Monthly Archives: January 2018

Fibromyalgia and the highly empathetic/ highly sensitive person

” Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods”, Anthon St. Marten Anton St. Marten writes that to feel intensely is “the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate”. Rather than believing that the person who … Continue reading

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Developing fibromyalgia as a child

“Over-controlled by anxious, fearful parents, these children often become anxious and fearful themselves”, Susan Forward Recently a commentator on one of the blogs wanted more of my personal information. She said that I was prone to write about others rather … Continue reading

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