brain’s right hemisphere, not to mention your own, to promote emotional intelligence and overall well-being? In Western culture, we tend to overvalue and over-emphasize left hemispheric learning. Therefore, to keep nurturing right hemispheric health and the connection between you and your child, I have adapted Jill Bolte Taylor’s (2006) and Rick Hanson’s (2009) recommendations for right-brain health. A brain in balance increases the likelihood for physical, emotional, social, and mental health.So, what do you do if your child is no longer a babe in arms? How do you continue to nourish his/her
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Bolte Taylor, J. (2006). My stroke of insight: A brain scientist’s personal journey. New York: Penguin Group.
Hanson, R. (2009). Buddha’s brain: The practical neuroscience of happiness, love & wisdom. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.