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  • Essential Skills for Living Well in an Overstimulating World (Step-By-Step Guides)
  • By: Ted Zeff
  • Narrated by: Paul Aulridge
  • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
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By: Ted Zeff
Narrated by: Paul Aulridge
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If you're a highly sensitive person (HSP), you're in good company. HSPs make up some 20 percent of the population, individuals like you who both enjoy and wrestle with a finely tuned nervous system. You often sense things that others ignore such as strong smells, bright lights, and the crush of crowds. Even the presence of strangers in your immediate vicinity can cause you considerable distraction. You already know that this condition can be a gift, but until you learn to master your sensitive nervous system, you might be operating in a constant state of overstimulation.

As an HSP, the most important thing you can learn is how to manage your increased sensitivity to both physical and emotional stimulation. This accessible, practical guide contains strategies to help you master this critical skill. Build your coping skills by exploring the books engaging exercises. Then, keep the book by your side, a constant companion as you make your way through your vibrant and highly stimulating world.

  • Find out what it means to be a highly sensitive person
  • Take the self-examination quiz and find out whether you are highly sensitive
  • Learn coping techniques indispensable to HSP's
  • Discover how to manage distractions like noise and time pressure at home and at work
  • Reduce sensory-provoked tension with meditation and deep relaxation techniques
  • Navigate the challenges of interacting with others in social and intimate relationships

©2004 Ted Zeff (P)2015 Wetware Media

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Great tools to learn from for a HSP

Really enjoy this book. Help me learn alot more about myself and how to try and deal with things.

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Some good, some not so good

Part of the book was helpful. Reassuring to be reminded to respect self, needs and limits as well as unique skills and personality. But I got the feeling that the recommendations for how to behave could put some individuals in the firing line of bullies at school or in the workplace, or anywhere really. It's important to work within own limits but also important to not be a doormat. The book fidn't give a way of navigating that fine line. Other parts of the book were just disappointing. I thought the author overstepped his knowledge when talking about topics such as medicine and diet, offering dubious supportive evidence at best.

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As a struggling HSP this book was helpful in unpacking what it means to be a HSP in a non-HSP world. The chapters on relationships are particularly helpful. The final chapter has a lot of websites and details so it was a little overwhelming to listen to. it might be worth grabbing a pen and paper to write down the websites in the final chapter.

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