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Unapologetically Sensitive

We explore how sensitivity weaves itself into our lives; the richness that it adds, and the strengths we have BECAUSE of our sensitivity--and some of the challenges it poses as well. You may learn to live a bolder, brighter life.

Mar 2, 2021

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A Sensitive Man Who Embraces and Loves his Sensitivity. 

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Andy Smallman

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Andy talks about being called a woman/man when he was a teacher, and having a girlfriend break up with him because he wasn’t “tough enough.” His personal stories embody vulnerability that most can relate to, and...


Feb 23, 2021

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We (HSPs) are not too much

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Susan Kraker

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Susan is a therapist who specializes in relationships, and she works with the Highly Sensitive Person. She decided to take the Online HSP Course because she didn’t have many friends who were also Highly Sensitive. We had a rupture during one of the...


Feb 16, 2021

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Leadership Skills that are innate traits for the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

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Dr. Catherine Zeisner 

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Dr. Catherine Zeisner describes what she calls competencies of good leadership.  We talk about thriving, resiliency, authenticity, self-advocacy and the value of sharing one’s feelings. We...


Feb 9, 2021

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Boundaries, Consent and Creating Safety with Touch. A Conversation with a Certified Cuddle Therapist

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Keeley Shoup

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We underestimate the healing properties of touch, and the limitations of talk therapy. Keeley talks about the professional training to be a cuddle therapist. She rocks at...


Feb 8, 2021

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Should We Call Sensitivity a Superpower?

 

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Solo episode

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If the trait of being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) is neutral, is it incorrect to call being an HSP or sensitivity a superpower?  This is something I’ve been thinking about for some time.  Dr. Elaine Aron, who coined the trait...