Highly sensitive people are known for being independent and able to be alone. However, that does not mean that we necessarily are happy and comfortable with it. Recently I have been asking myself why being alone is considered, “bad” or a sign of a problem. Do I need to be herded into a group, an […]
There are a wide variety of HSP traits, some specific to an individual and many shared by most highly sensitive people. Each highly sensitive person is unique because each HSP is the combination of family genes and their specific fetal development which may contribute to their HSP characteristics.
HSP’s often have physical sensitivities including light sensitivity, hearing sensitivity and sensitivity to touch. They usually need quiet time to defuse stress and recharge their energy. Their responsive nervous systems create a need for HSP’s to process large amounts of inputs. HSP’s are also known for being empathetic and intuitive. Highly sensitive people are often gifted, very creative and can be psychic. They can be very interesting people.
The highly sensitive person is an entirely different kind of person. HSP’s are holistic in their outlook and therefore offer a unique. more comprehensive perspective to our fast paced fragmented world . HSP’s have a gift for seeing many points of view, and therefore can have a constructive, mediating effect on others. When the highly sensitive person combines their sensitivity with their creativity they can have a strong beneficial impact on the people around them.