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Dear Sensitive Soul, You Are Love

Tree Franklyn | Posted 01.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Tree Franklyn

Dear Sensitive Soul, You know who you are. You feel everything so deeply it aches. When you were 10, your dad yelled at you for being too sensitive...

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

Lyn Mac | Posted 12.13.2015 | 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.

How to Toughen Up and Turn Your Sensitivity Into a Strength

Tree Franklyn | Posted 10.12.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tree Franklyn

"You're too sensitive," my boyfriend said last week. "I know, isn't it great?" I responded proudly, fully meaning it. I've only recently begun to ...

How to Quiet Your Racing Thoughts When You're Highly Sensitive

Tree Franklyn | Posted 10.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tree Franklyn

A few years ago I sat in bed at 3 a.m. looking out at a lonely full moon, frustrated and trying unsuccessfully to quiet the swarm of swirling, non-sto...

Highly Sensitive People: No Longer Invisible, But Now What?

Elaine Aron, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Elaine Aron, Ph.D.

In fact, in social psychology there is a phenomenon called the minimal group, in which, if you have people just count off 1-2-1-2 and have the ones go to one corner of the room and the twos to another, very quickly, on that basis alone, each group feels superior in subtle ways to the other.

10 Reasons To Be Glad You're A Highly Sensitive Person

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 08.28.2015 | Healthy Living

From tears to cheers, if you're a highly sensitive person you have a lot of feelings you express on a regular basis. And in a culture in whi...

You're Not an Alien, You're an Empath

Tree Franklyn | Posted 07.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Tree Franklyn

The first and most important step to rediscovering your authentic self and embracing who you are is to start nurturing your nature. In the same way that you would nurture a plant back to life, you can start nurturing yourself. Here are some tips:

In A Relationship With A Highly Sensitive Person? Here's What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living

Let's be honest: relationships are complex, no matter what kind of personality you have. And some truths are universal, like fighting is never fun. Ro...

High Sensitivity: Hidden Treasure for Organizations

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Thomas Gelmi

The business world is still about higher, faster, better. Especially in leading positions, strong-willed and highly resilient individuals are required that can make quick decisions. This comes with a price for leaders, employees and organizations.

Too Emotional? 8 Strategies To Help

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 07.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

According to Dr. Elaine Aron, highly sensitive people (HSPs) make up approximately 15 to 20 percent of the population. While I would classify myself as a moderate HSP, there are certain triggers I now recognize that amplify my sensitivity. Here are eight survival strategies for HSPs.