ARTICLES

The Challenge of Stress In Childhood

The experiences a child faces in life may result in pressures that cause physical, chemical, psycho-emotional or behavioural reactions of a wide variety depending on the nature of the child. By Dr Raoul Goldberg BSc (Med), MB ChB (Wits), CEDH (Hom)  Are children today... read more

Spraying For Insects On Aeroplanes

I am a frequent flyer with my business taking me to different countries all year round. As such I am often subjected to being sprayed, along with my fellow passengers, with insecticide by the flight attendants as the airline in question strives to kill off any... read more

Shades of Violence in Children and Adolescents: Part 4

What can we do to prevent and manage violent behaviour in children and adolescents? This final article in the series looks at some foundational principles and healing pathways. shades of violence in children and adolescents (Part 4) What can we do to prevent and... read more

Shades of Violence in Children and Adolescents: Part 3

DR RAOUL GOLDBERG With rare exceptions, I do not believe that children are born innately violent and aggressive. If this is true, then where does this internal violator come from?  Part 3 in the series explores the origins of violence.  DR RAOUL GOLDBERG With rare... read more

Shades of Violence in Children and Adolescents: Part 2

DR RAOUL GOLDBERG, BSC (MED), MB CHB, CEDH (HOM), practises anthroposophical medicine in his general family practice in Cape Town. He has been a school doctor in the Waldorf school movement for many years and has lectured widely on many subjects related to child... read more

Shades of Violence in Children and Adolescents: Part 1

DR RAOUL GOLDBERG, BSC (MED), MB CHB, CEDH (HOM), practises anthroposophical medicine in his general family practice in Cape Town. He has been a school doctor in the Waldorf school movement for many years and has lectured widely on many subjects related to child... read more

Psychosomatic Illness in Children

It is well known that many childhood illnesses may be provoked by emotional causes. This article will discuss the nature of the psyche; how it connects with the body at birth and develops in the child according to strict laws of development; how the psyche can play an... read more

Protecting the Heavenly Years of Childhood: Part 2

In part one of this article, which appeared in last month’s issue of Natural Medicine, Dr Raoul Goldberg led us through the physical/spiritual primary developmental stages of the child, from conception, to the womb, to the third year, where the child expresses himself... read more

Protecting the Heavenly Years of Childhood: Part 1

The first 3 years of childhood touch us all in deep and mysterious ways. What powerful feelings are called up in us when we witness the sheer joy of a young child taking his first step; the total trust that children of this age give to us adults; or the helplessness... read more

Modern Childhood Illnesses As A Sign of Our Times

In recent times Dr Raoul Goldberg has become aware that certain childhood illnesses have become more prevalent and has wondered what this is telling us about ourselves and the times in which we live. In this article he explores these questions in the quest for a... read more