Advice about Life from The Other Side

Advice about Life from The Other Side
Julie was conservatively dressed. She looked about 45 years old and had a lovely, soft voice.  She told me that her mother passed away a year ago and she wanted to make sure she was okay.  I surmised that they must have been close. As I do with all my clients, I asked Julie to... Read more »

A Mother's Intuition Leads to the World's Blessing

A Mother's Intuition Leads to the World's Blessing
Kristine Barnett, a mother whose son, Jacob, was diagnosed with autism at the age of two, refused to listen to medical diagnosis and instead nurtured her son’s gifts. Jacob Barnett is now a 15 year old on track to become a Nobel Prize winner in Theoretical Physics.  It was Kristine’s intuition and her stubborn determination to... Read more »

Being "Different": Scary or Exciting?

Being "Different": Scary or Exciting?
The other night I asked a worker at Barnes and Noble on Clybourn where I could find books on highly sensitive kids. He knew exactly where the section was. He said, “One of my friends has synesthesia. He sees emotions as colors. Everyone makes fun of him.” Do you know someone who is “different”? How come... Read more »
Advertisement:

Frozen Will Warm Your Heart

Frozen Will Warm Your Heart
Recently my daughter and I saw Disney’s new movie, Frozen. It was both delightful and surprising! Anna and Elsa were inseperable sisters in childhood until Elsa’s power, which turned everything she touched to ice and snow, hurt her sister when they were playing. Their royal parents shut down the castle with both girls inside to... Read more »

Transforming Pain into Power!

Transforming Pain into Power!
In America, if you have a pain, we have a drug for it. A short while ago, I found myself popping Ibuprofen when my sinuses started to hurt. It took the edge off and I got on with my other priorities. When I found myself doing that three times in a week and a half,... Read more »

Are The New Kids Disordered or Spiritually Gifted?

Are The New Kids Disordered or Spiritually Gifted?
The New York Times reported this week that Keith Conners, M.D., who fought for over 50 years to legitimize the ADHD diagnosis and make medication available for children, called the current statistic of 3.5 million children on such medication  “a national disaster of dangerous proportions.” Conners is reflecting the growing concern among many in the medical and... Read more »
Advertisement:

Autistic, Gifted and On A Mission

Autistic, Gifted and On A Mission
“Everyone tries to imply that my boy is normal and that someday he will fit in. My son did not come to this earth to be normal. He came to teach us something…and no one is listening,” Elizabeth declared to a group of parents. Elizabeth’s son is autistic. She believes he has a calling –... Read more »

Parenting the Defiant Child

Parenting the Defiant Child
Standing in line with her peers, flashing a look at her “crush,” off came her hood and hat that I carefully assured was secure against the elements. Her long, black hair blew in the sharp wind. She smiled at me defiantly as she headed into school with her class. Surely she was now “cool” and... Read more »

Four Steps: Out of Depression and Into the Light

Four Steps: Out of Depression and Into the Light
When  you feel the world coming down around you, when all the positive mantras can’t cut through the overwhelm, depression, confusion or darkness, it means this: Spirit wants all of your attention What can you do? -     Ask: What does the Heart of this Mystery want me to know? Now: Imagine holding the... Read more »
Advertisement:

ADHD/ADD and Intuitive Children

ADHD/ADD and Intuitive Children
In 2011, 263 million prescriptions for psychotropic drugs were given by physicians to children under the age of 18 in the US alone. These astounding statistics point to an epidemic that we must address as responsible citizens and parents. Having Executive Produced a DVD on The Misdiagnosis of Gifted Children, I learned from several pediatric physicians... Read more »