Category: Mind & Heart

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

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Kerygma – PART 4

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Kerygma – Part 3

This video is part of the FREE online course ” Cultivating the Virtues, God Gives the Growth” on the Lumen Ecclesiae Learning Portal .  KERYGMA? it’s all greek to me!!! Peter and the Apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit and boldly proclaimed the Good News of Jesus Christ. The Acts of the Apostles contains […]

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Kerygma Part 2 – Sin

This video is part of the FREE online course ” Cultivating the Virtues, God Gives the Growth” on the Lumen Ecclesiae Learning Portal.

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Kerygma – Part 1

This Video is part of the FREE online course ” Cultivating the Virtues, God Gives the Growth” on the Lumen Ecclesiae Learning Portal .  KERYGMA? it’s all greek to me!!! Peter and the Apostles were filled with the Holy Spirit and boldly proclaimed the Good News of Jesus Christ. The Acts of the Apostles contains […]

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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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Neuropsychology | Dr. Karen Villa

“The quality of experiences and relationships and childhood impact brain development in a really profound way, which stood in contradiction to that ‘things are genetic purely and set in stone.’ So that’s the idea of interpersonal neurobiology: our experiences are the architects of our minds.“ Dr. Karen Villa Sr. John Dominic, O.P.: Welcome to ‘Mind […]

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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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