Yoga is for Boys Too

Yoga is a great bucket emptier. Not just for adults, but for kids too. And that applies to boys as much as girls.

Yoga is for Boys Too: Happy Sensitive Kids

Matt Haig, author of Reasons to Stay Alive (UK link here), Notes on a Nervous Planet (UK link here) and The Truth Pixie (UK link herepractices yoga. If we want to see more males in yoga classes, and more men raving about the benefits of yoga, then perhaps we need to start with our sons.

Head on over to The Good Men Project to read 8 Reasons Your Sons Should Try Yoga Too.

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Presence Not Presents: Connecting as a Family in December

December is hectic. But it can also be about connecting as a family. The festive period can also be a time to create focus and plenty of bucket emptying moments!

Presence Not Presents: Connecting as a Family in DecemberHead over to The Good Men Project to read my post Connect as a Family During the Busy Festive Season.

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Is My Son Highly Sensitive?

Fifteen to twenty percent of the population is highly sensitive. It’s not an illness or disorder. As many boys as girls are highly sensitive. As many men as women are highly sensitive.

Is My Son Highly Sensitive?

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The 4 Difficulties of Raising Highly Gifted Children

Raising highly gifted children brings its own set of challenges. Being gifted is not just about being smart and quick to pick things up – it’s an intellectual, behavioural and emotional package.

The 4 Difficulties of Raising Highly Gifted Children

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Round Hole, Square Peg: The impact of society’s expectations on highly sensitive boys

Most highly sensitive boys find themselves feeling like a square peg in a round hole at some point in their lives.

Round Hole, Square Peg The impact of society’s expectations on highly sensitive boys

Discuss.

That’s the premise of a post (“Round Hole, Square Peg: The impact of society’s expectations on highly sensitive boys”) I have written for The Good Men Project. Head on over and get involved in the conversation that no one else is having!

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Living With Depression

Living with depression isn’t something anyone asks for. Living with depression means you that the best thought out plans go to pot. It’s living day by day. And as a highly sensitive person supporting someone with depression it probably means taking on more than you can handle.

Living With Depression

Depression Doesn’t Like Being Ignored

It’s possible to ignore depression for a while. You can unconsciously master the art of pretending it isn’t there.

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8 Ways to Survive the Holiday Season When You’re Highly Sensitive

December is for many a busy month full of preparations and commitments. Though the holiday season is full of fun and family, it can also be incredibly overwhelming, especially if you are a highly sensitive person.

How can you get through the holiday season unscathed with your sanity intact? Here are eight tips.

8 Ways to Survive the Holiday Season When You're Highly Sensitive

1. Think About Buckets

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