A world without voices

In September Hearing the Voice launched their new online resource understandingvoices.com and together with 11 other speakers I was invited to give a 5 min talk on our ideas about the future of hearing voices and research around these experiences. A world without voices (long version) What I will be suggesting in this talk may […]

Physical struggles of a highly sensitive person

I remember when I was in my pre-teens and I began struggling with my physical health; headaches, infections and allergies etc which where all quite debilitating at times. My mom took me to a GP who was also trained in homeopathy and we tried excluding things from my diet as well as different homeopathic medicines.  […]

What does it mean to be highly sensitive?

Formerly a pastor for the little parish of Djursland in Denmark, Isle Sand is now a psychotherapist and, more particularly, an author. Having written and published Highly Sensitive People in an Insensitive World, she has put into words the difficulties and… Continue reading → Source: What does it mean to be highly sensitive?

Highly Sensitive People in an Insensitive World by Ilse Sand

Finally holding the real thing in my hands. What an amazing journey it has been so far; from meeting Ilse Sand in 2008 because she was one of the only therapists working with highly sensitive people at the time, to reading her book the first time in 2010, then moving to England and realising how […]

Nice HSP stuff found on WordPress

6 Ways to Heal After a Hectic Day – http://wp.me/p7c4ha-2 Series: Life of highly sensitive people, part 1: Accepting solitude – http://wp.me/p6cDjO-dx Parenting as a Highly Sensitive Person –https://wordpress.com/read/post/id/68130142/2343 The week of recovery – https://mylittlepieceofquiet.wordpress.com/2016/02/19/the-week-of-recovery Short summary of HSP –https://thehighlysensitivepersonblog.wordpress.com/2016/02/16/what-is-a-highly-sensitive-person-hsp/ Interpreting People, HSP – https://slcantrell.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/interpreting-people-hsp/    

Reflections on Sensitivity

Since childhood I have journeyed through different ways of perceiving myself and my sensitivity. I have thought of myself as disabled, fundamentally flawed, biochemically imbalanced and psychologically vulnerable. I have felt alienated because I would sense and experience things others didn’t and didn’t seem to understand or want to talk about. Learning to live with […]