As a person with hightened empathy and sensitivity, the difference between just surviving and actually thriving may be more achievable than you think. Vitality for the Highly Sensitive can be thought of as a simple formula. There
What is one trait that tends to link all Highly Sensitive People? The dangers of rumination ~ Overthinking, getting stuck in our heads, and cycling through obsessive thoughts. It's one of the most difficult aspects of being highly sensitive. Highly
In the debate between resilience vs. toxic positivity, there is some blurring of the lines happening. I thought it would be a good idea to define Resilience and Toxic Positivity. It worries me that I'm more frequently seeing examples of people
The Highly Sensitive Person is no stranger to pain. Thanks to a super sensitive nervous system, we are hyper-attuned to changes in our physical body, our emotional state, and our spiritual well being. If you are a Highly Sensitive Person you have a
I'd love to share something I recently came across in a GREAT book that I highly recommend. It's called, "Barking Up The Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong," written by Eric Barker.
It's true, my friend. Small talk can feel painful to an HSP. One thing every Highly Sensitive Person has in common is that across the board we hate small talk. In fact, if you want to see the world's most awkward display, just try to engage me in
Imposter Syndrome, Part 2. By now, you know from my last blog entry that my relationship with Imposter Syndrome has been long and twisty, as it is with a disproportionately large number of Highly Sensitive People. (An author for Forbes magazine
Nobody perfects the art of emotional numbing like the Highly Sensitive Person without a resilience strategy. The reason of course is that the HSP feels more deeply than average, with a nervous system more sensitive than 80% of the population's.
In the past, I've touched on my relationship with HSP resilience. I was born with a special connection with it, which I believe gave me the tools I needed growing up in a house challenged by my parents' struggles with addiction and mental illness. In