Tag Archives: Empathy

How to Explain Your HSP Need for Alone Time to Others

When I first entered into a relationship with the man that would become my husband, I told him that there was something he needed to know about me. I needed time alone. It had nothing to do with him, or … Continue reading

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Dealing with Toxic Family Members, An HSP Essential Guide

It’s a fact of life that there are toxic people out there. I detailed some of the toxic people I’ve run across in my memoir, Mere Sense. But there are far more people I’ve come in contact with over my … Continue reading

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An HSP’s Absolute Necessity to Connect Emotionally

We, as HSPs, need solitude. We thrive in solitude. There is research-backed evidence that shows that solitude is essential to an HSPs wellbeing in the areas of emotion, cognition, spirituality, and social/relational life. Seclusion is great most of the time, … Continue reading

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Using Your HSP Empathy for Spiritual Growth

It is a common misconception that psychopaths have no empathy. Depending upon the way you define the word “empathy,” this is far from the truth. These troubled individuals often have and make full use of what is known as cognitive … Continue reading

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Is There Such a Thing as an Intuitive Empath? My Question to You

Decades ago, I was driving home from work just shortly after noon on a Saturday. The Interstate I was travelling was nearly devoid of other vehicles. It was a balmy autumn day. I was happy to have finished my required … Continue reading

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Recognizing the Echo in Your Heart

In Greek mythology, Echo was the nymph whose cursed life came in contact with Narcissus. She fell in love with Narcissus but her love was not returned because he was incapable of loving anyone but himself. Over the last few … Continue reading

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Using Your Peacemaker’s Understanding – A Sought After HSP Trait

If you’ve begun to learn about your highly sensitive nature, and especially if you have delved into that learning for some time, you are intimately familiar with the failings and rewards of being an HSP. You are probably also aware … Continue reading

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Are HSPs the Hope for the Future?

Sigmund Freud said there was no such thing as an accident. I believe wholeheartedly in this supposition. In my experience, much if not all of what happens has a very specific reason. We’re seeing a large-scale example of this play … Continue reading

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The Lovingkindness Paradox and the Highly Sensitive

For anyone who has followed my blogs, you know that I advocate an attitude of lovingkindness. I strongly believe in practicing love and kindness in a world filled with hate, greed, and a me-centered consciousness. It is a powerful tool … Continue reading

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Choice Affects Everything – Here’s How You Develop Your Gifts Through the Choices You Make

Your choices, from the tiniest to the major life choices, affect not only you, but everyone within your sphere of influence. That’s an ominous thought. Every choice you make has a consequence. We know that one of our traits is … Continue reading

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