Are you an empath or an HSP? Learn to use your high sensitivity as a gift and not as a curse. Find out the ways to cope with overwhelm and anxiety.

Why Conflict Resolution Can Be Difficult for Empaths (and How to Master It)

If you are an empath, you may struggle with conflict resolution. These techniques can help you overcome conflict without causing pain to yourself or others. Empaths hate to upset people. This is because they will feel the other person's emotions and suffer guilt for causing another’s pain. This can make…

10 Traits of the Rarest Personality Type in the World – Is This You?

Less than 2% of the population demonstrates the INFJ characteristics. Could you share the traits of the world's rarest personality type? Isabel Myers and her mother Katharine Briggs created the Myers-Brigg Type Indicator test in the 1940s. The theory is based on the theories of the psychoanalyst, Carl Jung. The…

The Link between Sensory Processing Disorder and Anxiety No One Talks about

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a medical disorder where the brain finds it difficult to organise and sort the information it is getting from our senses. Have you ever felt overwhelmed by your environment? Do sights, sounds, smells or textures sometimes exhaust you and make you feel anxious? You could…

5 Signs Your Social Phobia Is Actually Empathic Sensitivity to People’s Energy

Social phobia or social anxiety is primarily associated with the irrational fear of being rejected and ridiculed by other people. It is also estimated that for the most part, social anxiety disorders affect those who were subject to bullying and physical or emotional abuse during the childhood years. At least,…

Feeling Overwhelmed? 5 Reasons Why It May Be a Good Thing

Feeling overwhelmed? Good! There are several reasons why you shouldn’t have a negative outlook on this emotion. I bet you were confused when you read the title, huh? After all, few people consider feeling overwhelmed to be a good response to anything. When you hear the word “overwhelmed” you think…

High Levels of Anxiety are Associated with High Intuition, Intelligence, and Empathy

I am certain that high levels of anxiety come from the ability to retain high levels of both mental and emotional intelligence. I’ve noticed, the more I think and analyze a situation, the higher my levels of anxiety become. I have often told myself and others this: “I wish I…