Are you a Highly Sensitive Person?

These statements are only a sample of Highly Sensitive traits.

Even if you only answer yes to a few you may still classify yourself as an HSP if you feel them deeply. 

  • Loud noises, strong smells, and bright lights are unpleasant for me.
  • My digestive and body systems are easily effected by stress and imbalance.
  • I often feel downcast and emotional about social injustice and animal cruelty.
  • I am often keenly aware of energy shifts in my environment.
  • Watching or reading the news causes me to become distressed and anxious.
  • I am easily affected by the moods and emotions of others.
  • I struggle to communicate my feelings when I am overwhelmed or stressed.
  • I become overwhelmed when I feel pressured to complete many tasks at once.
  • Family and friends frequently comment on my sensitivity.
  • I need quiet time to recharge after events that others find exciting and fun.
  • I avoid or do not enjoy violent or horror genre entertainment.

Remember this list is not all inclusive and does not describe the entirety of unique HSP traits.

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