We did our annual amusement park trip with the kids the other day, and just like all the other amusement park trips before this one, I woke up the next morning feeling like I’d been hit by a semi-truck.  Totally wiped out, slightly nauseous, and achy behind my eyes.   It really felt like a physical

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Looking for HSP jobs to apply for?  Sometimes I wish I was the owner of a giant organization focused on sensitively fixing all the world’s problems so I could just hire and offer a safe employment haven to you and all the other highly sensitive people who are still seeking career alignment.  Unfortunately, I’m just a

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This article will be about stress, but I want to start out by talking about migraines.  I promise I’ll get to the point in a bit if you stick with me. 🙂 So back when I was researching potential cures for my chronic and all-too-frequent headaches, I stumbled upon something known as the migraine threshold

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I have the privilege to talk to lots of highly sensitive people and there are a few topics of conversation that come up again and again.  One of those topics is the degree to which we are tired on any given day.   Because more often than not, we are tired.   We might just be a

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Did you know that highly sensitive people are particularly vulnerable to caring waaay too much about what other people think? There are three reasons for this:We tend to be conscientious.  We like to follow the rules and do the “right” thing.We tend to be high in empathy, which makes us acutely aware of what everyone else

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After a lifetime of “why are you so quiet” and “you should get out more” commentary, it can take a hot minute for introverts to learn to appreciate their understated selves exactly as they are.If you could use a little boost in the self confidence department, then I have something that’s guaranteed to skyrocket your

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There are an overwhelming number of books on stress out there and I have probably read way too many of them.  🙂  With this article, I want to try to reduce the overwhelm a bit and only share the ones that I consider to be the very best books on stress for highly sensitive people

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Here’s an unfortunate scenario I’ve seen play out a few too many times.   Highly sensitive person is chronically stressed out and various degrees of anxious.   Highly sensitive person receives anxiety advice from people who don’t understand what high sensitivity is or how our nervous systems work.   Highly sensitive person implements said advice, which either doesn’t

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Given my line of work and the name of this website (highlysensitivepersoncoach.com), it’s probably pretty obvious that I think learning about one’s sensitivity status can be life changing.  Finding out that I am a highly sensitive person or HSP was certainly life changing for me personally and I’ve seen it lead to profound realizations and

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How to find out your personality type?   Given that this is a website for highly sensitive people, you might be wondering why there would be articles about the MBTI® or the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® published here.  Fair question!  There are three main reasons:  If all of this is sparking your interest, then keep reading to

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