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Finding Therapists as a Highly Sensitive Person

By Jodi Clarke — 2020

Things like loud noises, drastic temperature change, crowds, or emotionally-charged situations can create distress because your system becomes overstimulated. You might also find that you have a harder time healing after experiences that involve betrayal, loss, or rejection.

Read on www.verywellmind.com

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It’s Perfectly OK to Call a Disabled Person ‘Disabled,’ and Here’s Why

We’ve been taught to refer to people with disabilities using person-first language, but that might be doing more harm than good.

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What College Students Really Think About Cancel Culture

A grassroots civil-dialogue movement creates a new kind of safe space: one that invites students from across the political spectrum to discuss controversial issues, including policing, gender identity, and free speech itself.

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Have You Ever Felt Like an Outsider?

Being an outsider can cause culture shock. But that doesn’t have to be a bad thing.

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3 Ways to Embrace Neurodiversity in the Workplace

In a work world dominated by automation, digitalization, and increasing incivility, the need for one group of workers, those whom I call “sensitive strivers,” has never been greater.

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My ADHD and Bipolar Make Christmas Magical

“Maybe I see the magic of Christmas the same way as children. My ADHD and Bipolar makes me extremely sensitive to all kinds of stimulation, like movement, lights, colours, feelings of others, sounds etc at the same time.”

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Identity and Neurodiversity

Conceptions of identities are complex. We have a number of identities that manifest themselves in different environments or as composite forms of background experience. So, do neurodiverse conditions like autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia, and bipolar really comprise a part of a person’s identity?

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Do People with Synethesia Draw Out Expression in the Autistic?

Anecdotal observations from my own dealings.

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“Which One Is the Real Me?”—A Veteran’s Transition and Identity Crisis

Like most veterans, I found the transition from military to civilian life a struggle—a tougher struggle than I had anticipated. For me, I found that one of my trickier struggles was with my identity.

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Are You a Highly Sensitive Person? Should You Change?

A sensitive person's brain is different: Research points to some advantages.

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The Second Identity Crisis: How to Deal in a Smart Way with a New Phase of Life

One of Erikson’s most important contributions was to describe this as a psychosocial phenomenon—an interaction between someone’s sense of who he or she is as a person and society’s recognition of that person as an individual.

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