5 things I wish people knew about me as a highly sensitive & introverted empath

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Being highly sensitive means being misunderstood quite a lot. Having a particularly sensitive nervous system means that you process everything – and I mean everything: thoughts, feelings, temperature, sensations, smells – more deeply. Your experience of the world is different. And your sensitivity can feel like an annoyance or burden to other people. I know that my sensitivity has created many misunderstandings, especially with family members who insist that my sensitivity is just “all in my head”.  While not everyone […]

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Never feel overwhelmed or overstimulated again with these 4 simple tips

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When you want to make people happy, you have a hard time saying no. But learning when to say no is one of those life lessons you just gotta learn if you ever want to learn how to live with your sensitivity. Saying no doesn’t mean refusing to socialise. It’s more about learning what you can deal with and when you have the capacity to do so. And learning to take care of yourself when you do know that there’s […]

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Worried about how your kids are gonna deal with life? Bully-proofing your kids is simpler than you think

Advice for parents that are empaths or have emapth children

Dr. Seuss said, “Be yourself because the people who mind don’t matter. And the people that matter don’t mind”. With anxiety and depression rates in young people growing at the same rate as smartphone adoption, it’s more important than ever to raise strong, self-aware children who can not only survive meeting a bully but thrive in a world full of them. By extension, raising bully-proof kids, is also raising kids who don’t bully. Compassion and empathy is the only way […]

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