The author of The Highly Sensitive Person, Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D. notes that about 15 to 20 percent of the population have this trait.
“It means you are aware of subtleties in your surroundings, a great advantage in many situations,” she says. “It also means you are more easily overwhelmed when you have been out in a highly stimulating environment for too long.”
See her short video about this on the Highly Sensitive site.
Article publié pour la première fois le 15/05/2008