Finding Support

Ideas and resources for finding support when you’re Highly Sensitive, Clairsentient, an Empath or other kind of sensitive person.

The Beauty of Asking for Help

December 9, 2011

Yesterday, an old lady came out of her house calling “sister, sister”. She was addressing me. Yet, I do NOT live in the Bronx or anywhere else where such a form of address could be normal. Here it only refers to nuns. I was standing on the pavement, looking at this old lady as she […]

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HSP & Empath Yellow Pages – International

August 4, 2015

A growing online free HSP resource… For services that are: designed for / relevant for HSPs or empaths created by HSPs or empaths, or by someone who has a lot of experience working with sensitive people.           Why this List?   Have you noticed how when there are places online that […]

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How is HSP Coaching Different from Therapy?

August 4, 2014

I got this question recently: Good question! I used to think that coaching was exclusively for business executives who wanted to be more productive (or who had a boss who wanted them to be more productive). I certainly had no idea about “what else” coaching might be or do. In fact, the only coach I […]

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If the Nine-Nine was a Life Coaching Center

December 21, 2019

  This is what happens when you’re me and you watch your fourth-or-so Netflix rerun of the sitcom (nay, Life Advice Show) Brooklyn Nine-Nine. You see the light and identify:   30+ reasons to schedule a coaching session at the Nine-Nine. Because sometimes the best Heist, is getting on a coaching call.     Wait, […]

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Where are all the Programmes for Empaths?

November 23, 2017

Empaths who visit my site sometimes wonder: “Wait, where are all the programmes for empaths? Why is there only 1 programme for empaths specifically? Surely, there must be a whole host of specialised services for empaths, right? If it’s not built for empaths, then what use would it be for me?” This points to a […]

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15 Tips for HSP’s on Finding Support

October 16, 2013

Many HSPs I talk to have reached out for support at some point. Too often, the help they got just made them feel worse and completely misunderstood.¬†Below are some of my own guidelines/ questions to ponder for getting good support. In this post, I refer to someone who can help you as a “mentor”. A […]

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Why Popular Empath Tools Make Your Overwhelm, Exhaustion and Confusion Worse

November 25, 2019

Google and you will find. Or at least, you’ll find something. I think it’s great that people want to help each other and share tools and processes. What is not so great is when those tools and processes are ineffective, badly explained, or not suited to the problem at hand.   “But why is this […]

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