The next Emerging Sensitive Program is coming in 2020!


How To Stop Feeling Bad: Make Reality Your Friend

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No one wants to feel bad. However, the human socialscape seems to be dominated by stories and events that are negative and create unhappy feelings. We are all affected by them yet sensitive people because of their attentive nervous systems may be more affected than others. Feeling bad takes energy and time. To some degree…

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Give Consciously: A Guide For Sensitive People

A few years ago, I read Adam Grant’s bestselling book Give and Take. In the book, Grant, one of Wharton’s top-rated professors and one of the world’s most influential management thinkers, explained why helping others drives success. His theory flew in the face of the “Greed is Good” and “dog-eat-dog” mentality that is often thought…

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The Benefits And Limits Of Tribalism

Tribalism is an important part of human history. Tribes often hold our identity and our belonging initially to our families and then to other groups as we mature and take our place in the world as adults. Tribes have an important place in our psyches. It is important that we understand their positives and also…

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The Philanthropy Of Our Sensitivity


One subject which has been on my mind lately is the concept of philanthropy. In the past, I considered philanthropy to be large sums of money being gifted to a university or institution. But how would we define philanthropy as it relates to our sensitivity?  This question appeared to me when it was pointed out that…

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Welcome To 2018!

Start Close In Start close in, don’t take the second step or the third, start with the first thing close in, the step you don’t want to take. Start with the ground you know, the pale ground beneath your feet, your own way of starting the conversation. Start with your own question, give up on…

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Renewal For The Holidays!

I came across the poem by Mary Oliver. I loved the groundedness, the trust, and the renewal it expressed. I hope you enjoy it. Sleeping In The Forest I thought the earth remembered me, she took me back so tenderly, arranging her dark skirts, her pockets full of lichens and seeds. I slept as never…

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Rethinking Service: How We Get Lost In Sensitivity To Nuance


As a sensitive person, I am 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 capacity for sensitivity to nuance and therefore…

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Working With Lower Chakras Can Help Sensitive People

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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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