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Recommended Reading

There are loads and loads of books on HSP or Empathy. Listed below are the books we would recommend. However, the first three are the books we consider the best if you are new to the HSP world.


The Highly Sensitive Person

20 Apr 2017

by Elaine N. Aron

Elaine’s latest book. In our opinion if buy one book this would be the best investment. It gives and overview of HSP but the considers many of the issues surrounding life with HSP such as:

  • Close Relationships

  • Thriving at Work

  • Medication


Practical Mindfulness: A step-by-step guide

1 Sep 2015

by DK  (Author), Psy.D Ken A. Verni 

This book has lots of illustrations that are always good for the HSP! It covers techniques for daily living.

Our clients have always found it useful. Have it on your coffee table its lovely to browse.

Walking Your Blues Away: Practial Bilateral Therapies for Healing the Mind and Optimising Emotional Well-being

by Thom Hartmann

Over arousal can benefit from resting and/or activity so mindful walking does both relaxes the mind and exercises the body.

HSP tend to love being outside in the country this very slim book might empower you get walking!


Highly Sensitive People in an Insensitive World

by Ilse Sand and Elisabeth Svanholmer


The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You

by Elaine N. Aron


The Highly Sensitive Person's Workbook: A Comprehensive Collection of Pre-tested Exercises Developed to Enhance the Lives of HSP's

by Elaine N. Aron


Highly Intuitive People: 7 Right-Brain Traits To Change The Lives Of Intuitive-Sensitive People

2 Mar 2015

by Heidi Sawyer


The Highly Sensitive Child: Helping Our Children Thrive When the World Overwhelms Them

by Elaine N. Aron


Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking 

by Susan Cain

Mastering Your Mean Girl: The No-BS Guide to Silencing Your Inner Critic and Becoming Wildly Wealthy, Fabulously Healthy, and Bursting with Love

by Melissa Ambrosini


Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents: How to Heal from Distant, Rejecting

by Gibson, Lindsay C.


The Emotionally Absent Mother

by Jasmin Lee Cori


A Woman in Your Own Right: Assertiveness and You

by Anne Dickson


The 6-Minute Diary | 6 Minutes a Day for more Mindfulness, Happiness and Productivity | A simple and effective Gratitude Journal and Undated Daily Planner 


Thrill: The High Sensation Seeking Highly Sensitive Person 

by Tracy Coope


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