The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You by Elaine N. AronDo 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 HSP, its a way of life. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Elaine Aron, a clinical psychologist, workshop leader, and an HSP 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.
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Health and wellness touch each of us differently. In addition, sensory experiences, like listening to music, sometimes overwhelm me with emotion. Musically inclined, I can play melodies by ear, often guessing which note comes next based on how the music feels. Since I have intensified reactions to my surroundings, I have difficulty multitasking and can become stressed when too much is going on at once. But during childhood, instead of being seen as artistic or unique, my mannerisms got labeled as quirky. Elaine Aron states that 15 to 20 percent of the population are HSPs.
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 chaotic environments? If the above sound true to you, you may be highly sensitive. The personality trait -- which was first researched by Elaine N. Aron, Ph. Aron, who has written multiple studies and books on high sensitivity, including The Highly Sensitive Person , also developed a self-test which you can take here to help you determine if you are highly sensitive.