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  1. Mindfulness Tips for Parents. How to Do It. Why It Matters. - L'Aquila Active
    January 26, 2023 @ 8:59 am

    […] It turns out that when we are dealing with strong emotions, the amygdala, the fear center of the brain, takes over. And then it becomes hard for us to think properly how to respond to a situation. We lose the ability to express ourselves with language because our emotions hijack us. However, if you identify and name exactly how you are feeling at that moment, a whole different part of your brain becomes in control – the executive part of the brain, which is in charge of higher-order cognitive functions such as planning, impulse control, predicting consequences of one’s actions and cognitive flexibility. […]

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