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An Observation About Air Travel…

Absolute inability to sleep on overnight flights. Who can sleep in that noise, surrounded by a bunch of people, whilst being so utterly uncomfortable? The chances of an HSP arriving at their destination well-rested and fresh-faced are pret-ty close to a zero…

So Relatable: Memories

Seriously though!  

An Observation About Being Under Observation…

I suddenly forget how to type if someone starts watching me do it. Or how to chop onions. Or how to stir a pot. Or how to make coffee.  Or anything. It’s a small wonder I manage to breathe when there are people around.

A Quote About Self & Change…

Have you? Would you? And could you – or do you think some sort of fundamental you-ness is going to follow you no matter where you are?

An Observation About The News & Media…

… by the cartoonist David Sipress. Do you think the Internet has made humankind bloody bonkers, or has humankind always been bloody bonkers and the Internet has simply provided a way for humankind to really put its bonkersness out there?  

A Quote About Connectedness…

An Observation About Nature…

I shall now confess to my un-HSP-like weirdness. I know many HSPs love nature, find walks in forests wonderfully calming and wholeheartedly agree with Anne Frank that “nature brings solace in all troubles”. Not me.   Don’t get me wrong: I, of course, love nature, understand its fundamental importance for humankind, and am worried about [...]

A Quote On Being Tender and Open…

  ETA: It turns out this beautiful sentiment was actually penned by Amelia Olson, who is a contributor to Hello Giggles, the site Zooey Deschanel co-founded. You can find the original post here.  

An Observation About Light…

Needing sunglasses – absolutely and without question – when it’s sunny. Preferring to wear sunglasses on most overcast days. And, in fact there are a lot of artificial lighting conditions where I would absolutely love to wear sunglasses too, were it not so frowned upon if you’re not a celebrity.