highly sensitive person

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Eastern Medicine: An Embodied Animist Model of Health

Eastern Medicine: An Embodied Animist Model of Health In Ayurveda, one of the most ancient healing systems in the world, dated at approximately 6th century BC, illnesses are considered to be psycho-somatic in nature. Key to this Indian belief system is the idea that lifestyle influences the mind and triggers positive or negative reaction in … Continue reading

Chapter 4: No role models for sensorial growth

No role models for sensorial growth All this toxicity and our disembodied cultural values, suggest that space has been striped of its sensorial essence, in the process, leaving highly sensitive children with no sense of embodied self. Our mythology has taken children away from practices that could help them connect and learn to hone their … Continue reading

Chapter 5: In search of a Sensory Health Model – Introduction

Chapter 5: In Search of a Sensory Health Model Time is timeless and knowledge priceless if you believe you are the breath of life versus the embodiment of life. – Cindy Blackstock Highly sensitive children are often healthy. Unfortunately, in our modern world, their ability to notice subtle changes in the environment can trigger major … Continue reading

Youtube Video: My life as a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

By Stefan Alexander Lay Ⓥ Published on Jun 25, 2016 Over the years, I have come to understand myself and my character a lot better. In order to do that, I had to recognise I fell into certain categories of personality traits – i.e. Introverted, INFJ (Myers-Briggs Test) and a few years back, I realised … Continue reading

Reblogged: Why Grounding Is Difficult For Highly Sensitive People + What To Do About It

Excerpt from article: http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-17987/why-grounding-is-difficult-for-highly-sensitive-people-what-to-do-about-it.html   Being grounded is an essential skill for empaths and highly sensitive people who pick up emotions from the people and environment around them. It means that you’re present in your body and connected with the earth, allowing you to feel centered and balanced no matter what’s going on around you. If … Continue reading

Video: The gentle power of highly sensitive people | Elena Herdieckerhoff | TEDxIHEParis

Elena is a mentor for highly sensitive and empathic entrepreneurs. She explains why we need to change the prevalent cultural narrative around highly sensitive people.

reblogged: Depressive thinking can accompany being a high sensitivity personality

Excerpt: Intuitive people and HSPs may go to dark places In her article Growing Up Gifted Is Not Easy, Elaine Aron, PhD talks about this dark 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 … Continue reading

reblogged: Higher sensory processing sensitivity, introversion and ectomorphism: New biomarkers for human creativity in developing rural areas

Abstract: The highly sensitive trait present in animals, has also been proposed as a human neurobiological trait. People having such trait can process larger amounts of sensory information than usual, making it an excellent attribute that allows to pick up subtle environmental details and cues. Furthermore, this trait correlates to some sort of giftedness such … Continue reading

A Child’s Sensorial Experience of The World

Another important part of the process is to begin to observe within which environment a child is comfortable in and which one he/she is not. This dimension is where we can observe the spatial, temporal, and social experiences of a child. Schools, daycare, community centers, stores, malls and other social spaces (particularly new contexts) that … Continue reading

A Highly Sensitive Child’s Unitive Sensory Experience

A Highly Sensitive Child’s Unitive Sensory Experience Understanding the nature of a highly sensitive child’s sensory experience is crucial, yet not necessarily easy, as what is sensed may not be obvious. Their ability to read subtleties implies that highly sensitive children are holistic and empathic thinkers. One of the most common distinctions in the literature … Continue reading