7 Sensitive, Gifted Secrets to Have the Love You Want – Part 1

Sharon Barnes CASIGY, Gifted, gifted relationships, Holiday Advice, Self-Acceptance

Finding someone to love who loves you back can be especially challenging for Creative, Sensitive and Gifted Adults and Teens. Happy Valentine’s Day! This, the Day of LOVE, is often met with mixed reviews. It’s even more fraught with complex concerns for CASIGYs™ (Creative/Curious/Complex, Alert/Aware, Super-Sensitive, Intense/Intelligent/often Introverted, likely Gifted You-s) than it is for ‘normals’. Valentine’s Day can be the day of pleasure with the love of your life OR it can be a day of pining for love, pain related to lost love, pain related to the lack of love or the pain mixed in with the love …

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 …

Until You Make Peace with Who You Are

Sharon Barnes Creative Healing, quotations, Self-Acceptance Leave a Comment

Until you make peace with who you are, you’ll never be content with what you have. – Doris Mortman Related Posts:Five Keys to Taming the Mayhem MonsterIs Your House Haunted by the Mayhem MonsterMerry Christmas! (What Does That Mean?)The Changing of Seasons is a Perfect Time to Make Changes inLife is What We Make ItMedia PlacementsMy Scrap Angel: Life Lessons Learned While QuiltingLife Lessons Learned While Quilting

Here’s How to Laugh

Sharon Barnes Creative Coping, Creative Healing, Overcoming Adversity, quotations, Self-Acceptance Leave a Comment

Those who don’t know how to weep with their whole heart don’t know how to laugh either. –Golda Meir Related Posts:The ClockLive as Much From the Heart as From the HeadHas Your Life Gone Up in Smoke?7 Sensitive, Gifted Secrets to Have the Love You Want…Tips for Starting the New Year Off RightLife Lessons Learned While QuiltingSensitive Gifted New Years ToolsA SoulShirt™ = Wearing Your Soul On Your Sleeve –…