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/Introverts: Where were you on 9/11/01?

Where were you on 9/11/01? I realize that some of you weren’t born or lived in another country, but I felt compelled to summarize the events that happened that day to tell you the important lessons that I learned. This is a question that many of us may be contemplating on yet another sad anniversary of that fateful day. It’s hard to believe all the years that have passed since that beautiful sunny day when the skies suddenly filled with fire and smoke, buildings collapsed, and people were running for their lives.

I was in Jersey City, New Jersey. The weather was perfect, and it seemed like it was going to be a normal and pleasant day. At 8:45 am, all of that changed. I heard on my car radio that a World Trade Center building had been struck by an airplane. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do You Need Help Finding Hope In Difficult Times?

I know the difficulty of finding hope in tough times. I’ve experienced many trying times throughout my life—whether it be facing illness, family and relationship problems, business setbacks, or having self-doubt about myself and others. No one is immune to having these problems at some point in their lives. (more…)

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Can Highly Sensitive People and Introverts Increase Their Resiliency?

We absolutely can! A setback needn’t keep us from moving forward. We’re deep-thinking and bad circumstances can bother us more, but it doesn’t have to make our lives unbearable and unproductive!

Our ability to bounce back from painful experiences makes us stronger people. While we can’t stop bad things from happening, we can control our reactions to them. Below are some tips for increasing your resiliency: (more…)

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