What are the best books on HSP, aka high sensitivity? We have listed the best recommendations here. These books often contain practical tools for learning to live with HSP, including tests and tips. This allows you to see high sensitivity as strength. Read along…

Check out our list of the best books on HSP (high sensitivity)

For anyone who wants to learn more about high sensitivity, we have compiled a list of the best books on HSP (high sensitivity). We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about HSP of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Top 10 Best Books About HSPAuthor
The Highly Sensitive Person Elaine Aron
The Power of Sensitivity:Ted Zeff
The Highly Sensitive Person’s WorkbookElaine Aron
Sensitive WarriorJulia Rose Wild
EmpathDaniel Spade
Empath StrategiesJoseph Salinas
The Highly Sensitive ChildElaine N. Aron
Understanding Highly Sensitive EmpathMelissa Carrol
Empath: How You Can Overcome Fear And AnxietyJessica Flowers
The Empath As ArchetypeElaine La Joie

The recently updated top 10 list: the best books about high sensitivity

Emotional Sensitivity and Intensity: How to manage intense emotions as a highly sensitive person – learn more about yourself with this life-changing self help book (Teach Yourself) 

Being labeled as an emotionally sensitive or intense person can be confusing. You have always been yourself, so why do people suddenly think you are different? This book will help you understand what it means to be an HSP person.

Living With Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults

Every characteristic of an intense person can be explained in the wrong way by judging too fast or too easy. What we see, however, isn’t always what is truly the case when it concerns intensity. This book will inform you of what an intense life means during every stage of it.

Thrill: The High Sensation Seeking Highly Sensitive Person 

You can be a high sensitive person and try to avoid seeking high sensation, or you can be a HSP and do exactly the opposite. What it means for an HSP who falls in the latter category becomes clear in this book.

Break the Fall

Audrey, despite having major surgery on her back last year, will be going to the Olympics. Then something happens to her best friend, and she has to decide what means more to her and how she can go for perfection.

Personality Development Through Positive Disintegration: The Work of Kazimierz Dabrowski

We think this book could be of great inspiration for those who struggle with the effect Covid-19 has had on them personally of professionally. In normal life we focus on the outer world, but in a situation of crisis we start to look inward. There is always room to grow if you dare to look inward.

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive When the World Overwhelms You 

Elaine Aron is an expert on HSP. Not only does this book explain HSP and what its characteristics are, it also helps you appreciate being different from others. Finally, the writer shares tips, techniques, and medication.

Sensitive and Strong: A Guide for Highly Sensitive Persons and Those Who Love Them

This book is not just for highly sensitive people, but also those who spend (a lot of) time with an HSP. Celebrate being different and learn how to use your sensitivities to your advantage.

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

As a parent your task is to help your child grow up to be an adult that can handle the world. So what if your child is an HSP? This book, also by Elaine Aron, answers many questions on what parents can do to support their child during the challenges they face at a young age.

The Empowered Highly Sensitive Person: How to Harness Your Sensitivity Into Strength in a Chaotic World

Being an HSP can be too much in a world with lots of chaos and noise. It is hard to find a quiet place to collect your thoughts and take a rest form all these overstimulating elements. This book will help you survive without changing who you are.

Invisible Differences

Marguerite is different. She has Asperger’s syndrome, but it takes a long road to find this out. When she does, it explains so much of her struggles in life, but is also helps her grow from then on.

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