Tag Archives: wellness

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Green Fingers Grow Green Minds
Ecologist
Posted: October 31, 2013

“If you listen to nature, you are so inspired; you don’t have to listen – the garden encourages you to listen, to all of the wildlife … the sounds of the birds” says Eloise, 13…”

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Using Science to Drive New Approaches to Child Welfare
Center on the Developing Child
Harvard University
Posted: October 4, 2013

“With their eyes on a more healthy, stable, and productive future for the nation’s most vulnerable children and families, federal child welfare officials are broadening their strategy…to try to enhance caregiving and to reduce the adverse experiences that can trigger toxic stress and its damaging lifelong consequences.”

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Pediatricians Take On Toxic Stress
Center on the Developing Child
Harvard University
Posted: October 1, 2013

Part one of a series of four articles. “A growing body of scientific evidence about the power of severe childhood stress to weaken brain architecture and damage lifelong health is prompting leading pediatricians to call for a seismic shift in pediatric primary care.”

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Can emotional intelligence be taught?
The New York Times
Posted: September 25, 2013

“Something we now know, from doing dozens of studies, is that emotions can either enhance or hinder your ability to learn,” Marc Brackett, a senior research scientist in psychology at Yale University, told a crowd of educators at a conference last June.