How HSPs can Limit or Avoid News to Protect Themselves

How HSPs can avoid news and media in their daily lives. #HSP #highlysensitive #selfcare

Highly sensitive people are directly affected by their environment, so controlling our environment, to some degree, is necessary. We absorb things around us like a sponge, whether it’s people’s moods, horror movies, or a violent or a sad story in the news. This can create a sense of overwhelm, discomfort, and anxiety. Some will say that we’re burying our heads in the sand when it comes to avoid news, but I strongly disagree. We don’t need news in our face 24 hours a day, which is what we’re faced with, and the news of today is much more devastating and […]

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12 Things to Add to Your Introvert Bucket List

Introverts: 11 things to add to your bucket list

Awhile back, I wrote an ¬†ironic introvert bucket list, but I’d like to get a little more into stretching our comfort zones with some different things you can add to your bucket list. We like to draw lines in the sand so often, but what we don’t often associate with that line is what we might be missing out on on the other side of it. Beyond keeping me safe and comfortable, my boundaries also provide a convenient and unnecessary crutch for my fears. It’s a giant pile of “what ifs”. What if I say no and I regret it? […]

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How to Ghost a Party without Looking Like a Jerk

Ghosting a party without looking rude.

If you’re an introvert, I’m sure you’ve either heard of ghosting, or have used it as a method of escaping a party without all the annoying repercussions. There are two very different methods of “ghosting” that can be found on the internet that should not be confused – ghosting a person and ghosting a party. We’ll be discussing the latter. What it Means to Ghost a Party Ghosting a party is leaving without saying goodbye, and is considered rude or disrespectful by some, but ok, and even necessary, by others.¬†You just disappear, like a ghost. It’s also referred to as […]

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How the Reverse Bucket List Promotes Confidence, Motivation, and Gratitude

How to write a Reverse #Bucketlist

Being and introverted INFJ, sometimes I feel like I don’t do “big things”, which is ok, but I don’t want to look back and realize that I’ve lived a small life. I may be in my 40s, but there are still things I want to do. Bucket lists are fine for that, but there are times when they feel like it’s more of a “to do list” hanging over my head, haunting me with the fact that I still  haven’t done them. This can make me feel unaccomplished when the items don’t get crossed off in a timely manner. Buckets […]

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INFJ Pet Peeves and Setting Boundaries to Preserve Friendship

INFJs need stronger #boundaries with certain people. #INFJ

Most INFJs are all about people, so it’s no surprise that at least half of my pet peeves are going to be about the behavior of others. When it comes to some people, we may find that setting boundaries is necessary to keep the peace, and to improve, or save, the relationship. In other cases, our pet peeves are just minor irritations that quickly pass without incident, and are just a normal stress of everyday life. INFJ Pet Peeves Pet peeves are things that are especially annoying to people. Things that go against our grain, so to speak. I’m an […]

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