Are you afraid of your own thoughts?

Are you afraid of your own thoughts?

If you are afraid of your own thoughts, you’ve got a lot of company. Fortunately, this fear is based on a misunderstanding. Why would you be afraid of your own thoughts? After all, they are just thoughts, right? No. Not if you have read any of the wildly popular books... Read more
6 ways to cultivate your spiritual intuition 

6 ways to cultivate your spiritual intuition 

How do you cultivate your spiritual intuition? And what do you do when you get radio silence? Read on for practical strategies to connect to this most important sensitive resource.   I recently finished a challenging jigsaw puzzle, a photo of colorful mushrooms. I was... Read more
The challenge of fatigue

The challenge of fatigue

With no end in sight to the pandemic, how do we meet the challenge of fatigue? Recognizing the specific kind of fatigue you are experiencing can help you address it more quickly and effectively. This is particularly important if your self-care time is at a premium. As... Read more
How can we be sensitive without being fragile?

How can we be sensitive without being fragile?

Can we be sensitive without being fragile? Yes, if we consciously choose how to define strength—and look at our own beliefs about fragility. The concept of fragility is in the spotlight now, with Robin DiAngelo’s book White Fragility entering its fifteenth week near... Read more
5 principles to increase your resilience

5 principles to increase your resilience

In stressful, stirred-up times like these, any effort you make to increase your resilience will serve you well. Once you understand your sensitive temperament and the needs that come with it, you can go about setting up the self-care and support you need.  July is... Read more
Facing the truth as a white HSP

Facing the truth as a white HSP

I began my last newsletter by saying,   In the week since I drafted this article, violence has erupted across the U.S. and here in Rochester following the murder of George Floyd by a policeman in Minneapolis. I need to respond to this, and I know instant responses are... Read more