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She also published it for her Huffington Post column with the title 5 Gifts of Being Highly Sensitive — which has over comments. Here are her two questions, and my responses: The subtle shades of texture in clothing, and foods when cooking, the sounds of music or even traffic or people talking, fragrances and colors of nature.
All of these may be more intense for highly sensitive people. Years ago, I took a color discrimination test to work as a photographic technician, making color prints. But I decided I did not want to work all day in a darkroom.
That kind of response to color makes visual experience rich and exciting, and can help visual artists and designers be even more excellent.
The trait of high sensitivity also includes a strong tendency to be aware of nuances in meaning, and to be more cautious about taking action, and to more carefully consider options and possible outcomes.
We also tend to be more aware of our inner emotional states, which can make for richer and more profound creative work as writers, musicians, actors or other artists. A greater response to pain, discomfort, and physical experience can mean sensitive people have the potential, at least, to take better care of their health.
Psychologist Elaine Aron, author of The Highly Sensitive Person, estimates about twenty percent of people are highly sensitive, and seventy percent of those are introverted, which is a trait that can also encourage creativity. And how best do we overcome them or co-exist with them? The biggest challenge in high sensitivity is probably being vulnerable to sensory or emotional overwhelm.
An intriguing neuroscience research study I came across that may explain some of this said people with nervous systems having decreased latent inhibition are more open to incoming stimuli. Which can be a good thing, or not so good. Another aspect of sensitivity can be reacting to the emotions — and perhaps thoughts — of others.
Being in the vicinity of angry people, for example, can be more distressing. For example, being at a professional development conference, it may not be the most helpful thing to leave a long presentation or workshop in order to recuperate from the emotional intensity of the crowd.
Living in a culture that devalues sensitivity and introversion as much as the U. Overall, I think being highly sensitive is a trait we can embrace and use to be more creative and aware. But it demands taking care to live strategically, even outside popular values, to avoid overwhelm so we can better nurture our abilities and creative talents.
Did you know that bat guano smells like stale Wheat Thins? Ackerman does, and she guides us through questions of sensation with an eye for the amusingly arcane reference and just the right phrase.
Being Highly Sensitive and Creative — excerpts from my book. Of course, being creative is not limited to people identified as artists, or just those who are pursuing creative ventures.
Both creativity and being sensitive are on a spectrum — a range of different levels. Many have squashed their creativity because of their low self-esteem; many more had it squashed for them, before they could ever know about.
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