These statements are only a sample of Highly Sensitive traits.
Even if you only answer Yes to a few you may still classify yourself as an HSP if you feel them deeply.
You know yourself better than anyone and are the only one qualified identify yourself as Highly Sensitive.
Loud noises, strong smells, and bright lights are unpleasant for me.
My digestive and other body systems are easily effected by stress and imbalance.
I often feel downcast and emotional about social injustice and animal cruelty.
I am often keenly aware of energy shifts in my environment.
Watching or reading the news causes me to become distressed and anxious.
I am easily affected by the moods and emotions of others.
I struggle to effectively communicate my feelings when I am overwhelmed or stressed.
I become overwhelmed when I feel pressured to complete many tasks at once.
Family and friends frequently comment on my sensitivity.
I need quiet time to recharge and reset after events that others find exciting and fun.
I avoid or do not enjoy violent or horror genre entertainment.