Supporting Emotional Development in Young Children: A Life-Changing Journey

The Power of Early Intervention. The Power of Early Intervention Dr. Lori once said, 'The first years of a child's life last forever. ' This quote perfectly captures the importance of supporting a child's emotional needs from an early age. The Lurie Center, a dedicated organization, has been transforming the lives of young children and their families through their work on emotional and behavioral issues. . Dr. Lori once said, 'The first years of a child's life last forever. ' This quote perfectly captures the importance of supporting a child's emotional needs from an early age. The Lurie Center, a ... [Read More]

How the Laurie Center Helped Eli Thrive: A Story of Overcoming Challenges

I would describe Eli as very curious and smart with an independent streak. He likes to do things his way, he's creative, and he loves to read. However, before coming to the Laurie Center, Eli was more withdrawn, anxious, and overactive. He struggled to fit in with the classroom routine and needed more support than the other kids. This is Eli's journey of how the Laurie Center helped him overcome his challenges and thrive. . I would describe Eli as very curious and smart with an independent streak. He likes to do things his way, he's creative, and he loves ... [Read More]

Harnessing the Healing Light: A Journey to Emotional Wellness

The Healing Light: A Gateway to Emotional Wellness. The Healing Light: A Gateway to Emotional Wellness Today, we delve into the profound concept of the healing light and its transformative power. Agnes Sanford, a prominent figure in the healing field, introduced this concept in her book 'The Healing Light. ' Born in 1897, Sanford's early exposure to the Chinese culture shaped her unique perspective on healing. In a time before miracle drugs and penicillin, people sought remedies and turned to faith healers and energy healers for relief. . Today, we delve into the profound concept of the healing light and ... [Read More]

Healing Abandonment Issues: A Guided Meditation for Inner Peace

In this meditation, we will create a sacred space for ourselves and invite divine presence to bring healing to our past and present experiences of abandonment. By the end of this meditation, you will feel more centered, loved, and empowered to move forward in your life and relationships. Preparing for the Meditation. Preparing for the Meditation Before we begin, find a quiet and comfortable space where you can relax without any distractions. Turn off your devices and adjust the lighting to create a soothing atmosphere. Whether you choose to lie down or sit, make sure you are warm enough and ... [Read More]

The Power of Writing Down Your Feelings and Thoughts

Today, we will explore the benefits of writing down our feelings and thoughts. This simple yet powerful technique can help us declutter our minds and gain clarity. So, grab your notebook and pen, or any designated journal you have, and let's get started. The Prompt: I Am. The Prompt: I Am To begin, let's use the 'I am' statement. Write down five things that represent your true self. For example, you can write 'I am freedom,' 'I am walking my Dharma path,' 'I am prosperity,' 'I am truth,' and 'I am liberation. ' This exercise will help you connect with ... [Read More]

How to Embrace Enjoyment and Self-Regulate Emotions

In this session, we will explore the topic of enjoyment and how to self-regulate emotions. As someone who has experienced depression, anxiety, and grief, I understand the importance of emotional well-being. Let's dive into this topic together and learn how to embrace all emotions with compassion. The Five Universal Emotions. The Five Universal Emotions Before we delve into enjoyment, let's quickly recap the five universal emotions: anger, fear, disgust, sadness, and enjoyment. These emotions are experienced by everyone, and today, we will focus on enjoyment. . Before we delve into enjoyment, let's quickly recap the five universal emotions: anger, fear, ... [Read More]

Understanding and Managing Sadness: A Guide to Emotional Wellness

In this article, we will explore the topic of sadness and how to self-regulate and embrace this emotion constructively. According to the Dalai Lama, there are five universal emotions: anger, fear, disgust, sadness, and enjoyment. Today, we will focus on sadness and learn how to navigate it in a mindful and compassionate way. Understanding Sadness. Understanding Sadness Sadness is a complex emotion that can be triggered by various factors, such as a friend getting angry with you or listening to sad music that reminds you of past rejections. When you experience sadness, you may also feel a weakening of your ... [Read More]

Understanding and Taming Disgust: A Guide to Emotion Management

In this article, we will explore the topic of disgust and how to effectively manage this universal emotion. According to the Dalai Lama, there are five universal emotions, and today we will focus on disgust. We will learn how to tame emotions, feel them constructively, and embrace all emotions with compassion. Understanding Disgust. Understanding Disgust Disgust is a normal part of being human. It is an evolutionary tool that helps us navigate our world. However, we have the power to mitigate this emotion skillfully. Let's delve into the different reasons why we may feel disgust. . Disgust is a normal ... [Read More]

Understanding and Managing Fear: A Guide to Emotional Wellness

In this article, we will explore the topic of fear and how to effectively self-regulate and embrace our emotions. As the founder of Life of Emerald, I have personally experienced and overcome depression, anxiety, and stress. Now, I want to share with you the tools I have acquired over the past 11 years to live a quality life. Understanding Fear. Understanding Fear Fear is one of the five universal emotions, according to the Dalai Lama. It can manifest in various forms, ranging from trepidation to terror. When we experience fear, our bodies react physiologically, and we may engage in actions ... [Read More]

Understanding and Managing Anger: A Guide to Emotional Wellness

In this article, we will explore various techniques and strategies to help you regulate your emotions and embrace them constructively. Anger is one of the five universal emotions, and it is important to learn how to navigate it in a healthy way. By cultivating mindfulness and practicing self-care habits, you can develop emotional wellness and build resilience. Let's dive in. Understanding Anger. Understanding Anger According to the Atlas of Emotions, anger is one of the five universal emotions, along with fear, disgust, sadness, and enjoyment. When someone gets angry with you, it is natural to feel anger in response. However, ... [Read More]