Highly Sensitive People: Are You Too Proud To Ask For Help?

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…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Are you frustrated?

Highly sensitive people can easily get caught up in outer circumstances, especially in times like these. This is because we are conscientious, have a strong sense of justice and fairness, and a tendency to think about things on a deep level.  Are you frustrated? I get extremely frustrated when I’m not maximizing my talents and abilities or when I’m not working at peak efficiency.

In a similar vein, I get upset when others aren’t giving their best effort. I bristle when I receive poor service or a lackluster response from a person who is being paid to help me. I get angry when I hear about the latest scandal or blunder that our political leaders have committed. I get even angrier when I realize that I, and all the other taxpayers, will pay for their mistakes. I get distressed when I look at the current economic state of the world. No political discussions please!! (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Are You An Optimist Or A Pessimist?

It’s important to give an honest answer to this question. First impression…Who would you most like to be around, someone who has a positive or negative attitude?

What sounds more appealing to you? A person who looks for the positive in every bad circumstance, or a person that looks and waits for something bad to happen? (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: How Will You Handle The Road Of Life?

We, the young and the old, are currently going through one of the most difficult times of our lives. There is so much fear because of the upheaval of our normal routines and the uncertainty of what’s going to happen in the future. Unfortunately, we can’t avoid these difficult times throughout our lives.  I conceived of an idea of comparing my travels throughout my life. My inspiration resulted in the piece below about my journey of twists, turns, and obstacles…something I’m sure all highly sensitive people can relate to! (more…)

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