I used to get drained by being around other people and I thought there was something wrong with me.
I didn’t respond to situations the same as the people around me. I seemed to be bothered by things others didn’t even register. No one understood.
I’ve always known I was different than most people and to me it felt like a weakness, because it kept me from doing things.
I stayed home the day after Christmas when everyone went on an epic hike in the Smoky Mountains. I knew I didn’t have the energy to go—which is why I stayed home to read—but I didn’t yet understand why.
Which made it hard to explain, especially after seeing the pictures with ten-foot icicles and hearing countless times “You should’ve come, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!”
I felt like a failure and I’ve beaten myself up countless times—thinking I should have gone, should have been able to find a way to make it work.
Years later I discovered I’m a highly sensitive person. So many things fell into place!
I finally understood WHY I felt and reacted the way I did!
After talking to other sensitive souls, I realized there was nothing wrong with me. I was simply exhibiting all the traits (and problems) of a highly sensitive person who doesn’t know how to take care of herself!
I learned that pretending I was like other people and forcing myself to do the things they considered normal was not the solution!
Once I embraced my sensitivity and I no longer pushed it away, I discovered I could easily access and trust my intuition!
I realized there was a well of magic waiting for me, as long as I balanced who I was and what I needed.
I help sensitive souls accept and embrace their sensitivity to avoid feeling drained and like there is something wrong with them so they can feel energized, at home with themselves and tap into their intuition with ease!
If you’re ready to embrace your sensitivity and have more energy—apply for a complimentary call here to see if I’m a good fit to support you through my SWEET POWERTM Transformative Mentoring.
Have a day full of energy and inspiration!