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    The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Surivive and Thrive When the World Overwhelms You (Paperback) By (author) Elaine N. Aron

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    DescriptionHow 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


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    Title
    The Highly Sensitive Person
    Subtitle
    How to Surivive and Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Elaine N. Aron
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 197 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780722538968
    ISBN 10: 0722538960
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    DC21: 158.1
    BIC subject category V2: VFJ
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: VSP
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: B-560
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14810
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: PSY023000, SEL024000
    Thema V1.0: VSP, VFJ
    Illustrations note
    With index
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    THORSONS
    Publication date
    16 August 1999
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Elaine R. Aron is a highly sensitive person herself who has a Master's degree in clinical psychology and a doctorate. She has researched the subject using 100s of detailed interviews with HSPs. She lives in San Francisco and New York.
    Review quote
    'This remarkable book speaks clearly to highly sensitive people. It gives a fresh perspective, a sigh of relief, and a good sense of where we belong in society.' JOHN GRAY, author of Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus