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  • Sensitive and Burned Out? You Might Be Ready for the Nomad Life
    on October 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Overworked, overwhelmed, and crippled with anxiety, I found relief in an unconventional life. Throughout my teenage years and into my early 20s, life had been an uphill struggle. I went through periods of deep depression and crippling anxiety, interspersed with periods where everything was more […]

  • The Rights of Nature Documentary —  a Global Movement
    on October 18, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    Is Nature entitled to legal rights? The new documentary THE RIGHTS OF NATURE: A GLOBAL MOVEMENT focuses on a growing environmental initiative where natural areas are given legal rights that can be enforced by people, governments and communities. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); […]

  • Poetry Is Not a Luxury: Audre Lorde on the Courage to Feel as an Antidote to Fear and a Fulcrum of Action, Power, and Possibility
    on October 18, 2020 at 7:35 pm

    "The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives. It is within this light that we form those ideas by which we pursue our magic and make it realized." This is the precarious balance of a […]

  • What Sensitive Keanu Reeves and Our Highly Sensitive Teenagers Have in Common…
    on October 18, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    What Sensitive Keanu Reeves and our Highly Sensitive Teenagers have in common…Keanu Reeves already said it…"I always felt like I'm not not from this generation, I just live in it. Because the way my mindset differs from the majority, you'd think I come from a different dimension. That's why I […]

  • How Introverts Can Easily Defend a Dissertation
    on October 17, 2020 at 4:38 am

    Dissertation defense is the culmination of academic achievement for any student. It's matched only by the edifying moment of their final graduation.  The written copy may be well researched and packaged but must be defended before a academic panel to show your mastery. Speaking before superiors can be […]

  • Bruce Lee on Death and What It Takes to Be an Artist of Life
    on October 16, 2020 at 7:17 pm

    "The intangible represents the real power of the universe. It is the seed of the tangible. It is living void because all forms come out of it, and whosoever realizes the void is filled with life and power and the love of all beings." "Do you need a prod? / Do you need a little darkness to get you going?" Mary Oliver […]

  • Here’s What No One Tells You About Being a Highly Sensitive Black Woman
    on October 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Being raised a Black woman, "strong" is who you are. Sensitive me didn't measure up. Content warning: This article contains racial slurs.  I was in first grade in Vine Grove, Kentucky when a little girl called me a "nigger" for the first time.  My mama had given me $.50 to buy a […]

  • Excerpt from Bill Allen’s Confessions of a Highly Sensitive Man, Chapter 3: Being Different Growing Up
    on October 15, 2020 at 8:43 pm

    Excerpt from Bill Allen's Confessions of a Highly Sensitive Man, Chapter 3: Being Different Growing UpQuiet and AloneI was a shy child and introverted. One of my earliest recollections was around the age of four. My parents had switched churches, and I can clearly remember the first Sunday we attended the new church. […]

  • 5 Books for Restless Introverts
    on October 15, 2020 at 3:07 pm

    If you're a restless introvert looking for an interesting read, these introvert book picks will help you escape reality without leaving the comforts of home. The post 5 Books For Restless Introverts appeared first on Introvert Spring.

  • Why Introverts Are More Self-Aware Than Extroverts
    on October 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    For introverts, turning inward is as natural and easy as breathing. The post Why Introverts Are More Self-Aware Than Extroverts appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • In Testing Times, Test Everything!
    on October 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

    When you're a kid, experimenting comes naturally. You explore with your senses, not just looking and listening but also touching, smelling and even tasting the world around you. You ask questions, test possibilities, take chances. Some of your experiments work, some don't. Some even hurt. But if you learn the […]

  • Author Carol E. Ayer Announces the Release of Peppermint Cream Die, the First Book in the HSP ...
    on October 15, 2020 at 6:56 am

    As an HSP (Highly Sensitive Person), 35-year-old Kayla Jeffries is an expert at maintaining a balanced life with the minimum of sensory overload.

  • 6 Unique Strategies HSPs Can Use to Manage Conflict
    on October 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    As a highly sensitive person — someone who feels deeply — I often make a high priority out of arranging my life to avoid potentially distressing or overwhelming situations, and that goes double for conflict. We'll do anything to avoid upsetting our friends, our coworkers, our family, even our pets, and it […]

  • How to Widen Your Circle of Friends When You’re an Introvert
    on October 14, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    Research shows that casual connections can make you happier — but you don't have to transform into an extrovert to make them. The post How to Widen Your Circle of Friends When You're an Introvert appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • Every Color of Light: a Stunning Japanese Illustrated Celebration of Change, the Sky, and the Fulness of Life
    on October 13, 2020 at 9:18 pm

    A synesthetic invitation to dance across the full span of the spectrum within and without. One of the most bewildering things about life is how ever-shifting the inner weather systems are, yet how wholly each storm consumes us when it comes, how completely suffering not only darkens the inner firmament but dims the […]

  • 4 Social Hangover Cures for the Exhausted Highly Sensitive Introvert
    on October 13, 2020 at 1:00 pm

    A social hangover feels a lot like the real thing: grouchiness, brain fog, and utter exhaustion. The post 4 Social Hangover Cures for the Exhausted Highly Sensitive Introvert appeared first on Introvert, Dear.

  • 7 Ways to Make Your Home Office Work for You as a Highly Sensitive Person
    on October 12, 2020 at 1:21 pm

    Constantly distracted while you work from home? Here's how to change that. When stay-at-home orders first went into effect, no matter what I did, I couldn't focus while working from home.  I found everything to be a distraction, from my makeshift office lighting and temperature of the room to the […]

  • How Highly Sensitive People Can Avoid Feeling Lonely
    on October 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Loneliness. What exactly is it and how do each of us define it? When I was much younger and didn't know I had the HSP Trait, being alone was just an everyday, normal way of living for me, at least more so when I was a teenager. Having moved to Pennsylvania from New York at an age that was already transitional and […]

  • The HSP World Podcast Ep. 10: Dealing with Criticism as a Highly Sensitive Person
    on October 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

    https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/play/27vyh9/Ep_10_Final_1bph5f.mp3   The HSP World Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, Podbean, and Spotify! Interested in this topic? Listen to The HSP World Podcast Ep. 7: How Can Highly Sensitive People Manage Their Energy? Thomas: Hi and welcome to the HSP World […]

  • Nobel Laureate Louise Glück’s Love Poem to the Love of Life at the Horizon of Death
    on October 12, 2020 at 3:04 am

    A subtle, stunning serenade to the lifelong hunger for self-love and self-forgiveness. A generation after Walt Whitman declared himself "the poet of the body and the poet of the soul," animated by an electric awareness of how interleaved the two are — how the body is the locus of "the real I myself" — […]

  • 2nd Highly Sensitive Men’s Seminar – Countdown Series – Ep. #1
    on October 12, 2020 at 12:44 am

    Highly sensitive men, indeed, do come from both traumatic and non-traumatic backgrounds in early childhood with each playing significant roles in how confident they feel in venturing forth into the world. Some HS men have felt a sense of shame at not identifying with the hyper-masculine culture that is so often […]

  • 10 Principles of Whole Love: a Humanistic Guide to Cultivating Growth and Wholeness in Your Relationships
    on October 11, 2020 at 5:16 pm

    Source: Unsplash | Azrul Aziz "We must understand love; we must be able to teach it, to create it, to predict it, or else the world is lost to hostility and to suspicion." – Abraham Maslow, The Psychology of Being In his article "Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person", the philosopher Alain de Botton noted […]

  • Halloween Can Be More Sensory Friendly
    on October 10, 2020 at 10:41 pm

    Halloween can be more sensory friendly ... seeking to make Halloween less stressful for children with anxiety and sensory-processing issues. ... Children with sensory issues may be sensitive to various types of fabrics or textures.

  • Why Food Textures Feel Odd to Some Kids
    on October 10, 2020 at 11:03 am

    They may suffer from sensory processing issues. ... Researchers believe that the reason for food sensitivity and other sensory disorders like touch and ...

  • Is It Safe for a Woman to Hitchhike?
    on October 9, 2020 at 5:12 pm

    People are always asking me if it is safe for women to hitchhike. My answer is yes... mostly. Hitchhiking in a war torn country is obviously going to different to hitchhiking in Switzerland. But in Europe, hitchhiking is a very safe and interesting way to travel, even if you are a woman! This article willContinue […]