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 […]
Exploring the process of selectively editing aspects of identity to avoid shame. Understanding the motivations behind this using Brene Brown’s definition of guilt and shame.
I’ve come to understand that a huge part of my overall happiness and satisfaction is derived from feeling understood and appreciated by others.
Hello there, I am a fellow collaborator to this wonderful blog but my presence so far has been greatly lacking. My apologies for this – I am working on my involvement and taking time for self reflection in this form (it’s just so damn exhausting isn’t it?). Recently during a period of wellness and stability, […]