OMG! Overwhelm!

Does everything just seem too much? So much so that you can not even verbalize WHAT is going on anymore? There is help! Articles that provide perspective and practical tips.

Sensitive people are more susceptible to stress. We are more subtly attuned to the world around us. We pick up more signals, including more signals that something is or may be amiss. We spot issues before non-HSP’s do, we are more sensitive to pain, we need more time to process things. And, we are living in a fast-paced, information dense society. It doesn’t seem ideal. Yet, there are many ways to tweak our life and filter out harsh elements that are upsetting to our sensitive nervous system.

To do that though, we first need to recognize a stress attack when it hits us. For, haven’t we all been conditioned to feel stress as something “normal”?

Constant HSP Overwhelm? 7 Questions to Ask to Get Clarity

March 8, 2015

Overwhelm is pretty much THE most common HSP complaint, and it’s also the fuzziest one. Below are 7 questions to help you pinpoint what is going on, so that getting help or simply addressing the overwhelm on your own is easier.   Question 1: What does overwhelm mean? Does it mean that you cry every […]

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Staying in the I of the Storm

August 2, 2011

When things get frantic, we often respond with more activity. Instead, try to stay in the eye of the storm. In the middle of any chaotic energy there is a place of stillness and peace. That place should be you. When we can tap into our ability to stay in the ‘I of the storm’ […]

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Stressaholics Anonymous

July 31, 2011

I used to think I had no addictions. I didn’t drink, I didn’t smoke, didn’t do drugs, didn’t crave “a career”, didn’t do gameing…It all seemed pretty healthy, but alas, I suffered from one of the fiercest and most taboo addictions there are: Stress. Stress was the exhilarating fuel that pumped through my body 24/7. […]

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What’s the Problem? From Global Politics to Local Self-Care

August 28, 2011

It is very easy to get caught up in things that seem to be the source of our problems but aren’t really. You know how, when we feel upset, we suddenly notice all kinds of things around us that “suit” that upset perfectly? That is, we’ll suddenly see how much there is to get worked […]

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