#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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#HighlySensitivePeople: Are Highly Sensitive People More Prone to Health Issues?

I’ve been asked this question many times. Since I’m not a medical professional, I don’t have a definitive answer. I do know from personal experience, that if I have prolonged stress, my immune system is not working as well as it should.

I’m a highly sensitive person that’s like a human sponge that takes in everything around me. I exercise more self-care when life become too overwhelming. Being highly sensitive isn’t a character flaw orĀ  weakness. It’s a natural way of being. The more I understand myself, the sooner I take precautions to prevent physical/emotional illness/disease. (more…)

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Highly Sensitive People: Can You Use Some Comfort?

As highly sensitive people, many of us are struggling to find peace and comfort as we cope with the daily onslaught of sad and distressing news ushered in by this pandemic. Although some of us are more directly impacted than others, we are ALL facing deep, collective pain. On that note, I wanted to share a guest article by fellow HSP and friend, Amy Barbato, who reflects on finding comfort through family food traditions that can nourish your mind, body, and soul!
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