A Love Letter to Introverted, Sensitive, Introspective, Smart, Empathetic, Overthinking Perfectionists.
Are you introspective? You may be seen as self-absorbed or narcissistic. This is frustrating because you're determined to understand the nature of humanity.
When you add personal responsibility... to the already highly sensitive person, you have an incredible elixir for precisely what the world needs right now.
As a therapist, I get to have deep conversations, powerful experiences, and emotionally intimate relationships, one person at a time... Introvert heaven.
I was hesitant when it came to their desire to attend great grandpa's memorial, but they wished to... say a proper goodbye.
If you can realize that your too-much-ness is a result of a deeply sensitive, capable and unique soulfulness, you might then be able to find your voice and your purpose in this wild world, instead of misinterpreting your anxiety or depression or loneliness to mean that you’re a slacker, a ...
We are the bird and the work is the song, and we must sing it while we can. And when this song comes not from a desire to please or to prove or to achieve, but from a profound and earnest longing in the sacred nucleus of us, it is holy work too.
Anansi and the Maroon and indigenous dwellers of the jungle had indirectly taught me that my 'primitive brain' and instinctual self, contrary to popular Western belief, were not ruled by fear and existential angst.
I’m sure that we weren’t really meant to be, and that you won’t need me where you stand. Actually you never did, because what you were imagining about me wasn’t real, it was an illusion of yours or the picture of what you wanted me to be. And I’m sure that I won’t need you on the other side ...