Only 15-20% of the population is highly sensitive, which means that 80-85% of the population is not wired the same way. High sensitivity is not a flaw. It is not a pathology. In fact, Elaine Aron refers to highly sensitive people as the “priest” class of the culture. They are artists, poets, counselors, clergy, teachers, healers, compassionate leaders and some of the creative thinkers on the planet.
If you think you might be a highly sensitive person, or you are married to one, or your child might be one, take the HSP quiz.
Read this Huffington Post article: 13 Things Anyone Should Know Who Loves a Highly Sensitive Person.
If you, or a loved one, is highly sensitive and you would like counseling, please contact me: Benita A. Esposito, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor. In-person office visits, phone or videoconference available worldwide. I would love to help you. I am a highly sensitive person, too, so I can really understand you, your challenges and your beautiful gifts.