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Emotional And Mental Health

The Importance Of Fatigue

Listen to your fatigue. Exhaustion is an important message from our bodies, emotions, and spirits. Western thinking and cultural practices treat fatigue, at best, as an inconvenience. Such thinking is a mistake and particularly problematic for highly sensitive people. What Fatigue Does For Us All living things need renewal to be healthy.  If we do…

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Self Sacrifice Can Make You Sick

Self sacrifice is very hard to escape. It is so conditioned into us that whether you are an HSP or non-HSP doesn’t matter. You are subject to the expectation. Self sacrifice carried to an extreme will make you sick, emotionally and physically. Why is self-sacrifice such a problem? Self-Sacrifice Solves A Lot Of Problems Self…

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3 Great Herbs To Be Emotionally Healthy

Do you ever feel like an emotional ping-pong ball? Do you have a hard time dealing with life’s emotional ups and downs? Do you suffer from depression or anxiety? Highly sensitive people have a particularly difficult time handling the emotional complexities of daily life. Not because they are weak, but because they notice everything! Herbal…

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Feeling Free Is Its Own Reward

Who doesn’t want to feel free? After all, freedom sounds and feels wonderful. I think there is a lot of confusion about freedom, hoever,  so I thought it was worth some discussion. What Is Freedom? Merriam Webster has a fairly complete answer to what freedom is: 1 :  the quality or state of being free: as…

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Time And Space

More and more I have been thinking about the relationship between time and space. They have a very direct relationship.  The more attention you pay to time the less room you have for space. The more you try to maximize time, the less spacious you can be.  They are two very different values and each…

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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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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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