Your Sensitivity Is a Superpower

Don’t be afraid of using it.

Bingz Huang
May 28 · 5 min read
Photo by Lakeisha Bennett on Unsplash

Remember the story Princess and the Pea written by Hans Christian Anderson? It’s a fairy tale that honors sensitivity as a royal trait, but I’ve also heard it used by parents and caregivers to belittle sensitive children.

Most of us grew up with the conditioned belief that our high sensitivity is simply too much to handle. We might be…