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Highly Sensitive People

12 Funny Tweets That Sum Up Life As A Sensitive Person

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.07.2017 | Healthy Living

Let’s hear it for highly sensitive people. These individuals typically feel more deeply, worry over making decisions and are averse to criticism. Th...

Don't Mind Me, I'm Just Absorbing Your Negative Energy

Tree Franklyn | Posted 08.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Tree Franklyn

To the clueless yapper at Chadaka Thai restaurant last Friday, I hope you don't mind that I'm taking it upon myself to speak for your friend. I don'...

'We May Be Moving. How Do I Tell My Highly-Sensitive Child?'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 07.25.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

There is zero point in making your kid anxious about something that may not happen; she is seven, she isn't going to take six months to say goodbye to friends and family, she will take a week max.

When Your Superpowers Suck

Brandy Walker | Posted 06.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brandy Walker

If you are worn down emotionally right now, I get it. May you receive the nourishment you need to handle the gifts you've been given. I am grateful for you. The world needs your superpowers. And they are superpowers.

Confessions of an Abusive Emotional Eater

Tree Franklyn | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Tree Franklyn

The author, Tree Franklyn, at home. Happy, healthy and potato chip free. "You're ugly," I told myself as I looked in the full-length mirror. As if...

When Does Protecting Sensitive Kids Turn Into Coddling Them?

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 05.31.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

When does watching out for your Highly Sensitive Child turn into a level of protection that may prevent your child from healthy development? This is a question that I hear a lot when discussing sensitive kids with their parents, and there is a lot to unpack in this one question.

How to Ground Yourself and Why

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 05.31.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

Here are some answers on why it's important to ground yourself and how to know if you're not grounded.

An Open Letter to Everyone Who's Ever Called Me Too Sensitive

Tree Franklyn | Posted 05.27.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tree Franklyn

Dear Not-Too-Sensitive One, You know who you are. My whole life, you've told me I'm too sensitive. I need to toughen up. I feel too much. I care to...

5 Things Amber Valletta's Addiction Can Teach You About Your Painful Emotions

Tree Franklyn | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Tree Franklyn

"I'm uncomfortable being a human being," says Amber Valletta, supermodel, actress and fashion icon, in this inspiring MindBodyGreen video about living...

Personal Boundaries: Are You Last On Your Priority List?

Dania Vanessa Illescas | Posted 05.04.2016 | Women
Dania Vanessa Illescas

For the longest time, I was always putting other people's agendas first. I'd invest a lot of time and money into others and the things they were doing, and I rarely got the same time and attention in return.

'My Gifted Preschooler Is Frustrating Me'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 05.02.2016 | Parents
Samantha Rodman PhD

Reader Gifted Kids Suck writes in: Do you have tips on disciplining a gifted preschooler? (not just gifted because I love her, the school asked me t...

8 Insightful Reads Every Highly Sensitive Person Will Understand

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Do you consider yourself to be highly sensitive? If so, you're not alone. Below, we gathered 10 stories surrounding highly sensitive people, ranging f...

An Open Letter From Your Highly-Sensitive Yoga Student

Dr Lauren Tober | Posted 04.15.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr Lauren Tober

Unfortunately, even though we're flocking in large numbers to your studio, yoga classes aren't always the best places for us Highly-Sensitive People.

No. 1 Skill to Change Your Life

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 04.13.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Marilyn O'Malley

As I was hiking in the back-country of Santa Barbara among the beautiful wild flowers and majestic mountains, my heart became so full of gratitude tha...

4 Sure-Fire Ways to Free Yourself From Anxiety

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 04.07.2017 | Healthy Living
Marilyn O'Malley

To stop your anxiety you have to address the emotions and thoughts that are out of alignment. Focus on and determine what it means to take care and love yourself and manage your stress response because it is killing you.

Five Reasons Highly Sensitive People Should Start Their Own Business

Christine Judd | Posted 03.29.2017 | Business
Christine Judd

Do you feel like you reflect on things more than everyone else? Do you find yourself worrying about how other people feel? Do you prefer quieter, le...

How to Get Your Taxes Done When You Procrastinate

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 03.23.2017 | Money
Marilyn O'Malley

This is the time of year. TAXES. Ahhh. Many of you, sensitive creatives and entrepreneurs, may be pulling your hair out just about now.

5 New Habits That Will Keep You Energized and Focused on Succeeding

Marilyn O'Malley | Posted 03.17.2017 | Healthy Living
Marilyn O'Malley

Leaving things to chance is not a proven system for reaching your goals and dreams. Read below and learn five habits that will sustain you in being an empowered, healthy and impactful presence living your purpose and passions.

Why Art Is Important for Highly Sensitive Persons

Esther de Charon de Saint Germain | Posted 03.16.2017 | Arts
Esther de Charon de Saint Germain

I share a trait with 15 to 20 % of all people. Women, children, men. And apparently animals as well. You recognize us at parties. We're the one in t...

Boundaries for Empaths

Jenn Bovee | Posted 03.02.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Jenn Bovee

I don't honestly remember hearing much about boundaries until I was in my late twenties. Even then, my memories of it are very vague and generic. For ...

11 Signs You're a Highly-Sensitive Person

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Are you curious to see if you are a highly sensitive person? Here are 11 signs that you may be one:

Why So Many Artists Are Highly Sensitive People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science

This excerpt is from the new book Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind, by psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman and HuffPost Se...

3 Ways Highly-Sensitive People Can Feel Less Stress This Holiday Season

Lyn Mac | Posted 12.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Lyn Mac

As a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), I have always dreaded the holiday season. Shopping malls make me feel anxious, and I have often found myself sick over Christmas. The holiday season should be one of joy, but the truth for many people is that it can be a time of stress.

This Is What It's Really Like To Be A Highly Sensitive Person

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 10.22.2015 | Healthy Living

EmbedContent(562943f4e4b0443bb56347dd,,Embed,html,Some({})) We traditionally categorize people as either introverts or extroverts, but personalities a...

Examining the Highly Sensitive Personality -- Sensitive: The Untold Story

Sezin Koehler | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Sezin Koehler

You might be one of the 20 percent of the population who are highly sensitive individuals, an often misunderstood physiological trait examined in depth through the new documentary Sensitive: The Untold Story.