Being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) is often misunderstood. This article examines some key differences, as well as some similarities, between someone who is a highly sensitive person and someone with social anxiety.
Work and careers can be a challenge for HSPs. Dr. Tracy Cooper's 2015 book is a welcome addition to an area of HSP living that has not been explored as much as it deserves to be.
An exploration of the need for "alone time" or "quiet time" as part of living a balanced life as a Highly Sensitive Person, or HSP.
How do you know you're an HSP? One man's journey from discovering he was a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) in 1997 to understanding and living with the trait in the present day.
There are many approaches to writing on the web. For those who try to "make money," it can be tempting to focus on "selling" at the expense of the writing. Personally, I never got into sales.
In the course of the many years I have been writing online, I have often been told I am "doing it wrong," even though I seem to be doing a lot better than many who say they are doing "it" right!
It's exciting to learn about the trait of High Sensitivity. But knowing you "ARE one" also means understanding that others are "not one." But it's important to not slip into "Us vs. Them" thinking.
Are YOU a Highly Sensitive Person? Have you ever been called "too sensitive" or been told to "lighten up?" You might want to read Dr. Elaine Aron's book on the topic-- it could change your life!
Noise can be a source of great distress and frustration for an HSP. This article explores some of the ways we can manage the noise input around us.
Most people have probably beach combed at one time or another. But walking on the beach can also be a meditation; a way to help feel grounded and centered in a chaotic world.
The Highly Sensitive Man is an often overlooked subgroup of HSPs. HS men often face unique challenges in a society that still perceives male sensitivity as "weakness." How does an HS Man cope?
Stamp collecting-- or Philately-- is one of the world's most popular hobbies, even now in the age of email. Starting a stamp collection can be easy, fun and inexpensive. Discover how!
Sea Glass is the result of broken glass falling in the ocean and being slowly polished by surf and sand till it is smooth and soft. Discover the mystique and beauty of genuine sea glass!
What is a Highly Sensitive Person, or HSP? This article takes an in-depth look at the trait of High Sensitivity, first described by Dr. Elaine Aron in 1996.