Recognize the importance of pausing now and again, to catch a breath, and look at how we can find some ways to minimize the overwhelm. Here are some things you can do for yourself during a holiday season.
Awareness of personal boundaries is sometimes essential for protecting our personal and emotional energy, but how do we accomplish that?
It’s one of those weeks where nothing seems to be going well. The car needs repairing, your boss asked you to stay late again after work, your child is acting up at school, and you just found an overdue bill in your mail- talk about stress! It just feels like the “bad days” won’t ever end and just wish SOMETHING would go right for once.
Suicide is a difficult topic for many people and can feel uncomfortable to discuss. The reality and the truth are that we need to talk about suicide. We NEED to talk about SUICIDE. Suicide is painful, and suicide is being vulnerable. It is not a dirty secret we need to hide from.
Being Highly Sensitive can be challenging and often difficult to embrace the finer aspects of this beautiful trait. Here are some of the strengths and qualities that HSP’s tend to have in an effort to understand some of the ways they can help round out our society.
Sometimes being highly sensitive can mean not being understood by others. Here are some labels that the HSP may encounter and what they may really mean.
The dawn of the New Year is upon us and with that comes the anxiety of what we want to do for a resolution to improve our lives by committing to some serious changes. While some of us go into this commitment with the strength and vigor necessary to begin, and stay on top of, the things we opted to do different, there are many who are left with an overall feeling of dread.
Are you easily startled by loud sounds? Do bright lights or strong smells impact your ability to stay focused? Can you sense a person's mood before they even tell you? Answering “yes” to these questions may be the start to uncovering if you are a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) or not.
Are you living your life based on your past or moving through each day feeling like a victim? Perhaps it's time to make amends with your past and live the life you want?
The Healing Power of Art
Watch this amazing video of Jim Carrey describing what creativity is for him and how it has helped.
Sheilagh is an Artist and Art Therapist who believes in healing with art and creativity.