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Welcome to The HSP Cozy Nook

In the quiet corners of my HSP heart, writing has always been a sanctuary.

As a child, while the world often felt overwhelming, I found safety and clarity in the delicate dance of words on paper. Where spoken words oftentimes faltered, written ones soared. All chaotic thoughts and emotions came together on paper, leading to insight and understanding. Just as the stars form mesmerizing constellations in the vast night sky, my thoughts and feelings, when penned down, formed their own celestial patterns, illuminating the depth of my inner world.

To every Highly Sensitive Person reading this, whether you’ve long embraced your sensitivity or are only just discovering it, this space is for you. The HSP Cozy Nook is a haven, where you’ll find education, tools, and stories designed to make you feel seen, heard, and empowered.

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It’s a place where your feelings are validated and cherished, where you can seek solace and connection — both through the words you read and the vibrant community sharing their own experiences in the comments below. Every piece I write is a journey of self-discovery and healing, and I invite you to find solace within this space. Together, let’s navigate the beautiful, intricate world of being an HSP.

Featured Articles:

Mystical Dreamscapes: Understanding and Navigating Vivid Dreams as an HSP

The night sky darkens, casting a velvet blanket over the world. As our bodies rest, our minds embark on a journey — through winding pathways, into deep forests, or soaring above the clouds. These nocturnal adventures, often vivid and immersive for highly sensitive...

From Chaos to Constellations: The Story Behind Constellations Counselling

Finding a name for my counselling practice felt like a herculean task, a mountain waiting to be scaled. I desired a name that would resonate with my own experiences while embodying the essence of the healing journey I aimed to provide. As I grappled with this, a...

The Strength of Sensitivity: Navigating the World with Empathy, Insight, and Resilience as a Highly Sensitive Person

As a Vancouver counsellor at Constellations Counselling, I have seen many clients who identify as highly sensitive people. While being highly sensitive can sometimes present challenges, it is important to recognize that it can also be a strength. Let’s take some time...

Finding Orion

As a child I looked at the stars so often and for so long, I started to notice patterns among them. At some point, I learned about constellations and always yearned to learn more. I forget how and when I learned about the constellations but I do remember learning...

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Embracing Zoning Out: Unplugging for Well-being

Embracing Zoning Out: Unplugging for Well-being

We've all been there - curled up on the sofa on a quiet weekend, absorbed in a captivating Netflix series, or daydreaming while gazing out the window. In these moments, the world outside fades away, and we enter a state of zoning out. Yet, often this experience is...

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The HSP Talk: Explaining Your HSP Trait with Loved Ones

The HSP Talk: Explaining Your HSP Trait with Loved Ones

Introduction Being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) comes with a rich tapestry of experiences - a keen perception of nuances, a deep ability to feel and empathize, and a thoughtful, introspective nature. However, explaining this complex sensitivity to others can often...

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Illuminating the Unseen: An Introduction to Shadow Work

Illuminating the Unseen: An Introduction to Shadow Work

We've all heard the saying, "What you don't know won't hurt you." However, as a Vancouver counsellor specializing in work with Highly Sensitive People (HSPs), I've come to understand that sometimes, it's what we don't know about ourselves that can hold us back the...

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Finding Commitment: Embracing What Supports Our Healing

Finding Commitment: Embracing What Supports Our Healing

Sometimes, we find ourselves asking why we don't consistently do the things that support our healing. We know what's good for us, so why is it so difficult to commit? This question, raised in a recent conversation with a group of women, lingered in my mind, resonating...

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Holding Space: Creating a Safe Haven for Others

Holding Space: Creating a Safe Haven for Others

In the world of counselling, one practice that holds immense significance is the act of holding space for someone. Holding space involves creating a safe and supportive environment where individuals feel seen, heard, and validated without judgment. It is a powerful...

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