How An Empathetic Nature Can Block Creativity

Maria HillCreativity10 Comments

empathetic nature

We HSPs are famous for our empathetic nature. We are also often creative. Often we are also creatively blocked. Is there a relationship? Can our empathetic nature get in the way of creativity and block it? Empathy Is Precious I personally treasure empathy. Not just for its humanitarian value, but … Read More

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

Maria HillBeing Different: Social Challenge Of Sensitivity, Emotional And Mental Health, Personal Development Practices, Social Problems2 Comments


  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! … Read More

What Accountability Can Miss

Maria HillMindsets, Rethinking Culture4 Comments


I think that accountability misses a lot. For so long it has been touted as important. Don’t misunderstand me, I am all for responsibility. My question is: why, if we are so into accountability, do we live in a world that is such a mess? Even the most developed countries have a problem. … Read More

The Gift Of Compassion From Sensitive People

Edward BonapartianMagic Of Sensitivity2 Comments


I’ll be the first to admit I don’t always handle doctor’s office visits well especially with procedures involving unexpected pain. All too often, there is a sudden cold sweat followed by nausea and lightheadedness signaling I’m getting ready to faint. For the Highly Sensitive, fainting can be our ingrained response to the invasiveness of  modern medicine … Read More