Are you easily overwhelmed by loud sounds, bright lights, or strong smells?
Do you absorb the emotions of others?
Do you avoid violent movies or TV shows?
Are you highly empathetic?
Are you easily startled?
Do you need time alone to recover from interacting with others?
Do you appreciate the fine arts and music?
If you have trouble coping because the world is just too much, you may be a highly sensitive person (HSP). About 15-20% of the population is highly sensitive, so you are not alone. Being highly sensitive is a blessing and a curse. We appreciate the wonderful things in life more deeply but can be poorly protected from intense emotions and overwhelmed by sensations when others aren't.
Being highly sensitive is natural, not a defect, but it can make dealing with sensory overload emotionally draining. I can help. I am highly sensitive too, so I understand.
Counseling can be effective to help you manage over stimulation and enjoy life more fully. Let me help.