When doctors want to get a medication into the bloodstream quickly, how do they do it? Often they give it to you under the tongue or between the gums and the cheeks. Who can brush their teeth without getting their toothpaste under the tongue or along their cheeks? I can’t! That is one reason my family chooses Young Living Thieves AromaBright toothpaste … Read More
Exercise does more than just keep your arms, legs and core in shape. It is beneficial to your brain and many other parts of your body as well. Here is a research study that talks about the benefits of exercise on cognition. Add some essential oils to that workout experience to make it even more enjoyable!
Where are my favorite places to use essential oils for supporting optimal brain function? 1) The fingertips and tips of toes – These are the reflexology points for the brain. 2) Brainstem – This is the area on the back of the neck where your head and neck meet. 3) Crown of the head 4) Simple inhalation by using a … Read More
If working with essential oils in a household with family members who have autism spectrum disorders or attention deficit disorders, please remember that these individuals often experience challenges with processing sensory information. Often these individuals become irritated by smells and/or noises. Turning on a diffuser with oil in it may upset them greatly if they have never experienced a diffuser … Read More
Dynamic seating options are often beneficial for helping individuals attend to task. Check out this study on the effectiveness of Disc O’ Sit Cushions on attention to task. I was taught in school that a partially inflated beach ball placed on the chair is a cheap alternative for those wanting to test the effectiveness for their own loved ones.
Although this page is not intended to address any specific diagnosis, I will be sharing research articles that cover a wide variety of topics. I found this article very interesting because it talks about many of the areas that affect attention in children. It is so important to look at the big picture!