Highly sensitive people are often misunderstood. When someone tells them to “just relax,” it’s not like they can turn their sensitivity “off.”
When you can’t physically escape an overstimulating environment, you can still create a calming refuge in your mind.
A lot of TV and movie characters are highly sensitive and have the emotional equivalent of 3D glasses or Smell-O-Vision!
You may not feel like you need to seek help, but that’s the dangerous irony: when HSPs don’t feel much, it’s potentially a cause for concern.
If you’re a highly sensitive person, you’ll see some of your HSP traits reflected in these characters.