4. They Are More Prone to Anxiety and Depression

This is definitely one of the biggest downsides to being a highly sensitive person.

Elaine Aron says that this thing can happen only if you’ve had a lot of past negative experiences, such as "if you've had a fair number of bad experiences, especially early in life, so you don't feel safe in the world or you don't feel secure at home or .. . at school, your nervous system is set to 'anxious.'" Although this is an innate trait, there are certain things you can do to control your emotions and to not let them overwhelm you, like get enough sleep and exercise regularly, avoid too much caffeine, eat healthy, minimize your exposure to chaotic situations and highly-stimulating environments or you can even seek professional help.

They Are More Detail Oriented