A place to unwind: journaling for an HSP

For some reason I have always found the last quarter of the year quite stressful. Heading back to school or uni, or back to work after a summer holiday certainly require some settling in time. And after that there only seem to be a couple of weeks left before everyone is talking about Christmas! The upcoming bright lights and increasing social demands can be an exciting time for many. But for those who identify as a highly sensitive person, or HSP, this can be a difficult season. Making time to withdraw, de-stress and recharge is vital, and journaling for an HSP can create a place to unwind and focus on personal wellbeing.

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Create Calm: Journaling for Climate Anxiety

The heat waves across the UK aren’t the only recent record breakers; My anxiety about climate change has also been hitting an all time high. I understand that increased awareness of the issues is important, however I find the feelings of powerlessness surrounding the climate crisis to be completely overwhelming. In my search for how to cope with this, I’ve discovered that journaling is recommended as a way to create calm in a world that seems to constantly be on fire.

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