Understanding Emotions

Are your emotions giving you a hard time? Have you been told that you are too emotional? What if most people actually repress their emotions because they have no idea how to deal with them. Would that throw a different light on your confrontation with what you feel?

Thoughts Don’t Cause Emotions: Honouring our HSP Intuitive Wisdom

December 17, 2012

I urge you to question the assumption that thoughts cause emotions (and that that’s all there is to it). That if you change your thinking that you’ll feel different. I know it’s the status quo wisdom out there. I also know it’s B.S. as a “final truth” philosophy. Here’s the scoop. Our thoughts may be […]

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Anger (Abstinence?), Boundary Setting and the Spiritual Dilemma of the Good Person

October 11, 2011

I’ve had a real struggle with anger. For the longest time, I couldn’t really be angry. I didn’t know what it felt like to be truly angry. Some people told me this was because I was a vegetarian (at the time). That “eating meat makes you angry”…or something like that. Some people said it was […]

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5 Ways to Deal with Your Feelings Without Having To

February 28, 2019

There are a lot of ways of dealing with your feelings without actually dealing with them. Let me count the ways!     1 – Suppressing them   You seal them in a tiny black box and never look at them again. The problem? They’re still there. It’s like taking all your bills and dumping […]

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The Opposite of HSP Happiness is Guilt

November 19, 2013

When you think about the opposite of happiness, do you think of depression? Sadness? Anger perhaps? Or have you realised – through experience – that the opposite of happiness is guilt, because guilt is the biggest thing blocking you from doing what makes you happy? I’m not the definitive expert on what emotional state is […]

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