Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Increase Your Self-Awareness?
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Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Increase Your Self-Awareness?

Highly sensitive people have the unique ability to improve their self-awareness, by that I mean you can re-acquaint yourself with past experiences and emotions. How did you get where you are now? What can you do to get to where you want to be?

When looking back on your life, look at the positive experiences that you’ve had and what you’ve learned from them. Write them down and refer to them often.

We can all learn and grow from our negative experiences. As painful as they may be, take the lessons learned and use them as building blocks to growth. Don’t use your negative past as an excuse to not move forward in your life.  (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Get The Best Out Of Yourself?

The answer to this question is lifelong learning! As a highly sensitive person, the more I learn, the more I can utilize the good and challenging aspects of myself.

The pursuit of knowledge through lifelong learning, whether it’s learning to play the guitar, speak a foreign language, or prepare a gourmet meal, has wonderful benefits for people of all ages.

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn…and you will.”  ~Vernon Howard, Author

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Highly Sensitive People: Does Perfectionism Get In You Way?

I’m a highly sensitive person and a perfectionist. These characteristics seem to be linked together. Perfectionism can be a strength if it’s not taken to the extreme, though it also has some major drawbacks.

“Absolute perfection is impossible to achieve,” you will insist, and of course you’ll be correct. But what is so wrong about making an extraordinary effort in every task that you undertake? As a productive force, perfectionism provides the drive to do one’s best. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Are You Narrow-Minded or Broad-Minded?

What kind of person are you, narrow-minded or broad-minded? As a highly sensitive person, I would hope that I’m broad-minded, but sometimes I need to question myself. If asked, a large majority would no doubt consider themselves to be broad-minded, but objectively, would they all really be? You might not be aware of it, but could you be manifesting the trait of narrow-mindedness. (more…)

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