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The Introvert’s Complete Guide to Making Friends Who ‘Get’ You
on August 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Introverts are looking for friends who understand them, who can go deep, and who run at their speed. The post The Introvert's Complete Guide to Making Friends Who ‘Get' You appeared first on Introvert, Dear.
Patti Smith Reads Emily Dickinson’s Pre-Particle Physics Ode to the Science and Splendor of How the World Holds Together
on August 7, 2020 at 12:31 am
A rhapsody of wonder between the scale of atoms and the scale of minds. When the sixteen-year-old Emily Dickinson (December 10, 1830–May 15, 1886) enrolled in the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary — America's first institution of higher education for women, the "castle of science" where she composed her […]
Time Off Is Essential: Are You Getting Enough?
on August 6, 2020 at 10:00 pm
Nearly eight months have passed since I took a break from my client work, yet I was feeling more guilty than ever about taking time off. Perhaps you can relate to the difficulty of creating time for yourself in the midst of a pandemic when your clients could be needing you now more than ever. If you can't […]
Creativity Is a Superpower!
on August 6, 2020 at 5:55 pm
Circumstances in our world continue to change at a rapid pace.How can we cope, and even thrive, in this shifting landscape? How can we best take care of ourselves and our loved ones?The more flexible, adaptable, and creative we become, the better we can deal with whatever life brings. […]
How to Travel Without Any Money
on August 6, 2020 at 3:52 pm
It is perfectly possible to travel with absolutely no money. You won't be drinking many Mojitos or staying in any sweet hotels. You will be hungry some days, and exhausted. You will also push yourself to new limits, discovering how capable and resourceful you really are. Florian Roquais is a full time traveller and […]
I'm Not the Radical Left, I'm the Humane Middle
on August 6, 2020 at 3:17 pm
I suppose humanity feels radical to inhumane people.
A Psychometric Evaluation of the Highly Sensitive Person Scale in Ethnically and Culturally ...
on August 6, 2020 at 1:55 pm
Sensory Processing Sensitivity (SPS) is a personality trait that describes highly neurosensitive individuals who, for better and for worse, are permeable ...
9 Things That Are Hard for Me as an Introvert
on August 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm
1. Checking up on people The post 9 Things That Are Hard for Me as an Introvert appeared first on Introvert, Dear.
Uncertainty – Your Top Tips!
on August 6, 2020 at 11:00 am
Uncertainty, when you first glimpse it over your horizon, is always a little bit scary. But there also comes a point when you suddenly stop being scared, and the excitement of the fresh and the new takes over. Splitting up from a partner or losing your job, for example, are life-changing moments – but […]
Is Your Child an Orchid, a Tulip or a Dandelion?
on August 6, 2020 at 9:00 am
Tracy Cooper, a researcher at Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan., who identifies as a highly sensitive person himself, says the brains of such people ...
Unraveling the Mindset of Victimhood
on August 6, 2020 at 3:13 am
Quick: Rate how much you agree with each of these items on a scale of 1 ("not me at all") to 5 ("this is so me"): It is important to me that people who hurt me acknowledge that an injustice has been done to me. I think I am much more conscientious and moral in my relations with other people compared to their […]
8 Tips for the Globetrotting HSP
on August 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Oh the fantasy of traveling abroad. Many of us dream about lying on the beach with a book, or eating exotic cuisine, or roaming carefree around a city while the summer sun freckles our noses and a sultry breeze blows our hair back. Despite the thrill and fun of travel, it can also be quite stressful and […]
How to Thrive in College When You’re an Introvert
on August 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm
College isn't made for extroverts. College is what YOU make of it. The post How to Thrive in College When You're an Introvert appeared first on Introvert, Dear.
Tyranny of the Clock
on August 5, 2020 at 10:00 am
People in an economic system based on production learn to live with the tyranny of the clock. Although people have been tracking time since the early days of humans, our relationship with time has become different.Time used to be related to something going on in nature. People measured the hours of […]
A Cat: Leonard Michaels’s Playful and Poignant Meditations on the Enigma of Our Feline Companions and How They Reveal Us to Ourselves
on August 4, 2020 at 7:16 pm
"If you think long enough about what you see in a cat, you begin to suppose you will understand everything, but its eyes tell you there is nothing to understand, there is only life." "A cat must have three different names," T.S. Eliot proclaimed in the iconic verses that became the basis of one of the longest-running […]
What Treatments and Complementary Activities Help with Social Anxiety?
on August 4, 2020 at 5:44 pm
Around 15 million people in America have social anxiety disorder - a type of anxiety that is characterized by extreme fear or anxiety in some or all social settings. Having to interact with someone at a party or at a work event can result in a plethora of symptoms - including a racing heart rate, […]
The Challenge of Fatigue
on August 4, 2020 at 6:25 am
With no end in sight to the pandemic, how do we meet the challenge of fatigue? Recognizing the specific kind of fatigue you are experiencing can help you address it more quickly and effectively. This is particularly important if your self-care time is at a premium. As we enter the long haul with the Covid-19 […]
3 Steps to Creating Business Goals Without Overwhelm
on August 4, 2020 at 1:04 am
Guest Post by Maegan MegginsonDo you ever feel like you're too Sensitive to be a therapist and an entrepreneur? Do you have moments when you feel certain you'll never have the energy, stamina, and motivation you need to achieve big business goals? As a Highly Sensitive Therapist and entrepreneur myself, I […]
Sometimes Self-Love Means Walking Away from Relationships That Don't Serve You Anymore
on August 3, 2020 at 2:02 pm
Self-love is a notion that has been thrown around a lot lately. At surface level, it seems to look like sipping a glass of red wine while sitting in a claw foot tub with green goop on your face.
How Yoga Helped Me Embrace My Introversion
on August 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Slowly but surely, my insecurities diminished, as I focused on myself and the inner journey. The post How Yoga Helped Me Embrace My Introversion appeared first on Introvert, Dear.
We Need Our Sensitive Strength Now More Than Ever
on August 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm
It's time to claim our place as humanity's "royal advisors." In many parts of the world, as the global pandemic continues to affect lives everywhere, we are starting to move toward what some call "the new normal." As a highly sensitive person (HSP), I can't help but sense how the uncertainty of this […]
The HSP World Podcast Ep. 6: Do HSPs Really Have More Empathy?
on August 3, 2020 at 10:00 am
https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/play/xdn6rn/hsp_world_podcast_ep_6_final8fywd.mp3 The HSP World Podcast is available in iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, and Spotify! Thomas: Hi and welcome to the HSP world podcast. With each episode, we invite a guest with the HSP trait to have a conversation about a burning […]
How Can We Be Sensitive Without Being Fragile?
on July 21, 2020 at 6:25 am
Can we be sensitive without being fragile? Yes, if we consciously choose how to define strength—and look at our own beliefs about fragility. The concept of fragility is in the spotlight now, with Robin DiAngelo's book White Fragility entering its fifteenth week near the top of the #New York Times […]
5 Principles to Increase Your Resilience
on July 7, 2020 at 1:51 pm
In stressful, stirred-up times like these, any effort you make to increase your resilience will serve you well. Once you understand your sensitive temperament and the needs that come with it, you can go about setting up the self-care and support you need. July is here. Our dahlia plants are shooting up. Each […]
Facing the Truth as a White HSP
on June 16, 2020 at 6:25 am
I began my last newsletter by saying, In the week since I drafted this article, violence has erupted across the U.S. and here in Rochester following the murder of George Floyd by a policeman in Minneapolis. I need to respond to this, and I know instant responses are our "new normal." But my instinct is to […]