How to Get Unstuck

Sharon Barnes Highly Sensitive, Overcoming Adversity 1 Comment

Do you ever feel stuck? Find one thing piling on top of another? I can relate. Sometimes we don’t realize we’re getting stuck until we’re immobilized. For CSGY’s, this can look like over-committing time, having too much to do with it all seeming crucial, or being interested in so many things that we have trouble choosing among them which leads to getting paralyzed and doing nothing. It can take many forms. The question is, how to we get unstuck? Before we consider that, another question begs asking: What’s a CSGY? CSGY is an acronym for Creative, (Highly) Sensitive, Gifted people. …

On the Road to First Grade

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The quilt, finished except for the label, was a small burgundy, mauve and ivory watercolor heart-shaped wall hanging. It took 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 my design wall, sat down to consider it, and asked myself:  “What have we here?” The next moment, I was listening with my memory. …