Tag: HSP

Boundaries as Self-Care for Highly Sensitive People

The boundaries of Highly Sensitive People (HSPs) tend to be less robust than those of others for several reasons. Yet stress and resentment which build up over time don’t do anyone any good – not us and not the people we care about. That’s why boundaries are an important form of self-care for Highly Sensitive […]

Dogs don’t fight with their minds

Dogs have a mental health advantage over humans – they fight what they believe they can control, but they don’t fight with their minds. My dog has been sick this week. The vet diagnosed “kennel cough” and suggested he probably picked it up from his recent visit to the dog park. He’s a big boy […]

“Too sensitive?”

Q: My partner accuses me of being “too sensitive” and tells me I should just get over things. Is there hope for us? How can I handle this?