Do you lack motivation?

Do you lack motivation? It happens to us all. One day we’re motivated and the next day we’re not. Staying motivated isn’t easy. If it were, everybody would be perpetually motivated.

You may have felt good about a certain job or project when it first began. You were filled with enthusiasm. Then you hit a few speed bumps and unexpected things happened. All those positive feelings turned into negative ones. You feel like you want to give up. Can any of you related to this? Continue reading “Do you lack motivation?”

Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert!

Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert! Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert! Here’s a very touching story.

There is a God in the Post Office
A Story of a Child’s Love for her Pet

Our 14-year-old dog, Abbey, died last month. The day after she died, my young daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her. Here is her letter: Continue reading “Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert!”

Do you really need to be perfect?

Do you really need to be perfect? The definitions of a perfectionist are flawless, faultless, extreme, obsessive, supreme, excellence, ideal standard, extremely high standards, doing something well.

It should be a virtue, but there’s a lot of pain and frustration associated with it. It can help you do your best or it can immobilize you. Perfectionism is a result of what we learned in childhood. Social pressure, personal pressure, having unrealistic role models such as perfectionist parents. Continue reading “Do you really need to be perfect?”

Do you need some insight to cope with worry?

Do you need some insight to cope with worry? Here are some wise advice from fellow highly sensitive person Amy McNeil.

Although highly sensitive people are blessed with many wonderful gifts, they also have their share of challenges. According to Dr. Elaine Aron, highly sensitive people tend to become easily overwhelmed by life, due to a biological difference in their nervous systems. This high sensitivity can lead to worry, stress, and anxiety. Continue reading “Do you need some insight to cope with worry?”

Dealing With Conflict: My Lessons Learned by Marina Brink

Here’s a very insightful post by a fellow highly sensitive person.

Dealing With Conflict: My Lessons Learned by Marina Brink

As a highly sensitive person, I have always felt suffocated by practically any kind of conflict. The intensity and negativity of a conflict-ridden situation would darken my mood, and I would feel paralyzed. Continue reading “Dealing With Conflict: My Lessons Learned by Marina Brink”