Humans like certainty... So far as I can tell, human beings really like having a sense of control in their lives. It's why so many of us develop routines and rituals. It's why we go out in the world searching for "the one" (when what we really mean is someone who will promise me his … Continue reading Letting Go: Why Highly Sensitive People Find it So Difficult
Have you ever found yourself agonizing over a decision? Maybe it was in high school when you were choosing which college to attend? Or maybe it was when you were trying to decide between two or more prospective jobs? Or maybe it was when you were trying to decide your romantic future (should I stay … Continue reading Decisions: Why the Struggle is So Real for Highly Sensitive People…And Strategies That May Help.
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures....as free agents making one cost/benefit decision after another. And maybe you are such a creature. Perhaps you go through each day feeling like every move you have made was entirely your decision, and each decision was made with Spock-like data-driven precision. I don't know. I'm not … Continue reading The Leap…
For the podcast - click here! I'm a 32-year old woman. My favorite things to do include reading, writing, hiking in nature, and having thoughtful discussions. I'm passionate about health and self development...and have as much love for a perfectly brewed cup of tea as I do for a well-aged scotch. I'm sensitive - and by … Continue reading Can We Talk About Sex?
Courage: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty - Merriam Webster I've been thinking a lot, lately, about courage. As a kid, I was brought up thinking courage looked like young strapping men fighting off evil sorcerers to win the hearts of fair maidens. For there to be courage, there must … Continue reading What Courage Looks Like