Highly Sensitive People in an Insensitive World (Paperback)

How to Create a Happy Life

By Ilse Sand, Elisabeth Svanholmer (Translator)

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 9781785920660, 160pp.

Publication Date: June 21, 2016

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Description

In today's fast-paced, increasingly public society, we are expected to be resilient, to have the energy to manage a packed work schedule, social calendar, and a large network of friends, both online and offline, day and night. If you find yourself struggling to live up to, or even enjoy, these non-stop social expectations, then this book is for you. Written for highly sensitive people, the book explains the characteristics of being highly sensitive and how to overcome common difficulties, such as low self-esteem and the exhausting effects of socialising. Ilse Sand also encourages you to explore and appreciate the advantages of high sensitivity, including your aptitude for depth, intensity and presence, and suggests activities to calm and inspire.


About the Author

Ilse Sand is a theology graduate from the University of Aarhus, where she wrote her Master's thesis on C.G. Jung and Soren Kierkegaard. She is also trained in several psychotherapeutic approaches and is registered with the Association for Psychotherapy in Denmark. After being employed for several years as a parish priest for the Danish National Church she now works as a supervisor, trainer, speaker and therapist. See more at www.highlysensitive-hsp.com Translated from the Danish by Elisabeth Svanholmer. Elisabeth is originally from Denmark and has been living in the UK since 2013. Her background is in Dance and Arts, but she has been working as a mental health trainer since 2006 and is particularly passionate about recovery and holistic approaches to mental health. She contacted Ilse and offered to help translate the book and now looks forward to sharing it with an English speaking audience.
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