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Reblogged: Why Grounding Is Difficult For Highly Sensitive People + What To Do About It


Excerpt from article: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-17987/why-grounding-is-difficult-for-highly-sensitive-people-what-to-do-about-it.html   Being grounded is an essential skill for empaths and highly sensitive people who pick up emotions from the people and environment around them. It means that you’re present in your body and connected with the earth, allowing you to feel centered and balanced no matter what’s going on around you. If … Continue reading

Video: The gentle power of highly sensitive people | Elena Herdieckerhoff | TEDxIHEParis


Elena is a mentor for highly sensitive and empathic entrepreneurs. She explains why we need to change the prevalent cultural narrative around highly sensitive people.

Chapter 3: Introduction


Chapter 3: Sensory abilities are not disabilities “That which you mistake for madness is but an overacuteness of the senses.” ― Edgar Allan The elimination of sensory awareness from our language and culture has resulted in their elimination from our medical narratives as well. This has had terrible consequences on the health of highly sensitive … Continue reading

Susan Meindl – EzineArticles.com Expert Author


Highly Sensitive People and Depression: Overstimulation May Lead to Depression. Health and Fitness: Depression • Published: August 3, 2011 Feeling overstimulated is an unpleasant and aversive experience. Highly sensitive individuals suffer from overstimulation sooner and more often than many other people and may respond to chronic overstimulation by developing depression. This article describes major sources … Continue reading

Part 4: Intensity as a pathway to personal change


Making sense of environmental toxics The denaturalization our environments has serious consequences to our entire body, mind and spirituality which originally formed out of our communion with nature. Adding sensorial settings to the realm of influence, it becomes evident that environments can be very toxic to humans.  Why wouldn’t our young be influenced by changes in … Continue reading

Part 3:Attention diet: space, technology and people as sensory overload


Attention diet: space, technology and people as sensory overload In The Globe and Mail article ” Why is walking in the woods so good for you?”, Alex Hutchinson explores the results from a study, which will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Affective Disorders, found that volunteers suffering from depression who took … Continue reading

Part 2: Toxic Environments


Environmental pollution as an assault on the senses It has been know for along time that our environments influence us. Leanne Rivlin theorized that the environmental cognition involved in human cognition plays a crucial role in environmental perception.  As early as 1947, Roger Barker who created the field of ecological psychology demonstrated that social settings … Continue reading

Part 1: Multi Sensory Intelligence


These sensory abilities are not disabilities Current research is starting to understand that many “disabilities” are special abilities or different ways of perceiving the world, not defects. Finally, an approach that helps to reduce the labeling of children which is often damaging to their self-esteem, and instead work on developing their gifts. It is clear that … Continue reading

Making Sense of a Toxic Life


As the first part of our experiment in Nicaragua is coming to an end, I am noticing many changes in us. The boys are much calmer these days. We have come very far the three of us. This experience is by far the hardest we are going through together but also the most rewarding, we … Continue reading

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