#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Living Up To Your Potential?

Are you living up to your potential? By that I mean, are you content to give just enough effort to coast by in life? I’m not immune from this malady. I have to catch myself when I lack the effort to go for what I want. As a highly sensitive person, it’s important for me to have a productive purpose.

Living up to one’s potential is very subjective and varies from person to person. What’s right for you is the most important criteria. How often do we try to live someones version of what’s right for us? This will never work for anyone. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Getting The Most For Your Money?

As highly sensitive people, many of us dislike conflict, so we may avoid confronting service providers who don’t do a good job. That doesn’t seem fair to me, so I want to encourage you to be assertive when it comes to hiring people, even when it isn’t easy. We deserve the best!

The search for reliable service providers in every sector — including home, automotive, legal, financial, medical, computer, and retail — has become so frustrating that in many cases price isn’t a major concern. How many times have you thought to yourself, “I don’t mind paying for a decent job and good service, but I don’t want pay more, and still not get the work done correctly, and have aggravation too.” (more…)

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#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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