Highly Sensitive and Living With Social Anxiety

Many people avoid crowds or social contacts that are too anxiety producing. But if this kind of social anxiety is overly self-limiting, holding us back from expressing our talents as fully as we want to, there are ways to deal with it.

How might being a highly sensitive person (HSP) or empath make some people more susceptible to social anxiety?

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Sensitive to Anxiety and Depression

Being highly sensitive probably increases our vulnerability to anxiety and depression, which for many of us go together to some extent. Elaine Aron, PhD thinks “high sensitivity increases the impact of all emotionally tinged events…”

That is a helpful concept, I think: that being highly sensitive increases the potency of any experiences with emotional elements. I’m sure that has been the case for me, and I have had varying degrees of these mood challenges for most of my life. Can you relate?

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Alejandro Inarritu on the Creative Process

Alejandro González Iñárritu has earned a number of award nominations for directing and co-writing “Birdman” and has made a number of interesting comments about creative work.

“You know, in the creative process I think every human being is confronted with doubts and contradictions and flaws . . . and that’s part of it. That’s the deal of it. That’s the complexity of it.”

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