“I used to dislike being sensitive. I thought it made me weak. But take away that single trait, and you take away the very essence of who I am. You take away my conscience, my ability to empathize, my intuition, my creativity, my deep appreciation of the little things, my vivid inner life, my keen awareness of others pain and my passion for it all.”
The Highly Sensitive Person They are easily overwhelmed. Because HSPs notice more subtleties in their environment, they can quickly become overwhelmed by too much intensity, chaos and noise. If you are an HSP, you might often feel the need to withdraw into a darkened room or some other quiet sanctuary where you can find relief from overstimulation. They are aware of subtleties that others miss. HSPs process more in a given situation. They also reflect more deeply...
EQ meets HSP: Emotional Intelligence and the Highly Sensitive Person
It is not the sensitive person who is broken, it is society’s understanding that has become dysfunctional and emotionally incapacitated. There is zero shame in expressing your authentic feelings. Those who are at times described as being ‘too emotional’ or ‘complicated’ are the very fabric of what keeps the dream alive for a more thoughtful, caring, humane world. - via: http://www.marcandangel.com/2015/07/22/10-life-changing-tips-for-highly-sensitive-people/