As a highly sensitive person, I try to be self-sufficient and handle my own problems. Sometimes, I feel too proud to ask for help. Can you relate to this?
It’s very easy to get caught up in our problems and become paralyzed with fear, self-doubt, and other destructive feelings that make us feel terrible. This state of mind seems to make our problems bigger than they actually are. The trick to dealing with this sad state of affairs is to be consciously aware of your feelings. There are times when you can take care of pressing issues on your own and other times you need to seek help. (more…)