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Rebranding Sensitivity

I can't really speak for other cultures, but from what I have been able to gleam, here, in the United States, the word "sensitive" is seen as derogatory. To be sensitive means you  must be a wall flower or a snowflake. It means you are easy to hurt. You're thin-skinned. You can't handle what life… Continue reading Rebranding Sensitivity

Articles for Helpers and Healers, Highly Sensitive People, Reflections on Healing and Wellness, Resilience, Self Improvement, Skill Building for Success

Show Me the Data…

You Gotta Love Science I am utterly enamored with science. Or...maybe it would be better to say that I love the spirit of the scientific process. Think about it. It's basically a process devoted to curiosity and exploration (and just try to convince me that curiosity and exploration aren't worthwhile. I dare you). First: you have a… Continue reading Show Me the Data…

Articles for Helpers and Healers, Highly Sensitive People, Resilience, Self-Help Experiments and Reviews, Skill Building for Success, Stress Management

How to Realize Your Potential and Become a STRONGER Sensitive Person

The Highly Sensitive Hitch... One of the most common grievances I hear from the highly sensitive people I have met and worked with is this one...singular...complaint: I hate that I have to take SUCH delicate care of myself to feel grounded. It feels like I have two options. I can either have a social life,… Continue reading How to Realize Your Potential and Become a STRONGER Sensitive Person

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10 Myths About Highly Sensitive People

Interested in hearing the podcast? Click Here! Highly sensitive people (a term coined by researcher Elaine Aron, Ph.D) are an interesting bunch. They tend to be pretty good at synthesizing information. They reflect on their experiences deeply. They tend to notice subtle changes in their environment with ease. They can also be...a pain in the… Continue reading 10 Myths About Highly Sensitive People

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Cultivating Hygge (Contentment) as a Highly Sensitive Person EVEN WHILE Out With Other People…

Picture originally featured in: https://www.tastecooking.com/hygge-the-end/ Unless you're living in Denmark right now...or perhaps are just more worldly than I am as  rule...my guess is that you read the title of this and asked "What's Hygge? And how the hell do you pronounce that?" Hygge (pronounced Hoo-gah) is a quality. It's a way of being. The… Continue reading Cultivating Hygge (Contentment) as a Highly Sensitive Person EVEN WHILE Out With Other People…

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Dance Like a Dervish: The JOY of Being an HSP

Image taken from https://www.flickr.com/photos/max31055/43275863902 and is by Chiara Salvati  Growing Up... My Mom came of age in an era of sex, drugs, peace, love, and of course...rock and roll. Living life to the fullest...burning the candle at both ends...going nowhere fast...these were the mantras I grew up with (whether they were spoken mantras or not).… Continue reading Dance Like a Dervish: The JOY of Being an HSP

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Five Ways to Make An Adversary of a Highly Sensitive Person

If you know anything at all about highly sensitive people, you probably have figured out that they tend to like harmony. Possibly so much that it can become a liability. If we can avoid stirring unnecessary conflict, we will. We will throw every conflict management tool in the book at a difficult situation before we… Continue reading Five Ways to Make An Adversary of a Highly Sensitive Person

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Five Super-Powers Introverts and Highly Sensitive People Possess

Highly sensitive people are by no means perfect. We can be fickle, high maintenance, and overly analytical to the point of being infuriating. We are easily hurt, and we process through things at a depth that can feel gratifying to us, but which may seem utterly ridiculous to others around us. I mean, really? Are you… Continue reading Five Super-Powers Introverts and Highly Sensitive People Possess

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How Highly Sensitive People Can Get Socially Fit, and Join In Without Getting Wiped Out

Highly Sensitive People do have some unique characteristics... Highly sensitive people are often misconstrued by others as being weak. And I get it. We wear out more quickly than the average person seems to. Whereas most people can go to a theme park and find themselves charged up and ready to take on the world,… Continue reading How Highly Sensitive People Can Get Socially Fit, and Join In Without Getting Wiped Out