How to Spring Into Life

Sharon Barnes CASIGY, Gifted, Highly Sensitive, Soul Care

How to Spring into Life When Change Isn’t Easy Do you savor the warmth of the sun after the cold winter, as I do? Do you enjoy seeing trees bud and crocuses, daffodils and tulips bloom, like I do? Maybe you’re a CASIGY™, that is, a Creative, Acutely Aware, Super-Sensitive, Intense, and/or Gifted “You”, and you are intensely aware and tuned in to such things. Do these seasonal changes prompt you to think about making changes in your life, like they do for me? And if you’re in the Southern Hemisphere, does this change of seasons, and anticipation of the long …

How to Prevent Holiday Meltdowns!

Sharon Barnes CASIGY, Creative Coping, Gifted, Grief and loss, Highly Sensitive, Holiday Advice, Self-Acceptance, Soul Care

Have past holidays been a nightmare due to ‘inevitable’ holiday meltdowns? Do you dread upcoming holiday family gatherings? It may not be a fun thing to admit, but there wouldn’t be so many movie and sitcom comedies about disastrous holiday family gatherings if it weren’t so common. So if you’re not looking forward to holiday family gatherings, know that you’re not alone, and that if you wish, you can let go of any guilt or shame you feel around dreading them. The perfect family does not exist on this planet, from the very first family to the First Family in …

Keys to Preventing or Overcoming 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. Just saying this starts a sense of overwhelm to creep into me. How about you?  Let’s explore together how to prevent  – or overcome – 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 year; budgets to …

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…