Highly Sensitive People: Do You Have To Be A “Natural” To Achieve Success?

It’s important that highly sensitive people satisfy their intellectual and creative capabilities. Have you ever wanted to learn something new, but didn’t because you felt you had to be a “natural” at it? It’s very common for people to look at those who are successful and how skilled they are at their craft and assume it’s simply something that they’re naturally good at.  (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: How Can You Get The Best Out Of Yourself?

The answer to this question is lifelong learning! As a highly sensitive person, the more I learn, the more I can utilize the good and challenging aspects of myself.

The pursuit of knowledge through lifelong learning, whether it’s learning to play the guitar, speak a foreign language, or prepare a gourmet meal, has wonderful benefits for people of all ages.

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn…and you will.”  ~Vernon Howard, Author

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Highly Sensitive People: Do You Think Mr. Rogers Was Highly Sensitive?

I’m very excited about the upcoming movie, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, which is about Mr.Rogers! He was a wonderful role model for generations of children and families. His kindness, compassion, and thoughtfulness were nothing short of legendary!

Not long ago, I was going through some papers and came across a letter that was dated April 1995 from Mr. Rogers to my daughter, Stephanie. The letter is as follows:

Dear Stephanie,

It meant a great deal to me that you wanted to write to me as a part of your class project. I’m glad to know that our Neighborhood was a part of your growing up and that you continue to have such warm feelings about our program. (more…)

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