Lorraine Driscoll

Is a Disorganized Brain Causing Your Child to Struggle

Is a Disorganized Brain Causing Your Child to Struggle

If your child struggles with learning and behaviour then they likely have weak connections in a higher brain level called executive function—the brain’s CEO. Children, like adults, require executive function to accomplish a multitude of daily tasks like getting ready for school, focusing in class and homework completion. This mental skill set is responsible for […]

 Lorraine Driscoll

Don’t let the Winter Blues Sabotage Your Resolutions

Don’t let the Winter Blues Sabotage Your Resolutions

It seems a cruel joke that resolutions comes at the same time of year as the winter blues. Humans instinctively gravitate toward warm, rich, comforting food during winter which is why diet changes without the right supports is destined for failure. You can’t substitute poutine and potato chips with carrot sticks and salads; you need […]

 Lorraine Driscoll

Avoid Dieting Disasters in 2018

Avoid Dieting Disasters in 2018

The motivation of your New Year’s resolution to lose weight may be running strong, but to make it sustainable when that initial determination fizzles away, practice the principles of eating psychology. This requires tuning into your body’s unique needs as well as understanding how your psychology affects your relationship to food. Avoid dieting dysfunction by […]

 Lorraine Driscoll

Brain & Body Empowerment

Brain & Body Empowerment

A new understanding of the brain’s resilience and ability to change offers hope to anyone struggling with a brain disorder. Scientific research in the last two decades has shifted the age-old view that the brain is unchangeable, influenced mainly by genetics and operates separately from the body. Scientists have shown the brain can re-organize and […]