Did you know that when you use the facial muscles to create a SMILE it stimulates a feel good party in your brain? Smiling distracts momentarily and allows positive energy to recharge. “Feel good neurotransmitters” are released when you smile! Dopamine (attention modulator), endorphins (pain reliever), and Seratonin (mood lifter) join the party when you smile!
This is really powerful! Teach this to your child so that he or she always has this special way to help themselves feel better.
Tip for Chasing Away Homework Grumpies: Pre-select a YouTube video that you and your child think is really hysterical. Watch it a couple of times before doing homework! It can help change homework grumpies into a more responsive, available brain!
ARE YOU AT YOUR WITS END with your child’s learning or attention challenge? Are you ready for a change? Here’s the next step towards real and permanent change:
Attend a FREE Parent Information Night to find out why your smart student is struggling and what can be done to change that permanently. Meet our director and get your questions answered.
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“Helping smart but struggling students dramatically improve or completely correct their learning and attention challenges by developing the underlying learning skills that are not supporting the learner well enough.”
We serve children and adults with diagnosed or undiagnosed learning and attention challenges including learning disabilities, dyslexia, ADHD, auditory processing disorders, and autism spectrum disorders.
Jill Stowell, M.S.
Author: At Wit’s End A Parent’s Guide to Ending the Struggle, Tears, and Turmoil of Learning Disabilities
Founder and Executive Director – Stowell Learning Centers