#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Know When You Need To Rest?

Highly sensitive people sometimes get too involved with the complexities of life that we don’t take the time to rest or get enough sleep. Recharging our emotional and physical batteries is crucial to our well-being and productivity.

How do you know when you need to rest? While people respond differently to fatigue, below are some issues that I have when I’m sleep-deprived.

  • I’m not able to focus on the things that are important to me.
  • I forget easily and have to write notes to remind myself of things I need to do.
  • I don’t have the patience or the need to be around others. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are You Tired?

What is the difference between feeling tired and experiencing symptoms of fatigue? That’s a very good question and it’s important to understand the difference. If you’re just a little tired, you can recover quickly, but long bouts with fatigue could signal a problem.

Everyone gets fatigue from time to time. In and of itself, fatigue isn’t a bad thing. It’s the body’s natural way of slowing you down so you can get some rest and feel restored. Everyone experiences this and it can be very healthy. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: Do You Make The Time For Play?

Do you take time out to have fun in your life? Do you engage in activities that re-charge your emotional and physical batteries? While we all need playtime, most of us have a little voice in our head that is chock full of excuses as to why we shouldn’t indulge ourselves.

You may think things like: Play? Who has the time to play? I have more important things to do. It would be irresponsible to think of doing something that sounds so trivial. (more…)

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#HighlySensitivePeople: How Much Activity Is Good For You?

How much activity is good for you? This question can be answered in many ways because we are all different. What kinds of activities take an emotional and physical toll on your mind and body? What types of activities uplift and energize you?

Being overwhelmed is a feeling that we all highly sensitive people experience. We feel more deeply than others. It’s important to know our activity tolerance. This can change from day-to-day. We don’t feel the same way each day and we need to make adjustments as needed. (more…)

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