HS Sensation Seekers

Are you Highly Sensitive yet also a Sensation Seeker? This means you have a side to you that is more easily overstimulated, but you also have a side to you that craves adventure and new challenges. Read about what this is and means in these articles.

Are You A Highly Sensitive Sensation Seeker?

April 1, 2017

Being Highly Sensitive is often presented as being shy, introverted and easily overwhelmed. Often, high sensitivity is even conflated with introversion. But what if you tick the HSP boxes, but don’t really identify with being an introvert? The answer is yes. There is a percentage of Highly Sensitive People who are what Elaine Aron terms […]

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You Don’t Have to Jump Off Cliffs or Build Your Wings on the Way Down

April 16, 2018

In the popular metaphor, nobody -ever- talks about what happens if you jump off a cliff, break your back get absolutely terrified of jumping and never ever do it again. In the spirit of making progress on truly life changing topics, how is getting injured and massively discouraged ever a good thing? So I believe […]

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How to Find Your HSP Balance and Have Quiet, Without Becoming a Hermit

April 2, 2020

I received this question recently: “the subject matter that interests me is creating quiet space in my life without becoming a total hermit. My HPS-ness is heightened by [a few new, stressful situations] that I am experiencing, so I feel like I am having to learn all over again how to find the right balance […]

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