#HighlySensitivePeople: When Did You Find Out That You Were A Highly Sensitive Person?

April 12th is a very significant date for me. April 12th was the birthday of my late father, Matthew. April 12th, 2005 was the date that I discovered I was a highly sensitive person.

There’s a lot of sadness for me on this day. It’s hard for me to believe that my father passed away over thirty years ago. He and I were so much alike in temperament and personality. In my case, it proves that high sensitivity is an inherited character trait. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Is The Education System As Good As It Can Be?

It’s been a long time since I was in school! I wasn’t a good student. As a highly sensitive person, the education system was very difficult for me. I was afraid to go to school because I felt that I was being watched and criticized all of the time. I didn’t feel comfortable in a group setting. I did my best on individual projects where I could work alone on assignments. Can you or your children relate to this?

There was no information about highly sensitive people at that time. I wish there was! It would have made my school years more productive and enjoyable.  My objective is to help others learn more about their high sensitivity from my personal experiences.  In this way, I can help individuals and parents learn more about themselves so that they can help their highly sensitive children get the most out of themselves. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Accept Yourself As You Are?

I partcipate in many online forums. I’m distressed to find that many highly sensitive people, introverts, empaths, and people that are shy and/or have social anxiety would like to be something that they are not. You may be surprised at how many people lack the ability to accept themselves for who they are. Many people are able to put on a front so they appear self-confident when they really aren’t. 

The good news is that, even if you’re one of these people, you can learn how to accept yourself. If you’re suffering from low self worth and confidence, you really do have the ability to turn things around! (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Accept Yourself As You Are?

I partcipate in many online forums. I’m distressed to find that many highly sensitive people, introverts, empaths, and people that are shy and/or have social anxiety would like to be something that they are not. You may be surprised at how many people lack the ability to accept themselves for who they are. Many people are able to put on a front so they appear self-confident when they really aren’t. 

The good news is that, even if you’re one of these people, you can learn how to accept yourself. If you’re suffering from low self worth and confidence, you really do have the ability to turn things around! (more…)

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