Every two years I make the same mistake. I chop off all my hair thinking I can pull off a chic, tousled cool-girl lob. Then I walk out of the salon, holding back tears of remorse and spend the next 24 months willing it to grow until it's waist length, by which point I'm bored and cut it off again. But this is a different kind of image change.
I can’t bear confrontation. I actively avoid violent or scary films with an 18 certificate despite being 14 years north of that number. I notice changes in temperature more keenly than most. And after a busy day with lots of social interactions, I need time to recharge on my own. I always thought these things made me inherently weak and mainly, a bit weird. But after watching a TED talk, I had a minor revelation — I’m an HSP.
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