I’m a life and career coach for highly sensitive people.  As a life coach, I help HSPs make changes and implement strategies that allow them to reduce stress and overwhelm.  As a career coach, I help HSPs create meaningful work lives without burnout.   On my website, information about my life coaching and career coaching services

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“How to be less sensitive” is a question that most highly sensitive people have probably thrown out into the universe at one time or another.   It’s a question that’s certainly asked a lot by sensitive people who have never learned that high sensitivity is “a thing” or that it’s actually a normal personality variation.  It’s

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If I look back at my adult life so far, here’s how I have handled my introversion in a nutshell: Today, I’d like to share some lessons learned from PHASE 3.   Even though I’ve been peopling quite a bit more in the past several years, I would still consider myself an extreme introvert and I’m

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“Sorry I’m being so negative.” If I had a buck for every time I’ve heard that phrase – from myself, from friends, from coaching clients – I’d be doing some pretty luxurious online shopping right now. 🙂 It’s been coming up so much recently that I wanted to hit pause and get a few things

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Here’s what I’d really like you to know about highly sensitive person problems. If you are a highly sensitive person (HSP) and you are struggling with some (or many!) things related to your sensitivity, I’d really like you to know that you are not alone. Awareness of high sensitivity is still pretty low and most

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If you want to thrive as a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) and/or an introvert, one key task is finding the right balance between “being in” and “being out”. How much solitude and recharge time is the right amount for you? And what about socializing and activity? What’s enough? What’s too much? These may sound like

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Unconscious beliefs are ideas we hold true, but that we don’t consciously think about.  We live our lives and make decisions based on these unconscious assumptions without even realizing that we are doing so. There are three unconscious beliefs that are particularly common in HSPs who are thinking about changing careers or who are already

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HSP overwhelm…  Other than the word sensitive itself, I wonder if there’s any word that comes closer to describing the HSP experience than the word overwhelm?  It’s even in the title of the HSP bible – Elaine Aron’s Highly Sensitive Person: How To Thrive When The World Overwhelms You.  As a highly sensitive person myself

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Parts Work is based on the idea that we each have a core Self that is healed and whole, but we also have various subpersonalities or Parts with their own motives, beliefs, and patterns of behavior.  When we are acting from our Self, we are calm and compassionate.  But we might also have anxious or

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I’m so excited to spread the word about Parts Work, because on my own highly sensitive journey toward healing and holistic wellness, Parts Work was the final piece of the puzzle that fell into place.  It’s like I could get 90 percent there with all the other tools and strategies, but Parts Work took me

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