Deep feelers and highly sensitive people account for about 20% of the population. People with these traits are are built more deeply, emotionally and mentally than most people. And with some great wellbeing plans in place you can turn this trait into your own set of super powers.
There are pros and cons of course so lets list a few.
You have a heightened awareness of the stimuli around you which can lead to overwhelm- lights, sounds, emotions, crowds, uncomfortable clothes
Violent movies can really effect you
You have a deep level of empathy
You are able to find the beauty in almost anything, whether it’s art or something in nature.
You can feel anxious, overwhelmed, overstimulated easily
You benefit form reflection and yet can be prone to worry and rumination
You need a lot of down time to unplug.
You may struggle with multitasking and pressures
You can pick up on the needs of others, which needs to be monitored as it can lead to compassion fatigue
You sit back, think about things and then, they think about things some more, which gives other people time to digest, sit and wait.