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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Sensory Filters

~ “But the normal filtering mechanism on his mind had been stripped away. The tiniest of sights, sounds, smells competed with the big ones for his attention. It felt like looking at ten million blades of grass and being unable to see a lawn.” ~ From Laurie R. King’s Touchstone, a novel about a highly […]

The Story of Creativity Prompts

The Original Deck Years ago, I made a deck of creativity prompt cards for myself – 75 prompts that propelled me into a more expansive space for finding solutions. I formatted them in Excel, printed them on card stock, and cut them out by hand. Months later, I put them to the test. I wanted […]

Style Statement Relaunches

My dear friend and fellow highly sensitive person Carrie McCarthy has just relaunched her Style Statement website to deliver more great information about being all you, all the time. I love Carrie’s unending, enthusiastic confidence that everyone is capable of homing in on what’s meaningful and beautiful and personal. Her message is to figure out […]

The Sustainable World of Me

Saving the world is good. (Duh.) But we can’t do it if we’re dead. Or lying on the floor in a puddle of half-checked to-do lists. Or transfixed by the three-digit number of unread emails. Or brow-beating ourselves for being in debt or fat or lonely or dorky. The first world to make sustainable is […]

Book | The Secret of the Shadow

Debbie Ford‘s book, The Secret of the Shadow: The Power of Owning Your Whole Story, packs a double-whammy of interest for me: empowerment + story, two of my favourite things. I’m finding the book to be exactly what I need for excavating gems from the hard earth of my past so I can really move […]

British TV Crime Dramas – Part Three

Thankfully, there’s more … more interesting British crime stories with little or no violence or gore. (Find links to British TV Crime Dramas parts one and two at the end of this article.) Foyle’s War – You might not think that entering the world of a police detective in a small town on the British […]

Friday Photo | Eyes

“Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.” Maria Montessori * * * { FRIDAY PHOTOS offer the lift of beauty } Related viewing: Friday Photo | Story Flickr photo: sparkling, by wcmcwi