What is a HSP (high sensitive person)? 12 quick answers

Many people who know about HSP come and ask me for tips about living with their sensitivity. Or they ask for help to increase their energy level, decrease the amount of stimuli they take in or for assistance in exploring the up-side of this characteristic. 

But people who have never heard of HSP give me a surprised glare when I mention what the book I’ve been writing is about.

It is for them that I compiled some concise answers to commonly asked questions to satisfy their curiosity.

You are high sensitive yourself? You, too, might find some interesting new answers here, so keep on reading.

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Interview over kracht van de gedachte en verbeelding als een factor voor persoonlijk succes

ANke-InterviewIk ben uitgenodigd voor een interview door een mede-auteur en internationale inspirerende spreker, Dr. Duyilemi Akindele Felix. Het interview gaat over gedachtekracht in relatie tot het succes van individuen in het leven.

Ik ben zo dankbaar dat de kans krijg om mijn ervaring over de kracht van de gedachten en de verbeelding op deze manier te mogen delen!

Hier een paar de vragen waar ik een antwoord op probeer te geven:

-> Waar staat verbeelding in relatie tot het succes van individuen in het leven?

->  Kinderen hebben geen problemen om hun verbeelding te gebruiken. Maar als ze volwassen worden, lijken ze deze vaardigheid helaas te ontgroeien. Wat denk je dat volwassenen verkeerd doen en hoe kunnen we dit oplossen?

->  Is fantasie krachtig hetzij voor goed of kwaad?

Lees het interview hier.


A simple and effective Japanese method to relax in 5 minutes-a lifesaver for HSP


In spite of our best efforts, we all experience a certain amount of stress as part of our daily life. As an HSP you might be particularly sensitive to (potentially) stressful moments. While a little bit of stress might just kick-start you to become your very best (just like a good cup of café might do, kick- starting you in the morning), excessive stress can interfere with normal daily activities and take a toll on your personal lives and health.

But this need not be the case. Today. I would like to invite you to try an ancient Japanese technique of self-relaxation that will not take you more than 5 minutes a day and can be done just about anywhere.

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6 positive effects that (high) sensitive pet owners benefit from

HSP-Huisdier1Unconditional love, always available, loyal and affectionate: dogs, cats and other pets make many people and families happy. But did you know that they also keep us healthy? And this is not a new thing; pets were used as ‘therapists’ for centuries. This is true for everybody. Yet given their predisposition to gather a lot of information that needs to be processed and their need for regular ‘stimulation breaks’ makes (high) sensitive people super- beneficiaries  from all the advantages that having a pet entails.

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Holistic medicine – Science dilemma and way forward

Academic ethics, integrity of science, corporate ethics --"peer review"
Academic ethics, integrity of science, corporate ethics –“peer review”

(Part 3 of the triology)(August 17th)

Maybe you feel just like our genius from part 2 from the trilogy, two weeks ago. You work until you have developed a machine or technique that is able to take you one step further than what your bare eye can see, like a microscope.

Yet what if you DIDN’t know that such an instrument as the microscope exists?

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