An Observation About The Little Signs

I can tell I’m getting overwhelmed with life when I write down meeting up with a dear friend as a chore on my weekly to-do list.

An Observation About Clicking

Are there any good, bona fide reasons for not turning off the keyboard sounds on your mobile? Signed, Inquiring minds and irritated ears at the next desk want to know.

An Invitation To A Party

*Receives an invitation to a party*: Oh no, I don’t want to go. Will I have to come up with an excuse or can I just say “Aw, I can’t make it”? Or do I have to pop in for a minute in order to be polite? Or can I just not go? Or do [...]

Serene & Sanguine

You know that feeling when you’ve got it together: you’re confident and calm, sure of yourself and of your focus, and ready to face the world and its people? Could you tell me what it’s like? I don’t think I’ve ever felt that way.

An Observation About Forgetting Yourself

I absorb the energy and attitude of a great (super)hero(ine) in a great film to the extent that I feel totally empowered and invincible when I walk out of the cinema. It’s a good thing that no one has ever challenged me to a duel at that point, because I might not remember that IRL [...]

HSP Nightmares, part VIII

Outdoor… corporate… team building… days.

Everyday Crisis

Comes home from work. I really need to sit down in my room and be alone and do nothing. Also. I really need to clean my room because the mess bothers me. An hour later. I really need to sit down in my room and be alone and do nothing. Also. I really need to [...]

An Observation About Assets & Liabilities

Ask me for a thorough and comprehensive analysis of the factors influencing a decision and the pros and cons of all decision alternatives. Do not ask me to make a decision.

Iis it ok to be highly sensitive?

Dear reader, It’s ok to be blonde. It’s ok to be right-handed. It’s ok to go to the gym. These sentences sound odd, right? That’s because there is no question about whether these things are ok in our society. The very fact that you’d preface something with “it’s ok to” means that its okayness is [...]

As Without So Within

It is very, very satisfying to sort through stuff, pack unneeded things to be donated, recycled or binned, and get them out of the house. I swear a corner of my mind is cleansed at the same time and rests a little more easy.