Vibrant Days – January 2023

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity January 2023 In last month’s newsletter I mentioned my new habit of viewing my sensitivity as an asset. This has raised my sense of well-being and helped clarify when to redirect my focus.  It sounds so easy, doesn’t it?  It can be. This act also supports the powerful […]

Vibrant Days – December 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity December 2022 Greetings sensitive ones, I’m wavering between processing holiday moments and wanting to start anew. Can you relate? As I mentioned in last month’s newsletter I’ve been attempting to view my trait as an asset so I’m noticing the value it offers. Here are a few of […]

Vibrant Days – November 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity November 2022 I’m bundled up beside the window waiting for first light, attempting to form a habit as Midwest winter sunrises and sunsets are spectacular. The holidays have arrived. Oof, it’s all so much. As I inch forward I’m leaning into a few things that strengthen well-being and […]

Vibrant Days – October 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity October 2022 What It’s Like To Be A Highly Sensitive Person https://sensitivityresearch.com/what-its-like-to-be-a-highly-sensitive-person/ An article that keeps haunting me, in a good way. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/how-does-breathing-affect-your-brain-180980950/ A scene that fills me with an emotion that isn’t on the feeling wheel: the moment I hear Maria’s voice noting her return. Funniest scene […]

Vibrant Days – September 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity September 2022 The Power of Inner Silence for the Highly Sensitive https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-highly-sensitive-person/201806/the-power-inner-silence-the-highly-sensitive?eml I’m not a foodie but love this show. Phil’s energy, attunement, even the way he embraces strangers inspires me.   Could I learn to see each day like this man?   What I have on repeat: […]

Vibrant Days – August 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity August 2022 I’m pausing in the shade to allow Mother Nature to refresh my spirit. Late August in the Midwest expedites a daily deep appreciation for anything summer that remains: visits from hummingbirds on my salvias, rolling thunder with pelting rain and still getting to head outside wearing […]

Vibrant Days – July 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity July 2022 Research Reveals 3 Ingredients That Make Life Meaningful https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/finding-new-home/202207/research-reveals-3-ingredients-make-life-meaningful?eml Thriving at Riverbank September Sessions What: Psychoeducational Outdoor HSP Groups When: Thursdays, morning and evening sessions. You choose 9:00-11:00 am or 5:00-7:00 pm and group will meet for 3 consecutive Thursdays September 15, 22, and 29 Where: Fabyan West […]

Vibrant Days – June 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity June 2022 Three Ways to View the Sunset Father Richard describes how a simple experience such as viewing a sunset can be an opportunity for contemplative “third-eye” seeing:   Three people stood by the ocean, looking at the same sunset. One saw the immense physical beauty and enjoyed the […]

Vibrant Days – May 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity May 2022 3 Ways to Make the Most of Each and Every Day https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/202205/3-ways-make-the-most-each-and-every-day?eml Wisdom that is changing me: that I have a choice in how I respond is lifesaving for me. Suleika’s writings have made a hearty indent on my insides this year. Stimulus & Response On […]

Vibrant Days – April 2022

Vibrant Days… Flourishing with Sensory Processing Sensitivity April 2022 What Doctors Don’t Tell You https://www.candycrawfordlcsw.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/What-Doctors-Dont-Tell-You.pdf Anyone else struggle with early morning anxiety? The learning continues, some of these learns become lifetime tasks. My new favorite performer. One day I hope to meet this man. This performance opened me up in a 100 ways! What I’m […]