#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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Highly Sensitive People/ Introverts: Do You Need A Way To Boost Your Well-Being?

A good way that I boost my well-being is by helping myself, physically and emotionally, through regular exercise. Many people start fitness training for all kinds of reasons that range from losing weight, to building muscle, and to avoid health hazards of a sedentary lifestyle. One of the overlooked rewards of regular physical activity is its ability to boost self-confidence.

If you feel like lack of self-esteem is holding you back from pursuing your dreams or accomplishing more, you can get out of this rut by being more physically active. And, the best part is that regular exercise can help you become more successful even if your goals are not fitness related.

Being more physically active can improve your well-being in a variety of ways. They include: (more…)

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