…a parent must dance the child to his tears, to letting go, and to the sense of rest that comes in the wake of letting go…[a parent must] come alongside the child’s experience of frustration and provide comfort. The agenda should not be to teach a lesson but to move frustration to sadness…Much more important than our words is the child’s sense that we are with her, not against her.” – Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate, Hold on to Your Kids Source: The Train Analogy That Will Completely Change How You See Your Crying Child – Pick Any Two Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

If you want to know how someone is feeling, it might be better to close your eyes and use your ears: People tend to read others’ emotions more accurately when they listen and don’t look, according to research published by the American Psychological Association…   Source: Best Way to Recognize Emotions in Others: Listen Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

“In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of individuals with self-reported non-celiac gluten sensitivity, we found fructans to induce symptoms, measured by the gastrointestinal symptom rating scale irritable bowel syndrome version”   http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016508517363023 Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

It reported that “almost all” commercially available plastics that were tested leached synthetic estrogens—even when they weren’t exposed to conditions known to unlock potentially harmful chemicals, such as the heat of a microwave, the steam of a dishwasher, or the sun’s ultraviolet rays. According to Bittner’s research, some BPA-free products actually released synthetic estrogens that were more potent than BPA.   The Scary New Evidence on BPA-Free Plastics Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

“People get excluded, socially excluded, because of their health condition,” says Professor Emerson, “not because the health condition does it but because the cultural expectations, the way society works, means that they are being excluded. “It’s the disadvantage faced by people with disabilities which really generates and creates their poorer health. It’s not about impairment; it’s about being disabled. It’s about being marginalised and disadvantaged in the society in which you live.” Source: How attitudes disable | Pursuit by The University of Melbourne Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

Research shows that relational aggression is seen in preschoolers, that preschool girls are significantly more relationally aggressive and less overtly physically aggressive than preschool boys, and that relational aggression is significantly related to social-psychological maladjustment. Source: Why Are There So Many ‘Mean Girl’ Problems in Preschool? – The Kids Tips & Advice | mom.me Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it

“Rainer Maria Rilke once said: “Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.” We can make it even less personal. Just let everything happen (drop the “to you”)—watch and feel each aspect of the mind–body–world show play out on the stage of consciousness, experiencing it all with interest and kindness in the knowledge that the moment is already and inevitably on its way to becoming something else.” By Ed Halliwell Source: When You’re Depressed: Is There Room to “Let Go”? – Mindful Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it