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?”

Are you an effective complainer?

Here’s a subject that I know is challenging for us highly sensitive people. I personally don’t like conflict, but sometimes it’s necessary to get what we want and deserve. Here’s a helpful article that can help us.

Four tips to be an effective complainer by Dan Gregory & Kieran Flanagan

Getting what you want comes from being willing to be a little irritating. Here’s how to be a better squeaky wheel. Continue reading “Are you an effective complainer?”

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?”

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?”

Are you concentration challenged?

Are you concentration challenged? As a highly sensitive person, I know that I am! I’ve found that improving my concentration has helped me get more done in less time without the sense of overwhelm when I have too many things on my mind.

Below are some of the major benefits of developing your ability to focus as well as some practical tips for achieving extreme concentration.

The Benefits of Improved Concentration

(1) You’ll be more productive. By devoting your full attention to whatever you’re doing at the moment, you’ll produce better quality work in less time. It really is this simple. Continue reading “Are you concentration challenged?”