The next Emerging Sensitive Program is coming in 2020!

Why Food Is Medicine: The Secret Of The Six Tastes Of Ayurveda

Have you ever questioned your relationship with food? Do you ever wonder why we humans seem to be so unhealthy? Most people eat to avoid hunger, because the food tastes good, for social reasons or to deal with difficult feelings. The most important function of foods, however, is the one we have lost touch with.…

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How Highly Sensitive People Can Be Successful With Weight Loss

Weight loss can be especially challenging for HSPs. Trying to lose weight can create even more emotional suffering for sensitive souls when we come up against the pervasive cultural judgement about weight. Many of us believe that action leads to results. Being conscientious we keep trying the many different and latest diets that promise weight loss. Sensitive…

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Uprooting The Seeds Of Addiction: 5 Ideas And 5 Solutions

Addiction is often misunderstood as a weakness of the will when in fact it is more complex than that. Addiction is closely related to stress.  According to Yogi Amrit Desai, founder of Kripalu Yoga, stress and addiction are actually cause and effect as explained in a June, 2010 article in Natural Awakenings, Healing the Root Cause of Addiction with…

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The Secret Gift Of Being Present

Being present offers a secret gift. Being present is something we are increasingly exhorted to be – something that identifies us as a good person. It’s a shame because being present has the capacity to offer us so much more. What Does It Mean To Be Present? Being present is the source of all potential…

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Is Humility A Taboo?

Is humility a dirty word? It seems we avoid it, and I think it is important to ask why. My hunch is that humility and humiliation are closely connected in the minds of many people although they are very different. Humility is gentle; humiliation is aggressive. Humility is often considered a social position of one down. while humiliation…

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All Anger Is Not Equal

Anger is an interesting subject in my opinion. I grew up with narcissistic parents. They were angry a lot. I always found it puzzling because they would become hostile about the littlest things and their feelings were always more important than everyone else’s, of course. And so this sensitive person was off and running trying…

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Migrating To Intuitive Awareness

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When teaching intuitive awareness, one of the things I  stress is that the world around us can be our teacher as long as we are willing to listen.  For the highly sensitive, it is through our sensitivity in which this quiet voice speaks to us. Unfortunately, in daily living there come those moments when the…

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Why Conformity Is About Group Norms

Have you ever thought one thing and done another? Have you ever changed your mind when in a group that had different ideas? I know I have and it made me feel like a wimp. Being an HSP means that my positions are not the norm, and I am always seeking ways to bridge the…

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Separating Ambition And Greed

Ambition and greed are often thought of as the same thing. They are not easy concepts for highly sensitive people and can be a source of pain and unhappiness. Greed Does Not Work For Highly Sensitive People Greed does not work as a life strategy for most highly sensitive people. Part of the reason is…

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