Jaclyn Long

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The Benefits of Yoga for Kids 

The Benefits of Yoga for Kids   By practicing yoga poses, children can learn how to exercise, develop confidence, and concentrate better.  Yoga (meaning union or yoke) is the practice of accessing and integrating all aspects of our true nature -- body, mind, and spirit -- in the pursuit of inner harmony, says Alexandra De Collibus, a yoga teacher and [...]

By |2018-09-04T16:43:18+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting, Yoga|0 Comments

It’s not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less 

It's not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less   In Australia about one in six adults practice meditation while one in 10 practice yoga.  People often turn to yoga or meditation as a way to take time out and manage the stress of their day-to-day lives.  Stress is common, and ongoing stress can contribute to [...]

By |2018-08-30T19:06:48+00:00August 30th, 2018|Corporate Wellness, Health and Wellness, Yoga|0 Comments

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive 

Helping Kids With A.D.H.D., and Their Families, Thrive  When a child has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, it affects everybody in the family, said Dr. Mark Bertin, a developmental pediatrician in Pleasantville, N.Y. Parents need to understand the nature of A.D.H.D., he said, and appreciate that it affects “a host of self-management skills,” which play out in school [...]

By |2018-08-30T18:54:37+00:00August 30th, 2018|Health and Wellness, Parenting|0 Comments

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise.

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise. The gold standard of medical research, the randomized controlled trial, has been taking a bit of a beating lately. An entire issue of the journal Social Science and Medicine was recently devoted to it, with many articles pointing to shortcomings. Others have argued [...]

By |2018-08-23T22:24:31+00:00August 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discipline Your Toddler Effectively – The Gentle Way – Part 3

Part 3: Mindful Parenting Can Be Challenging Mindful Parenting Can Be Challenging… But It’s Worth It If we do want to teach our children how to effectively manage her/his frustration when they are frustrated and don't like what is happening, then we can first set the intention to be more aware of what we [...]

By |2017-04-18T17:40:47+00:00April 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discipline Your Toddler Effectively – The Gentle Way – Part 2

Part 2: Our Brains Don’t Like Punishment Our Brains Don’t Like Punishment Let’s take a look at what happens to your kid’s brain when you use a harsh, punitive approach to discipline. When your child hears you yell or express disapproval of them, it sends a warning signal to their limbic system (the emotional [...]

By |2017-05-07T04:12:33+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Discipline Your Toddler Effectively – The Gentle Way – Part 1

  Part 1: Discipline defined Ask any mom of a toddler: disciplining children is uber challenging. It's even harder for single moms, moms with special needs kids, moms with kids who are sick, moms who are sick or who have a partner who is sick, moms without financial resources, moms without solid social / [...]

By |2017-05-07T04:10:29+00:00April 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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