In her article “Growing Up Gifted Is Not Easy,” Elaine Aron, PhD talks about depression as a potential aspect of sensitivity. “Early in my research on sensitivity — while I was studying its relationship to introversion and the four Jungian functions of sensing, thinking, feeling, and intuition — I discovered several studies reporting that intuitive […]
As a creative person, one aspect of your personality is probably high sensitivity. You may also be an introvert.
Psychologist Elaine Aron, who developed the concept of sensory processing sensitivity in her research and writings, thinks all highly sens…
Psychologist Elaine Aron, PhD is perhaps the leading expert on high sensitivity, or more technically, sensory processing sensitivity.
She explains that the trait includes a higher level of empathy:
“Highly sensitive individuals are those born with a…
Along with her success as an actor and musician, Mandy Moore has experienced emotional challenges including depression and high sensitivity. In an article a few years ago, she commented: “A few months ago I felt really low, really sad. Depressed for no reason. I’m a very positive person, and I’ve always been glass-half-full. So it […]
Do you have a healthy level of self-esteem and self confidence? Or not so much? Our self-concept, positive self-regard and simply confidence, are key influences on how fully we realize our talents and live our lives. ~~~~~ What can we do to nurture healthy self-esteem, self-appreciation, self-compassion? The Self-Acceptance Summit ran from Sep 11 – 20, […]