Are you looking for a gift for an introverted, highly sensitive friend, co-worker, or family member? Then this list is for you. Featured are presents for people who are overwhelmed by social and environment stimuli, are empathic, sensitive to beauty, and cherish privacy and peacefulness. (And don’t forget to treat yourself!)
Posts about Coping
Having houseguests can be fun…but stressful. In this listener-requested episode, I offer tips on how to survive houseguests and how to deal with being a houseguest yourself.
Are you easily overwhelmed by long gatherings with family and friends? Here are some tips on how to deal with big parties.
HSPs put their heart and soul into everything they do. They pay attention to details and want to do things right. When they are criticized, it’s like someone is taking their careful actions and words and tearing them apart.
I worked in an office environment for around ten years, with most of that time either in a cubicle or in a big room with other people. A lot of the time, I hated it.
A common misconception about HSPs is that they’re emotionally fragile and not mentally strong. Not true!! Amy Morin, an expert on mental strength, talks about using coping skills as an HSP!
Give yourself a self doubt pep talk! Here are my tactics to respond to negative self talk, specifically in regards to work.
Learn about the challenges and benefits of being a highly sensitive man and how to cope–from sensitive men themselves.
If you find yourself easily distracted (especially when working at home), please know that you aren’t the only one. Lots of us share the same struggle. The key is to acknowledge, accept, and adjust.
This episode 38 is about handling criticism. I talk about three little tactics I use to help deal with negative feedback in my life.
This episode 37 is about criticism, which goes hand-in-hand with publishing a book and reading reviews! I talk about how HSPs often criticize themselves in order to avoid the trauma of criticism from others.
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 extremely intense.
When I first learned about what it meant to be an HSP and an introvert, it was life changing. But I had to find a way to explain it to the person who has to deal with me the most, my partner. How could I explain that there’s nothing wrong with me, but that I’m just different, and my desires and needs are just as valid as a non-HSPs?
Learning about being one of these Highly Sensitive People can be life-changing. But should you tell other people about your discovery?
Here are products and resources that can be used in the cubicle or office to make your life as a Highly Sensitive Person a little better.
White noise is amazing for helping drown out noise of the world. Learn about pink noise vs white noise and the best white noise machines!
I wish I was normal and that little things didn’t bother me so much. Do you hate being highly sensitive and wish you knew how to be less sensitive?
Do you have a hard time making decisions? HSPs are cautious decision-makers who weigh every piece of information before making a choice.