Cultivate… HABITS and exercise for your brain

Regular physical exercise has many health benefits to our brains and bodies. When we exercise, the blood flow increases and our brain is exposed to more oxygen, nutrients, and proteins that promote the growth of new neurons. Physical activity also increases dopamine and endorphins that makes us feel happy while getting rid of chemicals that…

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Cultivate… SAFETY to protect your brain from physical injury

Our brains are one of the most important and complex organ in our bodies. It is very important that we practicing protecting our brains to decrease the risk of physical trauma. Here is a quick video on how to protect your brain from physical injury! #BrainAwarenessWeek Visit https://www.brainawareness.org/ for more information and activities for #BrainAwarenessWeek!

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Cultivate… KNOWLEDGE and learn the core functions of the brain

This week is Brain Awareness Week and for the next few days, we will be posting information about our brains and how they work! Today, we will talk about the core functions of the brain. The brain has three main sections of the brain: forebrain, midbrain, and hindbrain. The forebrain is the largest and most…

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Cultivate…HABITS with Grounding

Have you heard of grounding? It’s the practice of coming into direct skin contact with the earth, for example, through your bare feet. Grounding appears to improve sleep, normalize the day-night cortisol rhythm, reduce pain, reduce stress, shift the automatic nervous system from sympathetic toward parasympathetic activation, increase heart rate variability, speed wound healing, and…

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Cultivate… COMMUNICATION with your child’s teacher

Sometimes its hard to advocate for our children when we do not know the right questions to ask. Part of that is because we sometimes feel uncomfortable talking with the teachers about our concerns around our children’s behavioral health. However, teachers are excellent sources of information as they will help you understand your child’s classroom…

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