#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: Would You Like To Be Self-Employed?

Starting your own business can be attractive for many reasons. This might sound tempting if you’re sick of the “rat race” of the corporate world, working with people who don’t share your values and interests, or worried about downsizing in your company.

I knew at an early age that I couldn’t work for anyone. I came to this conclusion when I worked in a corporation and then worked in a family business. I never liked the idea of people telling me what to do, especially my parents, teachers, and employers. I also couldn’t stand having someone breathing down my neck or criticizing me. I needed the freedom to work at my own pace and be able to try new things as I saw fit. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Growing Into Your True Self?

Are you growing into your true self? This sounds like an odd question doesn’t it? By growing into your true self I mean, acting like you want to be and taking actions needed to be or do what you want to accomplish.

This isn’t an easy task when you’re starting something new and unfamiliar. You have to be unafraid to make mistakes and looking foolish. Being open to criticism is also part of the process. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Are You A Square Peg In A Round Hole?

Did my question arouse your curiosity? I get so many questions from highly sensitive people about right livelihood. It seems the majority of people feel like a square peg in a round hole. Their choice of career doesn’t fit their personalities and interests.

Can you relate to this? Are you in a career that is not fulfilling? Are you in a career that just fills the need to make money? If so, you’re not alone. Highly sensitive or not, it’s important to be in your right environment, one that makes the best use of your talents and interests. (more…)

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