Podcast

HSP Podcast 19: The best careers for HSPs

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedThe previous episode was about the single best job for HSPs–working for yourself. Today’s show is about more traditional jobs and careers, including what you should look for (and avoid as an HSP). What qualities of being highly sensitive are a benefit...
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Rants

Turn the volume down. I can’t hear you.

mini-rant! The other day, Jim & I were hanging out at our friends’ house, just chatting for hours. I enjoy that. It’s so much better than going to a bar to hang out. I’d rather be at someone’s house, where the environment is controlled and comfortable. However, they had music...
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Podcast

HSP Episode 18: The Best Job for HSPs

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSince HSPs are detail-oriented, and can be bothered by too much stimuli, there is one job that seems to make the most sense for us! Learn about it here in episode 18. If you like the podcast, please say “thanks” by...
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Coping

Anticipatory Grief

Anticipatory grief is a grief reaction that occurs before an impending loss, typically, the death of someone close to you. Anyone can experience it. But for HSPs, anticipatory grief can be more than that. I’ve mentioned before that I have not yet lost anyone very close to me in my lifetime....
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Coping

HSP Episode 17: Highly “Sensory” People

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedEpisode 17 of the Highly Sensitive Person Podcast is brought to you by the word sensitive. A blog reader, Mike Voss, gave me the great suggestion that maybe the moniker Highly Sensitive Person could be changed to something without the word sensitive, because it’s...
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Podcast

HSP Podcast #16: High Sensation Seeking

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedEpisode 16 of the Highly Sensitive Person Podcast is about High Sensation Seeking HSPs. You have no idea how many times I had to edit myself saying that mouthful of words incorrectly in this episode. HSPs are careful and evaluate everything around...
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Emotion

Empathy toward other people’s loss

Us HSPs pick up on the emotions of others, including pain and sadness. It can stay with us and bother us more than others. There are tons of examples I could talk about, but one popped into my head the other day. It was something I haven’t really thought...
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Podcast

HSP Podcast #15: Needing Control

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedEpisode 15 of the Highly Sensitive Person Podcast is about control. It wasn’t until I started writing about all my HSP stuff that I realized so many of the things that bothered me were about a lack of control. From working in...
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Emotion

Weather Affects My Mood

I grew up in Michigan then lived in New York, where winters are freezing and snowy and summers are hot and humid. Now I live in San Diego, in Southern California, which has arguably the best weather in the country. There aren’t discernible seasons: it’s nice year-round, with little rain and...
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