Episode 4

What is Emotional Hunger?

Published on: 21st July, 2021

Do you struggle with boundaries? Or feel like you have an empty space inside that doesn’t ever quite get filled?

Have people told you that you need too much attention or reassurance? Is it easy for you to jump to the worst conclusions about a situation? Do your thoughts start to spiral into a loop of anxiety and overwhelm?

For the longest time I minimized what was happening to me telling myself that I must care about everyone else more than they cared about me. But as time went on I started to wonder why this empty space inside of me was never filled and why I couldn't seem to find peace and security in my relationships.

As HSPs, it's painful when the love, affection, and emotional investment we make in others doesn't seem to be reciprocated to the same degree.

Does this mean that we’re more emotionally hungry than other people?

If you find that you're struggling please reach out for help.

  • Eating Disorder Helpline 800-931-2237
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 800-273-8255
  • SAMHSA National Helpline 800-662-4357



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Highly Sensitive Healing
Awakening Our Best Highly Sensitive Selves
Our nerves are frayed. We’re overwhelmed, frustrated and we can’t seem to ever find genuine calm or comfort. Welcome to the life of a Highly Sensitive Person!
Just imagine if we could find the clarity and wisdom we need to untangle the challenges of Highly Sensitive living to enjoy a clear path to more joy and self-love.

Highly Sensitive Healing is about taking healthy and positive action through Holistic tools and practices like Yoga, nutrition, and bibliotherapy. Together we’ll navigate the struggles of our High Sensitivity by learning to live with greater wisdom, harmony, and happiness.

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Tonya Rothe

Welcome!
I’m Tonya your host, Yoga Guide and Teacher, Holistic Nutritionist, trauma survivor, depression thriver, and Highly Sensitive joy seeker!
I believe we have the ability to change the conversation about High Sensitivity to create better and braver spaces for us to live fully and happily in our sensitivity.