Important design features for Highly Sensitive People

I am delighted to share with you the preliminary results of Helena Seget’s pilot survey she conducted on design features for public spaces that are important for highly sensitive people. My delight is twofold, as I am rejoicing in the

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Psychiatric Drugs for Healing?

I recommend watching this important exploration about the current wide-spread use of psychiatric drugs and the medicalisation of normal human distress. This 38 mins long video is really worth watching, if you are using or thinking about using psychiatric drugs for your

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Inspiration for difficult times

I am really grateful for coming across this poem that resonated so much with me – thanks to Alane Freund for sharing it on Facebook! I felt it was the perfect inspiration for anyone who struggles in the world right

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For All Sensitive Souls Out There

If you feel that your soul is more sensitive than the average the world often can feel just too harsh and too loud to bear. For people, who often been labelled “too sensitive”, it can be life changing to find out

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Anne Wilson Schaef – blending spirituality with science

Spirituality with science? Many of us may believe this to be an impossible paradox. Some of us think of this as a possible way forward from the current crisis of our modern ways. What made me ponder on this, is the sad news

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Safer Ride with Intense Feelings – Keeping Focusing Safe

Focusing is a gentle, yet potent way to heal past hurts and find steps towards a more fulfilling life. You can practise Focusing not just with a Focusing Practitioner, but also on your own or with a Focusing Partner. As most people know, who

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Stop the Vicious Cycle of Anxiety – Listen to Your Feelings Instead

Just like all our feelings, fear and anxiety is our natural inner response to something that is happening in our outer or inner environment. As such, it is helpful to understand its important role of giving us messages about something that

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Consuming less news will make you happier

Learning ways to reduce stimulation levels in our life is essential for keeping calm.  This is even more important for highly sensitive people, who can overwhelm more easily with too much coming in. A good solution for avoiding overwhelm can be restricting the amount of news

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Finding Joy That Lasts – Ideas for a Joyful Life

Finding lasting joy in our lives can be a challenge when we see that the world is full of suffering. This can be especially true, if you engage in watching/reading daily news, which typically focuses on wars, disasters and heart-wrenching stories that

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Article about Therapy for Highly Sensitive People

I am very happy to report about a new article published in the latest Sussex Counselling newsletter about therapy for highly sensitive people   Why is this such a good news? The innate trait of sensory processing sensitivity (the clinical term for

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