HSPs are careful and evaluate everything around them thoroughly. But those who are also High Sensation Seekers crave excitement, arousal, and new experiences (not necessarily extreme stuff like skydiving or bungee jumping, mind you.) How can those two traits co-exist in the same person?! I think it’s an interesting concept.
Mentioned on this episode: Take the test to see if you are a high sensation seeker
- From Dr. Elaine Aron’s website: Personality and Temperament: The Highly Sensitive Person Who Is Also A High Sensation Seeker
- This blog: Are you a High Sensation Seeking HSP?
- This blog: Finding the “stasis of peace”
- This blog: How to Travel the World Long-Term When You’re Highly Sensitive
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