#HighlySensitivePeople: Are The Holidays Stressful For You?

For many people, the holidays bring a lot of stress, and can be especially true for highly sensitive people. All of the extra work that is involved in preparing for the holidays can easily lead to feelings of overwhelm. Depression or loneliness can also bring on stress. You may have recently lost a loved one, or perhaps you don’t have a good relationship with your family or don’t keep in touch with them as often as you wish. Even bad weather can cause stress, as it may put off family gatherings or make travel difficult. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Thankful Only Once A Year?

Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday, November 24th in the United States. It’s a time that we give thanks and appreciate all that we have. While it’s nice to have a holiday to remind us to be grateful, there’s no reason to focus our gratitude on just one day. Do you routinely take the time to be grateful for all of the good things in your life throughout the year? (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Sensitive To Change?

Change is one of the few things in life that is absolutely guaranteed, yet most people are unprepared or unwilling to cope with it. Change is a difficult process because it involves letting go of an old situation, be it good or bad. It’s human nature to have anxiety whenever we experience loss or have something new in our lives. As we move out of our comfort zone, the future becomes uncertain, and our angst intensifies. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Get In Your Own Way?

Do you get in your own way? If so, you might be your own worst enemy. I’m guilty of wanting to do something and then talking myself out of it by coming up with a million reasons as to why it’s a bad idea. Do you sabotage yourself? If so, why so? The answer lies in one word….FEAR!

Our fearful thoughts and negative beliefs act as a barrier to getting what we want. Whether consciously or unconsciously, we sabotage our own opportunities. Below are some signs of self-sabotage: (more…)

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