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. […]
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?
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 […]
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/
For me relating to things around me is just as big a part of being Highly Sensitive as sensing and reflecting on things… I feel like I can’t help relating; to objects, to rooms, to buildings, to spaces, to trees, shrubs, flowers, the food I eat, animals, people whether it is people I have never […]
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 […]
Just want to share some reflections I had recently. Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. ~ Jalal a-din Rumi The report Understanding Psychosis seems to have caused a stir in some circles. I have been standing on the sidelines curiously watching the reactions wondering what […]
The cause of a person’s outward distress is not the focus of your intervention; it is to provide support to alleviate some of their disruptive feelings and avoid further upset from others and the environment itself.