Highly Sensitive Person · Health, Science & Technology

Sensitive to Noise, Light and Basically Everything

Well, I kind of realised that despite this blog being called Stories of a Highly Sensitive Introvert, I haven’t been writing much about being a highly sensitive person or an introvert! So here’s a post about being a highly sensitive person (HSP). 😛 As a HSP, I’m quite sensitive to, well, everything. It’s not because…… Continue reading Sensitive to Noise, Light and Basically Everything

Health, Science & Technology · Video Recommendation

Mid-Week Video Day: Mythbusters! Sinking Titanic, Goldfish Memory, and Trombone Explosion

Yay, I’m (mostly) better from the flu now! Just a sore throat to deal with (no more dripping nose!) so I’m back in the writing business. For today, at least. 😛 And here’s this week’s video! https://youtu.be/QeuMfWhnR24 I love watching Mythbusters! They make science look really interesting and fun, and sometimes we get a lot…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: Mythbusters! Sinking Titanic, Goldfish Memory, and Trombone Explosion

Health, Science & Technology · Writing & Creative Hobbies

Benefits of Playing Video Games #3: Creativity and a Disclaimer

Over the last two weeks, we’ve looked at cognitive, health, personality and social benefits; today we’ll have a look at creativity! Plus a sneaky disclaimer at the end. 😛 Warning: This is going to be a link-extensive post! Video Games Improve Creativity A study of nearly 500 12-year-olds found that the more kids played video…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #3: Creativity and a Disclaimer

Health, Science & Technology · Video Recommendation

Mid-Week Video Day: What Ransomware is, How it Works and How to Stay Protected

https://youtu.be/Vkjekr6jacg With the whole WannaCry ransomware news rushing around like lightning, I decided to post this video so that every reader here knows what ransomware is, how it works and what you can do to stay protected! Without the need to take a whole IT class, of course. 😆 Also, while you’re reading this, what…… Continue reading Mid-Week Video Day: What Ransomware is, How it Works and How to Stay Protected

Health, Science & Technology · Writing & Creative Hobbies

Benefits of Playing Video Games #2: Health & Social Benefits

Welcome to the Benefits of Playing Video Games series, Part #2! Last week we looked at some cognitive benefits, so this week we’ll head into health, personality and social benefits. 😀 Health Benefits Helps with Pain Relief In 2010, scientists presented research at the American Pain Society’s conference, which found evidence that playing video games,…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #2: Health & Social Benefits

Health, Science & Technology · Writing & Creative Hobbies

Benefits of Playing Video Games #1: Cognitive Benefits and a Mini-Rant

Welcome to my new mini-series. If you’ve read enough of my previous posts, I bet you’ve seen this coming from a mile away! Otherwise, well, news flash: playing video games is on my list of various hobbies, so this isn’t surprising. 😆 Are you an introvert who likes to play video games? Were you ever…… Continue reading Benefits of Playing Video Games #1: Cognitive Benefits and a Mini-Rant

Health, Science & Technology · Video Recommendation · Writing & Creative Hobbies

An Idea for Mid-Week Video Day! What Say You?

  Today is Wednesday, the middle of the week when the Monday blues have already ebbed away, but the Friday excitement hasn’t kicked in yet. Sometimes we need a little distraction from our daily lives to keep going until the Friday excitement kicks in! [A pause.] Okay, okay, here’s the real reason why I started…… Continue reading An Idea for Mid-Week Video Day! What Say You?