Highly Sensitive People – An Appearance of Anxiety – A Confession!

  How frustrating it must be for people who aren't highly sensitive to watch and try to interpret the behaviours of the highly sensitive! My husband and I are always having a discussion about when is anxiety really anxiety when it comes to high sensitivity. To discuss this here lets first define anxiety A definition … Continue reading Highly Sensitive People – An Appearance of Anxiety – A Confession!

Irlen Syndrome – Too Sensitive to Tint

How can you be tested to find the right coloured tints for yourself when you have an extreme sensitivity to colour?  When I was tested by an Irlen diagnostician I had quite an extreme reaction to most of the lenses. Just picking them up in my hands I would feel a change in my nervous … Continue reading Irlen Syndrome – Too Sensitive to Tint

What is Really at the Heart of Adult Separation Anxiety?

I have always suffered with separation anxiety and still do as an adult but slowly slowly I am finding my way through the complex maze that is this condition. For me the anxiety is that bad that I haven't wanted my husband to go out to the corner shop or the doctors without me. I … Continue reading What is Really at the Heart of Adult Separation Anxiety?

Colour Sensitivity – What Colour are You Resisting and Why?

I have been trying to understand my sensitivity to light and colour from many different angles (most of them scientific) but recently something has led me to think about it all from a more spiritual angle. As I have been observing my colour sensitivity symptoms over the last 7 months I have noticed that they … Continue reading Colour Sensitivity – What Colour are You Resisting and Why?

Sensory Processing Disorder – The Prayer of The Highly Sensitive Child

Dear Mr God:  About My Heart My heart feels a bit empty sometimes. I can feel disappointed with myself. Life feels difficult and I seem to make other people’s lives difficult too. I am worried sometimes that I am not good enough and although I try my best I am scared that what I do … Continue reading Sensory Processing Disorder – The Prayer of The Highly Sensitive Child

Antibiotics or Talking about Connection? – My Choice!

I have had a hec of a Christmas! Nearly every year I suffer with jaw pain at Christmas. It usually starts three weeks before Christmas and builds to some sort of crescendo around Christmas Day! Over the year I have named it Christmasitis! And this year I planned an easy, no pressure, cosy little family … Continue reading Antibiotics or Talking about Connection? – My Choice!

Sensory Processing – To Hide or to Be My Insecure Self in the World? – That is the Question!

I have spent my whole life wondering why I have this tension in my body, I can't always think straight and I feel sort of insecure a lot of the time. I have really worked my socks off to get to the bottom of this and I thought after 12 years of very intense therapy … Continue reading Sensory Processing – To Hide or to Be My Insecure Self in the World? – That is the Question!