#HighlySensitivePeople: What’s the real meaning of Labor Day? by Dr. DeForest Soaries

Although social festivities and family gatherings obscure the original meaning of Labor Day, having the first Monday in September off as a paid holiday is a greatly appreciated benefit for all American workers who have it. However, without the fringe benefit of paid holidays, many Americans either have to work or lose money if they take Labor Day off.
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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are Acts Of Kindness Important?

Are acts kindness important? I read a heartwarming article that answers this question.

A chance encounter on an airplane from Florida made an impact on the lives of a Canadian mom and a New Jersey executive.

The story of Shanell Mouland and Eric Kunkel began when Mouland boarded an airplane with her three-year old daughter, Kate. (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: Do You Have A Strategy For Your Best Life?

Everybody has an idea of what makes them cheerful, optimistic, and productive. Do you take the time to incorporate these things in your life? Or do you get caught up in just “existing,” rather than living a life that would make you happier?

Make it a priority to figure what’s missing or lacking in your life. What would make your life more meaningful, enjoyable, inspiring, and interesting? This crucial first step will put you in the proper mindset to have a plan. Here are some things to consider and examine: (more…)

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