Highly Sensitive People often struggle with finding "deep and meaningful" connections to people and ideas. Many find it very challenging to be "deep" in what seems like a "shallow" world.
"Overstimulation" is one of the most common terms used by HSPs. What what does that really MEAN? And how does it manifest? There are lots of possibilities-- here are some of the more significant ones.
Sometimes a Highly Sensitive Person gets overstimulated by even simple and small things. Here are a few examples and some tips to deal with that.
In 2006, "The Secret" took the world by storm & suddenly millions of people started trying to "manifest" their dreams & desires through a thing called "The Law of Attraction." How...
We are often told to "let things go." That may seem pretty simple, but there's a lot more to truly letting go of old behavior patterns than immediately meets the eye-- ESPECIALLY if you're an HSP
Highly Sensitive People often feel a strong connection to nature, and many find peaceful solitude outdoors. Nature has a very healing effect on an HSP, so it is important to actively seek it out.
So you think you can write a few articles and "make money online?" You think that "if you tweet it, they will come?" Think again! Building an online writing income takes time and patience.
When you're a Highly Sensitive Person (or HSP), you tend to experience very strong and deep feelings. Managing those feelings constructively is an important part of a healthy life for HSPs.
Although highly sensitive people may have characteristics in common, misunderstandings arise when HSPs assume their peers will be just like them. This explores some of the differences among HSPs.
Work life can be a struggle for the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). Finding meaningful work is very important to HSPs. This article focuses on ways to identify and pursue your true CALLING in work, whether through...
Work is often a challenge for the Highly Sensitive Person. Finding meaningful work can be difficult, and many HSPs turn to self-employment as the best means to find their true calling. Self-employment may sound daunting...
Many HSPs find the holiday season between mid-November and the beginning of January particularly stressful to deal with. For those with heightened senses, this can be a very "noisy" time of the year, as well a...
Are you a highly sensitive person who has been called "too nice?" Have you ever examined WHY and HOW ? Are you a People Pleaser afraid that others won't like you- if you express your true opinions?
A brief history of how postage stamps came to be, along with an introduction to stamp collecting. Once described as "The World's Greatest Hobby," stamp collecting flourished until the rise of technology in the...
If you are a Highly Sensitive Person (or HSP), you may have faced a variety of struggles with work. This article examines some of the challenges and difficulties HSPs face at work, and why they exist.
Are Highly Sensitive Persons always introverts? It's a common misconception that HSPs are "quiet" and introverted, but not all HSPs are introverts, and the two are NOT the same. This article explains.
What motivates you, as a writer? Are you writing only "for the money," or because writing is a passion you just "happen to" get paid for? Do you write just to make money, or because you have...
Highly Sensitive Men are often an "invisible" subset of the HSP spectrum. Although Dr. Elaine Aron writes that there are equal numbers of highly sensitive people who are men and women, casual observation...
Highly Sensitive Persons (or HSPs) make up 15% of the population. Whereas high sensitivity can be a very positive trait, it can sometimes also manifest negatively in people-- in a manner that makes a person a difficult...
So you've just learned you're an HSP. What does it MEAN to be a highly sensitive person? How do you learn more about the HSP trait? Are there groups for HSPs? What do you do next? Does it matter?
Part of learning what it is to be a Highly Sensitive Person involves getting to know other HSPs who have known about the trait longer than you. Groups, gatherings and workshops offer ways to connect.
An article about understanding what it means to be a Highly Sensitive Person... and why it should matter to you to understand as much as possible about the HSP trait.
Why do we, as human beings, so often try to cheat our way to what we want? We use "cheat codes," we look for "magic pills," easy money programs and engage in a wide range of dubious behaviors to...
What do you do when you love to write, but you are not as good at writing "about" something? How do you stay "true to your word" when that word doesn't involve something "useful" like auto...
HSPs often struggle with friendships and relationships. This article explores where difficulties arise; then offers thoughts on how a Highly Sensitive Person can form more lasting friendships.
Maybe you've heard the term Highly Sensitive Person, or HSP, and wondered what it means, and whether it applies to you. There's a LOT more to being an HSP than just getting your feelings hurt easily.