#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Have Enough Alone Time?

Do you have enough alone time? A common theme among us highly sensitive people is that we enjoy being by ourselves. It allows us to have quiet time, which can sometimes be essential to re-charging our emotional and physical batteries and honing our creativity.

While alone time is a good thing and does help get our creative juices flowing, by no means does it mean that we have to be anti-social. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Have Afternoon Crash?

Do you have afternoon crash? I certainly do! My energy starts to deplete between two and four in the afternoon. Although I do my best to plan my activities based on my mental and physical capacities, this is not always possible, and I still struggle with fatigue.

I read an article by nutritionist, Nancy Clark, RD that’s been helpful to me. She stated that most people tend to get hungry every three to four hours, so if you eat breakfast at eight A.M. and then lunch at noon, your body needs to chow down around 3 PM, or you risk getting a fuzzy, tired feeling.

The tiredness can be even worse for highly sensitive people, since we are more sensitive to fluctuations in our blood sugar levels. As most of you know, it’s essential for HSPs to stay tuned to the signals we get from our body. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: If You Want To Be A Writer…Write…Right?

I was amazed at the response of how many highly sensitive people who told me that they want to write a book, but couldn’t finish it or they wanted to just write, but didn’t have the confidence or time to put their words to paper. Another major reason people don’t write is because they are afraid of criticism.  I would like to offer you more encouragement to write, even if it’s only for your own enjoyment. (more…)

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