The Highly Sensitive Person

The Highly Sensitive Person

How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You

Book - 1998
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Random House, Inc.
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

Baker & Taylor
Stating that hypersensitivity is an asset rather than a flaw, a guide for the one out of every five people who is highly subject to his or her surroundings offers coping methods while explaining how to benefit from sensitivityrelated personality traits. Reissue.

Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, 1998
Edition: 1st Three Rivers Press ed
ISBN: 9780553062182
Branch Call Number: 155.23 ARO
Characteristics: xxii, 251 p. ; 21 cm

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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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