Best Books On High Sensitivity (HSP) [Elaine Aron & More!] [2023 Update]
What is the best book about high sensitivity (HSP)? Here you will find two lists: a list with recommendations for adults and children. These books contain information and tips for dealing with HSP.
The top 10 best books about high sensitivity
Criteria for compiling these recommended books
Our editors have carefully read as many as possible books about this subject. Then, they used the following criteria for choosing the best picks:
- The literary quality of the books.
- The amount of books sold worldwide.
- The professional reviews in newspapers.
- The expertise and experience from the author.
- The quality of the examples, knowledge and practicality
- The actuality and whether the information is useful or too old.
- Our editor’s opinions: they have read and judged the books extensively.
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1.Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults
Our pick for those living with intensity. This book is also gold for any family members or friends looking to better understand the problem of intensity. No matter whether you are a child, teenager or adult, this book has all the information you need.
2.Fiber Fueled: The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome
A perfect reminder of the importance of our gut and microbiome, this book not only provides helpful information but also practical solutions to improving your health. If you are trying to lose weight and understand the biology behind it, look no further than this book.
3.On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist
The subject of journalism is one with a whole lot of history, but this book compiles everything into an easy-to-read collection of thoughts and information. A perfect read for anyone looking to get into the journalism industry and understand the ups and downs of the media.
4.The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You
This book makes it feel as though somebody is with you giving you support at every turn of the page. A cordial, accommodating, and educational book, perfect for anyone struggling with sensitivity in this loud and often overwhelming world. Highly recomendable!
5.Mayotte: Musings Of A Narcissist.: A Survivor’s Story
Here’s a tale about endurance, boldness, profundity of character, and love. Narcissism can be extremely difficult to deal with in a loved one, but this story is the perfect example of how someone can survive and thrive beyond the emotional manipulation.
6.Listen to the Music: Learning About Epilepsy
This book really selves into the subject of epilepsy and its effect on those with the condition. In our opinion, if you are looking to find out more about epilepsy, this is the single most important read out there. Eye-opening, educational and helpful at every turn of the page.
7.Thrill: The High Sensation Seeking Highly Sensitive Person
This may be a niche topic, but any high sensational seeking highly sensitive people will appreciate this book. Essentially, if you love thrill seeking but prefer remaining on the right side of safety, this may be for you. Such an interesting and unique read with some great ideas.
8.Mastering Diabetes: The Revolutionary Method to Reverse Insulin Resistance Permanently in Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, Prediabetes, and Gestational Diabetes
In our opinion, this is the go-to book on diabetes, no matter how old you are, what type you are, or whether you are reading for a loved one. This book contains all the need to know information, as well as helpful tips on how to improve your situation.
9.The Highly Sensitive: How to Stop Emotional Overload, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Energy
The perfect read for anyone who is easily overwhelmed by anxiety and negative energy. This book is designed to guide you through the tough moments in life and teach you some handy tips to navigate anxiety, negativity and emotional overload. A great read.
10.The Left Hand of Darkness
If you love science fiction, you will love this book – it’s as simple as that! The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a solo human emissary to Winter, an alien world full of the unknown, in which the inhabitants can change their own genders.
Two extra bonus book tips about HSP for adults
Elaine Aron’s # 1 book: Highly Sensitive Person
This is a ‘complete’ book including pieces about self-knowledge, healing old wounds, dealing with high sensitivity, facts, challenges, tests, tips and a philosophical perspective.
The highly sensitive person in love
Afraid of intimacy due to all stimuli? Elaine Aron teaches you how to deal with this.
Sensitive The Movie
This is a very informative film that is also useful for non-HSPs to better understand how sensitive it is through a scientific approach. So little attention is paid to the spiritual perspective. Elaine Aron knows how to tie the film together with her message.
Films that were probably made by HSP people
It seems as if a special kind of ‘film genre’ has emerged in recent decades. It is difficult to give a name or to pinpoint exactly what these films have in common.
These films are exceptionally delicate and soothing yet powerful and probably made by HSPers. They give you a kind of floating feeling after you see them.
Examples of this are:
- The Fault In Our Stars
- Lost In Translation (2003)
- Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
- Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
- The Fountain
- Broken Flowers (2005)
- Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
- The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
- Boyhood (2014)
- Frances Ha (2012)
- Garden State (2004)
- The OA (show)
- On The Road With Judas
- One Perfect Day
- Shelter (2007)
- Weekend (2011)
- True Detective
- Royal Tenenbaums
- Darjeeling Limited
- Whisper Of The Heart
- Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
- The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
- The Leftovers (series)
- Anomalisa (2015)
- Last Night (2010)
- Breaking the Waves (1996)
- Dancer in the Dark
- Upstream Color
- Merry Christmas
- The Goddess Project
- Down To Earth
The top 10 best books on Best Books on High Sensitivity of all time
Let’s finish with giving you our top picks on this subject. We will present you our top 10 best books on High Sensitivity of all time. We have updated this ultimate list of our recommendations this year, including all the recent titles.
|Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults||Susan Daniels Michael M. Piechowski|
|Fiber Fueled: The Plant-Based Gut Health Program for Losing Weight, Restoring Your Health, and Optimizing Your Microbiome||Will Bulsiewicz MD|
|On All Fronts: The Education of a Journalist||Clarissa Ward|
|The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You||Elaine N. Aron|
|Mayotte: Musings Of A Narcissist: A Survivor’s Story||Doug Probst|
|Listen to the Music: Learning About Epilepsy||Louis Stanislaw|
|Thrill: The High Sensation Seeking Highly Sensitive Person||Tracy Cooper|
|Mastering Diabetes: The Revolutionary Method to Reverse Insulin Resistance Permanently in Type 1, Type 1.5, Type 2, Prediabetes, and Gestational Diabetes||Cyrus Khambatta PhD Robby Barbaro MPH|
|The Highly Sensitive: How to Stop Emotional Overload, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Energy||Judy Dyer|
|The Left Hand of Darkness||Ursula K. Le Guin|
Lots of reading and viewing pleasure!