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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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Highly Sensitive People: Should You Try To Change Yourself In These Difficult Times?

As a highly sensitive person, should you try to change yourself? I’ve been asked this question countless times and have seen on various online forums that people want to get rid of their high sensitivity. They seem to feel that their high sensitivity puts them at a disadvantage in life.

I’ve never felt that way. I’ll admit that I always felt “different” from others, but I could never pinpoint exactly why. When I first learned the term “highly sensitive person,” it was a profound experience. Everything came into focus, and I finally had answers to questions I had been asking myself my whole life.  (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: To Change Or Not To Change?

Being highly sensitive or not, change is extremely challenging. It’s one of the few things in life that is absolutely guaranteed, yet most people are unprepared or unwilling to cope with it. Isn’t this true in this time of worldwide crisis?

Change is a difficult process because it involves letting go of an old situation, be it good or bad. It’s human nature to have anxiety whenever we experience loss or have something new in our lives. As we move out of our comfort zone, the future becomes uncertain, and our angst intensifies. (more…)

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