How to Handle the Highly Sensitive

How to Handle the Highly Sensitive

They tear up at phone commercials. They brood for days over a gentle ribbing. They know what you're feeling before you do. Oh, the highly sensitive. Homepage image: Shutterstock

Why Misophonia Needs a New Ad Agency

By Wendy Aron
How mental illness is killing our disorder

Connecting with Our Authentic Self

By John Amodeo PhD, MFT
Building a Vital Foundation for Intimacy

How to Deal with Litigious People and Frivolous Lawsuits

By Ruth Lee Johnson J.D.
What to do when someone threatens to sue you for something ridiculous.

A Way to Overcome Social Anxiety

By Rod Judkins MA, RCA
Release from inhibitions is cathartic

Declare Your Introversion And Other Tips To Lead Positive

By Kathy Cramer Ph.D.
Lead Positive profile: Doug Conant, founder and CEO of ConantLeadership (Part 2)

The Power of Positive Feedback

By John Amodeo PhD, MFT
Extending Our Caring to Others

Seven Forms of Non-Monogamy

By Elisabeth A. Sheff Ph.D.
Exploring the wide world of extra-dyadic sexual relationships.

5 Strengths of Highly Sensitive People

By Alice Boyes Ph.D.
What are highly sensitive people good at?

How To Be Tactful

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Three traits that make tact and compassion come naturally

Ask ‘How Can I Help?’ (And Other Tips to Lead Positive)

By Kathy Cramer Ph.D.
Lead Positive profile: Doug Conant, founder and CEO of ConantLeadership (Part 1)

How to Spot and Deal With Passive-Aggressive People

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
8 keys to surviving passive-aggressives at home and at work.

When Teased Children Grow Up

By Lisa Rivero M.A.
The effects of being shunned as a child continue far beyond the playground.

Soft Criticism

By Eileen Kennedy-Moore Ph.D.
The art of gentle correction -- it's not about offering praise.

4 Ways to Make a Better Apology

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Research-driven tips for saying sorry and making it count.

Turning Brazil's Loss Into A Teachable Moment for Kids

By Shimi Kang M.D.
How to handle the outcome of any game.

When You're Down and Out: How to Get Through the Bad Days

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
What to do when it feels as if nothing matters.

Coping with Tragic News for Sensitive People

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.
How sensitive people can take care of themselves in the face of bad news.

Hypersensitivity Cuts Both Ways

By Mark D. White Ph.D.
Can a person be too sensitive to the feelings of others?

Dealing with the Put-Downs

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Sometimes it really is about them, not you

Mommy, Chill Out

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
Wisdom from an empathic wonder child

“Do you still love me? No, Really?”

By Jeremy E Sherman Ph.D.
Ten tips for dealing with those awkward questions we ask in love and fear

Borderline Personality: Does a BPD Diagnosis Imply Raging?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Or does bpd indicate a highly sensitive person who reacts with strong emotions?

16 Ways to Motivate Anyone

By Todd B Kashdan Ph.D.
Moving beyond the notion of intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation

The Science of Heartache: 6 Things You Need to Know

By Peg Streep
6 revelations about the connection between emotional and physical pain.