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In A Relationship With A Highly Sensitive Person? Here's What You Need To Know

Let's be honest: relationships are complex, no matter what kind of personality you have. And some truths are universal, like fighting is never fun. Romantic gestures are usually appreciated. Communication is definitely valued. Compromise isn't always easy.<p>But a lot of these nuances are only …

8 Advantages Highly Sensitive People Bring to Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Highly sensitive people are “different” but different in the way that businesses need. The highly sensitive see things in ways others cannot and are the world’s greatest innovators. These are the people you want running your businesses. …

13 Things Anyone Who Loves A Highly Sensitive Person Should Know

When I was in kindergarten, a boy in my class tossed my favorite book over our elementary school fence. I remember crying profusely, not because I was sad to see it go, but because I was <i>so furious</i> that he was such a bully. It was probably one of the first times I expressed my sensitivity to my …

8 Surprising Facts About Loving a Highly Sensitive Person

• shares<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Things like sex, bedtime, and alone time garner a different kind of</i> …

Being Highly Empathetic Is A Blessing and A Curse

A few months ago, I was talking to a friend about the drama of parenting, the ups and downs of life, and the general clusterfuck of the daily news. …

Empathy

How to Thrive as a Highly Sensitive Person – Member Feature Stories – Medium

When you think of the most successful person you know, what qualities do they embody? It’s likely you’re wowed by their ingenuity and creative …

Emotional Intelligence

The Healing Power of Self-Care in a World of Stress & Anxiety

<b>“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I’ve always lived with a low hum of anxiety in the background, and lately it’s been …

Caring for Yourself as a Highly Sensitive Person

You are bothered by loud noises, big crowds, strong smells, sirens and scratchy fabrics. You avoid violent TV and movies. You notice details in your …

Highly sensitive people: a condition rarely understood

Are your own feelings easily bruised and do you worry endlessly about hurting other people’s? Do you well up when watching charity adverts for illness or animal cruelty, dislike scary films or feel bothered by loud or irritating noises (think music coming from somebody’s earphones) in a way that …

This Is What It's Really Like To Be A Highly Sensitive Person

No, it doesn't mean you cry all the time.<p>We traditionally categorize people as either introverts or extroverts, but personalities are often more nuanced than that. Research shows that roughly 20 percent of the population can also be described as a highly sensitive person, or someone who thinks and …

What You Say To A Highly Sensitive Person And What They Hear

HSP = Highly sensitive person.

9 Signs You're A Highly Sensitive Person

Sensitive people get a bad rap. Research suggests that genes are responsible for the 15-20% of people who qualify as "highly sensitive." Psychologist Elain Aron has studied this phenomenon extensively, and using MRI scans of highly sensitive people's brains, she's found that they experience sounds, …

6 Emotions That Plague Highly Sensitive People Trying to Grow a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a large part of my life, I wondered why I was so different from everyone else. When I started my first business, I wondered why other entrepreneurs did not seem to struggle with the emotional issues I was having on a daily basis. It …

10 Insightful Reads Every Highly Sensitive Person Will Understand

All of the feels, all the time.<p>Do you consider yourself to be highly sensitive? If so, you’re not alone. Below, we gathered 10 stories surrounding highly sensitive people, ranging from blog posts to expert advice.<p>1. 10 Reasons To Be Glad You’re A Highly Sensitive Person<p>From tears to cheers, if …

8 Thoughtful Gifts and Gadgets For Highly Sensitive Modern Moms

Looking for something more thoughtful than a standard gift card for Mother's Day this year?<p>All moms are special, but moms who are Highly Sensitive may feel much deeper appreciation for thoughtful gifts, due to their genetic capacity to feel more deeply. Dr. Elaine Aron, author of the book, <i>The</i> …

An Open Letter to Everyone Who's Ever Called Me Too Sensitive

Dear Not-Too-Sensitive One,<p>You know who you are.<p>My whole life, you've told me <i>I'm too sensitive. I need to toughen up. I feel too much. I care too much. I love too much.</i><p>I know you tell me these things because you're trying to help me.<p>Or maybe it just annoys you.<p>When I tell you how I feel, sometimes …

Animals Drawings Made with Multicolored Dots

L’artiste londonienne Ana Enshina donne vie à des animaux multicolores composés de centaines de points de taille variable, que vous pouvez vous …

Ahhhh! What are your scariest reading experiences?

It’s 200 years since unceasing storms sweeping over Lake Geneva ruined Mary Shelley’s sailing jaunts and gave birth to a literary genre – when Lord Byron suggested to her and the other guests at the Villa Diodati that they pass some time by writing ghost stories. To celebrate the birth of Victor …

Stephen King

25 Things Every Fashion Lover Should Have in Their Home

We’re not sure when it became de rigueur for the fashion-loving college freshmen to outfit their dorm rooms with a <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> poster, but every September, they’re Scotch-taped above extra-long twin beds by the thousands. They’ve become the unofficial mascot of the self-declared stylish …

Hermès

A Revealing Look at Bullets Precisely Split in Half

<i>Ammo</i> is a series of portraits featuring bullets cut in half, revealing what this powerful object looks like on the inside. With over 900 specimen in her collection, Pearlman displays the projectiles in a simple format, against a blank background, to draw the focus on the objects themselves. Each …

This 1907 Article Describes How Photos Were Faked a Century Ago

Back in 1907, a photo retoucher named C.H. Claudy wrote an article for Volume 17 of <i>Camera</i> magazine titled “Faking the Negative.” In the piece, Claudy …

Tutorials

12 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They're Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Junot Díaz, R. L. Stine, John Green, Colum McCann, Rainbow Rowell, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.<p><i>In honor of Thanksgiving, we asked writers we love to tell us about the book they're most thankful for. Here's what they had to say:</i><p>To learn …

34 Of The Most Beautiful Book Covers Of 2015

Do judge these books by their covers.

You Probably Missed This One Detail In The Fifth "Harry Potter" Book

J.K. Rowling is the master of cleverly hiding clues.

How to Copy Kate Middleton’s Red Carpet Fairytale Style

As Kate Middleton begins to slip back into the public eye after the birth of her second baby, it seems like she’s really stepping up her Princess attire. While attending her first state banquet at Buckingham Palace a few weeks back, Kate wore the diamond and pearl studded “Lotus Flower Tiara” that …

Red Carpet

Tom Hiddleston Explained Gothic Literature And The Geekiness Is Surprisingly Hot

Talk Dickens to me.

Literature

Meryl Streep Reveals the Story Behind Her Unusual Name

The Oscar winner “haaaaaaaated” her name growing up, and here’s why.<p>The name <b>Meryl Streep</b> is so deeply embedded in pop culture, particularly in filmography, that no one really questions it. Meryl Streep, the name, is just kind of a given, as the title of the greatest-living actress and the woman …

The best infographics of 2015, and why we can’t stop looking at them

You’re not alone. We’re obsessed too. Over the last few years, a steady stream of illustrated charts, diagrams, maps, and process drawings have fed and fostered a raging appetite for infographics. Gareth Cook, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and a former editor at <i>The Boston Globe</i>, has been sifting …

Infographics

The best recent fantasy novels – review roundup

Natasha Pulley’s <b>The Watchmaker of Filigree Street</b> (Bloomsbury, £12.99) proves that well-worn genre tropes – in this case, gaslit steampunkish London and clockwork automata – can be invested with fresh lustre by combining elegant plotting, lashings of invention and jump-off-the-page …

Books