A Creed To Live By

A Creed To Live By– Nancye Sims

Don’t undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others.
It is because we are different that each of us is special.

Don’t set your goals by what other people deem important.
Only you know what is best for you.

Don’t take for granted the things closest to your heart.
Cling to them as you would your life, for without them life is meaningless. Continue reading “A Creed To Live By”

Are you following your best career path?

Are you following your best career path? If you’re like many people, you probably aren’t. It’s extremely important for highly sensitive people to be in a career that meets their needs. These needs include being in a proper physical environment where you work with like-minded people in a comfortable setting and be in a position to utilize your strengths and interests.

Change can be a scary thing, especially when you don’t know what you really want to do or where your strengths lie. So what’s does a highly sensitive person do? You could stay in a situation that’s totally wrong for you, you can have a good enough career that pays the bills, or you can take small steps to go in a better direction. Continue reading “Are you following your best career path?”

Are you emotionally intelligent?

Are you emotionally intelligent? If so, you can use your high sensitivity to your advantage. Here’s an article by Rhett Power to shed some light on this subject.

7 Qualities of People with High Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence determines how well you do at work. Do you have the traits that define it?

“If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.” Continue reading “Are you emotionally intelligent?”

If you have a problem….

As a highly sensitive person, I get overwhelmed when I encounter a problem/problems. This poem by Bruce B. Wilmer puts problem solving in its proper perspective.

If you have a problem
That bothers you inside
And time does little to assure you
That it will subside,

Then draw upon your inner strength
And formulate a plan;
And every time you think you can’t,
Remember that you can. Continue reading “If you have a problem….”

A letter from Mr. Rogers to my daughter

I was going through some papers and came across a letter that was dated April 1995 from Mr.Rogers to my daughter Stephanie. The letter is as follows:

Dear Stephanie,

It meant a great deal to me that you wanted to write to me as a part of your class project. I’m glad to know that our Neighborhood was a part of your growing up and that you continue to have such warm feelings about our program. Continue reading “A letter from Mr. Rogers to my daughter”