We get super sophisticated about staying in a sympathetic dominant state, and take on reactive behavior that society celebrates, so we get validated.
When you’re aware of your emotional experience, you have more control over your life, which is to say, more control over your choices.
When you add personal responsibility... to the already highly sensitive person, you have an incredible elixir for precisely what the world needs right now.
My attempt to hold her accountable to her responsibility, and for wanting to have an impact in my career, had suddenly been labeled as a bad thing.
I'm saying it because for a long time I didn't think it was necessary to be better than good, because good for me was already better than most.