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The Intricate Dance of High Sensitivity and Health

You may have seen articles on the web regarding the health challenges faced by Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs). Fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, and migraines often feature prominently in these. In her most recent article, Dr. Elaine Aron seeks to unravel the complex relationship between high sensitivity and physical health. If you’re highly sensing (my preferred term), …

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From Overwhelmed to Calm and Joyful

“I should… …not be so reactive.” …be able to handle a full day’s challenges and still have energy left for everyone in the evening.” …be perfect.” …be able to get more done each day.” …be able to manage my job, my household and my kids without getting overwhelmed.” …be a better parent/partner.” Do you find yourself …

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We Are Energy, Everything is Energy

I’m obsessed by the idea that we are energy. I’ve believed it and operated from this understanding for decades. Science supports this now…everything is energy, not just sound and light waves, but our thoughts, our emotions, our bodies and systems, even the ‘solid’ objects around us.  As highly sensing people, we tend to pick up …

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Tapping (EFT) can be even more helpful for HSPs 

Whether it’s coaching or counseling, alternative techniques like tapping or CranioSacral Therapy, many services can be more helpful for highly sensing folks than non. Last week I shared about differential susceptibility…our nervous systems and brain dynamics lead to a likelihood of reacting more strongly to both negative and positive stimuli. This is one reason that …

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What It’s Like To Be Highly Sensitive… revisited

Sometimes people ask, “What’s it like to be highly sensitive?” I’ve written about his before, but here’s another example… Before I finished reading about and watching a video of a 13 year old boy who jumped up to grab the steering wheel and slowly brake his school bus to a safe stop after the bus …

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Managing in the Healthcare World

Do you dread going to the doctor? Do you feel unheard, misunderstood, unsupported? I hear you! As a highly sensitive person, navigating the healthcare field can be challenging. The medical environment, including the sights, sounds, and smells, can be overwhelming and anxiety-inducing for those with sensory sensitivities. Additionally, medication side effects may be more intense …

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