Is shyness something to overcome?

Shyness is a feeling of insecurity and extreme awkwardness around others. Who at some point in their lives hasn’t experienced this? It becomes a problem when it interferes with one’s day-to-day functioning. If shyness is a part of one’s being, it doesn’t have to be something that has to be overcome. It’s a trait that should be embraced and utilized.

Shyness isn’t some terrible obstacle. It’s not something that you cannot work with. I’m a shy person. I refuse to see my shyness as something to be ashamed of. I don’t look at my shyness as a negative character trait. The world may see shyness in a poor light, but it shouldn’t affect the way we see ourselves. If we feel good about ourselves, who cares what anyone else thinks? (more…)

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Do you worry about the end result?

How often do you take on a task and have to make a decision and worry that you’re going to make a mistake? Doe’s this keep you from doing things? Being the self-conscious and highly sensitive person that I am, I often feel this way.

I have found that worrying about results weakens me and makes me less efficient. It’s so energy draining! I used to have the bad habit of thinking that everything in life depends on how “one thing” turns out. (more…)

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Is life like driving?

While driving last night, I conceived the idea of comparing my ride with our travels through life. The road was empty and without traffic lights. All I could see before me was reflective road stripes.

As I watched the road, an idea suddenly came to me. We can compare ourselves with an automobile forging its way through the night. The road behind us is filled with the experiences and mishaps of life. It’s known to us because we have already traveled it. (more…)

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Do you have faith in yourself?

Highly Sensitive people sometimes lack the faith in themselves to lead their happiest and most productive lives. I’m one of those people. It wasn’t until I took an inventory of myself that I started to make personal progress.

Self-faith is a pretty good estimate of a person’s possibilities in life. No person ever does anything outstanding with little faith in themselves. If faith is weak, a person’s efforts will be weak. The faith in yourself unlocks your power and enables you to better use your natural ability. (more…)

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