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Irlen Syndrome & The Right Kind of Luminescence!

The night before last I was woken by the glare from my duvet . . yes, the glare from my duvet! And when I say ‘woken’ I don’t mean I lay there and thought ‘Hmm, my duvet is bright tonight!’ … Continue reading

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Sensory Processing Disorder – There may be no diagnosis but it is Real!

Today I needed to book an appointment for my son to see a dietician. When I realised that I had to go to floor 10 – the top floor of our local hospital – I broke down into tears. Last … Continue reading

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When You Can’t Blend the Light with the Dark.

As I said on my last post I have discovered that I have a visual processing problem where my right eye is struggling to blend light and dark. On days when there is lots of bright white cloud I tend … Continue reading

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Irlen Syndrome – I can See Light in the Brightness of Summer and the Darkness of Winter!

I have had a quite a bumpy ride trying to find the right glasses to help me with my sensitivity to light and colour. I found some glasses to work in mid summer. They just stopped glare really and the … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitives – Time to Let Ourselves Off the Hook!

Feeling insecure for a reason that feels outside of your control doesn’t always equal fear Feeling easily stressed or overloaded by small things  doesn’t always equal anger Feeling helpless and unable to change something doesn’t always equal guilt. But it … Continue reading

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Irlens Syndrome – I Can See the Warmth in the World!

When I had my first diagnostic for Irlens I chose a tint that would stop the glare but not change too much else.  I didn’t want to admit to myself that there was much wrong with my view of the … Continue reading

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Why Do We Need Healing?

We all react in different ways to our life experiences and these reactions become habitual.  For example providing that as a child we have experienced comfort when we have been frightened, as an adult we will naturally self-comfort or ask … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive People and Irlen Syndrome

About Irlen Syndrome Irlen Syndrome is a specific type of perceptual problem that affects the way the brain processes visual information. It is not an optical problem. For those with Irlen Syndrome, the brain is unable to process full spectral … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitives, Are We Frightened of Our Own Intensity?

I usually sleep with the curtains a little open and the glow of a pink night light in the corner of our room. Lately though, I have been feeling that this might not be right for me. The light feels … Continue reading

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What do We Do when we feel SO Highly Sensitive?

We need to find all the softness we can find in the world and clothe ourselves in it:- The soft sounds and voices The soft textures and fabrics The soft smells The soft tastes The soft light But most off … Continue reading

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