#HighlySensitivePeople: Can You Use Some Positive Resolutions?

Being the highly sensitive person that I am, who has introverted and social anxiety characteristics, I know the importance of having a positive mindset.  I would like to share a New Year’s tradition started by the late Pauline Phillips, (Dear Abby, a syndicated newspaper columnist for many years), who had a list of New Year’s resolutions called Just for Today that was adapted from the original credo of Al-Anon. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Have A Strategy For Your Best Life?

Everybody has an idea of what makes them cheerful, optimistic, and productive. Do you take the time to incorporate these things in your life? Or do you get caught up in just “existing,” rather than living a life that would make you happier?

Make it a priority to figure what’s missing or lacking in your life. What would make your life more meaningful, enjoyable, inspiring, and interesting? This crucial first step will put you in the proper mindset to have a plan. Here are some things to consider and examine: (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: What Are You Worried About?

Unfortunately, worry has been a constant companion in my life. As I get older, and hopefully wiser, I’m learning that most things that I worried about didn’t happen or weren’t as bad as I thought. Has this happened to you?

We formulate our thought patterns early in our lives. Have you stopped to examine if some of these thought patterns are true? For some unknown reason I had come to believe that the more I worried, the better I could cope with worry, fear, and anxiety. Definitely not true! (more…)

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