Do you act in the (imperfect) moment?
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Do you act in the (imperfect) moment?

Below is an interesting article about perfectionism by fitness writer Michelle Sutton-Kerchner. I know as a highly sensitive person that I can relate to this. Can you? I’m interested in any thoughts or comments that you have.

Act in the (imperfect) Moment

Procrastination is a lifestyle for many. The perfectionist in us delays tasks until they can be executed flawlessly. The result: A growing list of ignored workouts, unfinished projects, and missed lifetime opportunities.

Stop waiting for the perfect time. It’s already here …

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Would you like to be more interesting?

Would you like to be more interesting? An easy way to do this is to have a hobby. Highly sensitive people have a natural way of being creative and having a vast amount of interests. Do you utilize this talent for your personal happiness and being able to share your passions with others?

If not, you’re missing a perfect opportunity to be attractive to the types of people who are “good” for you. By that I mean, your hobbies/ interests, are the vehicle that can help you socialize with others that you have things in common with. Your hobby can be a catalyst to starting your own business or maybe give you ideas to pursue a certain endeavor that you may have not thought about.

I get many questions from highly sensitive people about how they can meet others like themselves. Right livelihood is another common concern. Your talents and passions hold the key to unlock the answers to these questions.

If you feel that you don’t have ideas about a hobby, here is an idea to get you started. Collecting is a fun way to spend your time and share what you have with others. People collect a vast array of items that you may not have thought about. They are as follows: (more…)

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Does honesty really improve health?

Does honesty really improve health? Benjamin Franklin once quipped that “honesty was the best policy.” It certainly builds better personal and business relationships. In and of themselves, those are great benefits. But are there more?

Yes! Honesty also improves health. Even researchers now are studying the effects, including Anita E. Kelly, a psychology professor at the University of Notre Dame. Kelly conducted a study called “The Science of Honesty” to determine how living an honest life impacts health. (more…)

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How well do you take care of yourself?

How well do you take care of yourself? I know that this question might seem a little strange to HSPs, since our first inclination is to take care of others. We often place the needs of others above what we need.

Do you take the time to think about what you need? This is not being selfish. After all, you can’t give to others when your energy is depleted, either physically, emotionally, or both. (more…)

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