ARE YOU SENSITIVE?

A Frequently Misunderstood Yet Normal Way of Being.

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WHY DO SOME PEOPLE NEVER SEEM TO BE PHASED BY ANYTHING?

(and you feel so overwhelmed?)

Do you experience any of the following?

  • People say that you are "too sensitive."
  • You tend to be aware of or affected by what other people are feeling.
  • You frequently feel overwhelmed.
  • You can be overstimulated by your environment.
  • You have health issues that become worse with stress.
  • You have pain that is triggered by or becomes worse with stress.

If so, you may have a genetic trait that is shared by 15-20% of the population. 

Science calls it “High Sensitivity” or Sensory Processing Sensitivity.

So what does this mean for you?

  • It means you are completely normal for 1/5 of the population.
  • Your nervous systems takes in more information than the average person.
  • You take in subtleties and reflect deeply on your surroundings and interactions.
  • You may be more vulnerable to stress-related illnesses.
  • You tend to be deeply affected by other's emotional states - even physically.
  • You may have special needs around touch-based therapies -- so that your sensitivity needs are met.
  • It can be an incredible gift for yourself and others once mastered.

EVERY GIFT HAS IT'S CHALLENGE

Does Sensitivity Affect 

Your Health?

(Check out the article below.)

ARE YOU A HIGHLY SENSITIVE PERSON?

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Sensitivity & Health

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So what does sensitivity have to do 

with chronic pain and illness?

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Sensitive people experience everything more deeply – including stress.

Most us us know that stress can affect our physical and mental health.  However, if you have underlying sensitivity — regardless of the origin — it can make you even more vulnerable to the effects of stress.

Let’s say, for example, that you had a difficult childhood or experienced traumatic events early in your life.  Now that can affect anyone, but sensitive individuals tend to take those experiences in on a much deeper level than the average person — and that can translate into how your brain, nervous system and emotions work as you get older.

 

Sensitivity often responds best to a sensitive approach.

Many people who are sensitive often do not respond well to conventional treatment. In particular medications can hit them harder, make the symptoms worse, or give them side-effects.  This does not mean that they should not receive conventional treatment, but it does mean that a natural approach in conjunction with their regular treatment can help them feel more in harmony with their body and makes them feel better overall.  

In general, the best kind of treatment is going to give immediate relief of the symptom, but will also treat the ROOT of the problem or imbalance for more long-lasting and effective results.

 

Some common conditions affected by stress & sensitivity are:

  • Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic Headaches or Migraines
  • Neck, shoulder & back pain
  • Cancer and other life-challenging autoimmune conditions.
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Painful feelings of grief, overwhelm, worry, anxiety, or depression.
  • Life transitions, unexpected changes & crises.

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST HEALTH ISSUE AROUND SENSITIVITY?

Sensitivity has some wonderful features. You are likely empathetic, creative, even visionary.
At the same time, your highly sensitive nervous system may make you prone to a number of challenges.

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