Blog for Empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons

The Five Steps to Healing for the Highly Sensitive Person

The Five Steps to Healing for the Highly Sensitive Person

 
If you are a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), or empath, you are not alone. There are an estimated 40 million HSPs in America alone. HSPs often face unique challenges; mainly, healing modalities that work for most people don’t always work for us. Many of us are still dealing with fatigue, lack of focus, anxiousness, heavy-heartedness (what some call "depression"), tight...
Fibro-NOT-MY-algia

Fibro-NOT-MY-algia

 Fibromyalgia has many symptoms, for example, muscle tightness, fatigue, sleep difficulties, and joint stiffness to name a few. Wouldn’t it make sense that if the underlying cause were addressed properly that the above-named symptoms (and others) could be reduced or eliminated? Wouldn’t this “domino effect” help people live more vibrant lives, help them to sleep well,...
11 Habits of Happy and Healthy Highly Sensitive Persons, Part 2

11 Habits of Happy and Healthy Highly Sensitive Persons, Part 2

 
There are 11 habits I’ve seen that Happy and Healthy Highly Sensitive Persons either have or are cultivating, numbers 7-11 are below. For numbers 1-6, see  11 Habits of Happy and Healthy Highly Sensitive Persons, Part 1.
7. We Cultivate Meaningful Relationships
8. We Understand Expectations and Attachments
9. We Welcome All of Our...
Managing Energy in Turbulent Times

Managing Energy in Turbulent Times

October 28th, 2018

 
I think we’re all feeling it. There’s a heightened intensity in the air. And it’s been worse the last few years and quickly worsening.
I’ve seen lots of memes and social media threads blaming it on the stars, the media, public figures, retrogrades—you name it. And while all—or some—or none of those may play a part to varied...
Diet for Empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons

Diet for Empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons

October 28th, 2017

 
“Tom and Mary are finishing up their dinner at home and Tom takes dessert out of the oven. Mary, slightly disappointed, asks Tom, “How come you always cut the ends off the apple pie? That’s my favorite part!”
Tom replies, “Funny. I don’t know. I always have done that. Come to think of it, my mother did that as well. I’ll call her right...
Insomnia as a Path to Awakening the Highly Sensitive Person

Insomnia as a Path to Awakening the Highly Sensitive Person

June 6th, 2017

 
Trouble falling or staying asleep? Waking up exhausted? Is it worse of late? Sleep difficulties lead to challenges with: memory; concentration; productivity; and general health and vitality. And a large percentage of Empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs) are being affected now at a higher degree than I can recall.
This is because tensions are higher of late due to...
Transforming the Blame Game

Transforming the Blame Game

April 30th, 2017

 
“He's driving me crazy!”
“You're stressing me out!"
“She really drains me!”
Admit it; we’ve all thought these or variants of these thoughts before. And we will again. The New Age idea to never have a “negative” thought is too tall an order for any human. This impossible ideal leads to even more self-criticism, which is...
Fear, Anxiousness, and the Empath & Highly Sensitive Person

Fear, Anxiousness, and the Empath & Highly Sensitive Person

January 29th, 2017

 
You’ve done so much inner work…
You’ve taken uncountable numbers of classes… 
You’ve read every book out there…
and still…
your relationship with fear and anxiousness is one of discomfort, apprehension or even perpetual angst.
ARGH! What to do now?!?!
What is termed "anxiety" is often an end result...
11 Habits of Happy and Healthy Highly Sensitive Persons, Part 1

11 Habits of Happy and Healthy Highly Sensitive Persons, Part 1

January 2nd, 2017

 
Highly Sensitive Persons (HSP) tend to think of happiness as doing what you love and helping others in the process. While we don’t shy away from financial, material or relational joys, we don’t exclude them from our passions of personal growth and healing, either. We’ve already experienced how focusing on financial gains, a sense of security, or seeking the perfect...
Empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons – and the US Election

Empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons – and the US Election

November 17th, 2016

 
No matter where you or aren’t on the political spectrum, there is a lot of tension in the collective unconsciousness both approaching the election and likely afterward as well. (And with the holidays fast approaching, the energies are only going to get worse!) I’ve heard from empaths and Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs) on “both sides” who are carrying their...

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