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The Totally Self-Accepting 2017 Year in Review

…Because who has time for that stressful resolution stuff? You know your goals, you’ve been working on them. This doesn’t change because of an arbitrary marker of time. If you’re tuned into the movements of the Universe and paid…

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Self-Love 101

How is does one know how to love themselves if one did not grow up in an especially loving environment? Love is an innate force, an urge to connect and nurture another, but it also has an environmental element,…

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5 Self-Care Tips for HSP/HSS

Feeling burnt out is one of the issues that a HSP/HSS often encounters. Unfinished tasks and over/understimulation is a constant physiological response to manage – it can be frustrating to try to stay on top of everything and not be exhausted…

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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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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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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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Meditation 101

Meditation has been a lifesaver for me, and has already radically re-wired the way I respond to stimulus. I am by no means an ‘expert’, if there is even such a thing; I’ve been meditating daily for only 8…

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Self-care Sensitivity

Are You Nurturing Your Sensitive Self?

Do you find that you’re way too hard on yourself sometimes? Do you tend to push yourself, or act out of a state of panic and anxiety? I’ve totally been there. And one of the most life-changing decisions I’ve made…