• HSP

    Adviser or Warrior

    HSPs are estimated to be among 15-20% of the population. Elaine Aron is the one who first coined the term Highly Sensitive Person and has written quite a lot on the subject but she wasn’t the first person to acknowledge this in people. Carl Jung first wrote about this but called it something else. It was something like innate intuitiveness or sensitivity. Search Google and you’ll find it. Better still, read a book. Forgive me, dear reader, this is not a formal or educational blog so you will need to put up with my amazing ability to forget important things. I’m here to share myself.  Elaine Aron describes HSPs as…

  • Moods

    Recurring dreams and other annoyances

    I’m having a bad day today. My mind is whirling and I’m thinking all the thoughts. I have a number of things that I want to do and other things I could do but I’m stuck in a sea of thoughts and lethargy.  Friends, this is really sucky. My mind is often full of thoughts, it’s how I roll, but when the thoughts start to highlight what isn’t quite working in my life they can get overwhelming. And here I am today.  I think what has contributed in a major way is a recurring dream I’ve been having over the last few months. I don’t usually give my dreams much…

  • Introvert

    I’ve Found You

    If you haven’t read part one of this story, you can read it here. The next couple of years were spent seeing psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists and they all got me moving forwards again. This great work was set back when I found myself in an emotionally abusive relationship that was the stuff of nightmares. I found the courage to escape after a year of mental torture and haven’t looked back. I moved closer to my parents so I could lean on them for emotional support when I needed it and continued to “find myself “. I started to make friends which meant there was occasional socialising and of course…