• The Highly Sensitive Person

  • By: Elaine N. Aron
  • Narrated by: Barbara Caruso
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 11-07-08
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Recorded Books
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.3 (622 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D., is a world-renowned psychologist and speaker. The Highly Sensitive Person is an in-depth look at characteristics that define sensitivity. Through self-assessment tests and techniques, Aron shows listeners how to identify their own personality traits. This exceptional book can lead to remarkable results for many who suffer from constant stress and anxiety.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.

©1996 Elaine N. Aron (P)2004 Recorded Books,LLC
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5 out of 5 stars
By Kimberly on 10-31-14

This HSP loved the book AND the narrator.

As a HSP, I desperately wanted this book (and I highly recommend getting the print version as well - there's just too much in here that you'll miss with having the Audible version alone). The awful reviews of the narrator almost scared me away, but my stubborn nature let me plunge ahead and put the book in my cart. I'm so glad I did. I don't know why the other reviewers found the narrator so awful. I quite liked her and found her tone soothing and just right for the book. I won't extol her virtues. Try the sample and make up your own mind. She sounds in the rest of the book just as she does in the sample. You can find plenty about this book elsewhere on the web and on Dr. Aron's own site, so I won't take up space here reviewing it, but if you're an HSP or have an HSP in your life, it's essential reading/listening and will help you understand the HSP nature. As for the narrator, I gave her full marks. I loved her and found she added to the book's content, and was certainly not as others have stated, a distraction, but that is my opinion. Try the sample for yourself. At any rate, don't let the others make up your mind for you. It's a great book and certainly worth a listen.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Alice on 12-21-13

Long overdue explanation of the sensitive person

What made the experience of listening to The Highly Sensitive Person the most enjoyable?

Upon conclusion of The Highly Sensitive Person I’m left with a feeling of peace and better understanding of my natural temperament. I’ve always felt like a stranger in a strange land of extroverts who all seem to flourish in social situations, whereas I’ve always craved more intimate low key social interactions. This book is a magnificent tool for anyone who feels marginalized due to their natural inclination towards the quiet life, and is seeking ways to adapt their personality into a fast paced society while still being true to who they really are.

Any additional comments?

The reader of an audio book can make or break the experience. Barbara Caruso did a fabulous job of conveying a nonjudgmental, & almost motherly tone throughout the book, you could feel the tenderness in her voice, and this made the book all the more pleasant to listen to.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Sarah on 08-01-18

very interesting

explaination of what it is like to be a HSP, and to parent, work with or train someone with this trait

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5 out of 5 stars
By Rachel on 04-27-18

Excellent book, very informative! Covers so many different angles on being a HSP. Highly recommend!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 08-03-18

It all makes sense now!

I was so glad to discover this book after identifying as a HSP through a group workshop.

Finding out that this is a “real” condition made me feel very validated and helped me realise I am not alone.

Thanks to Elaine for writing this book and sharing from her lived experience and to Barbara for the narration.

Excellent!

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By Louis on 06-07-18

Great read!

A truly illuminating book. HSP or not. Great narration and well written, full of A-Ha!-moments. 😊

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