Give Perfectionism the Back Seat

When I was a child, I was afraid of doing anything wrong. The worst thing I thought that could happen was disappointing someone I cared about, getting in trouble or hurting someone. As a child, this trait made me obedient. As an adult, this trait made me a perfectionist. What I didn’t understand as a young adult was that perfectionism … Read More

The IBS/SIBO-Psoas Connection and Why It’s Important for Highly Sensitive People

Note to the reader – this is one motherload of an article. Grab some coffee and a low-fodmap cookie and let’s dive in. In my personal experience with SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth), back and hip injury, and with my experience working with highly sensitive people (HSP) with similar issues, a pattern has emerged that feels much too important not … Read More

5 Ways Sensitivity Makes Us Stronger

Sensitivity has gotten a bad reputation in our culture, and this creates suffering in all of us – highly sensitive or not. Sensitivity: the ability of an organism to respond to its environment Sensitivity, our ability to respond to our environment, is an evolutionary and biological trait in all organisms. As animals, the better we can respond to our environment, … Read More