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HSP Podcast #57: An interview with teen HSP Daisy Gumin

HSP Podcast #57: An interview with teen HSP Daisy Gumin

Daisy went through a harrowing year of trying to figure out what was “wrong” with her. Therapy, medications, and hospitalizations led to diagnoses of ADHD, OCD, and bipolar disorder. After so many misdiagnoses, the key to was found: Daisy is highly sensitive.

Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue

I read about the recent suicide of well-known and respected animal behaviorist Sophia Yin with a heavy, heavy heart. I becameĀ familiar with her as I threw myself into the world of dog ownership and training several months ago. A thoughtful piece about her in...
HSP Podcast #11: I Hate Being Highly Sensitive

HSP Podcast #11: I Hate Being Highly Sensitive

http://media.blubrry.com/hsp/p/traffic.libsyn.com/highlysensitiveperson/HSP_ep11_hate.mp3Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSWhy can’t I ever be happy with the way things are? Why do little things bother me? Why do I complain so much? Why can’t I be normal?...
Robin Williams, Suicide, and Depression

Robin Williams, Suicide, and Depression

I was shocked and saddened when I heard that Robin Williams ended his life, as I’m sure we all were. I wasn’t an especially huge fan of his, but I liked the guy. He’s been around my entire life. I remember watching Mork and Mindy as a kid. To hear...
HSPs and Depression

HSPs and Depression

Is there a connection between being a highly sensitive person and depression? According to Dr. Elaine Aron’s research: Yes and No; it depends. To super-simplify: If an HSP grew up in a non-supportive environment, they areĀ more likely to be depressed. If an HSP...