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Kerrie Li

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Sensitivity

Healing from The Empath and the Narcissist Dynamic

There is Love, and then there are all the relationships we have to go through to get back to  this Love. One of these relationships is the classic Empath – Narcissist dynamic. What makes a person with narcissistic tendencies…

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Living Review Self-care

Review: Natural Deodorants

Review: this column is dedicated to natural products that sensitive people may enjoy. Featuring products that are ethically made without synthetic ingredients, and/or as a bonus, are sustainably sourced and/or are run by small-business owners. Basically, I got tired…

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Sensitivity

Valuing Your Ability to Notice

You notice:  The fabric that’s rubbing against your skin. Any words left unsaid. A scent wafting in through the window. That energetic residue left in a room after there has been a disagreement. When someone is not present. All…

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Sensitivity

On Sadness

When I am sad I have a tendency to want to start fixing things, or rescuing things, or trying to save people. Sometimes instead of feeling sad, I get angry instead. Sometimes it’s my way of skipping ahead to…

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Self-care Sensitivity

Getting over “being nice”

Nice. What does it really mean? Often, I think it’s just a convenient euphemism for a number of things: not having firm boundaries people-pleasing Women, especially, are socialized to be ‘nice’. Many empaths and sensitive people learn to be…

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Sensitivity

Perfectionism

I’ve missed writing on this blog! I’ve been exploring the reasons that have been keeping me away from writing in this space… And really, much of it is legit. In the past 3 months I’ve moved continents, started grad…

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Self-care Sensitivity

Handling Traumatic News

I have not been very diligent about following my own self-care advice these couple of weeks. Typically I do not read the news, I do not EVER watch TV news coverage of tragedies, I do not succumb to clicking…

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Sensitivity

Dealing with Projections as an HSP

Sensitive people are often projected upon because sensitivity as a trait is often shoved under the carpet,  and lurks deep in the Shadow for many people. Associated with dark emotions and weakness, vulnerability and volatility, it’s something that the…