Gifting the Senses: Sight

In periods of high stress, anxiety, or panic, you might find that using a grounding technique is a helpful way of immediately connecting with the present moment. Many grounding techniques are rooted in the senses as a way to remind ourselves and our bodies that the present moment is safe. For example, one of our favorite grounding techniques is 5-4-3-2-1 whereby you say, out loud, 5 things you see, 4 things you feel, 3 things you hear, 2 things you smell, and 1 thing you taste.

In the spirit of 5-4-3-2-1, we wanted to root our gift guide in the senses. This specific guide is focused on sight. Whether you are adding pieces of art to your home, carrying a camera around with you to take photos, or using an LED projector to lightly illuminate a room at night – these suggestions are aimed at helping you feel grounded in the truth of what you can see.

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  1. Art (pictured clockwise starting with top right): Keeley Shaw Art, Lindsay Braman, Garden 24)
  2. Indoor Plants (pictured from left to right): Tabletop Norfolk Pine, Catnip (edible for your cat)
  3. Bath Accessories (pictured): Lush Christmas Set
  4. Fujifilm Instax Instant Camera
  5. Digital Photo Frame (pictured): Nixplay 10.1 in. Frame
  6. Custom Photo Framing/Scrapbooking: Framebridge, Shutterfly, Mixbook, Mixtiles
  7. LED Projector/Lights (pictured): MOKOQI Star Projector

Other favorites (not pictured):
>Telescope, Educational Insights Pink Telescope
>Amazon Fire Stick
>Mini Outdoor Movie Projector

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