Who am I
20-something miseries, highly sensitive person, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense, mental health

Mental Health Monday: How Am I Supposed to Be Myself?

Now I'm trying to embrace my dramatic and weird, trying to be myself, but I've spent so long hiding myself and shape-shifting for other people that I have no idea who that is.

HSP tips for surviving an argument with a partner
20-something miseries, highly sensitive person

5 Tips to Help the Highly Sensitive Person Survive an Argument with Their Partner

Disagreement can be painful for HSPs, but there are ways to work with your high sensitivity and have healthy, helpful arguments with your partner.

Emotional hypervigilance and sensitivity
highly sensitive person, megan sorts through her own emotional nonsense, mental health

High Sensitivity, Emotional Hypervigilance, and My Eroded Sense of Self

I have always been a very sensitive person, and after years of hearing how my emotions were excessive or dramatic or “wrong,” I developed a coping mechanism: always be aware of how others are feeling.