How to Make your New Year's Resolutions Stick!

Did you make any New Year's Resolutions this year?
 

It's the time of year for new year's resolutions, goals and plans for what the year will bring and how you will achieve your goals.

The problem is - most new year's resolutions have been deserted by sometime in March, therefore lasting change is often not achieved. 

So, what can you do to help make your goals for 2019 a reality?

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Tips to Improve Your Concentration!

Concentration is not only an issue for school aged children – it’s also very important for adults, athletes and even younger children.

Our world is full of distractions and you will be interrupted or will interrupt yourself frequently.  According to the Washington Post, the average person get interrupted approximately once every 3 minutes and it can take over 20 minutes to get refocused after an interruption.  This can cause of loss of up to 6 hours of productivity per day!  

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Sensory Processing Sensitivity and How it Affects You

What does it mean to be sensitive?  While sensitivity can manifest in various ways being sensitive may mean that you or your child has sensory processing sensitivity.  This means that your nervous system is more active than the nervous system of your not as sensitive peer. 
 
Your nervous system is responsible for every function and sensation within your body as well as responsible for how you perceive the world.  This includes all of your senses like sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell.

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Movement and Your Health

We have become a very sedentary culture with many of us desk bound all day and then too tired to do anything save sit on the couch when we get home in the evenings.  Even children are spending less time outside running around and more time inside playing with technology.
 
This inactivity along with the use of technology can create havoc for both our posture, which some researchers say is the beginning of every disease process, and our body as a whole.
 
So, how does movement affect you?  Movement keeps you healthier, it keeps your muscles toned and helps you release stress and concentrate better.  It helps you metabolize your food and maintain a healthy weight.  It also helps your body feel better!

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