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Highly Sensitive People: Do you think out of the box?
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Highly Sensitive People: Do you think out of the box?

I came across an article about a girl scout selling her cookies outside of a marijuana dispensary. There was a bit of controversy about her going to such an unconventional location, but to me, this girl was thinking out of the box. She went to a place where she knew people would have “the munchies” and was richly rewarded by selling 117 boxes in 2 hours!

This story reminds me of a time when my daughter was selling girl scout cookies. This was a time when girl scout cookies cost $2.25 per box! Anyway, she excitedly came home and told me that she wanted to sell 150 boxes to get a cool sweatshirt. She mentioned that she could start selling on a specific day after school. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Are You Living Your Desired Life?
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Highly Sensitive People: Are You Living Your Desired Life?

The years fly by very fast. Or at least it seems so…as our lives are filled to the brim with activities. After family responsibilities, work obligations, and household chores, most of us have little downtime. Amidst our harried lives, we rarely take a moment to step back and think about the “big picture.”

To get out of that mindset, here are some questions you may want to consider. Are you operating on autopilot? Do you have purpose and meaning in your life? What do you feel you were put on this planet to accomplish? If you had just a few more years to live, what would bubble up to the top of your priority list? (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Would You Like Some Life Observations From A Very Wise Person?
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Highly Sensitive People: Would You Like Some Life Observations From A Very Wise Person?

As a highly sensitive person/introvert who has social anxiety, I always appreciate things that get me thinking. Below are some life observations from Steve Allen, an American television personality, musician, composer, actor, comedian, and writer. I thought about each observation, and added a brief commentary (in italics).

  • Many people are unaware that they suffer from a natural combination of ignorance and stupidity. Unfortunately there is some validity to this. We don’t know what we don’t know!
  • If you don’t know something, admit it!
    How many times have you tried to fake it and embarrassed yourself? I know that I have. It’s not a sin to admit that you don’t know something. (more…)

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