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A Highly Sensitive Person’s Life: Stories & advice for those who experience the world intensely is a collection of the best blog posts from this site, compiled to spread understanding and acceptance of high sensitivity in an honest, entertaining, and meaningful way. It’s been described as like having a cup of tea with a good friend while chatting about issues that only another HSP would understand.

You may see yourself described in the pages of this book and think: “I didn’t know anyone else felt this way!” You might even discover surprising new insights. Learn more.

 

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HSP Podcast #26: Caffeine

Did you know that the amount of time it takes a healthy adult to eliminate half the caffeine in their body is 5-6 hours? source In this episode 26, I talk about how and why HSPs are more sensitive to caffeine than others. I also touch on the effects of...

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How has the knowledge I’m a Highly Sensitive Person changed me?

How has the knowledge I’m a Highly Sensitive Person changed me?

Since learning about HSPs a few years ago, I’ve come a long way. In this post, I’m sharing with you some of the main things I’ve come to realize. Maybe this will open the door for your own realizations about how knowledge of high sensitivity has affected you, too.

Social anxiety? Here are 3 counter-intuitive tips to beat it.

Social anxiety? Here are 3 counter-intuitive tips to beat it.

Do you have social anxiety? Not all HSPs have it, but many do. This guest post is by Katrina Razavi, communication coach and founder of CommunicationforNerds.com. Here, she shares 3 specific actions to begin making a change in your social life, including: Why you...

Perfection in Nature: Let’s Talk about “Beauty Threshold”

Perfection in Nature: Let’s Talk about “Beauty Threshold”

I moved to Southern California from the East Coast a few years ago. One thing I've noticed here is that there are so many flowers, and they are so beautiful. I'm not even a person who is "into" flowers, really. Many times when I am out for a walk, I see a stray flower...

Join me in the Thank You Card Challenge

Join me in the Thank You Card Challenge

Two years ago, I stumbled upon an item called "A Year of Gratitude" from a retailer called Uncommon Goods. And I haven't been able to stop thinking about it ever since. Here it is: It consists of 52 stylish Thank You cards, envelopes, and a small journal. The idea is...

Gift Guide for Highly Sensitive People & Introverts 2016

Gift Guide for Highly Sensitive People & Introverts 2016

Are you struggling to find a gift for an introverted, highly sensitive friend, spouse, co-worker, or family member? Then this list is for you. Featured here are presents for people who are overwhelmed by social and environment stimuli, are empathic, sensitive to...