Category: Mind & Heart

Testimony of Healing | Amy Grant

Find out more about CERESET at cereset.com Sr. John Dominic: We’ve had conversations about neuro-interpersonal, neurobiology, which is a new neuroplasticity. That’s an interest that I’ve had on the education side of things. Why don’t you share where you are at with that? Amy Grant: In a nutshell, ten years ago, my niece was living with […]

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The BEST Mental-Health Strategies for Pre-Teens and Teens | Dr. Karen Villa

Karen Villa: The tasks of adolescence is for a child to come to own their own body in their own mind and it really is a time that we’re moving into with them where you know, we don’t have as much say anymore and that’s really a biologically driven process. So discipline has to move […]

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Best Mental Health Practices for 6–9-year-olds | Mind & Heart, Neuropsychologist Dr. Karen Villa

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The BEST Mental Health Practices for Infants and Toddlers | Dr. Karen Villa

“Parents tend to think that our kids can’t remember zero to five, so it doesn’t really matter what happened in zero to five. They are coding experiences from zero to five and what we call an implicit memory. So it’s like an unconscious memory and that will keep it down in body and in behavior, […]

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Re-wiring Our Brains for Good

My name is Dr. Karen Villa. I am a developmental neural psychologist who works with children and families. My focus is on providing learning characteristic evaluations and working with children who are showing anxiety, attention, and concentration disorders. The field of study I subscribe to is called interpersonal neural biology. The basic idea is that […]

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Creating an Army of Goodness

Most Reverend Earl Boyea: I believe one of the reasons why living a virtuous life is thought to be so difficult is because our culture says, “Do whatever you feel like doing at any given moment.” Our culture encourages us to simply be responsive to stimuli; we are subliminally urged by our consumerist culture to […]

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Why is Virtue Essential in Our Culture?

In our popular culture, a lot of people think of religion as a duty, as a series of do’s and don’t’s. In fact, it’s a whole way of life – a relationship that brings us joy. All relationships require discipline, sacrifice, and commitment. Virtues provide this, helping us move along a path to grow and […]

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Why We Publish

Greetings and welcome to LED’s Education section! In this era of fast-paced technology, I am absolutely thrilled you have decided to stop by for a visit! I am Sister John Dominic, one of the foundresses of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist. I have been involved with Catholic education now for over […]

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Cultivating Virtue to Battle Vice

We all have an innate desire for happiness. We all crave and want it. Nobody says they want to be miserable, nor that they want to have a life of pain and suffering. Everybody wants a fulfilling, happy life; but what do we need in order to be happy? Most people have come to realize […]

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SandyBrondello

Developing Character at Home and on the Court

My name is Sandy Brondello and I am a mother of two beautiful children: my son Brody is 9 and my daughter Jada is 6, and they both attend St. Thomas the Apostle School in Phoenix. I am a wife to my husband Olaf Lange, and I am also the coach of the Phoenix Mercury […]

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