When I tell people that I not only identify as being an HSP (highly sensitive person) but that I also identify as being introverted...many are surprised. "But you seem very warm and inviting" they will tell me. "But you're so good with people!" they protest. "Wow....so you must really not like being around people...why do you fake … Continue reading 10 Tips for Highly Sensitive Introverts who Want to Stay Connected (Without Feeling Overwhelmed)
It's empowering to see my fellow introverts, highly sensitive people, and empaths begin to take up space in a culture that caters to those on the other side of the spectrum. We are learning to communicate out needs. We are learning how to share our experiences. We are showing the world the unique gifts we … Continue reading What I’m Learning From My Non-HSP Partner
Treadmill Living: I know how to treadmill. I'm gooooooood at treadmill living. Literally. Metaphorically. Esoterically. Emotionally. All the "ally"s. I know how to go really fast, all while standing still. But I'm starting to wonder if, perhaps, that's not a skill set I'm well served in cultivating and refining. Picture this: just the other day, I was … Continue reading How Do You “Let Go?” Pragmatic Tips From the Yogis.
Conscientious. That's the word most frequently used to describe highly sensitive people. Perfectionistic...unfortunately, that's also an attribute that is common amongst us. We are crowd pleasers. It's not that we can't handle criticism. We would just really have preferred to have done it right the first time so no more "constructive feedback" could be allotted. … Continue reading Resolutions, Intentions, Goals…Five Important Things HSP Should Do Before Committing.