Being Highly Sensitive Doesn’t Mean You’re Weak There are a lot of conversations happening these days about being a highly sensitive person (HSP); being a highly sensitive teen can make you a robust and resilient person, as you can process and respond to the world
As more and more people share their experiences with mental health, you may have heard some folks use the terms Empath or Highly Sensitive Person. For some individuals, these terms can offer clarity and a ‘name’ for experiences that may have never been previously recognized.
Do you think you may have a highly sensitive teen? When children are sensitive, we may see it as a developmental stage. As they grow, parents may realize their teenager is more sensitive to inner and external stimuli (e.g., light, noise, pain). Sensitive teens may