The unique path that Highly Sensitive People take

The unique path that Highly Sensitive People take

I set out just before dawn for my morning walk, when I noticed a small unfamiliar trail that looked very interesting. So small I may have missed it. Yet, I decided to follow the small path because I know the forest well and I trusted my ability to find my way home. As...
Is it possible for Highly Sensitive People to worry less?

Is it possible for Highly Sensitive People to worry less?

As humans we are hardwired to remember negative events in order to keep us safe and alive. Over the years we create many beliefs like ;” I am not good at math”, “ I can’t do anything right ”, “Nobody likes me” and many more. We are aware of some of them and others...
How to turn feelings of overwhelm to overjoyed

How to turn feelings of overwhelm to overjoyed

Highly Sensitive People, who make up about twenty percent of the population, are born with an innate trait called Sensory Processing Sensitivity. This trait allows us to notice everything and I mean everything in our environment all the time. This constant stream of...
The gentle Strengths of Highly Sensitive People

The gentle Strengths of Highly Sensitive People

Many Highly Sensitive People HSP consider their sensitivity as a weakness, often because of comments from parents and teachers. In order to fit in we push our strong emotions down and try not to overreact due to over stimulation. This works for a period of time until...
Gentle Acceptance – From Rattled to Relaxed

Gentle Acceptance – From Rattled to Relaxed

Even expected changes like my sons going back to University shake me up.Suddenly my whole routine is changing again. I know that they are here for just a short time, yet I feel lost after they leave. I just want to crawl into bed and watch TV, feeling guilty because I...
Who is the expert in your life?

Who is the expert in your life?

After several attempts to turn the Baby around, an appointment was booked to have labour induced for a breech birth with the help of my gynecologist. The nurse told us, after doing her thing, that it would take quite a while until things would get started, and not to...
What women empowerment looks like in my life

What women empowerment looks like in my life

Women empowerment starts with me. The way I think and speak with myself. How I feel about myself, what I believe is possible for me. It contains personal care of my body, mind and spirit. How I treat myself when no one is around. How I use my skills, talents and how I...
How Highly Sensitive People can deal with grief

How Highly Sensitive People can deal with grief

Grief like all emotions isn’t to be ignored, swept aside nor rushed, we need to take time to live through it without getting stuck in it. Grief is an important emotion. Everyone grieves differently. Different cultures grieve differently. Some cultures...