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HOW TO CREATE A GENIUS FAMILY
August 29, 2015
HOW TO CREATE A GENIUS FAMILY - 30 August 2015
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. Albert EinsteinEditorial
Welcome to our New Newsletter
Why has the name changed ?
Midbrain Activation and Quantum Speed Reading were only available for children. We have since discovered that adults too can profit from the same programs.
We have also introduced some more programs for adults such as Awaken the Third Eye and Mindpower.
We now have programs for the whole family and we strongly believe that to developing the genius in our children is a whole family commitment
Welcome to our new members Please feel free to pass this on to your list
MINDFULNESS TRAINING for Children and AdultsMindfulness-based coping exercises for young people, people with an intellectual disability, and adults who prefer playful, concrete images. Improve wellbeing and resilience, decrease distress.
Dr Kumari Fernando Valentine is a clinical psychologist with an interest in anxiety, trauma, and wellbeing. This CD is a collection of exercises that are useful when younger people need increased coping skills.
All these exercises help with feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and stressed. I have indicated, however, particular conditions where the exercises may be especially useful. The exercises are meant to be used preventatively, to promote resilience, as well as reactively, to help exit a state. For maximum gain, practice the exercises when calmer, so that skills can be used even when anxious.
01 Stretch like a Cat: A brief, playful progressive muscle relaxation to decrease tension. Especially useful for trauma, worry, anger, sleep problems. FREE
02 Tummy Breathing: Diaphragmatic Breathing. Useful for all conditions. An essential skill.
03 Affirmations: Neutral and positive coping statements. Useful for worry, managing anxiety including panic, performance fears, low mood, self-esteem.
04 Bubble Breathing: Slow Breathing. Useful for all conditions. An essential skill. FREE
05 Sticking Attention: and smell. Useful for: trauma/dissociation/spacing out, feeling overwhelmed, panic, feeling out of control, social anxiety, low mood, agitation, anger, worry.
06 My Bubble of Protection: A visualisation exercise, developed originally for adults, where we imagine creating a bubble of protection for the day that shields us from negativity, and criticism. Useful for: dealing with bullies and critics, social anxiety, self-esteem, trauma.
07 Safe Place Visualisation: A visualisation for helping with carrying a feeling of safety around inside. We create a safe place that can be gone to when needed. At first, it may be difficult to imagine a safe place. Practice will help. Useful for: trauma, social anxiety, stress.
08 Riding the Waves of Anxiety: In this visualisation, with accompanying ocean sounds, we imagine coping with anxious feelings. Useful for exposure and response prevention work, trauma, panic, agitation.
09 Walking through a Rainforest: Peaceful visualisation to promote calmness.
10 Zap Zap Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs): Automatic Negative Thoughts quickly enter our head and we believe them! They affect how we feel. In this exercise, we practice tuning in to thoughts and then zapping them! Useful for: all conditions including worry, stress, feeling overwhelmed.
11 Throw Worry Stones into the Water: in this practical, mindfulness visualisation, we practice letting our worries go. Useful for: feeling overwhelmed, stressed, worrying, self-esteem.
12 Inviting a Superhero to Help: we all need extra help sometimes! In this visualisation, we increase coping and changing perspective by inviting a favourite superhero in to help us. Useful for: nightmares, stress, worry, low mood. FREE
ONLINE TRAINING IN MIDBRAIN ACTIVATION & QUANTUM SPEED READING.It is with great pleasure we announce that now it is possible to teach your child(ren) midbrain activation and Quantum Speed Reading in the comfort of your own home and at a fraction of the previous cost.
The live workshop over 2 days though very effective, was expensive. We had to send two tutors and take into account their airfare and accommodation in addition to the training fee.
This new step follows from our Mission To become a Leader in the Development of Human Potential and an Ultimate Resource Centre that provides Innovative Technologies that lead to Mankind’s Evolution
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There’s more to it than Eye Can SeeAn analysis of keyword search shows that many visitors are keen to learn more about Eye Training and Eye Exercises.
The purpose of this article is to provide parents with fun eye exercises to enhance their children’s visual processing skills for better school performance and improved attention. If you know a child who struggles to read, learn, or remain on task, the underlying cause may be vision–even if the child has 20/20 eyesight, please read on.
Visual Processing Skills
When most parents think about vision, they think about their children’s eyesight, i.e., visual acuity as measured by the eye chart. When children have 20/20 vision, it means they can see what an average person sees on the eye chart at a distance of 20 feet. If children fail the eye chart test, they can get glasses to compensate for their eyes’ physical irregularities that cause blurry vision. But good vision is so much more than just clear eyesight at distance.
Near visual skills at close ranges are especially important to school-aged children, who spend their days viewing images at a distance of 20 inches, not 20 feet. Looking up close is much more demanding on our visual system than looking far away and involves very precise visual skills in the way we take in, or process, visual information. At these close distances, children need to the ability to coordinate or “team” their eyes in order to maintain single vision.
They need to be able to track a line of print without losing their place. They need to the ability to quickly adjust focus when looking from near to far, as when they’re copying from the board. Children also need to be able to interpret and make sense of what they see, commonly referred to as visual perception. Glasses cannot correct these types of problems because, unlike eyesight, visual processing problems are not caused by physical irregularities in the shape of their eyeballs. Rather, these visual processing problems are hard-wiring deficits in the brain caused by poor visual development in the first few years of life.
Visual processing skills develop much the same way our motor skills are acquired, i.e., with practice and use. Just as infants must learn to roll over, crawl, and walk, their eyes must also learn to track, team, focus, and interpret what they see. We’re born with all the eye structures we need for vision, but we spend the first 4-6 months of life getting “hard wired” in the brain’s visual cortex to use our visual equipment correctly, and then we continue fine-tuning these skills throughout early childhood.
So what happens if something goes wrong, and these important visual skills don’t develop normally? Vision becomes less efficient and takes more effort. Uncomfortable vision is especially noticeable at school where reading becomes an exercise in frustration and fatigue. Depending on the clinical criteria researchers adopt to identify the prevalence of vision deficits, studies show around 20-25 percent of the population have some degree of poor visual processing skills.
If we isolate poor readers, this number rises significantly because nowhere is vision more demanding than at close ranges with small print. Each year as the reading demands increase and print gets smaller, children with poor visual processing skills find it harder to maintain clear, comfortable, single vision. Grades start to drop, compre- hension falls, and eyestrain makes it difficult to remain on task, forcing these children to take frequent breaks. They are so often off task that they may look like they have ADD/ADHD, or their grades are so poor that teachers start questioning if they have a learning disability. Unfortunately, few teachers or parents even suspect that the underlying cause may be vision.
TRACKING, PERCEPTION AND TEAMING
Tracking is the ability to control where we aim our eyes. Technically, the control of our eye movements is called oculomotor skills. This skill is critical for everything from sports to reading. Good tracking skills allow us to hit a baseball or follow a line of print without losing our place. In school, if a child cannot track from word to word smoothly, accurately, and efficiently, reading suffers and comprehension drops as words jump around and meaning becomes muddled. Tell-tale signs of tracking problems in school include frequent loss of place, skipping or transposing words, omitting entire lines, using a finger to follow print, moving the head rather than just the eyes, and poor comprehension because of scrambled text.
1. TRACKING:FIXATION Fixation is the most basic eye movement skill from which other skills grow. Good fixational skills allow us to maintain a steady gaze without our eyes moving involuntarily off target. This allows images entering the eye to be centered on the fovea, the part of the retina that gives us our clearest vision.
Without the ability to fixate, images will be blurry and confusing. In school, comprehension suffers as our eyes involuntarily move off the print and words jumble or jump around. Inadequate fixation skills must be addressed early in a treatment program before other oculomotor techniques are attempted because it is the foundation skill upon which others build
2.TRACKING: SACCADES Saccades are eye jumps–the sudden, quick voluntary change in fixation from one object to another. Saccades involve any shift in gaze, such as from road sign to speedometer, board to paper, notes to computer screen. During reading, accurate saccadic movements are critical. The eyes must move left to right along a straight line without deviating up or down to the lines above or below. In addition, when we reach the end of a line, our eyes must make a difficult reverse sweep back to the beginning of the next line.
If a child cannot control these eye movements, he’ll lose his place and comprehension becomes a problem. The ability to make accurate saccades involves a very precise coordination between our central and peripheral visual systems. Our central vision processes what we’re looking at in clear detail and defines what we’re seeing (“What is it?”) while our peripheral vision simultaneously locates the next target to let us know where to aim our eyes during the next saccade (“Where is it?”). If there is not a continuous, fluid, simultaneous integration between the two systems, saccadic eye movements will be poor.
4.TRACKING: PURSUITS Pursuit eye movements are used to follow a moving target. Accurate, smooth pursuit eye movements allow us to make spatial judgments as to the speed and position of the moving target. Pursuit eye movements are especially important in driving and sports. To evaluate pursuit movements, parents can randomly move a small target about 20 inches in front of the child’s eyes and observe the following: Does the head move with the eyes?
How accurate are left-right, up-down, z-axis movements, and rotations? Does the patient falter at certain positions of gaze? How quickly do he/she correct? Is the patient tense, rigid, wiggly, or needing encouragement to complete the task, indicating the effort they must exert? Does accuracy degenerate with time?
1. VISUAL SPATIAL RELATIONS
2. VISUAL CLOSURE
4.VISUAL SEQUENTIAL MEMORY
5. VISUAL FIGURE GROUND
6. VISUAL FORM CONSTANCY
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MIDBRAIN ACTIVATION AND QUANTUM SPEED READING ONLINEYou can now teach your child(ren) Midbrain Activation and Quantum Speed Reading in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
The parents are always the first and the most important teachers in a child's life.
Midbrain Activation is much more than learning a set of "magical" skills. As the late Prof. Makoto Schichida always emphasised that "The philosophy of Shichida revolves around parent-child bonding."
We feel that once you engage the heart of a child, you can engage their mind. It's all about praise, love, and accept, which is our motto.
The "Soul Education" is an education to develop children's hearts and polish their souls. The right brain can be activated not by egoistic hearts but by appreciative hearts. Parents should shower their child with love and praise which in turn encourages the child to learn. When a child is reared in an environment of unlimited love, continuous praise and unconditional acceptance, it develops a sense of "oneness" between parent and child. To unlock and develop the right brain, parents need to provide children with a stress-free environment to learn.
QUANTUM SPEED READING ONLINE
If your child has completed Midbrain Activation Course, you may want to follow up with the Quantum Speed Reading experience which Please contact us details:
USEFUL TOOLS FOR A GENIUS PARENT,....Tools for Thinking Smarter
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WOT Analysis Discover New Opportunities, Manage and Eliminate Threats
The best-known of all business tools, SWOT Analysis helps you to analyze your situation's strengths and weaknesses, and identify the opportunities and threats you face
Do you solve problems systematically, or do you just grasp the first solution that comes along? Find out how effectively you solve problems.
Making a Decision by Weighing Up Different Factors
Decision making at work is rarely straightforward. So make your decisions better with this useful technique for making a choice when many factors must be balanced. CLICK HERE
DO YOU HAVE A PROGRAM RELATING TO EDUCATION?If you conduct classes or programs or workshops on whole brain development, right brain education, multiple intelligence etc. and would like world-wide exposure, please
Here’s an example from our newest Quantum Reading Instructor - Nisha Chandak
Please read about the amazing life changing work she does CLICK HERE
WANTED DYNAMIC TUTORS/ TEACHERS/TRAINERS• Are you passionate about helping students to succeed with their text book study ? • Do You want to improve your own reading speed and skills ? • Are you willing to go through a strict programme of action over 8 weeks ? • Are you looking for part time income in keeping with your skills and experience ? • Then please read on… READ MORE ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
QUANTUM READING FOR ADULTS - ONLINECLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
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