A Personal Silent Retreat : My Takeaways

Highly Sensitive Person/HSP

A Personal Silent Retreat : My Takeaways

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A Personal Silent Retreat : My Takeaways Have you ever waited a really long time to try something (maybe even decades)…massage, a facial, skydiving, could be anything, then wish you’d tried it years ago? I’ve certainly heard about silent retreats, and know many who travel sometimes great distances to participate in them and swear by them. I’ve just never attended...[ read more ]

Successful Meditation: 7 Tips

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Successful Meditation The title of this post is a bit of a misnomer…you can’t ‘fail’ at meditation…all meditation, regardless of how much your mind wanders or how fidgety you are, is successful meditation. The key to that success, however, is actually Doing it, or more accurately, making the time to Be. One of the most common things I hear from...[ read more ]

Highly Sensitive During the Winter

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Highly Sensitive During the Winter   As the days grow shorter and darker and the weather presents new challenges, many of us find our moods shifting…and not for the better. Being Highly Sensitive, during the winter you may find yourself feeling run down and lethargic, sad, uninspired, more sensitive and just being affected by the season much more deeply than...[ read more ]

Find Your Center In Challenging Times

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Find Your Center in Challenging Times     We’re probably all expecting some tumult in November. Things right now may seem unprecedented and extreme, but the reality is…there’s always something going on that we can feel stressed or overwhelmed by. So how can you make it through the coming month(s) without adding to that stress, or even reduce it? You...[ read more ]

Expecting Rejection : 4 Ways of Changing HSP Self-Talk

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Expecting Rejection : 4 Ways of Changing HSP Self-Talk   We all have statements that we listen to at a subconscious level…things we heard while growing up, learned through early experiences, came to believe in order to make sense of our surroundings. If these are positive, such as, “Life is fair and abundant,” or “I can do anything,” we’re in...[ read more ]

8 Things You May Not Know About Highly Sensitive People

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8 Things You May Not Know About Highly Sensitive People   You may or may not have heard of Highly Sensitive People. You may know someone you'd describe as ‘overly sensitive,’ or ‘over-reactive.’ As you'll see it's not a matter of 'over,' just 'more.' HSPs process information very deeply so life is experienced a bit…or a lot, differently than non-HSPS...[ read more ]

The Amazing Benefits of Meditation

Normally there are plenty of things that occur in our daily lives that cause us stress: commuter traffic, hassles at work, and tension in our personal relationships to name just a few. These days, with the upheaval related to the pandemic, this stress has increased for some, and some who weren't feeling stressed previously, are now dealing with it. If...[ read more ]

Overwhelm and the Highly Sensitive Person

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Overwhelm and the Highly Sensitive Person In the midst of the current upheaval many are experiencing overwhelm. For some this is relatively new, but for a Highly Sensitive Person it’s status quo. Except that now the level of overwhelm may have increased exponentially. The mandate to stay home and the inability to attend any social gatherings at all in some...[ read more ]

Mother Nature to the Rescue

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  Mother Nature to the Rescue   We’re definitely in a time of heightened stress and anxiety. Many people had already been experiencing challenges just with the frenetic pace of life in 2020, but now with the uncertainty of the pandemic, this has increased exponentially. How are we to cope? One thing which always helps me, and has actually been...[ read more ]

How to Cope with the Stress and Anxiety Caused by COVID-19

If you’re like most people, you are doing your best to stay calm during COVID-19 pandemic. But that can feel incredibly difficult at times. When not worrying about friends and loved one’s health, there’s also the conflicting information provided by the media and the economic ramifications of the virus that have people on edge. Signs of Emotional Distress and 7...[ read more ]