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On Being an Introvert or Highly Sensitive Person: A Guide to boundaries, joy, and meaning

by Ilse Sand Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
02/2018
ISBN:
9781785924859
Format:
Pbk 144 pages
Price:
AU$19.99 NZ$21.73
Product Status: In Stock Now
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In a culture that ranks sociability and extroversion above the introverted traits of deep thinking and being alone, Ilse Sand shows how to find joy and meaning as an introvert or highly sensitive person. She debates whether these traits are caused by nature or nurture, and shows how someone like this can organise their life to keep them content. The advice and instructions are also quite applicable to people who are temporarily or, for some other reason, in a sensitive situation - for example, because of stress, trauma, or burn-out.


 


It describes the introverted personality type and the highly sensitive trait, highlighting the strengths that come with it such as good listening skills and rich imagination, and suggests ways to overcome the negatives such as the need to avoid overstimulation and over-critical thinking.


 


Including advice from other introverts or highly introverted people, and two self-tests for sensitive and introverted traits, this book gives readers a deeper understanding of introversion and high sensitivity and gives those with these personality types greater faith and courage in their own talents.


 

Foreword; Introduction; 1. Personality types; 2. Screen yourself from too many impressions; 3. Limit your catastrophic; 4. Find joy and meaning; 5. Deal with conflicts and boundaries in your own way; 6. Make your choices from your inner conviction; 7. Find a refuge in regarding yourself as an introvert or highly sensitive person; 8. Use precise and neutral language about yourself; Afterword - Sensitive and introverted people are starting to insist on being in the world in their own way; Test Yourself; Bibliography; Acknowledgements

Ilse Sand is trained in several psychotherapeutic approaches and is registered with the Association for Psychotherapy in Denmark. She was for several years a parish priest in the Danish National Church and now works as a supervisor, trainer, speaker and therapist.