A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ABOUT "SENSITIVITY"?
As we age, the mathematical probability that the number of past negative decisions we have made in life increases. Many are still grieving losses resulting from those decisions, years later. Hopefully, with that extra time we have learned the wisdom necessary to cope appropriately.
Research indicates that 15 to 20% of humans and many other animal species are born more sensitive to hearing, tasting, touching, smelling, observing etc. than the majority. It is theorized that over long periods of time evolution has selected this percentage as adequate to protect the herd, community, tribe, pact etc. By nature, this extra sensitive minority are usually the leaders.
"Highly sensitive" students in the far eastern culture are generally considered the most admired and well liked. Our western "John Wayne / Clint Eastwood" culture, however, generally perceives "high sensitivity" as a weakness.
If you are a "highly sensitive person" you will by our western perception be considered "abnormal"---Lou
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