Is your child naturally quick or slow? Laid back or competitive? Intuitive or methodical? When it comes to children, you can't change their essential nature—but as a parent, you can learn how to understand them better and help them grow to their full potential.
In Ayurveda, a traditional health system, your child's tendencies and preferences are reflections of different body types. And the latest understanding of brain development gives valuable insights into what your child is capable of at different ages. The two together—ancient wisdom and modern neuroscience—define brain/body types.
As I explain in my new book, Dharma Parenting: Understand Your Child's Brilliant Brain for Greater Happiness, Health, Success, and Fulfillment, knowing your child's brain/body type can help you anticipate and adapt to their needs and keep them in balance so they can grow to meet life's challenges. Here's what you need to know about the three different types: