Parenting - Behaviour | 0-18 yrs

7 Traits Of Highly Sensitive Children

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Research says that 15–20 per cent of the children are highly sensitive. Without a proper understanding of the child’s personality, bringing up a highly sensitive child can prove highly frustrating for parents. However, highly sensitive children are also gifted in many ways.

Read our ClipBook to understand the seven traits of a highly sensitive child.

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Empathetic

“Empathy is the most mysterious transaction that the human soul can have, and it’s accessible to all of us, but we have to give ourselves the opportunity to identify, to plunge ourselves in a story...”

Highly Perceptive

High perception is an inherited trait of some 15 to 20 percent of the general population. The Highly Perceptive Individual (HPI) is highly aware of the environment and is sensitive to noise, lighting, medication...

Creative

The fact that many seemingly extraverted performers are also highly sensitive people can also be found in the complex personalities of metal rock performers. Psychologist Jennifer O. Grimes...

Mentally Strong

We are programmed to see weakness as a negative attribute, and we perceive sensitivity as a weakness because sensitive people have a tendency to get easily overwhelmed and can...

Avoid Conflicts

Knowing how to handle conflict makes a huge impact on your ability to navigate the normal ups and downs of relationships – at home, with friends, and at work...

Prefer Solitude

We need our downtime and we usually take it alone, but solitude is a special form of being alone. Silence and loneliness deserve comment as well. These four are key to who we are. HSPs need lots...

Emotional

Highly sensitive people frequently live life on the brink of emotional snowballing, a term I use to describe a situation where emotions get out of control, and quickly become out of proportion...

Leaders

Powerful emotions can act as excellent triggers to get you up and moving, and this quality lends itself readily to taking the lead and exercising control over the situations in your life. Here are ten...

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