Inspiring Results from Sharon’s Gifted Characteristics Questionnaire

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Do you feel out of sync with the world around you? If you’re a CASIGY (Creative, Acutely Aware, Super-Sensitive, Intense, likely Introverted, Intelligent, maybe Gifted You) you’re right at home with your CASIGY peers.  A key finding of  my Gifted Characteristics Questionnaire is that 98% of those who completed it felt out of sync with the world around them.  Read on to get the full story .  .  .  .  . Several years ago, it gradually dawned on me that the tools that I use with my clients and teach in my classes and presentations were most helpful to Creative, Acutely aware, Super-Sensitive, …

Abandon the Urge to Simplify Everything

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Abandon the urge to simplify everything, to look for formulas and easy answers, and think multidimensionally, to glory in the mystery and paradoxes of life. – Scott Peck Related Posts:Simplify – SimplifyAn Alone JourneyBecoming More ConsciousWe Cannot Go Back. We Can Only Go ForwardBe Willing to Share PainConsciousness Brings More Pain, but It Also Brings More JoySoulBurstStopping the Blaming Game is Called Forgiveness

Creating Beauty from Life’s Scraps: The Foggy Days Quilt

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Are you facing tough times?    Do you know someone who is?   If you have never thought of creativity as something that would help you cope with difficulty, you may be inspired by today’s article, “Creating Beauty from Life’s Scraps”. In it, Sharon shares the story of how creative expression helped her cope with chronic illness.    You’ll learn how creative expression can diminish physical and emotional pain, release energy, and facilitate healing of mind, body , soul and spirit. We hope you enjoy it. Feel free to share it with anyone you know who is in the midst of great life challenges. …

CASIGY’s Secrets to Overcoming Holiday Blues – Creative, Sensitive, Introverted Gifted People

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In the northern hemisphere, December brings darkness, and with it the blues and for some, depression too. As the loss of light progresses, veils of separation may also thin, connecting us more easily to our inner depths. Old issues we have dealt with can resurface, sometimes with an intensity that belies the work we have already done with them. Typical CASIGY (Creative, Sensitive, Acutely, Aware, Introverted, Gifted) issues such as inferiority, perfectionism, and belonging rear their ugly heads with a vengeance. New ones may wiggle in, too. Then there’s the waning economy; the holidays; you name it. The darkness outside us …

How to Get Unstuck

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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 CASIGY’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 do we get unstuck when we’re stuck? Before we consider that, another question begs asking: What’s a CASIGY? CASIGY™ is an acronym for Creative, Acutely …