Posts about Podcast
Having houseguests can be fun…but stressful. In this listener-requested episode, I offer tips on how to survive houseguests and how to deal with being a houseguest yourself.
When I started this podcast, my #1 dream guest was Susan Cain. Susan’s 2012 book, “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking” was my first introduction to introversion and changed my life and the lives of thousands around the world.
Andy Mort of the Gentle Rebel podcast and I talk about what it’s like to be an HSP and a podcaster. Some of the topics covered include: receiving negative feedback, making money, and tips for starting a podcast.
HSPs can find relationships both challenging and rewarding. In this show we discuss: the health impact of loneliness and disconnection, why American society values the “do-it-alone” mindset, online bullying, dopamine, and more.
Did you know that HSPs and people with narcissistic personality disorder tend to be attracted to each other? Nikki explains what a narcissist is, why HSPs can be drawn to them, the difference between a narcissist vs. sociopath personality, and more.
Oliver Burkeman authored a book I LOVE: “The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking.” We discuss: why traditional “positive thinking” doesn’t work, goal-setting, embracing uncertainty, meditation, whether thinking too much leads to depression, and more.
A common misconception about HSPs is that they’re emotionally fragile and not mentally strong. Not true!! Amy Morin, an expert on mental strength, talks about using coping skills as an HSP!
Daisy went through a harrowing year of trying to figure out what was “wrong” with her. Therapy, medications, and hospitalizations led to diagnoses of ADHD, OCD, and bipolar disorder. After so many misdiagnoses, the key to was found: Daisy is highly sensitive.
Hours-long parties can wear on me, no matter how much I like the people in attendance! This episode includes my tips on how to deal with overwhelm at long parties or family gatherings.
In this episode, I talk about how I convinced my husband to participate in a contest eating increasingly spicier chicken wings. What followed was an intense HSP moment.
In Episode 10 of the Highly Sensitive Person Podcast, I talk about how HSPs can have deep connections to animals due to our empathy and ability to pick up on non-verbal signals.
Have you ever thought about just quitting your job because you were overwhelmed? What about just…caring less?