My Underwater Volcano Theory of Growth

My Underwater Volcano Theory of Growth

The Underwater Volcano Theory of Growth captivates my imagination and helps me hold myself in a gentler way during the constant growth and change that life brings. When I was a kid, I loved to read National Geographic. I still remember the delightful shiver of terror... Read more
“I don’t like to label myself sensitive!”

“I don’t like to label myself sensitive!”

If you find yourself saying, “I don’t like to label myself sensitive,” read on. The HSP label can be useful, IF you use it the right way. A man named Alex once contacted me to ask about Focusing. When I responded, I included information about high sensitivity (HSP),... Read more
How to get yourself out of HSP decision paralysis

How to get yourself out of HSP decision paralysis

Have you experienced HSP decision paralysis? Read on to understand the cause and cure for this painful and all-to-common HSP experience. Highly sensitive people (HSPs) are deep thinkers. We take in more information from our environment than non-HSPs, and sort, digest,... Read more
The high cost of not accepting your sensitivity

The high cost of not accepting your sensitivity

Not accepting your sensitivity can feel “normal” if you grew up being criticized for being “too sensitive.” But HSPs pay a heavy price for trying to be “normal.” As a kid, I felt like the Ugly Duckling: chronically awkward and self-conscious. If you had asked me why,... Read more