More kids have more problems, and the old solutions aren’t working.

Searching for what does work, more adults are coming to Brain Gym and Rhythmic Movement Training classes.  Whether it’s • anxiety and depression leading to suicidal thoughts (one Nebraska school district with almost 9700 students performed 309 suicide screenings last year; 82 of them in elementary school!), • learning blocks • attention and focus • sensory processing, ASD • emotional control • all sorts of behavior issues • the bullied and the bullies • suffering from trauma   Brain Gym and Rhythmic Movement Training are transforming lives.  My heart soars when I can bid farewell to clients (frequently in grateful…

About Anxiety……….

There are two kinds of anxiety – what I call conscious, or cortical anxiety, and subcortical or subconscious anxiety. Cortical anxiety is easy to recognize – when we’re aware of the cause of anxiety: there’s a tiger in the room, a lost checkbook, out past curfew, driving in icy weather. Good: we know the cause and can develop a plan to deal with it. But when we are stressed, or unhappy, or nervous, or afraid without a specific cause? That’s subcortical anxiety, and it’s harder to calm. It’s as though you drank six energy drinks at 11:30 pm and then…