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The To 50 and Beyond podcast is a weekly podcast hosted by Lori Massicot, that teaches you and inspires you to live an alcohol-free lifestyle later in life. For more information and show notes, please visit my website.

Mar 30, 2021

You are not alone if you've heard "you're too sensitive!" and you don't need to "fix" anything about you. You are not alone, my friend.
In this episode, #156, invited Mel Collins, a UK author of the book “The Handbook for Highly Sensitive People - How to Transform Feeling Overwhelmed and Frazzled to Empowered and Fulfilled.” Before dedicating her time to writing and teaching, Mel is also a spiritual life coach, qualified psychotherapeutic counselor, spiritual healer, reiki master, intuitive, and HSP consultant.
She was in a senior management position in a prison service then decided to study extensively under the late Jungian Psychotherapist, Dr. Roger Woolger, in past-life regression therapy and Ancestral Healing. Today, Mel dives into a conversation about Highly Sensitive Persons (HSPs), their correlation to addiction, its gifts and abilities, and why you should embrace it.
Topics discussed in this episode:
  • Mel’s view on aging and menopause
  • Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) information
  • Mel’s story of discovering HSP
  • Coping strategies for HSP’s
  • Drinking as an HSP and addiction
  • Changing your drinking as an HSP
  • Mel’s time in working in the Prison Service
  • Mel’s book writing
  • Overcoming roadblocks
  • The gifts of being an HSP
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