Entries by benitaesposito

HSP Assertiveness Training Group

My highly sensitive clients tell me that they want to show up as their Authentic Selves, but it’s difficult for them. Why? They want to please people and not ruffle feathers. They shy away from conflict. 

Unbridled: Finding My Innermost Self

The following story took place at my Deep Emotional Healing Breathwork Retreat last month. My client attended individual sessions for about one year for issues related to self-esteem, career, trauma and relationships. She’d been making steady progress, and the groundwork had been laid for a giant leap. You’ll hear the story from my client’s point […]

Spiritual Intimacy Heals Abuse: Tiana’s Story

 . OVERVIEW In the following story, you’ll see a therapy session unfold as we celebrate the progress of a highly sensitive woman who broke away from an abusive relationship. Tiana is a bright, creative and compassionate woman in her mid-fifties. You’d be fortunate to count her among your friends. Like most highly sensitive people, she […]

Healing Toxic Shame

When you make a mistake and someone is disappointed in you, do you feel like a dog with its tail tucked between its legs? When dogs experience shame, their bodies automatically respond with this behavior.  People don’t have tails to tuck, but many of us highly sensitive introverts feel shame and humiliation when we make […]

Healing Grief: Breathwork Opens the Heart

I have worked with Benita Esposito for ten months. We have done both personal counseling as well as incredible couples counseling with my husband. I’m so grateful that I accepted her invitation to attend a Deep Emotional Healing Retreat that included breathwork, a spiritual healing method. I’m a highly sensitive person and I was apprehensive. […]

How to Reframe Our Fears So They Don’t Stop Us

Overview I’m going to thread together methods you can use to (1) manage your fears so that you can (2) create your ideal life being your Authentic Self (3) with a spirit of self-compassion. You’ll be able to use these tools to create a high quality life if you study this carefully.   Where are […]

My Hero’s Journey to the Authentic Self

As a highly sensitive introvert, you were born with an innate desire to fulfill your potential. Although life is not always easy, you want to learn and grow from your struggles. Your spirit beckons you to live congruently as your Authentic Self. Nothing less will be fulfilling. You may not know exactly how to get there, but […]

12 Ways to Love a Highly Sensitive Person Well

If you have the opportunity to fall in love with a highly sensitive person (HSP), you are blessed beyond measure … and … there are a few challenges you’ll need to learn how to manage. Highly Sensitive People comprise 20% of the population. Seventy percent of all highly sensitive people are introverts.  Take the quiz […]

7 Tips to Transform Hurt Feelings

Have your feelings been hurt and you just couldn’t let it roll off your back? Faster than you can blink your eyes, your heart sinks. Tension shoots through your veins. You emotionally withdraw or get angry. None of that helps, and you know it, but that’s your automatic response. 

Tristen’s Journey: From Abuse to Empowerment

When searching for a trauma counselor, Benita’s bio resonated with me right away. My intuition told me to reach out to her. After the first “get to know you” session, I knew she was the counselor for me. Her warm and caring demeanor washed over me like calming waters.