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“What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes you Stronger”

We’ve all heard the phrase, “What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger.”  And while it may feel like an over-statement to those in the throes of a traumatic crisis, it turns out this statement actually does hold some valid, scientific truth. HuffPost Senior Writer Carolyn Gregoire reports on this phenomenon in her book, co-written with […]

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Stress and Play

Stress.  It’s a kill-joy. Turns out that’s absolutely true. Over the decades of working with so many stressed out families, this was a patterns I saw over and over again. One of the first places I saw the impact of stress in families and individuals, was on playing.  Playing together.  Playing on their own. I […]

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The New Pocket IQube

I’m feeling really excited about this newest IQube. For one, unlike the others (which tend to be stationary), the Pocket IQube has been designed to travel with you.  At about 5 inches long, it’s small enough to easily fit inside a pocket, purse, knapsack or computer bag. It can be carried “unplugged”, and it will […]

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Stress…

Let’s face it.  It’s an incredibly stressful world we all live in.  Earthquakes.  Tsunamis.  Drought.  Reactors in Japan that leak.  Food that’s been irradiated.  War zones. And that’s not even factoring in the individual stress in our own lives… So, we’re individuals living in crisis, in a world that’s in crisis. That’s stress.  No matter […]