Are You Highly Sensitive? Take The Test & Learn More

You are more than you know

A lot of HSPs don’t know they are highly sensitive and believe something is wrong with them that they feel so deeply and are so sensitive to the world around them. I love to inform and transform how HSPs are valued in society and how they value themselves.

Highly sensitives make excellent leaders and are called to help heal humanity and the planet through their own interests and creations, sharing what they know with the other 80% of the population.

There are at least 1.4 billion Highly Sensitive people in the world, that is around 20% of the population. You are not alone, misunderstood-yes.

Are you? Is someone close to you?

Below I share a self test, a list of famous highly sensitive people and other information I believe you’d like to know as well as other resources.  There is nothing wrong with you, you have superpowers to help humanity survive and thrive!

Are You Highly Sensitive? A Self-Test

Answer each question according to the way you personally feel.  If the answer is a strong true then it is a YES, if it is not very true then it is a NO.

·       I seem to be aware of subtleties in my environment.

·       Other people’s moods affect me.

·       I find myself needing to withdraw during busy days, into bed or into a darkened room or any place where I can have some privacy

·       I am particularly sensitive to the effects of caffeine.

·       I am easily overwhelmed by things like bright lights, strong  smells, coarse fabrics, or sirens close by.

·       I have a rich, complex inner life.

·       I am deeply moved by the arts or music.

·       My nervous system sometimes feels so frazzled that I just have to go off by myself.

·       I have a strong intuition even though I may not use it

·       I get rattled when I have a lot to do in a short amount of time.

·       I tend to know what needs to be done to make people      comfortable (like changing the lighting or the seating).

·       I am annoyed when people try to get me to do too many things at once.

·       I try hard to avoid making mistakes or forgetting things.

·       I make a point to avoid violent movies and TV shows.

·       I become unpleasantly aroused when a lot is going on around me.

·       I find it unpleasant to have a lot going on at once.

·       I feel other people’s feelings and take them on as my own

·       As a child,  I was labeled sensitive or shy.

If you answered 12 or more most likely you are Highly Sensitive. If you answered less than 12 but they are very strong you could very well be highly sensitive also. Read more and see if the knowledge resonates with you.


This website and my
YouTube channel are full of information for HSPs, take your time to search topics that interest you to learn more.

You may also like to see if you are a high sensation seeking sensitive. Click on this link to discover if you are a High Sensation Seeking HSP.

HSP’s are here to stand out, not to fit in.

Your awareness, creativity, and sensitivity is helping to change the world.

 

You have a great inheritance and you are among many very successful and accomplished HSP’s.

Here are other famous HSP: Woody Allen, Jim Carey, Steve Martin, Mel brooks, Johnny Carson, Harry S. Truman, Martin Luther King, Jr. Malcolm X, Gandhi, Dalai Lama, Mother Theresa, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sir Issac Newton, Thomas Alva Edison and Jane Goodall, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Elton John, Alanis Morissette, Neil young, Jim Morrison, Celine Dion, Jewel, Keith Urban, Jack Johnson, Dolly Parton, Barbra Streisand, Mozzart, Edgar Allen Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Emily Dickinson, Virginia Wolf, E.E. Cummings, James Baldwin, Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, Julie Christie, Jennifer Beals, Nicole Kidman, Scarlette Johansson, Taye Diggs, Winona Ryder, Claire Danes, Riley Keough…

There is a great movie that will provide you with everything you need to know about HSP called SENSITIVE: THE MOVIE   that you can watch directly on the site. Just follow the link.

Personal experience has taught me that it is not merely important to learn about the nature of one’s sensitivity from books or movies, but also to learn through fellowship and friendship with others who are also highly sensitives. The sharing of life experience that comes with being Highly Sensitive can be as important as a teacher or any book.

This is what I want you to know:

  • Embrace your sensitive and creative traits as SuperPowers.
  • You are not alone and you are better than OK! There is nothing wrong with you!
  • You can create healthy boundaries and self-care, so you are not overwhelmed by the insensitive world and unconscious people.
  • You are here to make a difference in the world, your sensitivity allows you to organically have more information than non-HSP for better problem solving, innovation and leadership.
  • You can love ALL of yourself and live more truthfully, enjoying all the opportunities and experiences you can imagine.
  • You are a gifted individual and can use your SuperPowers to serve yourself and humanity.
  • You can be in healthy relationships personally and professionally.

Please leave comments, questions and “ah-has” below.

If you want to find out more, and learn how to best utilize your HSP traits, connect with me for a complimentary Discovery Session (805) 883-8598

Love, Live and Matter,

Marilyn

 

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