Do you consider yourself a deep thinker and feel things much more intensely than others? If you answered yes, then chances are you’re part of the small percentage of people who are highly sensitive. Being a Highly Sensitive Person – or HSP - means that you are naturally predisposed to process and perceive information on a much deeper level than most. You’re also likely perceptive, empathetic, intuitive, and self-aware. HSPs are also emotionally intelligent and incredibly creative, passionate, people.
As you can imagine, though, feeling and processing more intensely has some downsides. So without further ado, here are 13 struggles only Highly Sensitive People will probably relate to
Understanding the Highly Sensitive Person
8 Things That Make an HSP hard to Love
6 Types of Highly Sensitive People
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