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Being a Highly Sensitive Person in an Extroverted World

Highly sensitive people, or HSPs, share a common number of traits. So what is a highly sensitive person? Are you one? Read through this list and notice how many of these traits resonate with you: you’re easily overstimulated through the senses (i.e., sight, sound, taste, touch, smell) your nervous system is often jumpy or on …

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How a Culture of Excessive Trigger Warnings Hinders Spiritual Growth

A culture of excessive trigger warnings impedes spiritual growth in a number of ways, which this article will attempt to parse out. This doesn’t mean that trigger warnings are never necessary or appropriate. Of course they are, and there are situations where we must use them. As philosophy professor Kate Manne states, “trigger warnings are nothing new. …

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Practical Spirituality: 6 Ways to Live According to Spiritual Values

“Practical spirituality” has often been defined as a contradictory term. But, in fact, “practical spirituality” accurately describes what we must do after we’ve experienced a spiritual awakening: put our spiritual values and principles into practice. Saying that we’re spiritual, acting spiritual, reading spiritual books, going to spiritual workshops, and engaging in spiritual practices like yoga, meditation, or prayer …

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Monday Mantra: I’m doing the best I can – and that’s ok.

The most important thing you can ever do is being kind to yourself. Having compassion for yourself and where you are. Treating yourself with generosity and unconditional love regardless of what you do or don’t do. Consider the following questions: How do you speak to yourself after engaging in self-sabotaging behavior? (i.e., after eating something you said …

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Monday Mantra: I honor myself and others when I set clear boundaries.

Ah, that old issue of setting boundaries. Or the inability to set boundaries. From where does it arise? First, let’s define what a boundary actually is: “A boundary is a clear delineation of where you end and where you begin (and where other people end and begin). A boundary is a limit that you set …

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The Honest Truth about Spiritual Awakening and Ascension Symptoms

*Disclaimer: this article is not meant to substitute medical treatment in any way, shape, or form. Nor does it constitute a medical diagnosis or treatment plan. This article is meant for general informational purposes. If you’ve been experiencing a physical symptom that hasn’t gotten any better over time (or has gotten worse), seek medical attention …

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