Monthly Archives: March 2013

Highly Sensitive People: What Are You Afraid Of?

What are you afraid of? I’m afraid of many things. They include filling out forms, taking tests, looking foolish, being in social situations where I don’t know anyone, having a helpless feeling where I feel that I’m not in control, … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: What Do You Expect?

Do you have positive or negative expectations? This includes having expectations about yourself, other people, business and personal events, and life in general. Your attitude determines the positive or negative results that you get. The amount of happiness you have … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Can You Forgive And Forget?

I mentioned in a previous post about my childhood feelings about school and a difficult grammar school teacher that embarrassed me. This had a profound negative influence on me. This is an example of “personal baggage” that we all have … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: What’s The Worst Criticism Of All?

It’s bad enough when other people criticize us, but what is the worst kind of criticism that has the most long lasting impact on us? Pascal Woudenberg made an interesting point on The Highly Sensitive Person Publishing Company Facebook page. … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: I Hate Criticism!

Who likes to be criticized? Being the highly sensitive person that I am, the scary feeling of being judged is intensified. The pain of  being humiliated come to mind. I had a grammar school teacher criticize me in front of … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Keep Your Distance From Negative People!

Pessimistic people have a negative attitude and sour outlook on life. They can bring you down.  More often than not, the clues are so subtle that you might miss them at first. Think about the people in your life. Now … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Are You Tired?

What is the difference between feeling tired and experiencing symptoms of fatigue? That’s a very good question and it’s important to understand the difference. If you’re just a little tired, you can recover quickly, but long bouts with fatigue could … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Can You “Profit” From Your Misery?

When people think that they are miserable, they automatically think that this is a bad thing. Why not take the time to see where the source of your misery is coming from? What is really bothering you? If your distress … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: You Deserve To Be Happy!

It should be pretty obvious that everyone deserves to be happy. Happiness is a state of mind. It’s merely a reaction to the good and bad things in our lives. Some of us have the good fortune to be born … Continue reading

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Highly Sensitive People: Do You Need To Explain Your High Sensitivity?

I never thought I needed to explain my high sensitivity. If something bothered or irritated me that I was very “sensitive” to, I would let that person know I wasn’t happy. Sometimes I handled it in a proper and calm … Continue reading

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