Tag Archives: Emotions

The Highly Sensitive Person Pt. 2

The Highly Sensitive Person Pt. 2

Psychologist Elaine N Aron began exploring the personality trait of high sensitivity in 1991, no doubt made more pertinent by the realisation of her own heightened sensitivity. What followed was a vast amount of research, which led to her publishing a number of books including ‘The Highly Sensitive Person’ and ‘The Highly Sensitive Person In […]

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Snap Shot of a Highly Sensitive Person. Pt I

Snap Shot of a Highly Sensitive Person. Pt I

When I was a child, I lived very much in my own mind. I had a vivid and colourful imagination and spent most of my waking hours lost in another world, a spell binding fantastical world. Very much supported by my ravenous love and insatiable appetite for literature and poetry, my adventures were distinct and […]

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I Broke My Own Heart and Blamed God

I Broke My Own Heart and Blamed God

Dating issues are something that everyone faces. No man, woman, or teenager is exempt from issues of the heart. The question then becomes if no one person is exempt from these issues then who is at fault? Who or what is the blame for the broken heart? Until a while ago I used to blame […]

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Attitude is Everything

Attitude is Everything

What do you think about yourself?  Who influenced your mind set?  Can you teach an old dog a new trick?  These were questions that arose in my conscious as I came to a crossroad in my life.  I began to question my views of the world and how they affect my life.  Freedom is a […]

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Addressing Mental Health Issues in Today’s Families

Addressing Mental Health Issues in Today’s Families

We know that mental illness exists but so often our mindsets are “it will not happen in my family”.  In fact mental disorders are more common and widespread and there is a growing number in children ages 5-8.  It is averaged that 54 million Americans suffer from some type of mental illness. Most families are […]

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If I Could Escape

If I Could Escape

It’s been almost a month since Big Mama passed away, the days since getting that call have been a blur. Many of my days and weeks have all mixed in together in my mind as I try to come to terms with all that’s happened. It’s been hard to cope with the fact that she […]

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The Words I Didn’t Say

The Words I Didn’t Say

When it was time to start saying goodbye all I could do was cry. My loved one has left this world, but I felt that apart of me had died. So many people came to see you and share memories about how beautiful a person you were. They spoke about how amazing of a teacher […]

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A Beau for the Holidays

A Beau for the Holidays

A weeks ago my coworker and I had lunch together and she filled me in on the last news on her relationship. She has just started seeing a guy that she met through a mutual friend around the end of October and beginning of November. She’s fallen hard for this guy, everyone that knows her […]

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Know What I’m Thinking

Know What I’m Thinking

Why do we expect people to be able to read our minds without ever communicating our problem? We assume that the people we have around us should know our needs because of the relationships we have with them. Is it fair to get upset with our family and friends for not leaving up to our […]

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D.W.K. May 9

D.W.K. May 9

Another Wednesday means a new edition of Diva’s Wanna Know. This week we are featuring questions that were sent into us concerning how the guys feel about themselves and success. Let’s see how our panel of guys responded to these questions… When did you consider yourself to be emotionally secure to be comfortable with yourself […]

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