Cliff’s “Big Move” Blog Post Series
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Cliff’s “Big Move” Blog Post Series

Making changes, especially major ones, can be extremely difficult for highly sensitive people. It’s tempting to stick with what’s comfortable and familiar, even when we may not be completely satisfied. Change is hard, but with desire and determination, it can be done, and I will prove it!

Starting this fall, I will publish a few dozen posts on consecutive Mondays about all the changes I’ve made over the past four years. On Wednesday’s, I’ll write blog posts on other subjects of interest to highly sensitive people.

In a series of blog posts,  I will chronicle a really “Big Move” that my wife and I made to move halfway across the country to be closer to our daughter. This was a HUGE change for us, as we had lived in our home in New Jersey for over 30 years! My mother had recently passed away, and our only daughter had moved to Missouri. Since neither my wife nor I were getting any younger, we knew that if we didn’t make the change now, it would never happen. (more…)

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Are you following your best career path?
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Are you following your best career path?

Are you following your best career path? If you’re like many people, you probably aren’t. It’s extremely important for highly sensitive people to be in a career that meets their needs. These needs include being in a proper physical environment where you work with like-minded people in a comfortable setting and be in a position to utilize your strengths and interests.

Change can be a scary thing, especially when you don’t know what you really want to do or where your strengths lie. So what’s does a highly sensitive person do? You could stay in a situation that’s totally wrong for you, you can have a good enough career that pays the bills, or you can take small steps to go in a better direction. (more…)

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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.” (more…)

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