Category Archives: Amygdala Hijack

3 Tips On How To Calm An Angry Child

3 Tips On How To Calm An Angry Child In a previous post called “The Two Kinds of Tantrums” we described how certain tantrums require that parents move towards their children to help them to deal with their overwhelming emotions, while the second kind of tantrum requires that parents move away from their child. With […]

Amygdala Hijacking

“Amyg… what?” I hear myself say as Lizette suggests this post… But this has turned out to be one of the most interesting topics I’ve written about so far. Imagine you’re in the traffic… you’ve had a particularly bad day so far, and nothing is quite going your way. Just as you’re about to get your […]