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23 01, 2017

Psychology Today: Help, I Don’t Speak Limbic!

By | 2019-10-02T14:27:49+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|

Dr. Shanker's latest article for Psychology Today explains how to talk to a teen when he's "gone limbic." "All too often, we misinterpret what a teen is “saying” because of mindblindness: i.e., we fail to recognize which state the child is in. The truth is that, past a certain age [...]

23 01, 2017

Metro Winnipeg: Winnipeg Educators Bolster Mental Health Supports

By | 2017-01-30T14:44:04+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|

Students in the Winnipeg School Division continually have more and more access to wellness supports as the division focuses on fostering 'healthy minds.' Mental health struggles aren’t unique to adulthood, so it makes sense that schools in Winnipeg are providing students with more and more mental health supports every year. [...]

13 01, 2017

Self-Regulation with Dr. Stuart Shanker on the Parent Footprint Podcast

By | 2017-01-19T15:35:17+00:00 January 13th, 2017|

Dr. Dan welcomes international parenting expert and guest Dr. Stuart Shanker.  This is an encouraging discussion about the concept of self-regulation, stress, and Dr. Shanker’s paradigm-shifting new book, SELF-REG: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life.  Dr. Shanker knows all children [...]

13 01, 2017

Self-Reg Conference in Winnipeg: Calming the “Red” Brain

By | 2017-01-19T15:35:27+00:00 January 13th, 2017|

Winnipeg School Division's Student Services and Inclusion Support Services in conjunction with the Healthy Minds Committee recently welcomed educators from across Manitoba for a two-day conference exploring the practice of self-regulation in schools within Dr. Stuart Shanker's Self-Reg framework. Read the full article here.

5 01, 2017

Our Top 10 Self-Reg Articles of 2016

By | 2017-01-05T16:20:43+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

2016 was a big year for us here at The MEHRIT Centre. In the summer, Dr. Shanker's book Self-Reg was published, and seemed to instantly strike a chord with parents and educators around the world. As an organization, we expanded our educational programs to include more courses and webinars, held several events across the country, launched [...]

4 01, 2017

The Greater Good Science Center’s Best Articles of 2016

By | 2017-01-04T18:00:52+00:00 January 4th, 2017|

Dr. Stuart Shanker's article for the Greater Good Science Center, Five Ways to Help Misbehaving Kids, was featured on two "Best Articles of 2016" lists. The original article was first published in August of 2016. Read the full articles below: Our Best Parenting Articles of 2016 Our Best Education Articles of [...]

12 12, 2016

Psychology Today: Self-Reg and Holiday Stress

By | 2016-12-15T15:12:31+00:00 December 12th, 2016|

"You have to be calm in order to enjoy being calm. If we’re over-stressed going into the holidays we’re likely to be over-stressed coming out." In this article, Dr. Shanker discusses the reasons why the winter holidays are often more stressful than they are restorative, and how we can tackle [...]

22 11, 2016

Psychology Today: The Truth About Lying

By | 2016-11-22T12:19:34+00:00 November 22nd, 2016|

Lying is the quintessential example of misbehaviour, but confabulating is a stress behaviour. The big challenge in helping a child develop truthfulness is recognizing which is which, and knowing how best to respond when we’re dealing with confabulation. Dr. Stuart Shanker discusses the dramatic differences between these two concepts in his [...]

16 11, 2016

How to Help Kids Self-Regulate with Michelle Ferrerri

By | 2016-12-01T11:46:26+00:00 November 16th, 2016|

In this four-part interview series, Michelle Ferreri and Dr. Stuart Shanker discuss how to help our children and ourselves achieve calmer, happier and more productive states, understand stress behaviour, and help children learn how to recognize stressors and self-regulate. Watch Part One here. Watch Part Two here. Watch Part Three here. [...]

15 11, 2016

Clarington Catholic Schools Host Parent Engagement Speaker Series

By | 2016-11-18T12:35:47+00:00 November 15th, 2016|

Nine Clarington Catholic schools are combining resources to host a five-part speaker series focusing on key issues affecting students. Over the course of the 2016/2017 school year, expert speakers will discuss online safety, faith development and student well-being. All sessions of the Tools for School Success and Well-Being in the [...]

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