Archives

2015
Sep
02
Talented and shy - Jane Fonda, Evan Rachel Wood, Nicole Kidman
“Jane Fonda: “Acting was the last thing in the world I wanted to do, I ...”
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Aug
31
Highly Sensitive and Living With Social Anxiety
“Shyness, social anxiety, social phobia - one of the problems in using these labels about ...”
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What is our rush? Freeing yourself from pressure.
“"It is also good every so often to go away and relax a little for ...”
27
Highly Sensitive People and Depression
“Psychologist Susan Meindl writes: Highly sensitive people...have nervous systems and minds which permit more stimulation to ...”
25
Sarah Dolliver on better boundaries for inner-directed individuals
“Sarah Dolliver is the Founder of InnerVantage, the "online community for inner-directed individuals (those who ...”
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23
Judith Orloff M.D. on "energy vampires"
“The image is Winona Ryder and Gary Oldman in the movie Dracula (1992). The book Meeting ...”
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21
Are you drowning in a sea of sensitivity? It's time to walk on water
“By Ane Axford, MS, LFMT I have often heard an analogy in the psychology field that ...”
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19
Psychotherapy and High Sensitivity
“ As highly sensitive people know, there are advantages to our trait, such as a deeper ...”
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17
Hugh Laurie on feeling emotionally overwhelmed
“ Hugh Laurie played Dr. Gregory House on the tv series House M.D. Born in Oxford, ...”
15
Cheryl Richardson on Protecting Our High Sensitivity
“Express your blessed creativity Author, coach and speaker Cheryl Richardson says: "The more you become your own best ...”
13
Judith Orloff on Sensitive People and Relationships That Work
“ Intuitive Psychiatrist Judith Orloff writes: Loneliness gets to some more than others. But why it hangs ...”
11
Programs for Introverts and Highly Sensitive People
“Programs to encourage, inspire, and equip other introverted and Highly Sensitive People. (To quote Andy Mort ...”
09
Are Highly Sensitive Men More Creative?
“"So, I listened to this guy, and he’s got a hypnotic effect. He plays acoustic ...”
07
Do You Feel Crazy Sometimes? You May Be Highly Sensitive.
“From the BioElectric Shield site: Do you have times that you wonder if you are crazy? ...”
05
Claire Danes on being shy and high achieving
“"You were very sensitive as a child; family and school problems, childhood illnesses, and the ...”
03
Video: The Highly Sensitive Person by Therese J. Borchard
“ "Do you get overwhelmed easily? You could be one of the lucky highly sensitive persons ...”
01
Lost in our reactions - the high sensitivity personality
“"If the dimension of presence or awareness is missing, then you are lost in the ...”
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Jul
30
Bryce Dallas Howard and Judith Orloff on psychic ability
“"It goes beyond the senses, as we know it. It's our ability to intuit the ...”
28
Judith Orloff on Coping With Emotional Overload
“ By Judith Orloff, MD. In my book , I emphasize the importance of learning how to ...”
26
Too sensitive for what? Accepting our high sensitivity personality
“"I'm too sensitive to watch most of the reality shows. It's so painful for me." ...”
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Hypervigilance and Highly Sensitive People
“ The idea of the "sensitive artist" may be a cliche, but still basically true. Sometimes ...”
24
Highly Sensitive People (HSP) "Meetups" in Los Angeles
“Monthly HSP Meetups Presenter: Jim Hallowes of HighlySensitivePeople.com : "I'm honored to have been invited by Dr. ...”
22
Energy Skills for Sensitive Souls Classes
“Coach Jenna Avery describes her 3-class “Energy Skills for Sensitive Souls program: "As a sensitive, empathic person, ...”
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20
Jenna Avery on Recharging Your Energy as a Highly Sensitive Person
“Coach Jenna Avery writes: As a sensitive soul, good energy-management skills are a must. This means tuning ...”
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19
High Sensitivity and Addiction
“Writer Pearl Buck famously commented, “The truly creative mind in any field is no more ...”
16
Being inner-directed: the high sensitivity personality
“"Sometimes because I am very shy, when I meet a director and they are shy ...”
Jenna Avery on dealing with overwhelm
“In an article of hers, creativity coach Jenna Avery affirms, "As a sensitive soul, it's ...”
15
Jessica Chastain and High Sensitivity
“ “I’m very sensitive in real life. I cannot not cry if someone around me is ...”
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14
Getting beyond our fears and anxiety
“In her article Growing Up Gifted Is Not Easy, psychologist and author Elaine Aron recalls ...”
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13
Highly Sensitive People: audio interview with Jim Hallowes
“Jim Hallowes is founder of HighlySensitivePeople.com and comments on his site: "The truth is, to be your ...”
11
Neuroscience and sensitivity - our superior colliculus and amygdala
“A news item by ScienceDaily reported on research that may explain more about the neuroscience ...”
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Jacquelyn Strickland on empowering yourself as an HSP
“Hear this audio interview with Jacquelyn Strickland - a Licensed Professional Counselor, Coach and workshop ...”
10
Better At Noticing Subtle Details
“ Photorealist painting is one form of creative expression that demands a high degree of technical ...”
09
Oxytocin and Social Phobia - Relief of Social Anxiety
“Excerpts from article Oxytocin and Social Phobia : Some people may confuse the trait of high ...”
08
Sensory processing sensitivity: smelling books and reading vinyl record grooves
“Savant sensitivity The term 'savant' may be most often used for people such as Daniel Tammet, ...”
06
Erika Harris on moving beyond "coping" or "surviving"
“In her ebook "You've Got Nerve!" An Empowerment Toolkit for Highly Sensitive People, Erika Harris ...”
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05
Gifts and challenges of being highly sensitive
“Therese Borchard of Beliefnet interviewed me about the trait; her article is titled 5 ...”
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03
Keith Urban and Other Stars Show Dark Side of the High Sensitivity Personality
“Many celebrities have sought treatment Musician Keith Urban once checked himself into a rehab center for ...”
02
Our high sensitivity personality: normalcy, wholeness, acceptance
“In her authoritative book The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms ...”
01
Is the culture becoming more accepting of sensitive people and intuition?
“Our critical internal dialogue corrodes positive self-regard and confidence. That inner critic is fueled by ...”
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Your Sensitivity Can Make You a Strong Personal Coach
“ "I think introvert or sensitive or shy people make the best coaches." Barbara Sher In this ...”
Jun
29
Are we cry-babies?
“ 'Highly sensitive people can be considered "weak" "soft" "pathetic" and "cry babies".' That comes from the ...”
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28
Energy Sensitivity
“Energy psychiatrist Judith Orloff, MD explains: "An intuitive empath is someone who not only senses energy ...”
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Sensitive and Stressed - Waking up into Anxiety
“In her article Understanding Early Morning Anxiety, Deanne Repich talks about the common experience ...”
25
Ted Zeff on strategies for nurturing our sensitive self
“ "At least 50 million Americans have a finely tuned nervous system." Ted Zeff, PhD ~ ~ Coping ...”
23
Eric Maisel on the creative value of calming
“Creativity coach and psychologist Eric Maisel says "When you free neurons from their usual grip ...”
21
Understanding Empathy
“By Jenna Avery. As a sensitive soul, you are likely to have a high degree of ...”
20
Relationships for highly sensitive people
“ Interactions with others and just being in social situations can be challenging for those of ...”
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19
Ranking and Self-Esteem
“In addition to helping fuel creativity and a richer experience of life, being highly sensitive ...”
18
Is it a disorder, or just shyness?
“ "As a child, I was very shy. Painfully, excruciatingly shy. I hid a lot in ...”
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17
Winona Ryder, Heath Ledger and Other Creators On Being Highly Sensitive
“The trait of high sensitivity is experienced by 15 to 20 percent of us. In ...”
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15
Let Go of Taking Responsibility for Others
“Creativity coach Jenna Avery notes "Sensitives are often unknowingly affected by the energy, emotions, and ...”
13
Relationships and Highly Sensitive People
“Everyone can have difficulties with friendships and romance, but being highly sensitive may include additional ...”
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11
Ted Zeff on highly sensitive boys and men
“Dr. Ted Zeff summarizes his research on highly sensitive males, based on interviews with thirty ...”
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10
Shy monkeys and anxious temperament
“ From a PhysOrg.com Medicine & Health / Research news article: New research indicates that the brains ...”
09
Crying and our high sensitivity personality
“ Expressiveness = High EQ or Sensitivity We cry in response to many different kinds of ...”
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08
Singer Joss Stone on being a 'little empath'
“ Joss Stone has created multiple top-selling albums and earned awards including a Grammy. In a ...”
06
Genes and the startle response and high sensitivity
“One aspect of a highly sensitive nervous system can be a strong startle response or ...”
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03
Jean Houston on perceptual capacity and psychic ability
“In our interview, Jean Houston commented about the Theory of Emotional Development of Kazimierz Dabrowski ...”
01
Sensitive to others but staying safe
“ Elaine Aron, PhD notes high sensitivity means "you are aware of subtleties in your surroundings" ...”
May
29
Jenna Avery on Work for Sensitive Souls
“Jenna Avery writes: Have people always called you “too sensitive?” Do you try to hide it, pretend ...”
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28
Being Sensitive and Creative
“Clinical and research reports confirm creative people are unusually sensitive, and many creative people have commented ...”
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25
How to Relieve Stress and Anxiety When You're Highly Sensitive
“As highly sensitive people, we may experience many positive aspects of the trait, but we ...”
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13
27 Tips For Navigating College As a Highly Sensitive Person
“By Andrea Runyan While college can be an exciting and fruitful experience, it can also be ...”
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12
Director Ang Lee: The Artist, The Introvert
“ "He is so sensitive and the way he directs you is so silent." Director Ang Lee ...”
11
Electromagnetic Fields and Health
“How can the electromagnetic fields we are exposed to most of the time in urban ...”
10
Highly sensitive people less influenced by culture
“Stony Brook University Building on previous brain imaging research that revealed cultural influences play a role ...”
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09
Jenna Forrest on having a sensitive childhood
“A number of people claim to have had an idyllic or happy early life, the ...”
06
Highly sensitive relationships - Gwen Stefani: "I'm really emotional"
“ Like a number of other dynamic and creative musicians and actors, Gwen Stefani affirms she ...”
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04
Rue Hass On Using EFT To Help Highly Sensitive People
“Rue Hass, M.A. is a counselor and Intuitive Mentor - and a Highly Sensitive Person. An ...”
02
Elaine Aron on the trait of high sensitivity
“"I know ALL HSPs are creative, by definition. Many have squashed their creativity because of ...”
Apr
25
Denmarkguy on Being Highly Sensitive
“Peter Messerschmidt (also known as 'Denmarkguy') notes he is "a writer by calling, but make ...”
22
Elizabeth Wagele: Are Introverts More Creative than Extraverts?
“ In a post of hers, writer, cartoonist and musician Elizabeth Wagele writes about how this ...”
20
Winona Ryder: "Maybe I'm too sensitive for this world."
“Winona Ryder starred in the film based on Susanna Kaysen's novel Girl, Interrupted, and thinks ...”
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19
Depressive thinking can accompany being a high sensitivity personality
“Intuitive people and HSPs may go to dark places In her article Growing Up Gifted Is ...”
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14
The shy personality and two kinds of social phobia
“By Bertil Hjert -- "There are two different types of social phobia. The first is ...”
09
Highly Sensitive Personality and Creativity
“By guest author Lisa A. Riley, LMFT, Creativity Coach Throughout my practice, I have encountered a ...”
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05
Highly Sensitive People - Do You Understand Yourself?
“Guest Post by Cliff Harwin, Author of Making Sense of Your High Sensitivity. How very little ...”
04
Marti Olsen Laney on Introversion Advantages
“Marti Olsen Laney, Psy.D., M.F.T., is an author, researcher, speaker, educator, psychotherapist and an authority ...”
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Mar
31
Actors and High Sensitivity
“ "Most actors are highly sensitive people."  Nicole Kidman Creative people tend to be both extroverted and ...”
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Highly sensitive people: latent inhibition and creativity
“One aspect of high sensitivity is increased sensory input. There are some intriguing research studies ...”
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Marie Forleo and Ane Axford About Being A Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur
“Ane Axford, MS, LMFT (she pronounces it like “Annie”) notes: “I am a highly sensitive person, ...”
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Shyness and High Sensitivity - On Stage or Off
“Many seemingly self-assured performers and actors have been shy or introverted as children. Some still are, ...”
15
Jenna Forrest on empowering sensitivity and relieving anxiety
“Jenna Forrest writes in her memoir Help Is On Its Way about growing up with ...”
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14
Sensitive to Anxiety and Depression
“ Being highly sensitive probably increases our vulnerability to anxiety and depression, which for many of ...”
06
The high sensitivity personality - Dr. Pat Allen: "I've always known I was different."
“ On growing up On the excellent Highly Sensitive People dvd by Jim Hallowes, psychologist Pat Allen, ...”
Feb
21
Different Personality Styles to Deal with a High Sensitivity Personality
“Dealing with sensitivity The photo is Christina Ricci as Wednesday in "Addams Family Values" (1993), which ...”
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Creativity in solitude - Ani DiFranco and others
“Musician Ani DiFranco produced her album, "Educated Guess," entirely on her own. An interviewer asked, ...”
2014
Dec
03
Our High Sensitivity Personality
“ About 15 to 20 percent of us have this trait of high sensitivity which nurtures ...”
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Oct
08
Is shyness an illness?
“Excerpts from article "Is being shy an illness?" By Anna Buckley. Most of us are shy ...”
Sep
26
Without a High Sensitivity Personality What Would Life Be Like?
““Without sensitivity what would life be like?” author Michael Eigen asks in an article. “Sensitivity nurtures ...”
Jul
28
Highly Sensitive and Creative
““Highly sensitive people are all creative by definition.” Elaine Aron, PhD adds that it is “because ...”
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