Highly Sensitive People: How Do You See Yourself?

As a highly sensitive person, how do you really see yourself? Do you understand what makes you “tick?” What motivates you? What pushes your emotional and physical “buttons?” The answers to these questions and how you act and react to life situations will determine the quality and richness of your life.

Fifteen years ago, I found out that I was a highly sensitive person. I thought that I knew myself well. I didn’t! The adult education class that I attended, called “Are You A Highly Sensitive Person?”, was a real eye opener for me. I was relieved to find out that there was nothing wrong with me. This class was life changing. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Would You Like To Be Self-Employed?

I often hear from highly sensitive people who say they want to be self-employed. Self-employment is a great option for us, though it is definitely not for everyone. Self-employment allows you to work at your own pace and in an environment of your choosing. However, it also requires ambition, persistence, planning, and the ability to adapt to changing conditions.

Below are some suggestions for coming up with a business opportunity. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: How much socializing do you need?
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Highly Sensitive People: How much socializing do you need?

As a highly sensitive, introvert, or a person with social anxiety–how much socializing do you need? Studies show that our capacity to connect with other people plays an important role in our personal happiness, longevity, and ability to handle stress.

Since we tend to need a lot of “alone” time, it’s relatively easy to get caught up in our own “little worlds”. While it’s healthy to have some alone time, we need to be careful that we don’t take it too far and become socially isolated. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Would You Like More Information On Coping With Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

I was surprised by the amount of responses that I got from highly sensitive people and introverts who suffer from (SAD) seasonal affective disorder. I got many comments about light therapy. I decided to do some research on this topic. (more…)

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