The Highly Sensitive Person: How to thrive when the world overwhelms you

Author(s): Elaine N. Aron


How to cope when the world overwhelms you.For those people who:have a keen imagination; are labelled too shy or too sensitive; who perform poorly when being observed even though they are usually competent; have vivid dreams; for whom time alone each day is essential;and find they are quickly overwhelmed by noise and confusion, crowded parties, hectic office life.............this is the book to help them understand themselves and how best to cope in various situations.Highly sensitive people are often very bright and creative but many suffer from low self esteem. They are not 'neurotics' as they have been labelled for so long. However, high sensitivity can lead them to cease to engage with the outside world.The book offers solutions for a happy and fulfilling life. Particularly in the way an HSP perceives his or herself: the book helps to 'reframe' past events, such as a difficult childhood, or how they see themselves - ie. shy.Particularly strong material for those raising a sensitive child


Available Stock:

Add to Cart

Click & Collect

Add to Wishlist

Product Information

-I wept through almost every page of this book out of sheer self-recognition. To say this book changed my life would be an understatement. I am forever grateful to Elaine Aron.---Alanis Morissette, singer, songwriter, activist -

Elaine Aron's perceptive analysis of this fundamental dimension of human nature is must reading. Her balanced presentation suggests new paths for making sensitivity a blessing, not a handicap.---Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D., author of Shyness

Enlightening and empowering, this book is a wonderful gift to us all.---Riane Eisler, author of The Chalice and the Blade

General Fields

  • : 9780553062182
  • : Random House Publishing Group
  • : Random House Publishing Group
  • : May 1997
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Elaine N. Aron
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 155.2/32
  • : 288