Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do You Have Brain Clutter?

Life can be full of worries, stresses, and endless things to do. Every day we are bombarded with thoughts of circumstances, plans, commitments, hardships or even ideas. As a result, the mind becomes cluttered with thoughts. Unfortunately, very little gets done when your brain is moving in many different directions all at once. If you long for some semblance of calm and clarity, then teach yourself how to free up mental space. With that in mind, here are some tips that help me unclutter my mind. 

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Are You A People Pleaser?

I know that you’re laughing when you saw this picture and read this blog post title! Of course, many of us highly sensitive people/Introverts are people pleasers!

Do you put everyone before yourself? Is saying yes a habit, more than a true intention? Is it dangerous for us to become constant people pleasers? 

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do You Forgive Yourself For Your Mistakes?
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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: Do You Forgive Yourself For Your Mistakes?

This is a big issue for me! As a perfectionist, it’s hard for me not to beat myself up over a every mistake! Can any of you relate to this?

Everyone has things in their past that they’re not proud of, but sometimes it’s difficult to forgive yourself. Maybe you did something terrible to a friend or family member. Maybe you feel guilty about committing a crime. Maybe you made a bad decision, and someone got hurt because of it.

No matter what you did, or what you’re holding onto, it’s important to forgive yourself, so that you can move on with your life. If, on the other hand, you let guilt linger without ever addressing the underlying issue, it will sap your joy and wreak havoc in your life for years, or maybe even decades, to come. 

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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: How Does Your Comfort Zone Help You?
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Highly Sensitive People/Introverts: How Does Your Comfort Zone Help You?

It’s understandable to want to stay inside your comfort zones. After all, it’s the easiest thing to do! It’s where we feel safe, where we don’t have to open ourselves up to criticism and hurt, and where we can avoid making tough decisions.

Despite these so-called benefits, are we really doing ourselves a disservice by not putting ourselves out there? What are we missing? Below are some reasons why staying inside your comfort zone is ultimately hurting you: (more…)

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