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How to Manage End of School Stress

school stress

This time of year brings school stress that can impact brain health and behaviors in children and teens alike. It’s not uncommon for them to experience anxiety or discomfort around the end of a school year as they anticipate a change from routine and feel the stress of making the grades.  The anticipatory anxiety around the transition to a new routine and the fear of failing makes the end of the school year a particularly difficult time for many students. » Read more..

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Last Day to Save on Our Summer Test Kit Special

Avoid the summer’s ‘brain drain.’ Before school starts back up this fall, why not get the little ones’ brain back into balance? Now through July 29th, take advantage of our Children’s Program Summer Special.

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9 Summer Activities to Boost Brain Power

These summer activites will boost brain power and prevent the summer slide. Don't let your child fall behind this summer.

Many parents struggle to find summer activities that are both engaging and educational. Summer ‘brain drain‘ is real and accounts for many of the academic and behavioral challenges that occur when the school year begins. Don’t let your child fall behind, here are some of our favorite summer activities that boost brain power, increase cognition and focus, while regulating your child’s nervous system. » Read more..

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Feeling Rushed? Grab These Healthy Snacks to Keep You Fueled and Focused

Healthy snacks are vital for fueling your brain and body, but it can be hard to get the nutrients you need when you’re feeling rushed. Don’t let lack of time keep you from caring for your body and mind. These healthy snacks are ready to eat, are non perishable and can keep you and your kids feeling fueled even on the busiest of days.  » Read more..

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Join the Children’s Health Revolution: Our Therapist and 27 Experts Online Now

Join us online May 2nd to 9th for the Third Biannual Children & Teen’s Health Summit. The Lotus Health Project brings you a week of empowerment for you and your children. Learn to have balanced, healthy lives with 27 amazing speaks, giveaways, and more. It’s free and every parent, educator and practitioner can learn a lot from these amazing presenters!

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Help Your Child Combat Stress With Mindfulness and Relaxation Resources

Mindfulness is paramount in helping children and adults relax the central nervous system. There is a lot of research that shows how mindfulness can be helpful to children and many adults too. It doesn’t have to be a daily mediation or yoga practice, but a few mindful minutes a day can help your child get calm and focused. The children and teens I’ve worked with who practice mindfulness have more control over their actions and behaviors.

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What You Need to Know About L-theanine

L-theanine is a naturally occurring amino acid used to treat anxiety, promote relaxation and improve focus and concentration. For many, it can help their mental and physical health in a profound way. Here is what you need to know about L-theanine before trying it.

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Moms! Win Tickets to The Warrior Mom Pajama Party

Are you a mom in the Central Texas Area? Neurogistics is proud to sponsor Healing Complex Kids’ Warrior Moms Pajama Party. You can win free tickets if you email First four who email get the tickets, so don’t hesitate!  » Read more..

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Depression in Teens: How Screenings Can Save Lives

This week teen depression made the news in a positive way. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reports that all young people between the ages of 12 and 18 should be screened for depression. This means primary care doctors, including pediatricians and family physicians should screen adolescents routinely for depression.

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12 Books That Make Great Gifts for Everyone on Your List

We’ve found 12 books that make great gifts no matter who you’re shopping for. All of these have healthy mind, body and spirit in mind. Whether there is a healthy eater, spiritual and mindfulness seeker, teen reader or parent on your list, these titles will be great presents. Give a gift that lasts longer than the holidays. These books help readers become healthier mentally, physically and spiritually. Maybe there is a title that would make a great gift for YOU too. What makes this even better?  Less stress for you! You can give books as presents without leaving your computer and they arrive just in time for the holidays. » Read more..

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