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Do people with a “Highly Sensitive Personality type” also have the “resilience gene”

Do people with a “Highly Sensitive Personality type” also have the “resilience gene”

  One day whilst listening to the BBC Radio 4, I stumbled upon a show that immediately caught my undivided attention. It was a man and a women discussing low self-esteem and sensitivity. This man and woman turned out to be a poet called Byron Vincent and a lecturer, Anna Woodhouse. Anna was talking about how she questioned why she had been so traumatized by her childhood that in hindsight was not so terrible. What she proposed was that this…

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Discovering Jordan Peterson – Wise Advice

Discovering Jordan Peterson – Wise Advice

Recently a friend emailed me to a link to a YouTube video of an interview with Jordan E Peterson. I had never heard of him. The video was 2.5 hours long! No way I thought do I have time to view all of that. Well it turns out I did have time because it was one of the most mesmerizing videos I have ever watched. Jordan Peterson is a Professor of Psychology at Torronto University, and formerly a Personality Psychologist…

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The Unethical World of Online Dating – A Woman’s View

The Unethical World of Online Dating – A Woman’s View

    A few months back, I attended a “London Talks at Night” event organised by Funzing called “The Unethical World of Online Dating”, where the speaker was a Mindfulness Coach Anna Zannides. I found the whole talk incredible and enlightening. However I never cottoned on as to the “unethical” behavior that was implied in the name of the talk. Well, for any of you who have not tried online dating before and am considering it, perhaps my experiences and…

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Why looking young for my age is possibly backfiring

Why looking young for my age is possibly backfiring

I have been told many, many times over the years that I look young for my age. Now, aged 37, I still get taken for being in my 20s (yay!) It does feel good to be seen as youthful, but in my case I have been concerned about aging since my 20s and have done almost everything I can within reason to keep a youthful appearance. I have  hungrily read any anti-aging advice I come across, it is mostly the…

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