#HighlySensitivePeople: Can you “profit” From Your unrest?

When highly sensitive people are uncomfortable, we automatically see it as a bad thing. Though nobody enjoys discomfort, the truth is that it can serve as an important wake-up call to alert us to changes that we need to make in our lives. We can learn a lot about ourselves if we take the time to investigate the source of our unrest.

Have you ever felt bad and not known why? Have you ever argued with, or hated someone for no good reason? Have you ever felt “road rage” towards other drivers? The main reason that these things happen is because you’re not plugged into your feelings. If you feel terrible or act irrationally toward someone, there is a reason for it. If you seek to understand and reflect upon the cause of your unrest, you can use it to your benefit rather than to your detriment. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do you need tips to be a more confident person?

Below is a list of tips to boost your self-confidence from the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprising the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Strengthen your mind. Self-confidence is a state of mind that can be achieved through intentional action. Allotting time to nurture your mind, body and spirit (preferably one hour a day) can be done in a variety of ways. I prefer to read, exercise and meditate in the morning. If you’re not taking time for yourself, then you’re allowing someone or something to shape your view of the world.  —Dustin Cucciarre, BryghtAds Inc. Discard the negative thoughts you don’t need. A whole new branch of psychology is dedicated to mindfulness, but it boils down to this: Negative thoughts and insecurities…

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Reducing going back to school for college students. (Part 3)

Transitioning to college can be a major life change that triggers anxiety for many students, including those who are highly sensitive or introverted. Here are some strategies to help reduce back-to-school anxiety for college students: Campus Familiarization: Attend campus tours or orientation events to become familiar with the layout and facilities before the semester starts. Connect with Peers: Join online forums, social media groups, or attend pre-college meetups to connect with other incoming students. Supportive Environment: Create a comfortable and organized living space in your dorm or apartment to provide a sense of security. Plan a Routine: Establish a daily routine that balances academics, social activities, self-care, and relaxation. Break Down Tasks: Break down larger tasks, such as studying for exams or completing assignments, into…

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#HighlySensitivePeople: How to reduce back-to-school anxiety for high school students (Part 2)

Reducing back-to-school anxiety for high school students, especially those who are highly sensitive and/or introverted, requires a thoughtful approach that considers your developmental stage and specific concerns. Here are some targeted strategies to help alleviate your anxiety: Early Preparation: Start preparing for school well in advance to avoid last-minute stress. Gather supplies, choose outfits, and organize materials. Familiarization: Attend any orientation sessions or open houses offered by the school to become familiar with the layout and meet teachers. Reconnect with Friends: Reconnect with old friends before school starts. Having familiar faces can ease the transition. Set Realistic Expectations: It's okay not to excel in everything. Focus on doing the best that you can. Break Down the Day: Break down the school day into manageable segments,…

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