HSPs in Literature – J Alfred Prufrock

By HSP Scholar Let us go then, you and I … The famous opening line of what is possibly T.S. Elliot’s most well-known poem, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” The speaker of the poem, J. Alfred Prufrock, can be nothing but a highly sensitive person. He remarks on his keen observations, things thatContinue reading “HSPs in Literature – J Alfred Prufrock”

5 Worst Careers for a Highly Sensitive Person

Like any other person, a highly sensitive person needs to find a career where they feel comfortable and fulfilled.

Unlike any other person, however, an HSP faces certain challenges that make some jobs less-than-ideal.

Here’s our list of the five worst jobs for a highly sensitive person.

HSP Field Notes on Driving

As a highly sensitive person, you don’t want to take everything personally, but you do. Everything includes driving, or more specifically, the other drivers. You take it personally because you know the cars are not simply cars – inanimate objects operating independently of emotion and feeling. There’s a driver inside … and that driver isContinue reading “HSP Field Notes on Driving”

10 Highly Sensitive Disney Characters

Not every Disney character is a princess seeking freedom from the perfect life laid out for her or a beggar boy hoping to be a prince. If you look closely, you’ll find that some much-loved Disney characters manifest highly sensitive personalities. A few of them also have introverted characters. Highly sensitive Disney characters are oftenContinue reading “10 Highly Sensitive Disney Characters”

HSP Field Notes on Loaning Books to Friends

First of all, why would you be loaning books to friends? Well, as a highly sensitive person, you consider your books some of your closest friends. Your living and breathing friends are also your friends. (Therein lies the problem.) You love a good book and the thrill of emotion that stories can provide. Books haveContinue reading “HSP Field Notes on Loaning Books to Friends”

10 Signs You’re a Highly Sensitive Person

You might have heard the term “highly sensitive person” recently. Perhaps you even took the online test to find out if you are a highly sensitive person (HSP). But even if you found a few things in common with the highly sensitive person test, you’re still not quite sure if you are one. In thisContinue reading “10 Signs You’re a Highly Sensitive Person”