I did my best to fit in and be like everyone else, not realizing that fitting in wasn’t the same as belonging.
These “little” things make highly sensitive people happy — and, collectively, they amount to “big” things.
I may be quirky, I may cry easily, but I’d never give up these 14 things about being a highly sensitive person.
These “normal” behaviors are foreign, uncomfortable, and often downright baffling to sensitive souls.
From tearing up when I see a cute dog to overthinking (everything), now I know it’s because of my high sensitivity.
Highly sensitive people need time alone to recharge, even when they’re sleeping.
One example of overwhelm is if other people’s emotional baggage makes you feel like it’s yours — and it’s heavy for your highly sensitive soul.
Both introverts and sensitive people are creative and introspective, but only one of them craves solitude.
You’re not watching the same movie I’m watching.
To HSPs, job satisfaction is often about doing meaningful work. But due to their extremely high levels of empathy, this work can also burn them out.
Due to their wiring, highly sensitive people observe more, think more, and move slower — which is a good thing.
Sometimes it’s hard to see the good in being sensitive because people often think of it as a bad thing.