In order to take any semblance of control within the world around you, you must first take control of your inner world. You must train your mind like a fighter trains their body and ensure that you practice proper techniques and responses to any situation that may arise.
Rejection sensitive dysphoria is a debilitating emotional state that feels like a physical manifestation of emotional pain to the sufferer. I'm lucky to be able to dissociate from my RSD so as to analyze it and offer a clear and fair perspective of what it is like to experience it.
Anxiety is more than fear. Oftentimes, it's an irrational reaction to a common situation. To help people understand how debilitating this "invisible disability" can be, an agoraphobic adult takes the time to describe how it feels to them.
Do you have a friend with misophonia, or a sensitivity to certain sounds? Here are some tips to be a good, supportive friend to them, from a misophonia-sufferer.
How I recognised my fear by listening to my inner being.
A personal story describing what it is like to live with misophonia, a condition in which people become intensely irritated and angry at sounds such as eating and drinking.
Do you still dwell on a comment someone made to you years ago? Are you still wondering whether you were in the wrong by acting as you did, even years later? Well, I can tell you why, and how to stop.
Noise can be a source of great distress and frustration for an HSP. This article explores some of the ways we can manage the noise input around us.
Emetophobia, the fear of throwing up, is the fifth most common phobia in the world. A mother shares her daughter's journey through this paralyzing fear and how, eventually through exposure therapy, her daughter finds relief and hope to pursue her dreams.
If you are a highly sensitive person (HSP), you may have faced a variety of struggles with work. This article examines some of the challenges and difficulties HSPs face at work and why they exist.
As a highly sensitive person, I regularly scour the Internet and bookshops for more material that may shed light on this wonderful gift we highly sensitive people know as the HSP trait.
As highly sensitive people, we sense everything—though we might not always want to. At those times when we need to retreat but can't, are we at risk of developing social anxiety?
Highly sensitive people make up 15-20% of the population, which translates to millions of people. Why then are they so widely misunderstood? Here are 25 gifts HSPs share with the world.
Highly sensitive people often struggle with friendships and relationships. This article explores where the difficulties arise and offers thoughts on how an HSP can form more lasting friendships.