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

Reflections

Positive Thinking and Denial

May 1st, 2011

An unfortunate byproduct of the culture of positive thinking is that many people have used this idea to ignore their own personal pain. ...

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Reading on Trauma

April 20th, 2011

For many people, just accepting the label of trauma can be a long journey. I find that most clients just need some text that resonates in order to accept the term and to begin the path of healing. The books I have listed here are more in depth than most may need. However, these are ...

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The Medium of “Medium”

February 13th, 2011

The portrayal of a sensitive awakening in shock every night with traumatic images is revelatory for other sensitives who feel alone with this type of experience. The fact that there is an ever patient husband there who asks her each night if she is “ok”, and then listens to her explain her dream (and then helps her solves it) is a Disneyland kind of experience that can be quite therapeutic to watch and imagine. ...

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Spiritual Bypassing

February 2nd, 2011

This book is helpful for all those who find themselves confused and mystified when they have a conversation with someone who says all the right things, but yet seems not “there”. It gives you a conceptual framework that allows you to trust all the places where concepts of spiritual practices or green living leave you feeling something is missing. This book allows you to understand what is missing. ...

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Sanctuaries and Retreats for Artists

January 5th, 2011

There are many new sites on line that can help you find just the retreat spot you are looking for. Whether you are just looking for a peaceful place to heal, or a communal setting of like minded folks, entering the right google words helps you find the most up-to-date opportunities. ...

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