The Importance Of Uselessness

Photo by Jonathan Fink on Unsplash Being useless feels awful. Being useful feels good, doesn’t it? It is nice to feel valued and know we are valued. It helps us to feel secure. It also means we are supported by others and that we are welcome in the world. Is There A Stigma For Uselessness?…

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The Baby Step Method Of High Productivity

High productivity is something everyone wants. It is wonderful when we find our efforts and results connecting in a positive way. It feels rewarding and nourishing. So why does it often elude us? How Living In Your Head Gets You In Trouble High productivity comes with a requirement: we have to engage with reality. So often we…

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5 Ways To Boost Your Self Esteem

Self esteem is not a hot and sexy topic. Not even close. I know people don’t love to talk about their self esteem in front of others. But I’m passionate about it. Self esteem is defined as confidence in one’s own worth or abilities. Have you ever noticed how prevalent low self esteem is among…

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Spinning Your Wheels? How To Embrace Change To Become Unstuck

Are you tired of spinning your wheels? For many of us, it’s easy to fall into the habitual routines doing the same thing over and over, even though our actions aren’t producing the results we want. It can be difficult to break out of our normal routines of thinking and doing. Why do we persist…

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Why Vulnerability Will Make You Successful

I am a writer who blogs about being a highly sensitive person. I sit in my writing chair with my Mac and various beverages strewn about me, and write. It is very cathartic. I write about my emotions, feelings, thoughts, struggles, eccentricities, questionable habits, phobias, and anxieties. It feels SO GOOD to get them out.…

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Reparenting Your HSP Child

Recently, I read the book Belonging by Toko-pa Turner. I think I turned to it because I wasn’t feeling a sense of belonging in my own life, and sometimes like books do, it exerted a kind of magical pull on me. In it, she talked about so many things that I am strongly attracted to,…

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3 Steps For Changing Resistance Productively

Photo by Matheo JBT on Unsplash It can feel very uncomfortable when resistance rises inside of you. Sometimes it feels like it shouldn’t be there. If only the world were different. Sometimes it feels depressing, like an old “friend” we would rather not hear from. Sometimes it feels exhausting, like an endless unresolved conflict that just wears…

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Why Insecurity Is The First Step To Confidence

What is it about insecurity that makes us so uncomfortable? Why do most of us pretend we don’t have insecurities, or even worse, suppress them? While it is common to deny insecurity, we must be aware of the drastic consequences of doing so. The very act of pushing something down automatically creates resistance. It takes…

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Is Criticism Getting You Down? 7 Ways To Minimize Its Harm

Photo by Jeremy Wong on Unsplash Does it ever seem relentless? The complaining? The criticism? The attacking? Do you ever feel like throwing your hands up in despair? Do you ever feel like giving up? To be honest, there have been times when I have felt that way. Well, I am here to tell you: DON’T DESPAIR!…

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Working With Lower Chakras Can Help Sensitive People

Working with chakras can be healing for highly sensitive people. If you are interested in holistic modalities of healing, you have probably heard of the concept of chakras and the system of chakra healing. These words might sound esoteric from where you are. But learning about chakras, experimenting with what you learn, even in small…

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