Highly Sensitive People: Do Think You Deserve To Be Happy?

People who are highly sensitive feel things very deeply, and this can make us vulnerable to getting stuck in a negative mindset. On the flip side, we also feel joy deeply, so if we can find ways to be happy, we’ll get an amazing return on our investment!

It should be pretty obvious that everyone deserves to be happy. Happiness is a state of mind, a reaction to the experiences in our lives. Some of us have the good fortune to be born with a happy disposition. Others might have to “work” at being happy.

Where do you fit into the happiness spectrum? Do you focus more on the positive or negative things in your life? Does it bother you to be unhappy, or are you accustomed to it? (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do you seek happiness?
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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do you seek happiness?

Are you looking for happiness and not finding it? It’s very possible that you are just looking in the wrong places. All you really have to do is listen to your heart in order to find happiness.

Every one of us has the ability to love and be happy. It just takes some people more work and a conscious effort to uncover what it is that makes them really happy. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Are You An Optimist Or A Pessimist?
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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Are You An Optimist Or A Pessimist?

It’s a scientifically proven fact that those who see the world in a “glass half full” kind of way live longer and experience less stress. Doctors claim that a big majority of all of their office calls are for chronic stress-related health woes, so it makes sense that if you see the world with a better mindset, you’d have fewer physical and mental problems.

When researchers at Concordia University conducted a study about pessimists and optimists, they discovered a direct link between the person’s outlook on life and their stress hormone levels. An optimist’s levels are steady, while a pessimist’s soars out of control and become unmanageable. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Can you shift from sorrow to joy?
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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Can you shift from sorrow to joy?

We’re all periodically visited by joy and sorrow in our lives. What we do with these experiences set apart the survivors from those who suffer or hold back. If you’ve never let yourself fully experience sadness, you’re missing one of the great character-building elements in your life. If you’ve never fully embraced joy, you’re missing one of the most potent building blocks to success and true happiness.

Grief is a normal part of life, the same as birth and deaths, but if you dwell too much on the sad times, you’ll never get to experience the joy that life has to offer. Sorrow can turn you into a bitter person and ruin what chances you have at true love and abundance. It can keep you from attracting positive forces that will enhance your life.
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