sensory processing sensitivityEpisode 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 such a loaded word. How about Highly Sensory Person? I like that better.

Actually, the more technical name for the trait HSPs possess is Sensory Processing Sensitivity, or SPS.

In this show, I discuss how the word sensitive might turn off male HSPs and how I denied being HSP at first because I didn’t like the word “sensitive”, either. Oh, did I mention it’s kind of a rant?

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Podcast music attribution: By the Coast (2004) (Antony Raijekov) / CC BY-NC 2.5