I had been told as a young doctor that I shouldn’t be so sensitive. To be successful, I had to toughen up. Ironically, that suggestion made me embrace the sensitive side of me that I had been ashamed of. Instead of toughening up, I chose to quit clinical medicine and wear my sensitivity as a badge of honour.
“Why I Wear My Sensitivity As A Badge of Honour” was published at Highly Sensitive Refuge on 13th January, 2023.
I love that I am able to understand and care for my body. I love that I think long and deep. I love that I pick up so much of my environment. And I love that I am empathetic and always try to help.
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