Architecture of Meaning
Cultivating Meaningful Engagement for Highly Gifted Adults and Highly Sensitive People

Reflections

Self-Sabotage and the Artist

April 16th, 2010

For most artists, how one engages with the world outside of one’s creative place can be very confused and unsatisfying Often the outside world swamps the sanctuary of the creative self. Thus, when it comes to actively choosing to connect with the world in a successful manner, it is understandable that there maybe self sabotage at work. ...

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The Artist’s Definition of Success

April 16th, 2010

When an artist considers what it means to be successful, there are numerous aspects to success. These include the ability to have: ~ Clear focus and expression. ~ Choice, in where you attend and in the invitation you make in the world. ~ Self awareness and honesty about who you are and your limits. ~ Authenticity ...

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The Artist and the Market

April 16th, 2010

So, when someone walks thru your door, if it is possible for you- treasure that moment as an invitation to connect. You have the opportunity to offer the clarity of your expression, of your work and to share that with another, to be you in the world, unapologetically. ...

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The Danger in the HSP Label

February 16th, 2010

For some HSPs, when they find the term HSP and learn that many of their experiences are part of the world of the HSP – they allow their emotional discomfort, social alienation and deep inner turmoil to be explained by this term. They see the HSP label as a kind of end to their journey – rather than the beginning. ...

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The Highly Sensitive and the Label of Hypochondria

January 12th, 2010

Imagine if we reframed the reality of the hypochondriac. Instead, we could focus on the medical field that is blind to fields of energy and subtle awareness. We could speak about the highly sensitive nervous system of the patient. We could recognize the complaints of the “hypochondriac” as signs of an unusual giftedness. We could enroll these patients in training programs to help them learn to understand energy fields and to find ways to work with their subtle levels of awareness. ...

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