Too MUCH sen­si­tiv­ity Can make Us painful to BE around

Cosmopolitan (Philippines) - - You, You, You - So what to do?

HSPS can also come across as un­sta­ble or im­ma­ture.

They are of­ten la­belled as shy, even neu­rotic, be­cause they are more cau­tious than most in tak­ing risks, try­ing new things, or meet­ing new peo­ple, but Aron dis­misses this. Shy­ness, she says, is a “learnt re­sponse”—hsps are born that way. If hy­per­sen­si­tiv­ity is in­grained, there’s lit­tle point in try­ing to change it. But there are ways to con­trol it so it won’t hold you back. es­tab­lish whether it’s a prob­lem in your life. Take Aron’s free quiz at hsper­son.com, and con­sider th­ese com­mon traits

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