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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.

Apr 20, 2021

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Taking a Podcast Pause; Self-Care

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Solo episode

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I’m taking a pause from the podcast. Not sure if it’s temporary or permanent.  COVID has been brutal, but it has given us opportunities to redefine what we value. I initially had thoughts of failure when I decided to take a break, but now I...


Apr 13, 2021

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I’ve Always Known I was Anxious

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Elizabeth Cush, LCPC

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Elizabeth shares her story and why she decided to specialize in anxiety.  She then defines anxiety, and we talk about the different ways that anxiety can present for people.  Elizabeth talks about common myths, and we talk about tools to...


Apr 6, 2021

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Complex childhood trauma and healing for the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

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Kina Wolfenstein

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Kina defines trauma (and it may surprise you), and how the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) responds to trauma. We talk what may not be considered trauma (but is), and how it impacts the person...


Mar 30, 2021

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The Brain of the Highly Sensitive Person

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Drs. Esther Bergsma

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Drs. Bergsma, a Dutch expert on High Sensitivity, discusses research from her book: The Brain of the Highly Sensitive Person. She explains the biological survival benefits of the trait in animals.  We talk about social rejection,...


Mar 23, 2021

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The Challenges and Strengths of Sensitive Strivers in the Workplace

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Melody Wilding, LMSW

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Melody was named one of Business Insider’s “Most Innovative Coaches” for her work on “Sensitive Strivers.” Melody defines Sensitive Striver, and she talks about common challenges...