Do you have to do everything yourself?

Do you have to do everything yourself? As a highly sensitive person, it’s taken me too long to figure out the answer to this question. The answer is no!

My perfectionism used to tell me….”If you want something done correctly, you need to do it yourself.” Can any of you highly sensitive people out there relate to this nonsense?

Other non-productive thoughts and actions come to mind. They include:

* I don’t want to be obligated to anyone. Therefore, I shouldn’t ask for help when I need it. Why not, wouldn’t I try to help someone if I could? (more…)

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I believe in the power of purpose

I believe the power of purpose has given me the strength and perseverance to accomplish something that I never thought was possible. A burning desire to fully utilize my talents and help others has made my life happier and more productive.

The day of April 12th is very significant to me. April 12th was the day of my father’s birth and April 12th , 2005 was the date that I discovered that I was a highly sensitive person. I always knew that I was very sensitive, but I didn’t realize that my highly sensitive nature had a specific cause. (more…)

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Where were you on 9/11/01?

This is a question that many of us are asking ourselves and others today. It’s a very historic day, although it’s a very sad one. It’s hard to believe that it’s been twelve years since that fateful day. The world has changed forever.

I was in Jersey City, New Jersey that day. The weather was beautiful and it seemed like it was going to be a normal and pleasant day. At 8:45 am, all of that changed. I heard on my car radio that a World Trade Center building/buildings was struck by an airplane. (more…)

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What “pests” do you have in your life?

The word “pest” has many meanings. Words like annoying, troublesome, nuisance, destructive, and injurious come to mind. What kinds of pest situations do you have in your life?

I’m not talking about the normal insect and rodent pests. How about the people, situations, and negative thinking that can make your life miserable? Do you ever give this much thought? (more…)

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