When it comes to what takes place in the world, it could be said that one has very little, if any, control. However, this is generally not going to be the case when it comes where they live.
In this environment, they are likely to have far more control, and the amount of control they have can depend on a number of different factors. For example, if they own their own house, it will be different to if they lived with someone else.
Give and Take
If they live with someone else, it is then not going to be possible for them to always do what they want. There are bound to be times when they will need to compromise.
Therefore, it might not matter if they own the house, as there will still be moments when they will need to put their needs to one side. If the other person didn’t have their own needs, this would take place.
Along with this, there may also be the needs of the people who live nearby, and these will need to be taken into consideration. If one was to live in the middle of nowhere, they might not have to worry about this.
Yet, if they were to live in the same building as other people or in a house that is attached to another house, it will be different. The main thing that they will need to keep in mind could be to make sure they don’t make too much noise.
The Other Side
Nevertheless, while one could make sure that they think about their house mates needs if they live with someone else and the other person could do the same thing, it doesn’t mean that the people around them will be as considerate. They could have neighbours that are incredibly noisy.
And even if they were to have a word with them, it doesn’t mean that anything will happen. In addition to this, they could live near to a main road, and they won’t be able to do anything about this.
If their neighbours were to have a cat or other animals that didn’t make a lot of noise, they are not going to have an effect on them. But if they were to have dogs, this could be another thing that will end up irritating them.
If one was to share a house with someone who had a dog that made a lot of noise, it could be an even bigger problem. How this person behaves could be another thing that will make it harder for them to relax.
What this shows is that even if one was to step into where they live and to close the door on the world, it doesn’t mean that they will experience peace and quiet. There will be things they can do to change this and things that they can’t.
One thing they could do if where they live is not right for them, is to move somewhere else. Through living in an environment that is not right for them, they will have a good idea of what they don’t want.
One might be prepared to live near to a main road, but they might want to make sure that they don’t live around people who make a lot of noise. Or, one may prefer to live somewhere where they don’t need to worry about being quiet all the time.
Ultimately, one will need to do everything they can do find the right place for them to live. As if they are unable to do this, it will be a lot harder for them to face the world each day.
But although some people will be able to put up with certain things, there will be others who can’t. The reason for this is that they will need to live in an environment where they can get away from everything.
This is going to be due to how sensitive they are, and the prefect environment for them will be one where they can completely relax. Through being somewhere like this, they will be able to recharge their batteries, so to speak.
When they don’t live somewhere like this, it will be similar to how someone feels when they have a stone in their shoe. Instead of feeling comfortable when they put their foot down, they will end up experiencing more and more pain.
In the same way, the longer one spends in this environment, the more drained they will feel. And what has a negative effect on their wellbeing could be overlooked by the average person.
Highly Sensitive Person
Even so, this doesn’t mean that there is something inherently wrong with them; it just shows that they are different. It is then going to be in their interest to make sure that they don’t live in a noisy environment.
Living around people who are not moody or who have the tendency to experience drama will also be important. Through living in the right place, it will make it a lot easier for them function at their best.
What one is aware of how sensitive they are, it will be a lot easier for them to thrive. Without this understanding, one could come to believe that it is because of something else and this could stop them from being able to improve their life.
With the right understanding, they will be able to take care of their needs, and they won’t need to suffer unnecessarily. If one lives in the wrong environment, this is not going to be something that will change overnight, but the sooner they do something about it, the sooner their circumstances will change.
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Oliver JR Cooper
Oliver JR Cooper
Author of 26 books, Transformational Writer, Teacher & Consultant.
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That which is contained within these articles is based on my own empirical understanding and is true for me at the time they were written. However, as I continue to grow, what I perceive as the truth will inevitably change and as a result of this - parts of these articles may not reflect my current outlook.