Highly Sensitive Persons: 20 Ways to Protect Yourself

There’s a good reason why I haven’t written in a while. I’m a highly sensitive person who needed a break.

Definition of The Highly Sensitive Person:

Dr. Elaine Aron defines the highly sensitive person (HSP) as a person who, compared to the 80% of the population without the trait, processes everything around him/her much more – reflect on it, elaborate on it, make associations. In other words, the 20% highly sensitive persons have a sensitive nervous system that is more aroused to stimuli than that of the 80%.  Continue reading

5 Important Life Lessons My Grandparents Taught Me

21st of March my grandmother died – my reason for not blogging these past weeks. I miss her, I love her, and her death is not what I wanted for her. I wanted her to have a happy retirement and enjoy her life far longer. But she was ready to go – and disease finally took her out of her misery and hopefully away to a beautiful place where she can finally meet my grandfather again.

I miss the two of them more than words can express, which is why I decided to dedicate a post to them. They taught me so much about life and about loving, and here are some of the things I learned from them… Continue reading

I have a plan. Oh, and a dream.

I have a plan.

I’m not sure it will work, but you’re happy to watch me try.

For the sake of absolute accuracy: This is even more an experiment than a plan. Continue reading