Tag Archives: Emotions

The Impact of Strong Smells on Highly Sensitive People

If you are a highly sensitive person (HSP) with a heightened sensitivity to smells then some scents feel like a real onslaught. One notable example of this is chemical cleaning products and synthetic air fresheners. It’s the reason why I … Continue reading

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7 Problems Highly Sensitive People Face

If you are a highly sensitive person (HSP) life probably looks a little different though your eyes than it does through the eyes of the non-highly sensitive people in your life. Up to 20% of the world population is a … Continue reading

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Why Highly Sensitive People Dislike Clutter (and How to Get Rid of It)

Busy space, busy head. That is in short why highly sensitive people like a decluttered space. Busy environments mean lots of things for a highly sensitive person to process. That leads to overstimulation. Overstimulation means stress. The Effect of Clutter … Continue reading

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Why Pets Are Great for Highly Sensitive Kids

An affinity to nature and animals is a trademark of many highly sensitive people, and that applies to kids too. A pet can provide tremendous benefits for a highly sensitive child (HSC). When we moved house in 2017 one of … Continue reading

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Warning: Highly Sensitive People Are Prone to Burnout

Scientific studies have correlated being highly sensitive and suffering from burnout. Do you know the warning signs of a burnout and how to recover from a burnout? What is a Burnout? A burnout will leave you feeling mentally, emotionally and … Continue reading

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Helping a Highly Sensitive Child with Their Fear of Failure

Perfectionism and highly sensitive often goes hand in hand. And there’s a third element that wangles its way into that relationship, like it or not: a fear of failure. My post Helping a Highly Sensitive Child with Their Fear of … Continue reading

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It’s Our Job to Teach Our Boys Emotional Skills Too

It’s plain to us all that we carry our childhood with us throughout our adult lives. The traumas of childhood stay with us as we grow into adults. We treasure the happiness of our childhood days and try to replicate … Continue reading

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