Keys to Preventing Holiday Overwhelm

Sharon Barnes CASIGY, Gifted, Hero's Journey, Highly Sensitive, Holiday Advice, Self-Acceptance, Soul Care

The holidays are coming. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza are racing towards us. In the USA, Thanksgiving is almost here. Just saying this starts a sense of overwhelm to creep into me. How about you?  Let’s explore together how to prevent holiday overwhelm. When we were children, the wonder and magic of the holidays filled us with eager anticipation. As adults, it’s quite another story. There’s gifts to make or buy, homes to decorate, inside and outside; relationships to consider-both interconnecting family relationships and friendships; food to prepare, including considerations of who’s allergic to what, and who’s on which diet this …

There’s Magic in Being a CASIGY MisFit

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For CASIGY’s (Creative, Acutely Aware, Super-sensitive, Intense, Gifted You), our differences and vulnerabilities can be big obstacles to finding our passion(s) and fulfill our mission(s) in life. Gifted adults, teens and kids can often feel like Rudolph in the Christmas legend. Surely you know the story? According to the legend, young reindeer at the North Pole drill and compete to get the chance to pull Santa’s sleigh on Christmas. But Rudolph was different from all the others. Horror of horrors, he had a red nose when everyone else had a black nose. Even his parents didn’t know what to do with …

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

Creating Our World

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We are all creating our world all the time; the important task is to do so consciously. Pat Allen Related Posts:Solutions to Problems May Be Found in the CircumstancesCASIGYs Could Remake the WorldThe Larger Fabric of ValuesArt and SoulWorld Suicide Prevention Day – September 10, 2014CASIGY Book ListCreating Beauty From Life’s Scraps — From a New…Valentine’s Day can be painful for CASIGYs with…

Live as Much From the Heart as From the Head

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We know we are on the way toward soul when we feel attachment to the world and the people around us and when we live as much from the heart as from the head. – Thomas Moore Related Posts:How We Know the Soul is Being Cared ForSoul – Fate – EgoThe Soul is Explosive and PowerfulEntering Into the Mysteries of the SoulWhat Memory, Art and Love are to the SoulOpenness to Love’s Many FormsDisappointments in Love, Betrayals and Losses7 Sensitive, Gifted Secrets to Have the Love You Want…

Walk, Work and Speak

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We will walk on our own feet; We will work with our own hands; We will speak our own minds. – Emerson Related Posts:The Larger Fabric of ValuesAre You Facing AdversityHappy CASIGY™ Mother’s DaySoulBurstLove’s Labor; my SoulShirt™ Process and Surprise EffectsContemplative Handwork™Curing – Strengthening – HealingMerry Christmas! (What Does That Mean?)

Becoming More Conscious

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The more conscious we become, the more we see the games that other people play and their sins and manipulations, but we’re also more conscious of their burdens and sorrows. –Scott Peck Related Posts:An Alone JourneyAbandon the Urge to Simplify EverythingBe Willing to Share PainWe Cannot Go Back. We Can Only Go ForwardConsciousness Brings More Pain, but It Also Brings More JoyStopping the Blaming Game is Called ForgivenessProtected: CASIGY Social-Emotional ACES Home Video ProgramContemplative Handwork™