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Highly Sensitive Parents/Children Master Class

I am delighted to share a very special Master Class: Highly Sensitive Parents/Children with you, hosted by Susan Stiffelman with Dr. Elaine Aron, eminent psychologist, researcher, and author of The Highly Sensitive Person and The Highly Sensitive Child, and Alane … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Help a Child Turn Their Negative Self-Talk into a Helpful Friend

Negative self-talk is damaging. A critical inner voice that just won’t quit is emotionally and mentally harmful. It’s important not to let our children’s negative self-talk go unchecked. Our inner voice won’t go away. But we can change how it … Continue reading

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7 Tips To Help You Advocate for Your Highly Sensitive Child

We all want our young children to mature into independent, self-sufficient teenagers, but whilst they are young they need us to give them a voice. They need us to stand up for them and communicate their needs. They need us … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Help You Survive as a Highly Sensitive Parent

Parenting is tough but also the most rewarding role you’ll ever take on. However, if you are highly sensitive you need to make a concerted effort to look after your own needs too. If you don’t you will end up … 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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What Has Parenting a Highly Sensitive Child Taught You About Yourself?

When you become a parent you learn a lot about yourself. Through your child you get to know yourself better. In my case, becoming the parent of a beautifully highly sensitive child (HSC) taught me that I am a highly … Continue reading

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A Message For Our Highly Sensitive Boys

Highly sensitive boys don’t match up to male stereotypes. Society’s expectations are causing our boys serious mental health problems. And it needs to stop. What if we teach our sons instead that there is no right way to be a … Continue reading

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