#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Need A Better Perspective On Being Highly Sensitive?

People constantly write to me and keep saying that they wished that they weren’t highly sensitive. Being on the high side of being highly sensitive, I never thought this way. What’s the purpose of trying to be or wishing to be something that you’re not? Do you need a different perspective on being highly sensitive? Here are some quotes to help you: (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Can You Use Some Positive Resolutions?

Being the highly sensitive person that I am, who has introverted and social anxiety characteristics, I know the importance of having a positive mindset.  I would like to share a New Year’s tradition started by the late Pauline Phillips, (Dear Abby, a syndicated newspaper columnist for many years), who had a list of New Year’s resolutions called Just for Today that was adapted from the original credo of Al-Anon. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Thankful Only Once A Year?

Thanksgiving will be celebrated on Thursday, November 24th in the United States. It’s a time that we give thanks and appreciate all that we have. While it’s nice to have a holiday to remind us to be grateful, there’s no reason to focus our gratitude on just one day. Do you routinely take the time to be grateful for all of the good things in your life throughout the year? (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: What Keeps You From Moving Forward?

There are many factors that keep us from making the most of our talents. Fear of the unknown, fear of failure, lack of confidence, and anxiety over being judged are common roadblocks.

Facing the unknown is scary, but you shouldn’t allow your fear to limit you. Sometimes, you just have to take a deep breath, and do the thing that scares you. If you fail, you can always try again or make adjustments. To put things in perspective, Thomas Edison never would have invented the electric light if he feared uncertainty or failure. (more…)

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