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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.

Aug 30, 2022

Many people are feeling tired these days! In spite of the mess in the world, Jen and I talk about ways to find joy, pleasure, connection, AND honor the big feels.  We provide resources for activism, support and validation as well as things you can do to help self-regulate.


Jen Perry, MSEd, MA, LPC



Aug 23, 2022

Do you get nervous before you travel (especially if it’s to a new place, or a foreign country)? I’m paddling for 14 days in Baja, and I’m nervous. How can you feel the fear or anxiety, AND walk through the discomfort to gather information so you can live a more expansive life? I talk about learning to roll in my...

Aug 16, 2022

Let’s Talk About Small Talk

There may be more to the concept of small talk; even if the words small talk make you cringe.  Jen and I talk about reciprocity in conversation. Is the topic interesting to you? Is this a one-way conversation? What messages do you tell yourself if you’re feeling bored, or you’re too...

Aug 9, 2022

Managing Criticism and Disappointment

It’s not uncommon for the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) to have big reactions and big feelings sometimes—especially when it comes to feeling misunderstood, feeling criticized, and feeling disappointed. Jen talks about how you can use mindfulness to get curious about the stories...

Aug 2, 2022

My Insides and Outsides Didn’t Match, but Now They Do

Emily had a change in mindset and learned to plant things around her that nourished her. When talking about being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), she says, “I really value experiencing life this way.” Emily took the Online HSP Course, and said, “I didn’t...