Are you sure you know all your senses?

01 July, 2020 / Mateusz

We all know that a person has five basic senses – smell, taste, touch, hearing and sight, through which we correctly receive information from the environment. However, there are other sensory systems that inform us about who we are, how we feel at the moment and what action we should take. What happens when they […]

Healthy sleep – time to return to the basics

01 July, 2020 / Mateusz

We are happy to use the latest technologies, simplify our lives and organise everyday life more efficiently. However, there are areas such as sleep, where neither technology nor performance are our allies. In spite of various trends and fleeting theories, in order to sleep well, one should follow simple rules and principles. Here are some […]

Pathological worrying – see if you do it

09 June, 2020 / Mateusz

Fear, anxiety, care or concern are normal states and emotions that we deal with in everyday life. However, they can go beyond healthy boundaries and turn into pathological worry. How do you know which type of behaviour you are dealing with and how to deal with it? To understand pathological worry, imagine standing in a […]

Suppression of emotions – through a sick soul to a sick body

09 June, 2020 / Mateusz

When stress becomes a permanent part of our lives, and we accept its presence, more destructive changes begin to take place in the body. Over time, hiding from the mental load caused by the stress, and ignoring its warning signs, will cause our body to become physically sick. Do you perceive everything in terms of […]

The ‘yes’ approach – take care of your child’s mental balance!

07 May, 2020 / Mateusz

Change can be a challenge for a person and means leaving the comfort zone to a greater or lesser degree. The functional changes we are experiencing during the #stayathome campaign are also rearranging the whole family system, in which one element affects several more. Forced quarantine is trying to balance new challenges – but we […]

Is a sleepy parent a worse parent?

27 April, 2020 / Mateusz

It is no secret to anyone that raising young children is overcome by fatigue, especially in the first stages of a baby’s life. Parents often feel frustrated, irritable and have a very strong yearning for uninterrupted, restorative sleep. But what happens when parents of older children and teenagers suffer from sleep disorders? Does it affect […]

How and why should you get up earlier? Here are 5 reasons!

27 April, 2020 / Mateusz

Mornings can be challenging; activities are performed in a hurry, stress, no time for breakfast or a moment for contemplation. Sounds familiar? Maybe it’s time to change your habits and start drawing energy for the whole day in the mornings. It is actually possible to start the day with a relaxing hot coffee accompanied by […]

8 things successful people do before bedtime

16 March, 2020 / Mateusz

Although the whole balance of our activity during the day is important in falling asleep, it turns out that the last thing we do before falling asleep is the most important. It is this activity that affects the mood and energy levels the next day, as well as the quality and length of sleep. Successful […]

Surprising ways to overcome the blues

12 March, 2020 / Mateusz

We all have bad days, moods and attitude to the world. This is completely normal. However, sometimes watching your favourite movie or eating a bar of chocolate is not enough to beat the blues. At times our internal negative state is deeper and requires more specific action. Therapeutic elements (and accessories) that we don’t use […]

21st-century stress – what is it and what are its sources?

24 January, 2020 / Mateusz

Although stress and its sources may be a familiar topic, we are still underestimating its impact on our lives, health and ability to function normally. We are aware of the fact that it exists, and we feel its impact, but research shows, despite growing awareness, we are becoming increasingly stressed and exhausted by demanding emotions. […]

How Can We Overcome Our Negative Self-perception?

27 December, 2019 / Mateusz

When we want to work on our self-assessment, we should answer the fundamental questions, “Who am I?” and “How do I feel about it?” Low self-esteem comes from long term negative perception of yourself. How can you reverse this thinking and stop being so hard on yourself? We assess ourselves poorly when someone touches and […]

Code of conduct for a hyperactive child

18 November, 2019 / Mateusz

Although every child needs love and attention, children with psychomotor disorders need them even more. Their behaviour, tiring to everyone around them, causes serious problems and unpleasantness, especially to themselves. Given the ever-growing number of children with this type of disorder, it’s worth knowing how to deal with them to show as much understanding and […]

Smooth and cheerful mornings with children? It’s possible!

28 October, 2019 / Mateusz

Is there anything more stressful for parents and hated by children than the morning wake-up calls for school? Do you believe it is impossible that this part of the day can ever be calm and joyful for everyone? It’s time to fix some home habits and make the mornings really enjoyable! Check out our proven […]

How to survive when our life falls apart?

29 August, 2019 / Mateusz

We have all experienced sadness, fear, regret or anger. These emotions usually stem from loss, either someone or something very close to us. Difficult times happen to everyone and cannot be avoided, but, despite this, we cannot get an absentee note for a broken heart or after an argument with a partner. The emotions we […]

Are you a highly sensitive person?

01 August, 2019 / Mateusz

Although the very term “a highly sensitive person” may seem puzzling to us, research indicates that they can constitute as much as 20% of the population! Despite many other similarities, highly sensitive people are not introverts and show a number of specific characteristics that we can observe in everyday situations. How does this work in […]

Mental hyperactivity, and how it is… to think too much

30 July, 2019 / Mateusz

Do you have the impression that your mind is overcrowded; with thoughts, questions, conclusions and emotions? Are you constantly told that you are “oversensitive” and react too emotionally to everything around you? Or maybe you have the feeling that something is wrong with you? If you answer these questions affirmatively, you may be mentally hyperactive. […]

The difficult art of rest and relaxation while on holidays?

01 July, 2019 / Mateusz

After long months at work, it’s time for a well-deserved holiday. However, not everyone is able to really enjoy their holiday time. According to statistics, we waste as much as 30 per cent of our holidays and only 13 per cent of employees feel really rested when they return to work. How can we really […]

“Baby on board” – how to survive car travel with a child

14 June, 2019 / Mateusz

Travelling can be stressful for both the child and the parents. For safety reasons, the child must be placed in a seat with fastened belts, which is most often the reason for his discomfort and resulting dissatisfaction. When we add motion sickness, hunger and boredom to the feeling of restraint, the journey can become a […]

Sensory Overload

14 May, 2019 / Mateusz

Everyday life provides us with hundreds of situations in which our cognitive processes are put to the test by a flood of incoming information. Technological development has resulted in pervasive advertising in an extremely wide range of diverse stimuli. The increasing proficiency requirements and overloaded learning programs that are not adapted to the capabilities of […]

Weighted blanket in a charitable service

02 April, 2019 / Mateusz

Weighted blankets are therapeutic accessories that are gaining enormous popularity. Each of them is unique, made to order and adjusted to the weight and preferences of the user. But what happens to pieces that have been returned and are not suitable for sale? Owners of Senso-Rex® and GravityBlankets® brands have decided to give them a […]

Exercising the sense of touch – creative activities!

11 March, 2019 / Mateusz

Touch is a very important sense which has a great influence on physical and psychological development of a child. In the first days and months, a baby needs contact with mother’s skin in order to feel safe and within subsequent phases, touch influences the development of the baby’s nervous and emotional system. What is more, […]

How to raise an optimist?

11 March, 2019 / Mateusz

A child is cheerful to a large extent thanks to their cheerful and happy parents. Our little ones carefully watch “adult” activities in stressful situations, how we react to failures and remember very well how the dialogues with our partner, friend or complete strangers look like. Even if not all of our behaviors can serve […]

How to Encourage Your Child to Read Books?

01 February, 2019 / Mateusz

Reading numbers in Poland shrink every year. Children are more eager to find entertainment in cellphones and tablets instead of books. This is a very disturbing phenomenon because, despite booming technology, reading improves the development of the youngest and stimulates them to further discover the world. How to encourage a child to reach for books […]

Concentration Problems at School

21 December, 2018 / Mateusz

As parents we often wonder about the border between usual child’s distraction and a disorder that needs to be examined.  The problem begins when our child starts going to school and his behaviour attracts the teachers’ attention. What can we do to help our child get used to the rhythm and discipline of school or […]