Does consistency outperform perfection?

Does consistency outperform perfection? Here’s a thought-provoking article by fellow highly sensitive person Amy Barbato.

I’ve decided to apply my approach to maintaining a healthful lifestyle, to other personal goals. I’ve often reassured friends who fall short of a desired daily exercise or diet plan, to repeat after me: “So what?” Take a breath, acknowledge that you did the best you could for today (you’re permitted a diversion), and just keep going. (more…)

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A Story of a Child’s Love for her Pet
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A Story of a Child’s Love for her Pet

Highly Sensitive Person Tissue Alert! Below is a very touching story that I came across.

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: (more…)

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Are you involved with a psychopath?

Are you involved either personally or professionally with a psychopath? If so, your highly sensitive nature will be greatly stressed! I read an article by Michael L. Diamond that will enlighten you on this subject. The article is as follows:

To figure out if you’re involved with a psychopath, look at 20 traits and ascribe a ranking from 0 to 2, 2 marking someone who definitely shows that characteristic. If the total score is more than 30 be careful. If it’s more than 35, call security! (more…)

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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‚Äôs 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. (more…)

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