17 Signs You’re What’s Known As A ‘Highly Sensitive Person’

In 1997 a surprise best-seller consumed the book market. It was a reference guide for a specific kind of person, The Highly Sensitive Person. A “highly sensitive person” or HSP is characterized by being more emotionally intelligent than most — feeling things more deeply and being more sensitive to the energy of others. About one in five people is a highly sensitive person.

1. Sometimes you feel like you are on a roller coaster of emotions. Whether it’s a positive or negative emotion, when you feel it — you feel it strongly. While other people can seemingly remain even keel through good and bad events, you feel consumed and fully present in wherever you are at the moment.

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