#HighlySensitivePeople: Is Guilt Good Or Bad?

That depends. There are many potential motivations behind guilt. Is the guilt being used to motivate you to do something good? Is it being used to make you feel bad about a mistake you made? Is it being use to get you to do something for someone else? This is a very complex question!

For some people, guilt can be a powerful motivator. For others, it can be a drain on their energy and a preoccupation that keeps them from moving forward. It’s important to analyze the effect it has in your life. Is guilt a valuable guide or something to eliminate? How has guilt had an impact on your life? (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Asking Yourself The Right Questions?

I have a habit of asking myself and others questions about different life situations. When you ask the right questions, you get the right answers. That’s why most of my posts focus on a question.

The right questions are often the difficult questions. While this won’t be an easy process, it’s important to take note of your answers. My objective is to get my readers to think deeply about their lives and the improvements that could be made. Highly sensitive people are predisposed to question themselves. The problem arises when we’re afraid to do so. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Is There Too Much “Waste” In Your Life?

Due to my highly sensitive and conscientious nature, I find myself bothered when things seem wasteful.  I wish I didn’t care so much about these things, but I can’t help it! Waste to me is wasting time and emotional energy. We highly sensitive people cannot afford to waste any of these precious resources! (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Is shyness something to overcome?

Shyness is a feeling of insecurity and extreme awkwardness around others. Who at some point in their lives hasn’t experienced this? It becomes a problem when it interferes with one’s day-to-day functioning. If shyness is a part of one’s being, it doesn’t have to be something that has to be overcome. It’s a trait that should be embraced and utilized.

Shyness isn’t some terrible obstacle. It’s not something that you cannot work with. I have many shy characteristics.  I refuse to see it as something to be ashamed of, it’s not a negative character trait. The world may see shyness in a poor light, but it shouldn’t affect the way we see ourselves. If we feel good about ourselves, who cares what anyone else thinks? (more…)

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