New Book on Light Sensitivity “I Can’t Sit on That Red Chair!”

Hi everyone, I have been investigating the relationship between light/colour sensitivity and sensory processing disorder. My son and I both have an usual experience of seeing the coloured light waves in the atmosphere and we both have sensory processing disorder.  The way we see light affects our perception of colour and can give us multiple … Continue reading New Book on Light Sensitivity “I Can’t Sit on That Red Chair!”

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Irlen Syndrome – Too Sensitive to Tint

How can you be tested to find the right coloured tints for yourself when you have an extreme sensitivity to colour?  When I was tested by an Irlen diagnostician I had quite an extreme reaction to most of the lenses. Just picking them up in my hands I would feel a change in my nervous … Continue reading Irlen Syndrome – Too Sensitive to Tint

Sensory Processing – To Hide or to Be My Insecure Self in the World? – That is the Question!

I have spent my whole life wondering why I have this tension in my body, I can't always think straight and I feel sort of insecure a lot of the time. I have really worked my socks off to get to the bottom of this and I thought after 12 years of very intense therapy … Continue reading Sensory Processing – To Hide or to Be My Insecure Self in the World? – That is the Question!

A Highly Colour Sensitive Christmas!

For me colours are changing all the time. Sometimes they have life and sometimes they don't.  And this is obviously a big problem at Christmas. This is my story this year . . . I sorted through our Christmas decorations today and was shocked to realise that I struggle with the colour of most of … Continue reading A Highly Colour Sensitive Christmas!

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 time I had to go to the top floor of the hospital  I used the … Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder – There may be no diagnosis but it is Real!

Colour Sensitivity and Attention Seeking Behaviour

  My Story Having Colour Sensitivity can make you feel that a part of you is missing. You feel like an outsider and an onlooker. Try as hard as you can, you never feel quite involved with activities and other people.  This might push you inward on a spiritual journey or to find your own … Continue reading Colour Sensitivity and Attention Seeking Behaviour

What do We Do when we feel SO Highly Sensitive?

We need to find all the the things that resonate with us and clothe ourselves in them:- Sounds and voices Textures and fabrics Smells Tastes Light / Colour But most off all we need to open our hearts to love. When we do this, the things that don't resonate with us bother us less. We … Continue reading What do We Do when we feel SO Highly Sensitive?