You may have heard about the growing conversation around highly sensitive men, a topic that brings light to an often misunderstood trait. A new documentary, Sensitive Men Rising, focuses on this very subject, examining the lives and experiences of men across the globe who identify as highly sensitive. It offers a unique opportunity for viewers to understand and empathize with these men, shedding light on how sensitivity can manifest in different ways and how it can bring depth and richness to their lives.... Read More
All HSP Relationships look slightly different. Marriage, friendship, and parent/child relationships are difficult but rewarding when we better understand ourselves as HSPs.
Do you ever feel like you're walking on eggshells around someone? Or that you can't seem to do anything right? Maybe you've been accused of being "high maintenance" in a relationship or at work. But what if you're not actually high maintenance, but instead, highly sensitive?... Read More
Do you ever feel like your spouse is too sensitive? Are you struggling to understand why certain things that don't bother you at all seem to upset them so much? If so, you may have a highly sensitive spouse. If you're here at HSPJourney.com chances are you might be sensitive yourself. This article is intended to provide some support to your partner, so feel free to share it with them in order to better understand you as an HSP.... Read More
The people I work with who consider themselves Highly Sensitive Persons (HSP) are experts at caring for other people. They are generous and concerned, giving whatever it takes to help the people they care about most feel safe, comfortable, and loved. In this article, we'll look more deeply at unpacking these key ingredients a what it takes to build HSP relationships that last. ... Read More
The Highly Sensitive Person has a finely attuned nervous system, which means they can get easily overwhelmed or overstimulated by their environment. The trait of sensitivity comes with many gifts; however, highly sensitive people often feel the need to ‘hide’ their sensitivity - being told that it is a weakness or they need to ‘toughen up’. Many HSPs can struggle with low self-esteem or a sense that there’s something wrong with them, often pushing aspects of their sensitivity into the shadow. The more a person understands themself as an HSP, the more they can hold space for themselves as well as hold space for highly sensitive people in their lives.... Read More
Parenthood is a nonstop, relentless, physically, emotionally, and mentally demanding job, so when Highly Sensitive Persons (HSP) become parents, they can find that their sensitivity can start to feel like a heavy burden. Over the years, nearly all highly sensitive parents that I’ve worked with has admitted to feeling overwhelmed, exhausted, and emotionally and physically spent. This might be your story as well.... Read More