Sensitive Soul Classes & Groups

Gifts of Being a Sensitive Soul and Strategies for Thriving   Introduction Class

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Sensitive Souls are intuitive, conscientious, intelligent and spiritual seekers. We think deeply and feel emotions intensely. We process physical stimuli at a lower threshold by being bothered by crowded places, bright lights, noise and chaos. We can be easily overwhelmed and need to time alone to recharge.

In this class you’ll learn:

  • Characteristics of a Sensitive Soul
  • Gifts and Talents you have as a Sensitive Soul
  • Tools and Strategies for Thriving in the World

Register for October 27, 2018 now!

Class Details:

  • Date/Time:  Saturday: October 27 | 10 am to noon
  • Location: Studio Beju | 15630 Main Street Northeast | Duvall, WA 98019
  • Cost: $34
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Classes held at Studio Beju: 15630 Main St NE, Duvall        http://www.studiobeju.com/

Sensitive Souls share a number of characteristics, summarized in the acronym DOES.

D: Depth of Processing. You think deeply. You prefer to discuss the meaning of life rather than practical issues such as the weather. At work, you think about how things are done, and how they might be done better.

O: Overstimulation. You feel frazzled when there is a lot going on, or when you have to change tasks frequently. You are stressed by loud working conditions and working in groups. You pick up on others’ emotions and notice the good and bad dynamics of a group.

E: Emotionally Reactive. You react strongly to both positive and negative events. You have a lot of empathy and feel other people’s emotional or physical pain. You are disturbed by injustices in the world.

S: Notice Subtleties. You notice details in your surroundings. You may not even realize you notice more details than others. Your reports are more thorough than your co-workers. You are a master craftsperson. You notice slight changes in the weather. You may be bothered by strong smells, loud noises, bright lights or rough fabrics.

Sensitive Souls think in a highly complex and creative fashion. They learn quickly and are thorough, conscientious, and notice details. They can be overwhelmed by noisy, chaotic environments, too much to do in a short time, and negative feedback. They put a lot of pressure on themselves and can burn out easily.

One out of five people are a Sensitive Soul. High sensitivity is a genetic and biological difference between people that is present from birth. Scientific research has found that highly sensitive persons share a normal variation in the genes that govern the neurotransmitters (brain chemicals) dopamine and serotonin. As a result, their brains are more vigilant and their bodies more affected by the stimuli in their environment.

This concept was first identified by Elaine Aron in her book, The Highly Sensitive Person. Learn more about Elaine Aron’s work.

 

Sensitive Souls Supporting Each Other in Rigorous Self Care and Setting Boundaries

Virtual Group

You’re invited to join a small virtual group facilitated by Katharine on Zoom web conferencing platform. This group’s emphasis is on self care and boundaries because as Sensitive Souls we must put ourselves first if we are to thrive. Let’s create new habits of rigorous self care & boundary setting!

The flexibility of the circle format allows members to choose their weekly focus to help each member achieve their goals.

I’ll facilitate the group to allow for equal sharing for each person along with optional time for brainstorming or feedback if requested.

  • Starts Wednesday, September 26th
  • Time: 6 -7:30 pm PST
  • Meets Wednesdays for 90 minutes (Last session on Tuesday)
  • Dates: 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/30
  • Introductory Offer: $267

Reserve your spot now $267! 

Make two payments of $140 each. Second payment due 9/30

 

 

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