Being a highly sensitive person can often feel like a curse. I dealt with a lot of issues surrounding my heightened sensitivity in childhood and teenage years, it was only in adulthood when I began working with my sensitivity that I realize what a gift it was.
For highly sensitive people the world can feel like a cold and lonely place, when we see people who can navigate life without the same compassion, empathy and kindness it makes being sensitive seem useless.
However it is not our sensitivity that is the problem, it’s that we haven’t been given the correct tools to manage and work with it. Instead we are given two binary options: be emotionally reactive all the time, or be hardhearted.
The truth is, we can find a healthy balance in between these two extremes and find strength within our sensitivity. That is what I want to talk about today. Let’s get into it![Read more…] about Your Sensitivity Is a Gift