My Elbert: increasing the alpha wave and simultaneously decreasing the beta wave; goal- low-range gamma wave

Weary means κοπιάω (Strong’s #2872 — Verb — kopiao — kop-ee-ah’-o ) (a) “to grow tired with toil,” Matthew 11:28; John 4:6; revelation 2:3 , also means (b) “to bestow labor, work with toil,” Romans 16:6; Galatians 4:11; in John 4:38 , AV, “bestowed (no) labor,” RV, “have (not) labored,” and, in the same verse, AV and RV, “labored.” See LABOR , TOIL , WEARY

…What is neurodiversity

People with dyslexia and other forms of neurodiversity have sound and language processing problems. They will struggle to connect letters to sounds and, mainly difficulties identifying speech sounds and learning how they relate to letters and words; as well, those with visual processing difficulties struggle to understand visual information such as letters, shapes, or objects and problems processing the graphic symbols (mainly, problems with convergence). Other difficulties related to the absorption and processing of sounds [sounds especially can be omitted from words by the student], students with dyslexia most commonly omit letter sounds, words, phrases in the middle position, then the end, and least commonly the beginning. When they omit, they might do sound confusions such as repetition(s), substitution(s), addition(s) or delete altogether, on the other hand; transversal(s) and reversal(s) are more common in students with a visual processing difficulties. P.S. I suggest -have them remember: if it doesn’t look or sound right reread or rewrite till your “brain feels better” [trust your brain-you are smart, you can do it, and you are love]. Ask me how I can help you by tutoring, coaching, consulting and/or training

What is neurodivergency…

I  consult to help others discover their own/someone else’s learning uniquenesses, interest, and how to use their gifts and strengths. Those with a neurodifference usually have a neurodivergency; meaning, they often have intuitive and insightful, well-developed social awareness and emotions while possessing a lexicon of words to help with the synonymous “why’s of dyslexia”. They also have deep and holistic, list-form type thinking including: problem-solving and building/constructing abilities, competitive drive, computer skills, and gaming strategies. They seek their own endeavors of creative, imaginative, visual, artistic, and visionary skills while taking on inventing and innovating pursuits. I can also tell you that they may excel at thinking of “outside the box” solutions, seeing a problem from many sides, and patterns/spatial relationships along with the ability to think in 3 dimensions-using our strong evaluation skills and imagination (capable of observing patterns of: color, shape, size, dimension, rhythm, meter, tone, and chant). They have an innate ability for caring for people, animals, and nature [Note: sometimes due to circumstances they go against their own nature in this respect]. Lastly, I prepare students with unique learning and neurodifferences to connect to the world with enrichment classes through my program MY ELBERT.

…What is neruopedagogy

My current practice is a holistic, alternative approach to being and aims to learn how to stimulate new zones of the brain, and increase self-directed neuroplasticity, and create connections (neuropathways) for learning to be successful. Furthermore, it is targeted at naturally stimulating the brains of all types of learners, not only those with students who have learning differences. You need to know that my neuropedagogy is based on the following: my own inductive reasoning, logic of evaluation, outside-of-the box, type problem-solving skills, detective sense contributed to my own gift of neurodivergency, gift of knowledg, and wisdom (discernment), countless hours of student observations (Montessori), (w)holism, neuroscientific, neuropsychology, educational research (Orton-Gillingham and “Science of Reading”), and spiritual/religious studies (Nouthetic Counseling) along with my perpetual care for the “whole person”. We can identify goals and potential solutions to problems which cause emotional turmoil; seek to improve communication and coping skills; strengthen self-esteem, and connection (unity) with God; and promote behavior change and optimal mental health and wellness

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The weary need discernment upon their ego state

Psyche would be the ego conditioned individual’ “mind‘ wherein knowing “their being”; meaning what one is as a person and why here on earth through ontological training from family, culture, religion, education etc. which that” …is an ego states- they are an adaptation to various life circumstances, rather than innate states of being. Sometimes a person becomes stuck in an ego state, or finds that an ego state is no longer beneficial. A child abuse victim, for example, might get stuck in the role of frightened child.

What is discernment?

Definition of discernment. 1 : the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is obscure [such as “one’s life purpose”, “reason for being”; as well, a skill in discerning. 2 : an act of perceiving or discerning something. Note: Through Saving Faith Receive Discernment which includes discipline training; Saving Faith is the knowledge of, trust in, and commitment to Jesus Christ that is required for salvation:

To know wisdom and disciplined training;

to understand words of discernment;

To receive disciplined training in prudence,

right living, judgment and uprightness.

Arms, D. R., ed. (2019). The Christian Counselor’s New Testament and Proverbs (J. E. Adams, Trans.; Fourth Revised Edition, Pr 1:2–3). Institute for Nouthetic Studies.

SEE GRAPH BELOW CALLED GOD’S PERCEPTION

*ARAS- Thymus, Pons, RAS (HPA & ACC)/GUTDESPAIR of having anger and shame (worry, idolatry & fear, sloth of the SUPEREGO) Woe To Discernment of Meekness & Justice instead understand His Will and fear of the Lord (awe-filled reverence and profound respect). Note: [“…with behavior that is a credit to the summons to God’s service, living as becomes you] with complete lowliness [in heart and mind]: idolatry of the heart, needs justice (kindness,unselfishness, gentleness, mildness) and sloth of the mind, needs meekness (patience, compassion, goodness), both need discernemnt of love (righteouness, humility, knowldge, wisdom) bearing with one another and making allowances because you love one another. Ephesians 4:2 AMPC Note: SHAME– ASUNETOS (Strong’s #801 — Adjective — asunetos — as-oon’-ay-tos) “without understanding or discernment(a, negative, sunetos, “intelligent, understanding”), is translated without understanding” in Matthew 15:16 : Mark 7:18; Romans 1:31; 10:19 , RV, “void of understanding” (AV, “foolish”); in Romans 1:21 , RV, “senseless” (AV, “foolish”). synetós (an adjective, derived from 4920 /syníēmi, “to understand by synthesizing”) – properly, “personal” understanding that results from correlating facts (concepts), i.e. as understanding works in keeping with one’s own perspective properly, without comprehension; foolish because incoherent (failing to “put facts together “).

What is discernment meekness? (Divine Love)

Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest (relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls. [Jer. 6:16.] Matthew 11:29 AMPC Lowliness of heart and mind are indispensable in our approach to our Heavenly Father and our hope of receiving revelation and sanctification. “Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves” (Philippians 2:3). AND [Jesus] said to His disciples, Temptations (snares, traps set to entice to sin) are sure to come, but woe to him by or through whom they come! Luke 17:1 AMPC Rejoice and exult in hope; be steadfast and patient in suffering and tribulation; be constant in prayer. Romans 12:12 AMPC Note: Meekness is an attribute of human nature and behavior that has been defined as an amalgam of righteousness, inner humility, and patience. Meekness is essentially an attitude or quality of heart whereby a person is willing to accept and submit without resistance to the will and desire of someone else. [Retrieved from https://www.regent.edu/journal/inner-resources-for-leaders/spiritual-meekness-a-virtue-for-christian-leaders/]. “…because from the squeezing of milk out come curds, from the squeezing of the nose out comes blood; so too from the squeezing of anger out comes strife. [Also see idolatry] Arms, D. R., ed. (2019). The Christian Counselor’s New Testament and Proverbs (J. E. Adams, Trans.; Fourth Revised Edition, Pr 30:33). Institute for Nouthetic Studies.

Basically: Discernment of Meekness- Gentleness

rids idolatry due to deceit (despair) and anger, acting in resentment

by releasing unto trust believing in the Love with trust

lovingkindeness, complete joy (see Mercy)

What is discernment of justice? (Divine Honor)

Definition of discernment. 1 : the quality of being able to grasp and comprehend what is just, especially by the impartial adjustment of conflicting claims or the assignment of merited rewards or punishments The administration of law, especially the establishment or determination of rights according to the rules of law or equity The quality of being just, impartial or fair, and when to seek forgiveness of others. The maintenance or administration of of His justice: “Jesus responded, not just by picking out two commandments at random. He cited one commandment that pertains directly to man in relationship with His God: “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” He said, “This is the first and great commandment.” Mathew 22″34-40. Comes arrogance [Pride]—comes shame; but wisdom is with the humble. Arms, D. R., ed. (2019). The Christian Counselor’s New Testament and Proverbs (J. E. Adams, Trans.; Fourth Revised Edition, Pr 11:2). Institute for Nouthetic Studies.

Basically: Discernment of Justice- Greatness

rids sloth due to guilt (despair) and shame, acting in disrespect or deceit

by despising releasing unto believing in the Love of peace-loving (Faith)

Saving faith is expressed in baptism, is joined with repentance 

• making restitution for wrongs committed (1 Chr 21:22–26)

• abasing oneself before the wronged party (Gen 33:3)

and works through love. Christians are not justified by such things, but nor are they justified without them. It is only faith that saves, not because faith is greater than love or any other virtue, but because faith unites believers with Christ, in whom and because of whom they are accepted. So faith alone justifies, but the faith that justifies is never alone, it never exists without love and good works. complete faithfulness (see Grace.)

Dr. Charles Stanley states, “It is simply [with meekness] dwelling in God’s s presence without any visual or verbal distractions. He encourages believers to just sit in a dark and quiet room with the Lord.” “Obey God and leave all the consequences to Him.” “We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength.” Charles Stanley, preacher of His Word- The Gospels. [Retrieved from https://quotestats.com/topic/charles-stanley-quotes/]. Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart (power-joy-pons), and with all thy soul (energy-bliss-thymus), and with all thy mind (power-joy-pons) and strength (body-delight-ras-gut). Mathew 22:37-39

So many of us have neurodiversity and need to overcome shame due to suppressive anger

…What is the best way to support those with Neurodevelopmental disorders or Neurodiversity in later onset

I find the best support includes understanding the impact that a negative social environment, aka learning with trauma, has on those who have a neurodiversity, or as I prefer to say “neurodifferent”. My program, My Elbert, was developed to help those who feel weak and weary due to being neurodifferent including those working with them. Mainly, I help others to succeed and employ a positive attitude towards learning and learning environment. Instead of allowing shame and anger to overwhelm the learner, I focus on bringing in positive emotions and teaching methods for instance observing when they are needing calm delight. As well, help the learner with their learning difference and change their brain with self-directed neuroplasticity [flexibility] and atonement [adaptability]- The meaning of the word is simply at-one-ment, i.e., the state of being at one or being reconciled, so that atonement is reconciliation. Thus it is used to denote the effect which flows from the death of Christ. Easton, M. G. (1893). In Illustrated Bible Dictionary and Treasury of Biblical History, Biography, Geography, Doctrine, and Literature (p. 66). Harper & Brothers.

I support students (children-adults) with mixed: My Elbert enrichment along with literacy ntervention, and tutoring online classes. Specifically, my bible literacy classes/sessions stem from a hybrid of elements and methods from Montessori- life domains and development with observation, Nouthetic Counseling- theology, evangelism, behavioral sciences , and Orton-Gillingham methods- practice of reading in research as well scienece of reading . I developed this program due to my own experience and being labeled severely learning disabled as a young child.  As well as, I would like to share I little about myself, I have a Neurodiversity in Auditory, Visual and Vestibular as well a Neurodivergency which had made me weak and weary over the span of my life instead of knowing my gifts and strength of my mind. Basically, I also struggled with anger/shame that had to many other “deeper emotions” due to LD (view My Story Of Dyslexia: HERE and ask about my RESUME!)

According to Mark Briscoe, Jesus experienced anger and grief. His anger was a righteous anger for it had selfless reasons. He experienced grief when Lazarus died but not for Lazarus but for the people who loved Lazarus. He knew he would raise Lazarus. But looking at the people who wept he was grieved. And you find the shortest verse in the Bible. Jesus wept

He [Jesus] did’nt feel shame or guilt for they imply He would have sinned

Paul says that God has written a certain knowledge of His laws on every human heart [Rom. 2:14-15], and experience confirms this.  But conscience can be misinformed, or conditioned to regard evil as good, or become seared and dull through repeated sin [1 Tim. 4:2].  The judgments of conscience are only to be received as God’s voice when they match God’s own truth and law in Scripture.  The conscience must be … educated to

judge

scripturally

     Superstition  or scruple may lead a person to count as sinful an action that according to God’s word is not sinful.  But for such a “weak” conscience [Rom. 14:1-2; 1 Cor. 8:7, 12;]  to go against itself and do what it mistakenly judges to be wrong would be sin [Rom. 14:23].  Those whose conscience is “weak” should never be pressed to do what destroys their good conscience.  What is judged as being “good” or “bad, “right” or wrong” and not the attitude of as “trying my best” which is given in grace. Check out where we process “good or bad”: [Retrived from https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6940253740784373760].

“How much more, then, will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from acts that lead to death, so that we may serve the living God!” ‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭9:14‬ ‭NIV‬‬

Any number of patterns of rhythmic electric impulses are produced in different parts of the brain. There are four types of typical brain waves: alpha, beta, theta, and delta. These are similar and relatively stable in all normal individuals. Brain waves help in the diagnosis of certain neurologic disorders, including brain lesions and the likelihood of having a seizure. Important Statement: “In a very broad sense, near–10 Hz (Thymus) waves may function as a widespread “system clock” for many parts of the brain.” Similarly, researchers have long suspected the alphas originate in a brain region called the thalamus, the waves’ definitive source and function remain elusive, says Roger Traub, a mathematical neurologist with IBM. As well, the beta wave, arises from the thalamus, the part of the brain that relays sensory information to the cortex, and in doing so, may help inhibit sensory and motor information processing. During the global activation of the brain, gamma brainwaves sweep across your brain from front to back, beginning in the prefrontal cortex where thinking occurs and sweeping back through the sensory areas. [Retrieved from https://drgregwells.com/blog/3-techniques-to-trigger-gamma-brain-waves-and-achieve-peak-performance; https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/alpha-wave; https://dana.org/article/a-biophysical-theory-of-beta-waves/].

Slow Perception/Conception- Alpha RAS, Thymus (12.72 Hz) Plus Gamma PONS (m- 35.36 Hz, f- 30.72 Hz)= which is high range of alpha and low range of gamma are ideal for learning under stress or trauma. Ideally, males 48.08 Hz, females 43.44 Hz ideally all with bible study daily.

I hypothesize that rather than participating in the temporal binding of sensory events as seen in the cortex (beta waves), increase the gamma band activity in the PONS which tends to be manifested in the “shut down”, I propose ARAS may help stabilize coherence related to arousal, providing a stable activation state during waking and paradoxical sleep. Most of our thoughts and actions are driven by pre-conscious processes. I speculate that continuous sensory input will induce alpha band activity in the RAS (BIBLE STUDY) that could participate in the processes of pre-conscious awareness, and provide the essential stream of information (From the Word of God) benefited from slow perception and conception of the same stimuli that we can all experience. Basically, become a vessel of God (avoid: idolatry, sloth- unfruitfulness): 1: σκεῦος (Strong’s #4632 — Noun Neuter — skeuos — skyoo’-os ) “an implement, vessel, utensil,” is used of the tackling or “gear” of a ship, Acts 27:17 , RV (AV, “sail”); as well, 1: βραδύς (Strong’s #1021 — Adjective — bradus — brad-ooce’ ) is used twice in James 1:19 , in an exhortation to “be slow to speak” and “slow to wrath;” in Luke 24:25 , metaphorically of the understanding.[Retrieved from https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fneur.2012.00006/full; https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/18962/anatomical-substrate-of-neural-circuit-physiology]. Note: Bible Study lets you experience something by focusing on what you were doing, you actually slowed down time (or how your brain perceived that time, anyway) with new experiences…in faith,curosity and wonder of the Bible [Retrieved from https://buffer.com/resources/the-science-of-time-perception-how-to-make-your-days-longer /?fbclid=IwAR1A4G6p3AxrRI4xNVXBKJCB3HkL3RypsQlU8v6f4zbQO1b8wSnEhBYgN-E].

Close, to my own hypothesis, researchers have found that increasing the alpha wave and simultaneously decreasing the beta wave in the brain will improve memory retention. [Retrieved from found that increasing the alpha wave and simultaneously decreasing the beta wave in the brain will improve memory retention.[Retrieved from https://www.researchgate.net/publication/304154367_Enhancing_Memory_Retention_by_Increasing_Alpha_and_Decreasing_Beta_Brainwaves_using_Music%5D. Note: Learning Difficulties occur If Too low in Gamma waves (range 30 Hz-48.08); Ideally, males 48.08 Hz, females 43.44 Hz ideally.

‌Gamma brain waves have the highest frequency among all brain waves. They are associated with high levels of thought and focus. They can have different effects depending on their levels in your brain:‌

  • If your brain produces high levels of gamma waves, you tend to be happier and more receptive. You may also have a higher intelligence quotient or IQ and better concentration.
  • If your brain produces low levels of gamma waves, you may develop learning and memory problems. You may experience lower concentration, attention span, and mental ability. Lower levels of gamma waves can even lead to learning disabilities and mental disorders.

Sympathetic State- Anger

Gamma (Anger)- higher-end of 32-100 Hz (Insight, Focus, Consciousness)- anger image below see the heart, and area around tongue (mouth), basal ganglia (needs Beta 13-32- Hz & Gamma- 32-100 Hz= 17.5 -66 Hz range, 41.75 Hz ideal); also look at disgust (stomach) then see envy, contempt (see gut). Note: Alpha brain waves oscillate between 8 hertz and 12 hertz, and are common during relaxation, Sikka said. The more alpha activity in a brain area, the less busy that brain region. In wakefulness, a mismatch in alpha activity between the frontal lobes of the brain, the seats of cognition behind the forehead, indicates that someone is experiencing or trying to control anger. [Retrieved from https://www.jneurosci.org/content/39/24/4775].

In some, anger leads to shame.

Parasympathetic State- Shame

Beta (Shame)- around 19-20 Hz so mid-range 13-32 Hz (Alertness, Concentration, Cognition)- shame image below see the heart, and area around ears, hippocampus (needs Theta- 4-8 Hz & Gamma- 60-100 Hz= 32-54Hz range, 43 Hz); also look at fear and sadness, depression (view the lower extremities of the body). Note: And the emotion of Shame corresponds to the lowest frequency of vibration or lowest energy which is equal to only 20 Hz. [Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdOoZLN6pZs].

An important study, Bodily maps of emotions L Nummenmaa, E Glerean, R Hari… – Proceedings of the …, 2014 – National Academy Sciences; wherein,

Emotions are often felt in the body, and somatosensory feedback has been proposed to

trigger conscious emotional experiences. Here we reveal maps of bodily sensations

associated with different emotions using a unique topographical self-report method. In five

experiments, participants (n= 701) were shown two silhouettes of bodies alongside

emotional words, stories, movies, or facial expressions. They were asked to color the bodily

regions whose activity they felt increasing or decreasing while viewing each stimulus.

Nummenmaa et al (2013). Bodily maps of emotions. PNAS 111(2): 646-651.

Learn More NTN Part II

Ideally, Biaural Bears, males-left wave 48.08 Hz, females-right wave 43.44 Hz (528 Hz, for 10 min, 3 times a day, drink lots of water, ideally all with bible study daily).

‘If we are out of our mind [senses-just unstable fanatics as some critics say], it is for God; if we are in our right mind [senses], it is for your benefit. For the love of Christ controls and compels us, because we have concluded this, that One died for all, therefore all died; ‘ 2 Corinthians 5:13-14

Published by Tricia Cook, MEd., Online Dyslexia and Behavioral Interventionist, RSP, AA O-G Tutor & Montessorian

My interest is in helping parents and teachers to understand learning and behavioral challenges and to love learning again. I graduated from Auburn in ECE in 1998. I have been a Montessori teacher here in Birmingham for almost 12 years and have lived in Birmingham for the past 19 years. As an early childhood teacher, I want continue to grow and develop as a constant learner. In 2012, I graduated from Secondary Education with a P-12 Reading Specialist certification the University of Alabama. As a Reading Specialist, I train on diversity and literacy development; I have a specialized knowledge of assessment and diagnosis that is vital for developing, implementing, and evaluating your literacy and neurodiversity behavioral, character development programing. Also, I have varying experiences designing instruction and environments for Montessori and Non-Montessori (OSR-Pre-K) environments. Therefore, I can consult for any environment or setting! In 2013, I attained my highly qualified status in ECE and Reading. In 2013, I also got my Orton-Gillingham AA tutor certification. I currently tutor full-time along with consulting. I have actually been tutoring since 2003. Along with other independent tutoring/interventionist experiences, I have brought dozens of students from an emergent to an advanced reading level! In addition to tutoring, I have provided the reading strengths and needs of my students and share that information to classroom teachers, parents, specialized teachers, and other stakeholders.  Lastly, I have also been a trainer/presenter, since 2008 and really enjoy this aspect of my career. As an experienced trainer, I have trained on many topics including: literacy (the five components), classroom management, positive discipline, diversity character development, Montessori Philosophy, policies and procedures, child development, and Alabama's Pre-k. Take note: Schools and families are desperately looking for an alternative type of affordable multi-sensory, hands-on, and interesting instruction. Currently, I am training and interested in writing on the following topics: A Comparison of Pre-K to Kindergarten; Adolescent Literacy (7th+); Assessment; Developing Readers; Children’s Literature; Classroom Management Techniques; Comprehension; Montessori Philosophy; Environmental Print & Early Writing; Family Attachment; Language and Literacy; Outdoor Classroom; Poetry Writing (7th+); Positive Guidance; Fine-motor Development; Cursive Writing; Creative Writing; Comprehension: Study Skills/Test Taking Strategies; Morphology; Phonics Instruction; Diversity Education; Neurodiversity Education; HandWriting; Reading Strategies; Best Practices P-12. Thank you, Tricia Cook, MEd., RSP, AOG; https://linktr.ee/tcooktutor

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