Sexuality for Highly Sensitive People

Highly Sensitive People Tend to Know Their Bodies Pretty Well.  I know when I’m hungry, and I know how hungry I am at any point in time. I know when I’m about to get full. I know the moment that tingling sensation hits and I might be catching a cold. I can tell you the nuances…

Happily…Maybe…After?

I currently have a running argument with my best friend. She loves “Beauty and the Beast” (Disney’s cartoon version). In her mind, Beauty and the Beast is a story about hope. Its message is compassion. As she puts it…we all have a beast within us. We all hide our vulnerabilities behind a shield. All it…

10 Tips for Highly Sensitive People Who Want to Lose Weight

We are perpetually given mixed messages in the media. One moment we are being seduced by food ads promising bliss at the end of tis bite or that fork…the next moment we are told that the only way we will find happiness is if we are thin (or lately, the word used is “fit”) so…

Fear…Desire…TomAEto…TomAHto…

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are…

Minimalism and Highly Sensitive People: A Match Made in Heaven?

What is it Like to be a Highly Sensitive Person?  To be a highly sensitive person is to experience the world around me in spectacular nuance. On a hike, the sounds of the wind rustling through the leaves of nearby trees, coupled with the occasional song from a bird…all playing to the stacato beat of my…