The Highly Sensitive Person
Are you a highly sensitive person?Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are yes, you may be a Highly... show more
Are you a highly sensitive person?Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are yes, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP).Most of us feel overstimulated every once in a while, but for the Highly Sensitive Person, it's a way of life. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Elaine Aron, a psychotherapist, workshop leader and highly sensitive person herself, shows you how to identify this trait in yourself and make the most of it in everyday situations. Drawing on her many years of research and hundreds of interviews, she shows how you can better understand yourself and your trait to create a fuller, richer life. In The Highly Sensitive Person , you will discover:* Self-assessment tests to help you identify your particular sensitivities* Ways to reframe your past experiences in a positive light and gain greater self-esteem in the process* Insight into how high sensitivity affects both work and personal relationships* Tips on how to deal with overarousal* Informations on medications and when to seek help* Techniques to enrich the soul and spirit
Publish date: June 2nd 1997
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
PrefaceAre You Highly Sensitive? A Self-TestAcknowledgements--The Highly Sensitive PersonTips for Health-Care Professionals Working With Highly Sensitive PeopleTips for Teachers Working With Highly Sensitive StudentsTips for Employers of Highly Sensitive PeopleNotesIndex
A solid book explaining why some people are much more sensitive than others and how to deal with it if you are one of those people. The descriptions of hypersensitivity definitely resonate with my own experiences. I wish it went into much more detail on how to deal with it in real life. Aron tries t...
When today's frenetic world overwhelms me, I often find myself thinking of Willian Wordsworth to myself:"The world is too much with us; late and soon,Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers;—Little we see in Nature that is ours;We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!"So, the subtitle of ...
Thoroughly disappointed. As I identify as an introvert, I have become increasingly suspicious that I might be high sensitive (or a HSP) as well. I felt the book went too much into repeating how different people are HSPs are so at different points of their lives (childhood, adulthood, etc.). I get it...