How to Love a Highly Sensitive Person

How do you love someone with HSP?

How to Love a Highly Sensitive Person

  1. Speak words that lift us up, not drag us down. As I’ve already mentioned, words really matter to HSPs.
  2. Check in on us. HSPs may not always say when they’re hurting.
  3. Indulge our senses.
  4. Check your vibes.
  5. Yes to hugs, kisses, and physical touch.
  6. Respect our limits.
  7. Show us that you notice us.

What is self-care and why is it important?

Why is it important? Self-care encourages you to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself so that you can transmit the good feelings to others. You cannot give to others what you don’t have yourself. While some may misconstrue self-care as selfish, it’s far from that.

How do you know if you’re highly sensitive?

Going over the signs can help you determine if you may be a highly-sensitive person.

  1. You don’t react well to bright lighting or loud sounds.
  2. You’re quick to be down on yourself when you don’t meet expectations you’ve set for yourself.
  3. You startle easily.
  4. You often worry about what others think.

How do you fix HSP?

Top 10 Survival Tips for the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)

  1. 1) Get enough sleep.
  2. 2) Eat healthy foods regularly throughout the day.
  3. 3) Wear noise-reducing headphones.
  4. 4) Plan for decompression time.
  5. 5) Have at least one quiet room or space to retreat to in your home.
  6. 6) Give yourself time and space to get things done.
  7. 7) Limit caffeine.
  8. 8) Keep the lights down low.

How do you communicate with a sensitive person?

How to Communicate With a Highly Sensitive Person

  1. Accept diversity.
  2. Respect boundaries.
  3. Pay attention to their body language.
  4. Keep lines of communication open.
  5. Use the sandwich approach.
  6. Don’t invalidate their emotions.
  7. Plan out heavy conversations.
  8. Keep emotions level.

What self-care really means?

True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake, it is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from. And that often takes doing the thing you least want to do. It often means looking your failures and disappointments square in the eye and re-strategizing.

How do you know if you are self aware?

Well, people who are self-aware tend to do a lot of psychological experimenting. Instead of just blindly accepting the thought that others will think I’m foolish if I speak up and voice my opinion, they test it out. Self-aware people use data, not theories, to choose their actions.

How do I deal with a sensitive wife?

Here are 10 ways that I have learned to communicate better with my hypersensitive spouse.

  1. Empathize. Put yourself in their shoes and truly try to understand where they are coming from.
  2. Listen.
  3. Provide Physical Affection.
  4. Paraphrase.
  5. Adjust Your Voice Volume.
  6. Acknowledge Their Feelings.
  7. Apologize.
  8. Be Patient.

What HSP do you need to be happy?

HSPs tend to have high levels of empathy, and this is just one of the ways our caring for others shows up. Unfortunately, this means sensitive people often hide their needs and just “go along to get along.” They need a healthy way of dealing with disagreements that doesn’t involve yelling or drama.