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Highly Sensitive

Lindsay Holmes

11 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Highly Sensitive People | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.21.2014 | Healthy Living

"You're just too sensitive. Don't take things so personally." In a culture that favors the powerful, sensitivity can be seen as a deficiency. Sensi...

Advantages of Being Highly Sensitive

Andrea Wachter | Posted 11.12.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Andrea Wachter

If you are a highly sensitive person, take heart. Once you make peace with the way you were born, you can learn to weather the storms of life and fully enjoy the many advantages of being sensitive.

Frustrated Scientist Makes Movie

Elaine Aron, Ph.D. | Posted 10.27.2014 | Science
Elaine Aron, Ph.D.

According to research published in excellent, peer-reviewed journals and dating back 17 years, one of the major potential causes of depression, anxiet...

5 Tips to Reduce Stress for Introvert and Highly-Sensitive Authors

Sharon Glassman | Posted 08.23.2014 | Books
Sharon Glassman

How can introverts and HSP authors publish our books successfully - and wholeheartedly - while honoring our need to recharge? How can we defuse our natural tendency to absorb a room's energy during on an event-packed book launch or tour?

Are You a Relationship Empath?

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Judith Orloff MD

In my medical practice, I've seen these creative approaches to relationships save marriages and make ongoing intimacies safe for emotional empaths of all ages -- even if they haven't had a long-term partner before.

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.

Amanda L. Chan

16 Habits Of Highly Sensitive People | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 06.27.2014 | Healthy Living

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, less...

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.

Celebrating the Highly-Sensitive Man

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Empathic men often have a harder time than women because in Western culture sensitivity may be seen as a weakness or too "feminine." This is a huge misconception. The new evolved man is skillful in balancing both the masculine and feminine in himself, embodying his full power.

Characteristics of Highly-Sensitive People

Michelle Roya Rad | Posted 03.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle Roya Rad

Many of our writers, creators, inventors, imaginaries, discoverers, and people who have contributed greatly to this world may fall in the category of highly sensitive. We need more of these people and we need to encourage them to unleash their potential.

5 Gifts of Being Highly Sensitive

Therese Borchard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Therese Borchard

If you had to name the top five gifts of being highly sensitive, what would they be? One of the prominent "virtues" of high sensitivity is the richness of sensory detail that life provides.