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The truly creative mind in any field is no more than this: A human creature born abnormally, inhumanly sensitive.” Pearl Buck

HSP, or highly sensitive person, is a temperament in which the nervous system is more reactive than approximately 85 percent of the population. Often characterized as shy, inhibited, acutely worried and intense, these individuals are mislabeled as too mild mannered and self-effacing to say anything. Dr. Aron, author of The Highly Sensitive Person, suggests HSPs are stalwarts in disguise: “…a gifted, deep powerful presence in the room.” Turn the page…

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