Sensitivity ! Is it a loss of macho image, does it show weakness, does it mean that we run and hide every time something slightly unexpected happens ?
Or - does it mean that the sensitive person has a greater creative edge, notices subtle behaviours, and loves the arts?
Here are 16 typical attributes of a highly sensitive person, or maybe they describe someone oozing with empathy. Either way, it is great to be able to spot these, and be aware both in yourself and others...
it has been found that the amygdala (a part of the brain which plays a huge part in processing emotions) becomes strongly activated in highly sensitive people, far more so than those not of a sensitive nature, when exposed to other human suffering or pain