A very informative posting about HIGHLY SENSITIVE PEOPLE. Please direct your likes and comments to: http://petitemagique.wordpress.com/2014/09/19/battling-an-extreme-sensitive-little-monster/comment-page-1/#comment-16909
There is a weird monster out there. Being sensitive is great, but this particular little monster can drive you crazy if you don’t know how to handle it. It’s called ‘Highly Sensitive’.
Explanation from the experts:
‘A highly sensitive person (HSP) is a person having the innate trait of high sensory processing sensitivity (or innate sensitiveness as Carl Jung originally coined it. According to researchers, highly sensitive people, who compose of about a fifth of the population (equal numbers in men and women), may process sensory data much more deeply and thoroughly due to a biological difference in their nervous systems.’
I have to battle this little monster and I can tell you that it’s not easy to feel everything so very deeply.
The strange thing about this monster is that it can be both a blessing as a curse.
Being a HSP does NOT mean that you are weird…
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Thank you, Jane, for sharing this blog. Now, I understand myself better.
Yes, that would make two of us, Yoshiko!
This one hit the nail on the head
Hi Joan! This seems to be your first comment on my blog. YOU did it! LOL…Hope you are healing well and Don is improving!
Hi Johann. I grew up in Milwaukee, WI. Glad to meet you! ♡
Hello dear former Wisconsinite! So where do you hail from now? I was in high in Milwaukee for two years at an Aspirancy (back in the days–School Sisters of St. Francis on Layton Blvd) and lived there while attending Marquette. And then again in the early 1990’s. Now I am in the cornfields of Palmyra! LOL…the Southern Kettle Moraine. Thank you for your visit to my blog—I am going to yours now! Blessings!
It is so great to meet you. I live in Pensacola, Florida now. I graduated from James Madison High. I went in the Air Force at 18 and did not go back to WI. Lived all over the U.S. My husband is retired now from the military. He is a 100% disabled vet. I retired early and have been writing and gardening ♡ We will have to stay in touch.
Equally pleased! So you are near the ocean! Wonderful! I did pass James Madison High once upon a time. I know Milwaukee fairly well. I am sorry your husband is not well, but I am glad that you can be there together with him. It think you are blessed to have each other. Yes, let us do stay in touch! Thank you for visiting my blog! I love your writing and the humor you inject into it! Blessings!
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Thank you so much. He is passed all the cancer and such, and now is quite healthy! He is 10 years older than myself and this April we will be married 30 years! Thanks for all your kind thoughts. You are the subject of my blogging 101 post for 9/25/14 so I hope you don’t mind. Stay in touch! ❤
I am happy for you both that you have had 30 wonderful years! That is BEAUTIFUL! WOW…your subject? LOL…wow…I will let you know IF I mind after I read it….LOL Blessings!
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