9 Self-Care Tips for The Highly Sensitive Person

9 Self-Care Tips for The Highly Sensitive Person


“You’re too sensitive!” She said, slamming the door as she left.

Well, you’re an IN-sensitive a**hole, I thought to myself, not having the nerve to actually say it out loud. Welcome to the world of being highly sensitive in a world that still lacks in understanding. Within the past few years I’ve come to the awareness that I’m a highly sensitive person (HSP).

No. This does not mean I’m psychic (though I’m working on that). A person who is highly sensitive has a significantly fine-tuned nervous system—an energetic over-achiever, I suppose.

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Dominica Applegate
Written by: Dominica Applegate

Dominica Applegate is an author, writer, and transpersonal spiritual teacher. Her teachings have helped millions of people experience emotional healing, relationship repair, and spiritual awakening. Earning her BA in Psychology and MA in Counseling, she worked 12 years in the mental health field before diving full-time into writing.

She runs Rediscovering Sacredness, an online portal that offers inspiration, essays, resources, and tools to help heal inner pain and experience more peace and joy.

Her books include:

Into The Wild Shadow Work Journal
Healing After a Breakup: A 50 Day Devotional & Guided Inner Work Journal
Goodbye Codependency: A 40-Day Devotional to Boost Self-Care
The Pain, It Shapes Her World {Poetry}