How to Process Communal Disbelief and Shock

How to Process Communal Disbelief and Shock

Something terrible has happened. Everyone is upset. What now?

Let's start by trying to find perspective...I'm writing this because I'm working to process it myself. Attempting to cobble together tactics helps me find a way to help protect myself at a difficult time. I would love to hear what's working for others in the upcoming days and weeks. Share here in comments or in Bevoya Haus.

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Survey Says

Survey Says

A couple of weeks ago, I ran a survey on The Beautiful Voyager newsletter and Facebook page to get to know what everyone's needs were. I told you that I would share the results when they were in. The time for that sharing is....now.

Since I have nothing to hide from you, fellow voyagers, I will tell you exactly what people said and how I interpreted it. It's always interesting to get feedback and try to understand it. Even moreso when it's about a topic like stress and overthinking! See what you think.

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A Very Homespun Non-Infographic about Overthinking Social Media

A Very Homespun Non-Infographic about Overthinking Social Media

I had a conversation with Daniel Gehant of Copper Insights about how hard it can be to find your way on the voice-only app we both love, Anchor. I described my usual social media cycle: "START--------It hurts! It's embarrassing! OUCH------What am I saying?! I don't like this?! No one likes me!?!--------good feedback, slowly putting ourselves out there----I think I'm getting stronger-------I feel better, and I'm taking risks--------OUCH, backstep-------Nope, I'm definitely taking more risks and feeling better-----------END."

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The Secret Handshake

The Secret Handshake

I think all of us who are highly sensitive have access to the secret handshake. It's an incredibly powerful skill, and not just in the party setting. If you were to know that the person you were about to be interviewed by had experienced anxiety, as you do, don't you think it would help you perform more naturally in that interview? 

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