How Dads Make the Difference

How Dads Make the Difference

Dads do make the difference in the life of a sensitive child. Do you remember your father? Was he set on toughening you up? Maybe he was a little harsh, but he wanted you to be safe in the world. Some dads weren’t around much, leaving most of the parenting to moms....
HSP How To: A Perfect Day in the Life

HSP How To: A Perfect Day in the Life

It’s not a fantasy, but it’s most highly sensitive people’s dream to live that perfect day. One of the HSP 5 to Thrive is “Design a life compatible with your trait.” You must do this in order to thrive in life, but how?Many of you have found those moments, sometimes...

HSP Hands On Practice for Personal Growth

I know what to do to take care of my sensitive self, and so do you. But, in the moment… We forget, or We freeze, or  We flee… I hear this from HSPs all the time, and I have to admit, it makes sense.  When it’s hard it’s hard, and yet preparation and...
Vacation Strategies: Highly Sensitive Youth

Vacation Strategies: Highly Sensitive Youth

Core Elements to an Ideal HSY Vacation What makes an ideal vacation for sensitive youth? Sure, it’s important to weave in some family rituals. But maybe the best vacation is about no pressure. Freedom + Time = Ingenuity  This photo, Winter 1978: Alane and Skoshi,...
Holiday Stress Prevention for the Highly Sensitive Family

Holiday Stress Prevention for the Highly Sensitive Family

You think you got stress? The day after Thanksgiving, searching for a lost Apple pencil in my parents’ couch, we uncovered a nest of Fiddleback Spiders (aka Brown Recluse). Yep, poisonous spiders, and one literally crawled over my 21 year-old son’s bare foot....

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