#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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Highly Sensitive People: Are You Afraid Of Confrontation?

As a highly sensitive person with many introverted qualities, I know the difficulty in setting boundaries and asserting yourself in difficult situations. I have learned many lessons from the challenging times of my life. As a child, my late mother, would always tell me…”Speak up or be left behind”! I took her words to heart and realized  at a young age, I needed to confront, speak up, and take action for the things that were truly important to me. It’s difficult, but the sooner I did this, the better my life became. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: My Wife Had Emergency Brain Surgery! (Part 3)

My family and I want to thank you for your support! It continues to be a difficult time. My wife has good and bad days, but she's making progress. The physical therapist has made her last in-home visit. She suggested that we call the doctor to get a prescription for outpatient therapy. I'd like to expand on my last post about what happened before and after my wife had her surgery. Here's a recap: When it was time for my wife's surgery, the doctor and his assistant came in to see us. I asked them where my daughter and I could wait. They told us they weren't sure because of the COVID-19 concerns. I asked them what should we do? We wanted to be there…

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