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Sensory Overload

Too Emotional? 8 Strategies To Help

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

According to Dr. Elaine Aron, highly sensitive people (HSPs) make up approximately 15 to 20 percent of the population. While I would classify myself as a moderate HSP, there are certain triggers I now recognize that amplify my sensitivity. Here are eight survival strategies for HSPs.

Attention and Stress at Work During Boston's Tragedy

Judy Martin | Posted 06.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Judy Martin

We are human beings at work. Sometimes delicate times call for a slight reminder. Managing one's intake of information under such circumstances is directly related to what I call the new APR in the workplace: the attention, productivity and resilience of talent.

Sensory Overload? Recalculate And Get Back On Course

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 12.02.2012 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

I don't know about you, but my GPS system has taken me off-route sometimes to some pretty crazy places. When I go off onto those dark roads that just don't seem quite right, I actually defy my GPS and force it to recalculate my route. The same is true in my life.

What You Didn't See When My Child Had a Meltdown in the Restaurant

Carrie Goldman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Parents
Carrie Goldman

Dear Tables of People Gaping at Us in the Restaurant, I know what you heard. You heard my daughter screaming, admittedly very loudly. And I heard you too. I heard you say that some kids shouldn't be at restaurants. But here is what you don't see or hear...

Emma's New Shoes

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

Because of her many and varied sensory issues, Emma doesn't like wearing shoes, or socks, for that matter. So, no. We did not have sneakers to send into school. However, I decided to change that.

Sensory Overload, Awareness and Autism

Ariane Zurcher | Posted 06.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Ariane Zurcher

My 10-year-old autistic daughter, Emma, woke up in the middle of the night crying. Her screams of pain, the result of intense pressure in her ears, were like the sounds of an animal under attack.

The Artist -- Confronting the Death by Sensual Overload

Misha Lyuve | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Misha Lyuve

From ART BEAUTY LIFE blog Do you want to watch a movie? A black-and-white movie? A black-and-white silent movie? No! No! No! No! I want color! I ...

Major Sporting Events: Too Corporatized, Too Controlling, Too Much

William Astore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
William Astore

Until our sporting events and air shows return to a time when players and fans and enthusiasts collectively showed up simply for the love of the game and the purity of it all, count me out.