Teenager Burnout – The legacy of Gen X

Teenager Burnout Blog Post By Leigh Shinde Of Love Your Beautiful Brain

Mental health and teenager burnout I am really starting to question what we, as a society, are doing to our children. I feel like we are training our young people to be completely disconnected from what they are feeling in their mind and body. Our beautiful children are constantly being told to push down how…

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Your beautifully complex child

The Complex Child And Anxiety A Particle By Leigh Shinde Neuro Nutritionist

The beautifully complex child and anxiety As a mother of a complex child, when you are told by the experts that your child has a number of diagnosable disorders you momentarily feel vindicated. You knew your child was complex. Whether it be Anxiety, ADHD, ASD, SPD, OCD, Eczema or ODD, this quickly gives way to…

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Your anxious child brain map

Anxious Child Brain Map By Dr Natalie Challis And Leigh Shinde Of Love Your Anxious Child Treatment Program

A window into your child’s anxious brain When we work directly with clients in our clinic the first step is always the anxious child brain map. This gives us a window into your child’s brain. This is what’s different about how we treat anxious children to other professionals you may have seen. When we see…

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Does your child have an inflamed brain?

Inflamed Brain Causes Anxiety In Children Is Explained In This Blog By Dr. Natalie Challis Of Love Your Beautiful Brain

Children aren’t the same as adults Before we discuss whether your child has an inflamed brain or not let’s first discuss their behaviour and where that comes from. Something to remember about children is that they are not little adults and therefore should not be treated as such. A child’s brain is very different from…

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Inflammatory Trigger

Inflammatory Trigger Blog Post By Leigh Shinde For Anxious Child Program With Image Of Wheat A Common Trigger For Inflammation

What is your inflammatory trigger? When I explain the gut-brain connection to our lovely parents, it’s always a light bulb moment.  So often we look at the brain as something that stands alone, up there on our shoulders disconnected from the rest of our body. However, everything we do to reduce inflammation in the body…

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Can MSG Cause Anxiety?

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Food and Mood Here’s a little storey about the effect food has on mood, right down to the neurotransmitters! Last weekend we decided to head out for dinner to a restaurant as a family. Usually, we go to the same places that use fresh and local wholefoods to make their delicious foods! However, this weekend…

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The Anxiety Box

Think Outside The Box

Does your beautiful child have anxiety? Have you ever noticed that once your child is labelled with anxiety, they are put in what I call “The Anxiety Box!” The anxiety box is a like a dead end. Anytime the child tries to voice how they are feeling they get hit with the same response “It’s…

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