Monthly Archives: April 2013

#Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Help Others?

The act of helping others can cultivate the best emotional satisfaction in your heart. Whatever form of help you extend, be it service or something of monetary value, you’ll undoubtedly receive something better in return. Is there anything better than … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: What’s the matter with being different?

What’s the matter with being different? Why do people sometimes feel the need to be “normal” and fit in with society? I felt different when I was a child.  I was self-conscious about my appearance and didn’t feel like I … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Is conventional wisdom… really wisdom?

How many times have you heard that conventional wisdom says…this, that…or the other thing? Is conventional wisdom really true wisdom? What is conventional wisdom? It means different things to different people. I posed this question as a general way people … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensititive People: Would you like to think better?

Have you ever been so overwhelmed and frazzled that you can’t think straight? If you’re like me and many other highly sensitive people, I’m sure that you can relate to this situation. Don’t worry, your brain power boost is only … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Why don’t you satisfy your creative urges?

Highly sensitive people are naturally very creative. Why is it that many of us don’t take the time to utilize and enjoy this natural resource? Perhaps irrational inhibitions stifle our creativity. Maybe we don’t have confidence with our numerous creative … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: What keeps you from moving forward?

There are many factors that keep people from utilizing their best talents. Fear of the unknown, lack of confidence, and being judged come to mind. Fear of the unknown is scary because you chart new territory and the uncertainty that … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: What is going on?

I just heard that there were three explosions at the Boston Marathon this afternoon. I was shocked about the event and was also concerned that my Aunt Vicky, who lives twenty minutes away, might have been injured. Thank goodness, she’s … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: A Special Day

The day of April 12th is very significant for me. April 12th was the day of my late father Matthew’s birthday and April 12th, 2005 was the date that I discovered that I was a highly sensitive person. There’s a … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Do You Take Responsibility For Your Life?

It seems that taking responsibility for one’s actions is becoming a thing of the past. When did being a victim of one’s circumstances preclude people from taking an active part in improving their lives? How and when did this happen? … Continue reading

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#Highly Sensitive People: Are HSPs More Prone to Health Issues?

I’ve been asked this question many times. Since I’m not a medical professional, I don’t have a definitive answer. I do know from personal experience, that if I have prolonged stress, my immune system is not working as well as … Continue reading

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