Signs-You-Are-a-Highly-Sensitive-Person

Are you the type of person to be often overwhelmed by emotions and feelings? Have you ever felt bad without knowing why? If you have already experienced all that, you could be one of 15 to 20% of the hypersensitive Person that exist in the world.
The hypersensitivity is characterized by an increased sensitivity, greater than the average. It is manifested by a high reactivity to the same stimulation. The origin of the hypersensitivity has been defined, according to Dr. Elaine Aron, as being linked to a genetic trait. As for the psychoanalyst Saverio Tomasella, hypersensitivity is not genetic but is the result of the history of each person from the intrauterine life, and the possible influences of family and society.
Here are 14 signs that you are hypersensitive person, and what to do in this case.
1. You have trouble accepting criticism
The critical impact you much and easily. You are very responsive to feedback. Even if you know that you may have done something wrong, being criticized can really bother you.
2. The mood of other impacts you easily
You feel what others feel, and you are easily influenced by their mood, whether good or bad.
3. You notice things that other people do not notice
You notice very subtle things in your environment as in conversations, things that others do not notice.
4. You have heightened senses.
Compared to the other, you have the most heightened senses. such as smell, taste, sight and hearing. Loud noise can disturb you, but the sounds and sweet sounds soothe you. One can easily scare you because you are easily startled by sudden movements or sounds.
5. You are very intuitive
You can not explain why or how, but you know what will happen. In addition, it looks like you have a built lie detector: you can tell if people are genuine or not, just by their facial expressions or tone of voice.
6. You can feel what others are feeling
Because you are sensitive to the emotions of others, you can actually feel what they feel. It is not unusual for you to put yourself in a room to get an idea of what people are feeling.
7. You need a moment to be alone
You have a real need to withdraw from the world and be alone for a while. This retreat allows you to be away from people and their feelings. It is a break that lets you recharge.
8. You feel quickly overwhelmed
When you have too much to do, you feel shaken and overwhelmed. Similarly when there is too much emotion around you. This single situation can make you feel overwhelmed, even though everything in your personal life  is perfect.
Similarly, you are so sensitive that even the smallest things can destabilize and bored you. You are so frustrated and annoyed.
9. You can not tolerate the discomfort for you as well as for other
You can not stand to see people sick or suffering. You show a lot of empathy and altruism.
10. You are easily exhausted
Because you tend to feel the emotions of others, you are often exhausted when you are surrounded by such feelings.
11. Everything has its own "feel" to it .
People, places, even different times of day or days of the week have their own connotation for you. It's always the same for color and same smell.
12. People say that you are too sensitive
People often tell you that you are too sensitive, you have the heart on the hand, or you're too emotional. In your childhood, you were already too shy or too sensitive.
13. You are listening to the needs of others
It's a second nature for you to help others who do not feel well. Because you are so in tune with their feelings, you instinctively know what they need. Their comfort is so important for you.
14. You can not handle the negative images
You can not bear to see or hear about violence or tragedy. Moreover, the negative images in the media bother you and affect you tremendously.

What to do to manage your hypersensitivity?

If you are hypersensitive person, it may be difficult for you because you will be easily hurt the face of comments or actions that others do not even notice. Here are some tips to help you cope with your hypersensitivity:
  • Try to be patient and understanding.
  • Trust yourself and do not overreact.
  • Avoid unnecessary stress.
  • Learn to breathe with lengthening and shortening the inspiration and expiration
  • Take the time to balance your emotions.
  • Avoid having relationships with toxic people.
  • Do activities such as yoga or meditation.

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