Highly Sensitive People: Do You Need Some Uplifting Words?

As a highly sensitive person, I’m trying to find anything that will uplift my mood and give me hope during these troubled times. I recent heard a song on the radio that did just that! The song was “I Can See Clearly Now”, a #1 hit, written and recorded by Johnny Nash. Originally released in 1972, it achieved blockbuster success in the US and the United Kingdom. This song was later recorded by many artists throughout the years, including versions by Jimmy Cliff and Bob Marley. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Do You Take Responsibility For Your Life?

It seems that taking responsibility for one’s actions and one’s life is not a given these days. Is it okay to avoid apologizing in order to appear stronger? Why do so many people feel victimized by their circumstances, and become so discouraged that they don’t seek to improve their lives?

I recently heard on the radio that it’s a sign of weakness to apologize to someone when you make a mistake. Forget about asking for forgiveness! Why does trying to correct an honest mistake make a person appear weak? I’m personally appalled by this kind of thinking. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Would You Like To See A Beautiful Highly Sensitive Video?
Itsukushima Shrine, Japan (Photo by Nicki Eliza Schinow)

Highly Sensitive People: Would You Like To See A Beautiful Highly Sensitive Video?

Here is a beautiful video from Keilani Okano about her life as a highly sensitive person in Japan. She wanted to share her experiences and educate others in her country about the highly sensitive person trait. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Help Others?

Warning: Please excuse the picture above because of current social-distancing from others. I used it because the image made me feel good!

Would you like another activity to use your highly sensitive creativity to keep your emotions in check during the coronavirus crisis? How can you help others? This is a time for re-evaluation and innovation. A successful business finds a need to help others and fills that need. By doing this exercise, you can take your mind off of the world’s troubles and possibly make a plan to start your own business.  Make a written list of how you can help others with your unique talents and interests. (more…)

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