A gorgeous post on sensitivity. “There is no problem that does not bring its gifts in his hands. So I want to break the taboo, I want us to allow sensitivity in, I want us to embrace it as a gift. There is no gift whose power doesn’t cause us to need to take care, […]
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/
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 […]
I am presently doing bits of volunteering with a service user led organisation in Calderdale, West Yorkshire. They have a monthly radio show on a local radio but previous shows are available on their website covering a wide range of topics. Check it out on Healthy Minds Radio Show
A friend of mine posted this piece below on Tumblr and I found it so beautiful I had to ask her permission to share it on this blog. Thankful that she let me! A list of things that makes me thankful and happy to be alive Sunrises. Waking up with a smile on my face. […]
Lovely story about her relationship with vulnerability and some beautiful reflections too.
Sometimes I am not sure what is meant when people talk about healing. So when I decided to try and write this piece I looked it up on wikipedia where it says: Healing – literally meaning to make whole – is the process of the restoration of health to an unbalanced, diseased or damaged organism. […]