Highly Sensitive People: What’s so good about being highly sensitive?
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Highly Sensitive People: What’s so good about being highly sensitive?

What’s so good about being highly sensitive? I pose this question because, based on the correspondence that I receive and what I see on online forums, I find that too many people focus on the negative side of this inherited character trait.

I try to accentuate the positive aspects of life, although it’s difficult sometimes. I’d like to shed some positive light on being a highly sensitive person. Being highly sensitive isn’t a choice but a natural way of being. Why not make the best of what you’ve got? (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Can You Use More Positive Resolutions?
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Highly Sensitive People: Can You Use More 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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Highly Sensitive People: What positive action steps are you going to take this year?
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Highly Sensitive People: What positive action steps are you going to take this year?

The start of a New Year is a great time for deep-thinking highly sensitive people to reflect upon your personal growth. What positive action steps are you going to take this year? To help you start the process, I’m going to list my action steps. You should make your own written list. Put your list on your refrigerator or in a place where you’ll see it every day. It’s important to remind yourself daily of your goals, so that you don’t get distracted by everyday life.

  1. I’m going to stop getting upset over the little things. I tend to let “upsets” set the tone for my day. It’s normal to be bothered, but not at the expense of losing a productive day. I let these small matters clutter my thought process. Acknowledging these distractions and letting them go is the only way for me to go! (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Improve In 2020?

As we head into the new year, it’s a time of renewal and re-evaluation. What does self-improvement mean to you? This term may mean different things to different people. Self-awareness comes before self-improvement. How can you improve if you’re not aware of who you are and what you want and need?

The purpose of this blog and my other information is to help you understand yourself and your highly sensitive nature, so that you can use your high sensitivity to your advantage. (more…)

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