#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Have Trouble Making Changes?

With 2021 here, you may be reminiscing about events that happened in 2020 or anticipating what lies ahead this year. Like the start of a New Year, our lives are marked by many different changes. There are career and job transitions that we may have to think about as a result of an unpredictable economy. Relationships may change or end, by our choice or not, and we may need to move on. A loss of a loved one is particularly stressful and may give us a negative outlook on life. Transitions evoke strong emotions such as anxiety, rejection, curiosity, excitement, anticipation, fear, anger, and loss. The way we have experienced beginnings and endings earlier in our lives profoundly influences the way we experience them later…

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Would You Like To Make A Fresh Start?

Happy New Year Everyone! Are you ready for a fresh start or want to improve upon your current circumstances? If you’re like most people, you probably have aspects of your life that you wish could be different.

It’s a good practice to check in with yourself on a regular basis. The beginning of a new year is a perfect opportunity to take stock of your life, though it doesn’t have to be the only time you do this. Think about making improvements that will enhance your life throughout the year. What will make you feel better about yourself and your life circumstances? (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: What Prevents Us From Doing Our Best?

As highly sensitive people, it’s important for us to use our deep-thinking capabilities to think about the things that get in the way of our highest potential. How can we improve if we don’t know what’s holding us back?

Below is a list of things that have been roadblocks for me. See if you can relate to any of them.

  • Fear of failure: This is an ongoing challenge for me. I’ve come to realize that everyone makes mistakes, and that I’ve been able to overcome mistakes that I’ve made in the past. I have learned so many lessons from the things that have not gone well, that on some level, I’m grateful for having made those mistakes.  (more…)

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