MEDITATION IS HAPPENING IN SCHOOL

Submitted by: Amy Ballin, LICSW, PH.D. Landmark School In college, I first tried meditation with the hope that it would ease my stress. I went to a workshop and learned how to meditate.  It seemed easy enough.  I understood that all I had to do was repeat a word or phrase over and over again in my…

THOUGHTS ON MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

Submitted by Robert James Campbell, Ed.D., CPHIMS, CPEHR, Assistant Professor, Health Services and Information Management, East Carolina University I am always taken aback when a student or colleague asks if I can teach them how to meditate their stress away using mindfulness meditation practices.  Immediately, I recall something my mentor once told me when I was involved…

WHAT IS DYSLEXIA…

…and Why is Our Answer Important? Submitted by Brock and Fernette Eide, Authors of The Dyslexic Advantage What does it really mean to be dyslexic? The most common definition states that dyslexia is a brain-based disorder that makes reading and spelling harder than expected given an individual’s intelligence and education. We believe this definition is too narrow,…