HighlySensitivePeople: How Well Do You Handle Adversity?

Everyone has difficult times. We can’t avoid it. It’s a part of life that we need to accept. Sure we highly sensitive people feel more than others, but it shouldn’t be used as an excuse to feel or be down more than others.

Ill-health, losing a loved one, unemployment, various traumas, either past or present, or misfortune of any kind will rear its ugly head at some point in our lives.

It’s normal to feel hurt, sad, angry, fearful, or whatever else your feeling. You can’t deny your pain. It doesn’t help your situation. The old saying…”Whatever you resist persists” is definitely true. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Need Some Inspiration?

I love reading inspirational quotes, especially when I’m feeling discouraged! Below are some quotes that resonate with me. It’s too bad they are all anonymous quotes, since I’d love to give credit for all of this great advice!

  1. Just know, when you truly want success, you’ll never give up on it. No matter how bad the situation may get.
  2. If it’s meant to be, it’s up to me to make it happen.
  3. Good things come to those who wait… greater things come to those who get off their ass and do anything to make it happen.

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Feel Thankful This Year?

Do you feel thankful this year? On Thursday, November 26th, Thanksgiving will be celebrated in the United States. Thanksgiving was a day set aside soon after the pilgrims landed in Patuxet, now known as Plymouth Rock, in August of 1621. The pilgrims pledged thanks to their Creator for their healthy arrival after a long voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. It also commemorates the pilgrims' celebration feast of the good harvest. To many of us, Thanksgiving means gathering with family and friends for a day of feasting, watching football games, and taking a much-needed holiday from school, work, etc. As we approach another Thanksgiving Day, how many of us know the true meaning of Thanksgiving? To the dauntless men and women who had the courage to…

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Highly Sensitive People: My Wife Had Emergency Brain Surgery!

Since I haven’t been posting as much as I normally do, I wanted to let everyone know what has been going on. This past week has been a traumatic time for me and my family! My highly sensitive nerves have been worn to the quick. I have experienced a wide array of emotions, ranging from fear to overwhelm to anger to gratitude!

My wife hasn’t been feeling right for at least the past six months. She’s been forgetful and has had more physical challenges than usual. Two months ago, she fell in the bathroom and hit her head on the floor. I wanted to take her to the emergency room, but she said she felt fine. She had some minor bruising, but we didn’t think it was anything serious.

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