to whole body irradiation, all around the clock and wherever we are, with the same mobile radiation which laboratory studies have shown to cause serious injuries and effects?” Olle Johansson, Ph.D., neuroscientist, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
This is why concern over children’s chronic exposure to electric and magnetic […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

Pesticides in schools

Have you noticed mice, rats, or cockroaches in your child’s school? If you have, then it’s likely that pesticides are used indoors to treat this issue. However, research warns us that we need to adopt safer pest management strategies in our schools because chemical intensive practices can devastate the gut’s microbiata and produce acute illnesses amongst the staff and students. […]

By |July 16th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

State of New Jersey 217th Legislature: an act concerning indoor air quality and mold in schools

Over three hundred empirical studies suggest that we need to be aware of mold in our schools. These studies tell us that long term exposure and inhalation of mycotoxins from mold in a water damaged buildings (WDB) can: increase inflammatory markers in blood; induce asthma and similar symptoms; and create neurotoxic symptoms.

The research describes how exposure to significant amounts of mold biotoxins can create […]

By |July 13th, 2016|Health|0 Comments

My chemical romance

If I look agitated and break out into a sweat when I’m sitting with you in an enclosed room, underneath a fluorescent light, enveloped by your perfume, aftershave, or peppered by your lens cleaner that you spray mid conversation, it’s not because I’m scared, nervous, anxious, agoraphobic, or claustrophobic. I know that’s hard to believe […]

By |July 10th, 2016|Health|2 Comments