The Next Best Thing to Winning Is Losing!

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The next best thing to winning is losing! At least you’ve been in the race. Nellie Hershey Tullis Related Posts:Failure Is Not The Falling Down but The Staying DownBe Willing to Share PainThe Changing of Seasons is a Perfect Time to Make Changes inLife’s A Bicycle Audio SeminarSeven Steps To Overcome CSIGY OverwhelmSeven Steps to Overcoming OverwhelmLife Lessons Learned While QuiltingHigh Sensitivity

Curators of Life on Earth

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We are the curators of life on earth. We hold it in the palm of our hand. Helen Caldicott. Related Posts:How to Help Your Creative, Sensitive or Gifted Kids Weather…Tips for Starting the New Year Off RightSensitive Gifted New Years ToolsRelaxation Breathing ExercisesMistakes – Antidote to Perfectionism7 Sensitive, Gifted Secrets to Have the Love You Want…Valentine’s Day can be painful for CASIGYs with…Remembering Columbine: Helping Creative, Highly Sensitive…

Entering Into the Mysteries of the Soul

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The act of entering into the mysteries of the soul, without sentimentality or pessimism, encourages life to blossom forth according to its own designs and with its own unpredictable beauty. Thomas Moore. Related Posts:How We Know the Soul is Being Cared ForSoul – Fate – EgoThe Soul is Explosive and PowerfulWhat Memory, Art and Love are to the SoulOpenness to Love’s Many FormsLive as Much From the Heart as From the HeadDisappointments in Love, Betrayals and LossesArt and Soul

Find The Magic in Being a CASIGY™ Misfit

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Do you have a deep ‘defect’ in your life that makes you feel like a misfit? Dig deeply enough inside that ‘defect’ to discover the gift camouflaged within. Then hone and use that Gift to heal and serve others in the world. By this, you’ll find the Magic in being a CASIGY™ MisFit. ScrapLady Sharon Barnes Related Posts:There’s Magic in Being a CASIGY MisFitDifferent by Design Webinar RecordingCASIGYs™ BlogAre you a Creative, Acutely Aware, highly Sensitive,…Different By DesignRemembering Columbine Trauma – 17 years agoEncouraging Sensitive and Gifted Students: You Are DifferentRemembering Columbine

Catch and Release Living is Simply This

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Catch and release living is simply this: Breathe in; feel it (all of what you are experiencing physically and emotionally right now). Breathe out; release it (all of what you are experiencing physically and emotionally right now). Then again: Breathe in, feel it. Breathe out, release it. ScrapLady Sharon Barnes Related Posts:Relaxation Breathing ExercisesLife’s A Bicycle – How to Balance Your Life LikeHow to Heal from Life’s Hurts-An Intuitive, Creative…Healing Trauma in Creative, Sensitive and Gifted PeopleCommunication IsRemembering Columbine: Helping Creative, Highly Sensitive…How to Prevent Holiday Meltdowns!New Client Forms

Follow Your Own CASIGY Trail

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Follow your own CASIGY trail through deep dark woods of despair, through deserts of dreariness, through terrors of deep knowing through the void of the unknown through inner earthquakes and cyclones to heights of mythic transformation. ScrapLady Sharon Barnes Related Posts:Have the Courage to Follow Your TalentCreative Coping, Healing and TransformationRevisiting #Be WeirdLife is an ArtTurn Aside Your Dream and It Will Come Back to You AgainMerry Christmas! (What Does That Mean?)Find The Magic in Being a CASIGY™ MisfitCreative and Contemplative Handwork Is a Deep Practice

Inspiration On the Road to First Grade

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Inspiration for Parents and Teachers of Creative, Sensitive or Gifted Children: Here’s Nine Life Lessons I Learned On the Road to First Grade: My little quilt, finished except for the label, was a burgundy, mauve and ivory watercolor heart-shaped wall hanging. It had taken many moons to make, and I was tempted to skip the label. Painters sign their work on the front; quilt artists make a label for the back. But I just wanted to be done with it.  I hate making quilt labels, because I never know what to say on them. So I pinned the quilt on …