Emotion

HSP Podcast #12: Beauty in Nature & Art

Highly sensitive people are often deeply moved by beauty in art and nature. This is a pretty cool aspect of being an HSP. In Episode 12 of the Highly Sensitive Person Podcast, I talk about interesting stuff like Stedhal Syndrome and the beauty threshold. If you like the podcast,...
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Humor

HSP vs. Non-HSP: The Challah Debacle

Random Story Time! Something happened a few days ago that I think nicely illustrates the difference between a highly sensitive person (me) and a non-HSP (my husband Jim). Jim and I were invited to a Rosh Hashanah dinner at a friend’s house. She told us to bring two loaves of...
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Changing your job: where to start?

The number one thing people search for on this site is jobs and careers for HSPs. So many of us want to change our career to something more fulfilling and with less stress. And we see loads of success stories from other people who have learned to leverage their skills to make...
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Emotion

HSP Podcast #10: HSP & Animals

I got a dog about 6 months ago–it’s the first time I’ve ever cared for an animal in my life. It’s been a fulfilling and fun experience. I care so much for this little fluffy creature! In Episode 10 of the Highly Sensitive Person Podcast, I talk about how...
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Introversion

Let’s “get some drinks”

After going to a party, a group dinner, or hanging out with people, extraverts will often say: Where are we going next?  It reminds me of something my super-extravert husband does that drives me up the wall. We’ll have a lovely dinner with friends, and we’ve paid the check and are...
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Traits

Are you a High Sensation Seeking HSP?

So along with introverts, extraverts, and HSPs, there are also High Sensation Seeking HSPs (Elaine Aron calls them HSP/HSSs.) HSP/HSSs are quite rare. High Sensation Seeking means a person seeks out activities or behaviors that allow them to reach a high mental or physical arousal level. This does not...
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