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  • How to Develop Your Intuition
    on January 23, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    Learn How To Develop Your Intuition For Life And Business. Learn why intuition is such an under developed tool that more of and more of us should be learning how to master. What Is Intuition? Intuition is an inner knowing about something, someone without any analytical information or rational reasoning. […]

  • Einstein on the Political Power of Art
    on January 22, 2021 at 8:13 pm

    "Nothing can equal the psychological effect of real art — neither factual descriptions nor intellectual discussion." "Tyrants always fear art because tyrants want to mystify while art tends to clarify," Iris Murdoch wrote in her arresting 1972 address on art as a force of resistance. "Those who tell you 'Do not […]

  • 13 Signs You’re Secretly a Highly Sensitive Person
    on January 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    From absorbing others' emotions to having a "sixth sense" about things, you may be a sensitive person and not even realize it. Being labeled a "sensitive person" often has a negative reputation. You may hear comments like "Why are you so sensitive," which may lead you to believe something is wrong with […]

  • All the Things Introverts Actually Mean When They Say ‘No’
    on January 22, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    As an introvert, I get drained and overwhelmed around too many people. This doesn't mean I don't value your friendship. The post All the Things Introverts Actually Mean When They Say 'No' appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • Do You Need Permission to Be Creative?
    on January 22, 2021 at 11:54 am

    If you are always making excuses as to why you can't, or shouldn't, get on with your creative practice then the Permission chapter of Big Magic is for you. It's packed with stories and information that will dismantle each of your excuses and leave you free to get on with the work. But if you [...] The post Do You […]

  • Tips for Parents During Turbulent Times
    on January 22, 2021 at 11:00 am

    For many, this year has been a whirlwind of intense emotions, loss, grief and disruption. And many opportunities of growth have posed themselves for parents. In that avenue, this year has been one of witnessing hundreds of parents reaching out for help, accessing it, setting their sensitive children up for […]

  • 4 Ways Introverts Can Benefit from Using Their Writing Superpower
    on January 21, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    For introverts, the power of written words can help you develop your voice in many aspects of your life — all without saying a word. The post 4 Ways Introverts Can Benefit From Using Their Writing Superpower appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • 6 Reasons Introverts Make Amazing Mothers
    on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Being an introvert won't take anything away from your role as a mom. In fact, your kids will get something extra special from you. The post 6 Reasons Introverts Make Amazing Mothers appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • How to Answer Your Children’s Tough Questions About Race as an HSP
    on January 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    "Mommy, why do you get so nervous when Daddy gets pulled over by the police?" Being a parent means answering questions all day, every day. All the questions, all the time. When my daughters were little: Mommy, where do babies come from? Mommy, back in your day, did they have multiple TV channels? Now […]

  • What Dating an Opioid Addict Taught Me About Drugs
    on January 20, 2021 at 1:39 pm

    Have you ever seen the film called Yes Man? It's about a man who decides to say Yes to absolutely everything, just to see where it takes him. I would say the first 25 years of my life were Yes Man on steroids. And that is how I, a girl from sleepy Northamptonshire, ended upContinue reading "What Dating An Opioid […]

  • 5 Unexpected Ways You Honored Your Sensitive Rhythm in 2020
    on January 20, 2021 at 11:00 am

    How many times have you craved the opportunity to slow down - to spend more time nestled at home with your pet, to work from home in your PJs, to be free from the pressure to attend social functions every weekend? For Sensitive People who need time for reflection and get easily overstimulated, these are often […]

  • How I Filled My Practice Without Psychology Today or Networking 3 Years in a Row
    on January 19, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    Whether you take insurance or are private pay, most therapists would say networking, Psychology Today, or word-of-mouth referrals are the most reliable sources to create a full practice.  These have become the gold standard regardless of your specialty or location and you may feel an obligation to stick to what […]

  • For Introverts, Performance Can Be Empowering — Here’s Why
    on January 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    For introverts, acting or making music isn't about the spotlight. It's about finally expressing our rich inner landscape in a meaningful way. The post For Introverts, Performance Can Be Empowering — Here's Why appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • 7 Steps to Restore Calm and Safety When You Get Triggered
    on January 19, 2021 at 6:25 am

    When you get triggered by events out of your control—including the kind of news we read every day lately— you need a way to process your responses so you can function well during the day and sleep well at night. Here is a simple seven-step process combining elements of Focusing and Inner Bonding that you […]

  • How Can Introverts Get Better at Public Speaking
    on January 18, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    Public speaking can be a nerve-wracking experience, even for the most experienced individuals. That's why preparing for a public speech can leave you with many sleepless nights. However, it is an important life skill, and being able to speak in front of a large crowd of people can allow you to gain confidence and […]

  • Here’s How Being Highly Sensitive Can Make You Stronger, Not Weaker
    on January 18, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Being highly sensitive is what makes you present to the human experience — and offers you a greater purpose in the world.  Have you found yourself, in the depths of your soul, wondering why you feel everything so deeply and why that mind of yours is constantly working on overdrive to answer […]

  • Energetic Boundaries: the One Thing Most HSPs Don’t Know About but Desperately Need
    on January 18, 2021 at 11:00 am

    There's a little-known force responsible for some of the main challenges Highly Sensitive People face. I used to witness it daily in my own life, but I had no idea what to call it, let alone how to change it. Before I tell you what it is, let me share how other HSPs have described it: "It's so hard to […]

  • Do Highly Sensitives Struggle More with Friendships?
    on January 17, 2021 at 6:00 am

    Highly Sensitives can often feel lonely because they may have trouble making friends. There are four reasons HSPs may struggle more with friendships, and they include: High Expectations Weak Boundaries Overthinking Letting Go Let's look at these more closely and offer some solutions.   […]

  • 11 Things HSPs Absolutely Need to Feel at Peace
    on January 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Shrinking my to-do list, taking actual lunch breaks, and squeezing in naps have been just a few ways I've calmed down my overstimulated senses.  As a highly sensitive person (HSP), I have spent much of my life overwhelmed and saddened by so many things: a coworker's thoughtless comments, news […]

  • Just Because I’m Quiet Doesn’t Mean I’m Not a Force to Be Reckoned with
    on January 15, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    I may not be the first person to catch your attention. But I sure as hell won't let you walk all over me just because you have a louder voice. The post Just Because I'm Quiet Doesn't Mean I'm Not a Force to Be Reckoned With appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • The Pandemic Effect on Overarousal, Limits and Boundaries for HSPs
    on January 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

    As an HSP and therapist, this period during the Covid-19 pandemic has been very challenging for me. At the same time, I think I have developed a very "big picture" perspective about how other HSPs, my clients, have lived through this historical moment. (I'm choosing not to tell about the virus and the pandemic from a […]

  • How to Handle Political & Civil Unrest as an HSP
    on January 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Our emotions have been flooded with hate, negativity, and powerlessness — but this doesn't mean we HSPs have to be overwhelmed.  Content warning: This article contains references to political violence.  A Capitol Hill policeman violently squashed between glass doors in Washington, […]

  • 5 Reasons Shy Introverts Are Awesome
    on January 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    Though we may be criticized for our quietness — and told to "come out of your shell!" — shy introverts have superpowers. The post 5 Reasons Shy Introverts Are Awesome appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • What’s Better Than Being the Best? Being Unique
    on January 14, 2021 at 12:01 pm

    There's a saying that goes, "Being the best is great; I'm number one. But being unique is better; I'm the only one." I was reminded of this recently during a parents' evening at my children's school. Both of them – I'm pleased to say – are bright, happy kids. But a discussion about other kids who […]

  • The Beauty of the Micro-Adventure
    on January 13, 2021 at 7:42 pm

    This last year has been traumatic and painful for so many people, in so many ways. But among the fear, instability, and loss that has been unfolding, there has also been some significant shifts in perception. After a lifetime being told to work harder, live faster, consume more, and travel further, many people have […]