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Wal-Mart and Toys-R-Us try to self regulate under the specter of new federal regulation of the toy industry... by Sean B. Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:53pm Toys-R-Us and Wal-Mart, the big sources of Chinese-made toys that were rocked by the recalls over the past year, are trying now to set standards for their suppliers. With a shaky economy and nervous parents, they should have done this sooner, better yet, stop being reactive and be a little proactive, quite a novel concept. These self-im ... Read on »
"Keep Your Engine Running": Occupational Therapist (and New Certified HUG Teacher) Discovers The HUG by HUG Your Baby Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Oct 2012 12:00am Terrin Henderson from Fair Oaks, California, has served young families for years and in many capacities. She has been an occupational therapist for 34 years, a childbirth educator for 21 years, a post-partum educator for 13 years, and a health educator for 6 years, and now a Certified HUG Teacher for one day!! These day ... Read on »
Companies & Ad Industry Seeks to Step Up Self-Regulation to Combat Obesity by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:13pm A group representing the ad industry and advertisers -- such as companies that make sugary, fatty foods that we see TV spots about in profussion -- announced that it will review its 30-year-old-plus guidelines and how companies should promote their products to kids, reported. The Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of ... Read on »
Biofeedback races: an activity to develop self regulation by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 6:34pm I’ve written once or twice on biofeedback as I’ve used it, but I thought today I’d share an exciting idea that one of my colleagues (you know who you are!) came up with to help participants on our pain management programme get practice using their skills in a fun sort of way. We’re a bit lucky in some ways, we have about 8 different portab ... Read on »
The Self-Regulation Part of Losing Weight by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 3:41am 2 Comments Losing weight always involves self-regulation. Self-regulation is a private process in which you set goals and then attempt to regulate your thinking, your behavior, and your motivation in accordance with these goals. Interestingly, self-regulation works best with a certain kind of goal. The goal is called a mastery goal, which means the purpose ... Read on »
Diet Failure and Self-Regulation Failure Can Be Avoided by Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:55am by Maria's Last Diet Here's the diet situation with a twist. You go on a diet, and you are trying hard to regulate your food intake. But psychology research indicates that after you go through an instance of self-regulation - like say, a period of time when you're dieting - you actually deplete your strength for more self-regulation and y ... Read on »
Self-Regulation of Energy Intake by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 05 Sep 2009 10:21pm Some studies show that as a child ages, he or she loses the ability to self-regulate energy intake.  Here is one such study.  In this particular study, children offered larger portion sizes consumed more calories than children offered average portion sizes.  However, the real story is in the details. The entree used in the study was macaroni ... Read on »
I’m so tired of coping: Self regulation, executive functions and chronic pain by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Sun 08 Nov 2009 10:01pm Changes take energy – that’s nothing new, I know, but perhaps something as clinicians we might forget when we work with people who have chronic pain. I was thinking about this as I’ve had a week away from regular blogging so I could focus on writing and some self care.  Things are busy and as we enter the run up to Christmas, not likely t ... Read on »
Self regulation – what it is and what to do by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:01pm So, if self regulation is about exerting control over thoughts, feelings, actions and physiology, how does it work? When I skipped through some Google references last night (o font of all knowledge!) I found a good number of sites referring to self regulation and children – but not nearly as many relating to adults, or the long-term res ... Read on »
Emotions and self-regulation in chronic pain by Bronwyn T. Occupational Therapist Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:01pm I posted about the reciprocal effect of emotions on goal content and today I want to look a little further into this. A profound statement in the paper by Hamilton, Karoly & Kitzman is this: ‘If emotional well-being influences the selection and the valuation of a particular goal, then it is likely that the relationship between goal co ... Read on »