#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Feeling Stuck?

As a highly sensitive person, I sometimes feel frustrated that I’m not making progress in my life. Personal growth is a natural progression of life. How come so many of us resist something that makes us smarter to make a better life for ourselves?

Could it be that any kind of change, good or bad, upsets our normal routine that causes stress? Maybe we are addicted to feeling sorry for ourselves and feel better in this state of being? Perhaps feelings of hopelessness may feel less threatening than to take the actions and responsibility to make our lives better? (more…)

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#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: 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: Do You Regret Things That You Said And Did In Anger?

Do you regret things that you said and did in anger? I regret some things that I said to my late father, Matthew. When I was in my twenties, I worked in his business for nine years. We were at odds with each other personally and professionally. It’s ironic that my father and I were so much alike, yet the only people we couldn’t get along with were each other. (more…)

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