(Read this in Norwegian)
written by Lian Kirksæther
At the outset, being sensitive is a strength, but it can easily be turned into something negative in our society.
Today’s society is characterized by deadlines and time constraints, and places ever increasing demands on the individual, which combined are not a good fit for sensitive individuals. This causes more and more people to be stressed and sick, and increases burnt-out, because the nervous system in sensitive individuals has a lower threshold for activation, and these individuals take in more information from the environment than average. [···]