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High-performance teams through syncing the senses

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: Blog general, Corporate blog|

Have you ever felt as if managing your team is like trying to herd cats?  Each with their own personalities, ideas, work styles, ambitions …. and flash points?   Being a manager these days can [...]

Mindfulness or mind fullness?

By | September 5th, 2016|Categories: Corporate blog|

Do you feel like you're out of your mind? You’ve lost track of how many e-mails are in your inbox, the report deadline is looming, you still need to deal with the snappy team member [...]

Strategies for calm and focussed classrooms

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

The ability to remain focused on a particular activity for a required amount of time is no mean feat. Classrooms especially are busy and noisy environments, which lead to many distractions.   Stuart Shanker (a [...]

Is sitting really the new smoking?

By | August 29th, 2016|Categories: Corporate blog, General Blog|

A while ago, a new catch phrase started doing the rounds, namely that ‘sitting is going to be the next smoking’.  And the more I think about it, the more I have to agree - [...]

The tactile sense

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Corporate blog|

The TACTILE (touch) sense is a primary sense we use on a daily basis to process information from the environment. It is vital for communication, interaction and performance. Receptors for the tactile system are located [...]

Sensory defensiveness

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Corporate blog|

Sensory defensiveness is the result of aversive or defensive reactions to what most people consider non-irritating sensory stimuli. Due to a low threshold/low tolerance the brain over-responds. It often leads to tension, anxiety, avoidance, stress, [...]