Food & the Highly Sensitive Woman

May 11, 2016By ninakhooDiet No Comments

As part of my enhanced Self-Care Regime, I’ve been paying more attention to what I put in my body – in other words, what I eat. Being Highly Senstive what I put in my body has a huge impact on my mood and energy levels. I’ve known for a long time that eating too many … Read More

The One Thing all Highly Sensitive People MUST have!

April 26, 2016By ninakhooSafety No Comments

Recently, while at a workshop on Highly Sensitive People & Self-Care,  I had a bit of an A-HA! moment. We were talking about the Psychologist – Abraham Maslow – and his famous Hierarchy of Needs. According to Maslow’s model, after our need to breathe, eat & sleep has been fulfilled (Physiological), our next basic need … Read More

How do I know if I’m Highly Sensitive?

April 21, 2016By ninakhooTesting No Comments

  Elaine Aron, the psychologist that has extensively studied and named the trait, has identified 4 key elements that indicate whether someone is Highly Sensitive. These elements are easily remembered by the acronym D.O.E.S: D is for Depth of Processing. Highly Sensitive People think about things and process them more deeply. O is for Overstimulation. … Read More

On feeling different..

April 13, 2016By ninakhooAbout Me No Comments

When I realised I was Highly Sensitive, everything started to make sense. Even as a child, I had always felt different, as if I didn’t quite fit in. I used to think it was because I was half Chinese/half Finnish, so naturally I wouldn’t ‘fit in’ anywhere. I developed coping strategies, telling myself that different … Read More