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Are you a highly sensitive person? Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are yes, you may be a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP). Most of us feel overstimulated every once in a while, but for the Highly Sensitive Person, it's a way of life. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Elaine Aron, a psychotherapist, workshop leader and highly sensitive person herself, shows you how to identify this trait in yourself and make the most of it in everyday situations. Drawing on her many years of research and hundreds of interviews, she shows how you can better understand yourself and your trait to create a fuller, richer life. In "The Highly Sensitive Person, " you will discover: * Self-assessment tests to help you identify your particular sensitivities * Ways to reframe your past experiences in a positive light and gain greater self-esteem in the process * Insight into how high sensitivity affects both work and personal relationships * Tips on how to deal with overarousal * Informations on medications and when to seek help * Techniques to enrich the soul and spirit
I would recommend this to friends may suffer with this HSP
I find it very informative for dealin my being a highly sensitive person.
I haven't finished yet but this book is life changing. For anyone who is a Highly Sensitive Person or know one, it gives you such a beautiful and deep inside into the minds of an HSP. I have learnt so much about myself and with the knowledge I now have, I continue to learn everyday more and more about myself and the way I view the world compared to others. But keeping in mind, you are not alone!
No Longer Confused
This book was a revelation to me. It changed the way i view myself and helped me to know and understand myself better. A must read for highly sensitive people or anyone who knows a highly sensitive person. Well, thats everyone realy.
A very helpful book
This book helped me to understand myself much better, it is very practical and easy to follow. I highly recommend it.
Very informative, highly recomendable
Recommended to all HSP's and non HSP's who would like to understand the speciality of HSP personalities. Especially recommended to people in leadership position who are not HSP's as about 20% of their workforce could be HSP's.
A Must Read for All Sensitive People
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The Highly Sensitive Person
"I wept through almost every page of this book out of sheer self-recognition. To say this book changed my life would be an understatement. I am forever grateful to Elaine Aron."
--Alanis Morissette, singer, songwriter, activist "This remarkable book...gives a fresh perspective, a sigh of relief, and a good sense of where we belong in society."
--John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
"Elaine Aron's perceptive analysis of this fundamental dimension of human nature is must reading. Her balanced presentation suggests new paths for making sensitivity a blessing, not a handicap."
--Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D., author of Shyness: What It Is, What to Do About It
"Enlightening and empowering, this book is a wonderful gift to us all."
--Riane Eisler, author of The Chalice and the Blade
ISBN: 9780553062182 ISBN-10: 0553062182 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 272 Published: 1st July 1997 Publisher: R WYLER & CO Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 16.9
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Type: New edition