Jul 19, 2022
Self-Care When You’re Overwhelmed
It can be hard to start tasks and complete them when you’re overwhelmed. Jen and I talk about strategies that work for us. We also talk about the importance of pleasure and rest vs. having to do all the hard stuff before you treat yourself to a reward. Jen talks about looking at who’s telling the story when you have a gremlin (I started the episode feeling I was being bossy and controlling), and about looking at what the need is behind an annoying or distracting behavior.
Jen Perry, MSEd, MA, LPC
Jen Perry, MSEd, MA, LPC has been a psychotherapist for 20 years. She specializes in helping Highly Sensitive People thrive in love, work, and parenting Highly Sensitive Children. Jen is passionate about using mindfulness and compassion-based approaches to ameliorate human suffering.
Patricia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, and Coach. She knows what it’s like to feel like an outcast, misfit, and truthteller. Learning about the trait of being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), helped Patricia rewrite her history with a deeper understanding, appreciation, and a sense of self-compassion. She created the podcast Unapologetically Sensitive to help other HSPs know that they aren’t alone, and that being an HSP has amazing gifts, and some challenges. Patricia works online globally working individually with people, and she teaches Online Courses for HSPs that focus on understanding what it means to be an HSP, self-care, self-compassion, boundaries, perfectionism, mindfulness, communication, and creating a lifestyle that honors us
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