Highly Sensitive People: Why Is It Difficult To State Your Needs? (Revisited)

I participate in many highly sensitive person, empathic, introverted, and people who have social anxiety and/or shyness online groups because I have all of these characteristics. I posted this on Thursday and got by far the most responses. I thought it would be helpful to revisit it and add some personal commentary because I related to all of these comments!  The post is as follows: (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Increase Your Self-Awareness?
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Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Increase Your Self-Awareness?

Highly sensitive people have the unique ability to improve their self-awareness, by that I mean you can re-acquaint yourself with past experiences and emotions. How did you get where you are now? What can you do to get to where you want to be?

When looking back on your life, look at the positive experiences that you’ve had and what you’ve learned from them. Write them down and refer to them often.

We can all learn and grow from our negative experiences. As painful as they may be, take the lessons learned and use them as building blocks to growth. Don’t use your negative past as an excuse to not move forward in your life.  (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Are You Narrow-Minded or Broad-Minded?

What kind of person are you, narrow-minded or broad-minded? As a highly sensitive person, I would hope that I’m broad-minded, but sometimes I need to question myself. If asked, a large majority would no doubt consider themselves to be broad-minded, but objectively, would they all really be? You might not be aware of it, but could you be manifesting the trait of narrow-mindedness. (more…)

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