Gratis film: A mindfull choice

a mindful choice1Hier nog iets leuks: een vrij toegankelijke filmavond voor geluksbrengers en geluksplukkers:

A mindfull choice


“We want to inspire and give hope that there is a different way of being…..”

— Sally Lewis, film-maker

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19 juni – 19.00 uur – kijkhuis in Leiden.
De film wordt speciaal voor ons gedraaid op dat tijdstip, wat een cadeau he!
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5 astonishing similarities between (high) sensitive and (highly) gifted people.


When researching happiness in HSP I was thrilled to discover that gifted people also feel emotions intensely, are creative ‘thinkers’ and  ‘doer’s’ and can act ‘awkward’ in social interactions. I am so fascinated that I want to learn more about the similarities. I discovered that some of the traits of (highly) gifted people set them apart from others in society, just like with (high) sensitive people. These traits are not obviously connected to the characteristics which are generally used to define giftedness, namely intelligence, IQ, or creativity.

It was a feast of recognition to compare typical trains of (high( sensitive people to those considered characteristic for (highly) gifted souls.

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6 reasons why simply being happy can be a challenge for (high) sensitive people

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During the research for my book about High Sensitivity (hopefully out in October), I discovered that the characteristics of (high) sensitivity and gifted people can overlap. Both are sensitive, feel emotions intensely, have a high level of consciousness and are creative thinkers and doers. You can find 4 astonishing similarities in the next blog article (online on May 24th), but for now I will focus on similarities between (high)sensitives and (highly) gifted people when it comes to happiness.

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Is autism related to Glyphosate or to organic food?

BloggAutism111.jpgLast month I read a story that claimed that “Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2025, Warns Senior Research Scientist at MIT“. Since I’ve been studying the similarities and differences between High sensitivity and the autistic spectrum a bit, of course I was curious.

Especially because I always feel, that proving something ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ is an enormous challenge for scientists.

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