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Does Ghosting Apply To Sensitive People?

Ghosting is a relatively new term that is applied primarily to dating. However, it is applicable to many areas of life including families. Ghosting is actually a complex subject which means it can be easy to oversimplify it. This is the Urban Dictionary definition: The act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is…

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The Emergence Of The Outsiders

From the beginning of time, there have been outsiders. Who Are Outsiders? Outsiders are different from everyone else in some way. They are a special group of people who have developed skills and often different cultural models and ideas that put them in a different place compared to the other people around them. If Einstein…

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Living With Hope

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Do you by any chance have mixed feelings about hope? Is hope something you would like more of? Does it seem like others have hope and perhaps you do not? Or does hope come and go and feel like it’s hard to take emotionally? Does having hope or not create relationship problems? Culture As Hope…

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Reclaim Joy: Your Natural State

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Many people will say that joy or bliss is our natural state and I think it is true. So why is it so hard to cultivate? What do we need to do to reclaim joy? What is joy, anyway? The Oxford Dictionary calls it “a feeling of great pleasure and happiness.” I personally think it…

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The Easiest Way To Bust Fear

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Fear is one of our biggest problems. It rears its head in so many ways. Fear is not intrinsically “bad”. It is an important emotion and feeling that has a useful purpose; however, sometimes it is useful and other times not so much. How do we know which is which? What Is Fear? According to…

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Embracing The Taboo Of Loss

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You may have noticed that in modern culture if you notice or experience sad feelings related to loss of some kind, those feelings are often denigrated or worse condemned. Modern culture has a strong bias against loss and failure. What Is Loss? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, some definitions of loss are: 1: DESTRUCTION, RUIN to save…

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The Hidden Bridge: Making Connection Easier

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Why is it so hard for people to work together and solve problems together? So often people organize themselves by some sort of group affiliation that they often do not see other ways to connect. Are we missing something – another hidden bridge to help us work together better? Sources Of Cohesion Cohesion is created…

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Enchantment: A Key To Change

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Change is hard for so many reasons. All change involves risk, of course. We may lose our social anchors and also our financial and other supports. We are currently going through one of the most important periods of change in all of human history. It will require change from everyone and it will require substantial…

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When Is Vulnerability Toxic?

How we notice, experience, internalize and project vulnerability are extremely important topics. There is no way we can really come into our own in a strong co-creating way in the world unless we are able to get a handle on this important topic. Debunking Mono-Vulnerability According to Merriam Webster, vulnerability is: 1. capable of being…

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Sensory Processing Yoga

To turn the important qualities of sensitivity to nuance and deep processing into the gifts they can be, we need the skill of discernment. Sensory Processing Yoga is a practice that helps us develop it. What In The World Is Sensory Processing Yoga? Sensory Processing Yoga is the practice that helps sensitive people transform their…

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