We are over 100 people joined by the character trait of being highly sensitive. In the research literature this trait is called sensory processing sensitivity. We, as HSP's, experience and process the world differently than 80% of the population. We have sensitive nervous systems which take in more information and process information more thoroughly. Wondering if you are highly sensitive? Take this self test, researched and validated by Elaine Aron, the founding mother of research on sensory processing sensitivity.
Are you new to recognizing yourself as a highly sensitive person? READ MORE HERE
Do you feel that your experience is different than others? READ MORE HERE
Our group was founded in 2008 by Scott. Through Scott and this meet-up group, many people have come to appreciate being highly sensitive.
Currently, we HSP's are using this meet-up group as a venue to e-mail, talk on the phone and meet in person with other HSP's one-on -one. Want to connect with another member? Click on the envelope icon in their profile to send them a personal, friendly e-mail. Any e-mail sent to email@example.com goes to all group members, so use this only when needed so everyone isn't flooded with e-mails!
Any member can plan and sponsor a group meet-up. Just click on the Schedule a meet-up button. Remember that past group meet-ups have been small (largest was 5) (update - one group had 10!) and don't be disappointed if only one or two people respond!
I myself have worked with highly sensitive people for over 20 years. I offer personal growth support for HSP's. I provide support to HSPs through this free open meet-up group, individual sessions, workshops and in-depth groups. I have put together many resources for HSP's and would like to share those with you, HSP Resources. I also send out a monthly newsletter, HSPower, which gives you a free source of empowering ideas for highly sensitive people. HSP's everywhere are awakening to this special trait and there are free newsletters, magazines, e-zines, books, blogs and videos! Get connected!
Love and light,
PS Please e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org) if a member makes you feel unsafe. We want this to be a safe place to meet other HSP's.
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