Many people think the creative process is some sort of magical inspirational event. Actually, the creative process is a wonderful process of engagement. It can be enormously helpful for sensitives who want more control over their lives. What Is The Creative Process? The creative process is simply a process that lets us create something that…

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Inner peace improves creativity. Based on my experience as a creative person, inner peace takes us to a different place that improves our ability to come up with fresh ideas. Brainstorming Is Not Creativity I have nothing against brainstorming – either by yourself or with others. But here’s the thing: brainstorming is often about what…

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Creativity and creative people are often revered especially in the arts. Unfortunately, we often put creative people on pedestals when creativity is natural to all of us. If we realize how important humility is to the creative process we might find that being creative is something that is available to all of us. How Creativity…

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As a sensitive person, I like to be of service and, in my experience, most sensitive people are the same way. Service is a wonderful thing. It enriches our lives and the lives of others. For sensitive people, being of service has pitfalls, however.  Because of our natural capacity to be sensitive to nuance and…

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My cat, Kelly, loves to eat my asparagus fern. She is detoxing. I learned from Dr. John Douillard of Lifespa in Colorado that new greens which emerge from the ground in the spring are meant to help us cleanse our intestinal tract after a winter of eating heavy insulating foods. Detox is recommended both in…

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What is special about the NIA technique? If I could pick one exercise program that I think would be great for highly sensitive people, it would be NIA. NIA stands for Neuromuscular Integrative Movement. It was founded in 1983 by Debbie Rosas and Carlos AyaRosas, two fitness trainers, who felt that there was a need…

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I have been thinking about how we often get in our own way and why it is so difficult to change that. How do we get so bogged down in minutia, problems, relationships, work, money problems? Learning From Animals Every morning my cat, Kelly, marched me outdoors. It does not matter what the temperature – winter…

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Do you want to rock the boat? One way is to make art! Abstract art does many things but it is best at rocking the boat and causing us to see things in a new way. Rocking the boat is an important life skill, and one that highly sensitive people should embrace. Mindless Activity Currently, we…

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As a highly sensitive person, I experience a lot of stress. Most highly sensitive people do. It is not a choice. Our nervous systems are sponges for the stimulus around us. We become flooded and overwhelmed. If we are not careful we can drown and become unable to function. Stress Reduction: A Necessity For Highly…

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For the longest time, I have been having difficulty with how we treat each other, particularly about pain. I have been hard pressed to understand it. If we are not aware of pain, we cannot manage our world well.  Pain is a sign that we need to make a change; it is important information and…

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