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: Is hardship bad for us?

It’s impossible to have a life without hardship. The quality of our lives depends on how we handle hardship. Here are some quotes to give you a different perspective about hardship:

  • Life is a series of punches. It presents a lot of challenges. It presents a lot of hardship, but the people who are able to take those punches and able to move forward are the ones that really do have a lot of success and have a lot of joy in their life and have a lot of stories to tell, too.“…Josh Turner (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Who Knows?

I’m just as upset as you are about this worldwide crisis. I refuse to make myself sick by excessively worrying about the turmoil that’s going on. I choose to be informed, not panic, and try to help others through my writing.

I’ve learned that adversity can bring out the best in us. Through personal and business difficult times, it made me stronger to overcome other unknown problems that eventually will come everyone’s way.  This event will test our patience and help us learn about ourselves. It’s a teaching moment for the young and old. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: What Do You Say To Children About Coronavirus?

It’s hard to comfort anyone, especially children who’s going through this traumatic time. When you’re a highly sensitive person your emotions and thoughts are intensified. This is why it’s important to try to decrease the uncertainty that you and your children have. Don’t underestimate the anxiety that older children have about the level of uncertainty we have. Here’s some information from Dr. Rebecca Dougherty- Froelke, a therapist from Oakville, Missouri who treats people who have anxiety.  (more…)

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