Sensitivity & Giftedness

Maintaining Your Equilibrium as a Sensitive

The more adept we are at understanding what engenders our sense of belonging, the better able we are to truly house ourselves. As you awaken to your whole being, you will learn what it means to take care of your highly sensitive and aware nature. You may be, even unknowingly, highly attuned to the n

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The Sensitive’s Dilemna

As a sensitive and creative person you may have reached a time of crisis in your life. Vague internal stirrings beyond the realms of emotion and intellect call to be named. This time of awakening can be experienced as: inexplicable longing deep disorientation a lack of meaningful participation in life. Our culture’s lens of perc

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Sensitivity in an Age of Chaos

As you take up the task of understanding yourself as a sensitive, you do it within a culture so full of noise it is almost impossible to experience auditory or visual quiet. You do it in a world finally beginning to awaken to climate change and the endless social, economic, environmental crises and global ramifica

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Being Highly Sensitive

You have always known you ‘marched to the beat of a different drummer’. You are aware that you tend to ‘think outside of the box’. Yet, you never considered yourself to be sensitive. To be sensitive is to attend to what is invisible to most. Your nervous system is affected by small amounts of

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Reading & Resources for the Highly Sensitive Adult

New books, films, Web sites, and organizations that address these topics are being created all the time. Below are some resources that I feel are relevant and that offer the most unique information on the topics. Amazon.com is a great place to review the content of my recommendations. Books Learning About the Sensitive Are You Real

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The Artist’s Definition of Success

When an artist considers what it means to be successful, there are numerous aspects to success. These include the ability to have: ~ Clear focus and expression. ~ Choice, in where you attend and in the invitation you make in the world. ~ Self awareness and honesty about who you are and your limits. ~ Authen

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Healing & the HSP Label

Nobody wants to be labeled. Yet, when qualities that were always understood to be indications of some kind of pathology are seen as part of the package of what it means to be sensitive – it can be life saving and life altering. The danger comes from settling into the HSP label. Some all

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Late Bloomers – Reframing Your Relationship to Time

The late bloomer- Late to speak~ Late to walk~ Late to find a career path~ Late to find love~ Late to marry ~ Late to have children ~ Late to succeed ~ Late… So it seems to be about time or timing. To be a late bloomer is not to do things in the

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Highly Gifted and the Courage to Connect

We assume that being highly gifted carries with it a capacity for self expression and a comfort in communication. As if the gift naturally comes with an accompanying mechanism that facilitates sharing. It is often exactly the opposite. If one’s giftedness was not appreciated when one was a child, or one was ridiculed o

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Sense of Place: Reading & Resources

Sense of Place The Messages from Water, Masaru Emoto Beauty: The Invisible Embrace, John O’Donohue Biophilia Hypothesis, Stephen Kellert and E. O. Wilson Changing Places, Richard Moe and Carter Wilkie Dwelling, Place and Environment, edited by David Seamon The Experience of Place, Tony Hiss The Geography of Childhood, Gary Nabhan and Stephen Trimble The

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