Self-care is what we do for ourselves, our ability to take care of ourselves and maintain our overall wellbeing. It can be something as trivial as brushing our teeth, getting dressed, or getting enough sleep.
Imposter Syndrome thrives on inaccurate comparison of us and the others. And the truth is - we don't really know what other people are struggling with - and we tend to idealize those we look up to.
One of the reasons a lot of people start thinking about going to therapy is because they want to get rid of the emotions that are making their life unbearably difficult. Sadly, there's no magic formula for that. We do something much more powerful and meaningful. We take a closer look at the stories that people tell themselves. On how sometimes what we have on repeat in our head is wrong and one-sided.
Being an HSP means being in constant sensory overload. Your nervous system is working on a 7th gear and you NEED that sleep to wind down. When you’re tired, you’re more irritable, your concentration, productivity, and good mood decrease immensely. You have noticed that, haven’t you?
What is an HSP? What does it even mean? Your senses are heightened. You’re very sensitive to sudden or loud noises, bright light, strong smells. Things like loud music, the smell of a burning grill, traffic noise, disco lights, even the flushing toilet might startle or irritate you.