Have you often been labelled overly sensitive, very shy or introverted?
Do you frequently get overwhelmed or anxious?
Do you often feel like you don't fit in?
Do you feel drained by large crowds and dislike going to places where there will be a lot of people, such as malls, concerts, holiday shopping etc.?
Do strong noises, smells and non-stop talkers overwhelm you?
Do you have chemical sensitivities or a low tolerance for scratchy clothes?
Do you prefer taking your own car when you go somewhere?
Are you afraid of becoming suffocated by intimate relationships?
Do you overeat to cope with stress?
Do you get startled easily?
Do you react strongly to caffeine or medications?
Do you tend to isolate yourself socially?
Do you tend to absorb other people's stress, emotions, symptoms or moods?
Are you overwhelmed by multitasking and prefer to do one thing at a time?
Do you go out into nature to replenish yourself when you feel stressed, overwhelmed or depleted?
Do you need a long time to recover after spending time with people who are difficult or drain your energy?
Do you feel more at home in small towns or the country side, rather than in the city?
Do you prefer interacting with people in small groups and one-on-one or in large gatherings?
Do you need a lot of time to recover after having spent time in a place with a lot of people (concerts, fairs, malls, games etc.)?
Do you have a low threshold for pain?
Do you pick up on when someone says one thing but means another or when they want to say something but don't?
Do people often come to you to tell you their problems or to ask for advice?
Can you often guess correctly what animals want or feel?
Do you often feel physically or emotionally ill when you see violent
scenes/images in movies or on TV?