Thriving As A Highly Sensitive Person

How to Know if You’re a Highly Sensitive Person or a Sensitive Person?

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | July 18, 2022 |

It’s a sensitive topic. Literally. And, if you consider yourself a sensitive person, you’ll want to be in on this discussion about how to know if you’re a Highly Sensitive Person or a sensitive person.  What you think you know about sensitivity may not be all there is to know about it. And what you…

a phot of a sign that reminds us to be patient and that no everything in nature blooms right away. Just like a Highly Sensitive Person.

10 Super-Effective Highly Sensitive Person Coping Strategies Every HSP Needs To Know

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | May 29, 2022 |

The sensitive life is filled with dimension, vibrancy, and awareness. That’s why super effective Highly Sensitive Person coping strategies for every HSP to know are important to know. People destined from birth to live a life of High Sensitivity (HS) know, with or without labels, that there is something different in their makeup. Unflawed, yet…

A wooden model in a running position illustrating you should run if someone is touting a highly sensitive person treatment

6 Reasons You Should RUN From Someone Touting A Highly Sensitive Person “Treatment”

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | May 24, 2022 |

We humans tend to criticize, judge, and even flat-out reject what we don’t understand. We take comfort in norms, even as we delight in their departures. If you’re a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), you know where this is headed. Those who don’t understand you are usually the first trying to “fix” you with a Highly…

The Highly Sensitive Person Lifestyle: Yup, It’s Real & Glorious

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | March 21, 2022 |

Discussions of lifestyle usually center on net worth, material possessions, travel, and social life. The word conjures up thoughts of “life outside a person”: What do you have? Where do you go? What do you do for fun? What can you afford? Do you keep up with the Kardashians? But, for the Highly Sensitive Person,…

A couple walking on the beach, one of whom is a Highly Sensitive Person, and the other is dating the Highly Sensitive Person.

5 Things To Know About Dating A Highly Sensitive Person

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | January 19, 2022 |

Are you dating a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)?* If you suspect so, there are things to know that will make or break your relationship. Having a sense of these features in advance (or even during) is helpful. But lacking familiarity with the trait of High Sensitivity (HS) could wipe out your chances of a second…

A presumed HSP woman on teh rocks by the ocean gazing out and thrinking about the mangy beit of being an HSP

10 Almost Unbelievable Benefits Of Being A Highly Sensitive Person

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | January 19, 2022 |

Describing the many benefits of being a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP) might come across as peddled optimism, especially if you are an HSP. Perhaps people have repeatedly told you you’re “so emotional,” “can’t take a joke,” or are just “too darn sensitive.”  As much as the judgmental lack of understanding stings, you’re not alone. Many…

A photo of a plant, suggesting the answer to why am I so sensitive is because of the many delicate layers you have

Ask The Psychologist: “Why Am I So Sensitive?”

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | January 5, 2022 |

This world can be a cruel place for sensitive souls. It seems to struggle with its ability to balance progress with presence. And those who suffer the most are often those with the innate gifts capable of giving meaning to progress. To feel, to process, to act upon the call of compassion take time. And…

A photo of a brain, demonstrating an example of what a Highly Sensitive Person's brain may look like

6 Ways a Highly Sensitive Person’s Brain is Different

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | December 9, 2021 |

They’re enigmas to most of the world. They “over-think,” “over-feel,” and have an almost eerie ability to read a roomful of strangers at a heart-level. They can go from “life of the party” to needing a three-day nap with no social interaction. And, when they come out of hiding, they go about saving the world…

A couple on a beach at night with a fire pit, suggestive of Highly Sensitive People

5 Things You Need To Know About Highly Sensitive People In Relationships

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | November 28, 2021 |

Are you a Highly Sensitive Person or in a relationship with a Highly Sensitive Person? Either way, there are important things to know about Highly Sensitive People in relationships. What is a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)? Highly Sensitive People are ultra-aware of what’s going on around them. HSPs process information thoroughly and respond strongly to…

A photo of an exhausted stressed out woman, outstretched partially in a chair and on the ground, who could be experiencing burn out

Are Highly Sensitive People More Likely To Burn Out? (And What You Can Do About It)

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | November 8, 2021 |

Highly Sensitive People (HSPs) are more likely to burn out than the 80-85% of the population who aren’t Highly Sensitive. Some good news for all you Highly Sensitives out there: There are things you can do to prevent burn out. Why are Highly Sensitive People more likely to burn out? Highly Sensitive People are born…

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