Do You Get Upset Over Other People’s Insensitivity?

As as highly sensitive person, I sometimes wonder if I get overly upset over the insensitivity of other people. Or perhaps I’m being perfectly reasonable. It’s hard to say! Recently, a friend of mine, who is a very conscientious and hard worker, was telling me about the tips he received while working in the food service industry. (more…)

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Where can you find your best “teachers?”
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Where can you find your best “teachers?”

As highly sensitive people, most of us have a natural curiosity about the world and have a passion for learning. Sometimes we may want to explore something, but have no idea where to start. The good news is that there are “teachers” all around us.

They come disguised as people from all walks of life. Life lessons may arise from everyday situations that happen to us, both good and bad. Your next teacher could be a neighbor, friend, co-worker,  acquaintance, hairdresser, or even a stranger that you strike up a conversation with on the train. (more…)

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Some Thoughts About Choosing a Career For a Highly Sensitive Person

It seems that career choice, career change, either forced or self-imposed, is always a timely topic. Some important questions to consider include: Can you incorporate your passion into your work life? Would you like to pursue another line of work? Are you burnt out? Are you bored? Would you like to start your own business? (more…)

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Are Highly Sensitive People Prone To PPOS?

After having been accused of and later diagnosed with PPOS, I wonder if highly sensitive people are predisposed to this affliction. You haven't heard of it? It's called Perpetually Pissed Off Syndrome. It can strike anyone at any time. It's not fatal, but it can shorten your lifespan. The primary symptoms are unrelenting cynicism and little patience for anyone or anything. PPOS will make your life miserable! I've often pondered why life isn't easier. Wouldn't you think that, as you get older, life would get simpler? Your wisdom, experience, and sense of perspective would inoculate you from the problems of your youth. Not necessarily! With each passing year, there are new challenges and all kinds of changes that come your way. Just when I think…

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