Your resistance is not your enemy

Your resistance is not your enemy

If you are tempted to demonize yourself for being “in resistance” to something, remember this key fact: your resistance is not your enemy. On the contrary. Have you ever planned to do something, then not done it? Who hasn’t? We make plans, then life happens. Most of... Read more
When your work turns into drudgery 

When your work turns into drudgery 

When your work turns into drudgery, it’s hard to keep going. To thrive, sensitive people need meaningful work, sustainable conditions, and positive work relationships. We also need learning and stimulation—but not too much overarousal.  How do you create a sustainable... 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
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