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Dr. Karyn Hall: The Emotionally Sensitive Person
If your emotions repeatedly overwhelm you, you may be an emotionally sensitive person. Today we’re sharing a helpful except from the popular audiobook The Emotionally Sensitive Person: Finding Peace When Your Emotions Overwhelm You, written by psychologist Dr. Kayrn Hall. Dr. Hall will introduce you to the audiobook and offer a series of questions to help you determine if you are an emotionally sensitive person.
Today we’re sharing an excerpt from Dr. Karyn Hall’s audiobook The Emotionally Sensitive Person: Finding Peace When Your Emotions Overwhelm You. In this audiobook, Dr. Hall speaks to those of us who are often told to “stop being so sensitive.” If you’ve heard this before, you may have wished it were that easy. Well, now it is. Dr. Hall shares proven-effective cognitive behavioral and mindfulness techniques designed to help you cope with intense emotions. You’ll learn powerful tools that can help you manage intense emotions before they take over your life.
What’s in this episode?
In this episode, Dr. Hall discusses how learning to manage your intense emotions is key to reducing your suffering and helping you enjoy the gifts of being emotionally sensitive.
Karyn D. Hall, PhD, is the director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Center in Houston and a DBT Trainer/Consultant with Treatment Implementation Collaborative. She is the author of The Emotionally Sensitive Person and is on the Board of Directors for National Education Alliance Borderline Personality Disorder (NEA.BPD).
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Being emotionally sensitive can be both your greatest gift and your greatest challenge. Sometimes it’s difficult to appreciate the positives of emotional sensitivity, because experiencing emotions so intensely can be painful and lead to difficult situations.