The Highly Sensitive Person

The Highly Sensitive Person

eBook - 2013
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"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

Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams? Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water? Are you noted for your empathy? Your conscientiousness? Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you? If your answers are yes, you may be a highly sensitive person (HSP), and this is the life-changing guide you'll want in your toolbox. Over twenty percent of people have this amazing innate trait. Interestingly, a similar percentage is found in over a hundred other species—because high sensitivity is a survival strategy. It's also a way of life for HSPs.

Dr. Elaine Aron, a research and clinical psychologist and an HSP herself, helps you grasp the reality of your wonderful trait, understand your past in the light of it, and make the most of it in your future. Drawing on her many years of study and face-to-face time spent with thousands of HSPs, she explains the changes you will need to make in order to lead a fuller, richer life.
Along with a new Author's Note, the latest scientific research, and a fresh discussion of anti-depressants, this edition of The Highly Sensitive Person is more essential than ever for creating the sense of self-worth and empowerment every HSP deserves.
"Elaine Aron has not only validated and scientifically corroborated high sensitivity as a trait—she has given a level of empowerment and understanding to a large group of the planet's population. I thank Dr. Aron every day for her having brought this awareness to the world."—Alanis Morissette, artist, activist, teacher

"Aron's book is not a fly-by-night self-help tome, but in


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May 16, 2020

Elaine Aron is the authority on high sensitivity and continues to research the trait. This book is very good because of that but once you have read it I also recommend reading Highly Sensitive People in an Insensitive World by Ilse Sand since she is European and somehow her writing style suits me better.

Oct 09, 2019

I loved this book! So many relatable pages. I just returned it and put another hold on it so I can reread it later.

May 26, 2018

Not as helpful as I had hoped

Jun 06, 2016


Apr 29, 2015

I own this Book! Excellent! Very well written, easy to read, practical, intuitive, comprehensive, enjoyable! The Author really understands her Subject!
I highly recommend this book!

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