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What Does It Mean To Be Sensitive, Not Reactive?

What Does It Mean To Be Sensitive, Not Reactive?

What Does It Mean To Be Sensitive, Not Reactive?

  • Time Investment: 2-3 minutes
  • Date Published: 07/2020

Reactivity is the misperception of threat coupled with lack of access to compassion and wisdom. Sensitivity is an ability to deeply perceive data, plus consciously attend to and attune to data, as it comes through the five senses. It can be a gift. If you lack the skill to care for any of your sensitivity-overwhelm by setting boundaries, you may develop reactive habits, like suddenly withdrawing or lashing out in order to get relief.

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