Nicole Kidman on being highly sensitive

Many, perhaps most, artists are highly sensitive people – a personality trait that can enhance creativity, but also come with emotional health challenges.

Nicole Kidman has commented:

Nicole Kidman as Martha Gellhorn2“It was almost like I needed to have a day job, because this [acting] was too much fun.

“But I was a highly sensitive child, and the last thing my parents wanted was for their child to go in and get hurt…

“Most actors are highly sensitive people, but you have this incredible scrutiny. You have to develop a thick skin, but you can’t have a thick skin in your work. So it’s that constant push-pull…”

Continued in article Nicole Kidman on fame and actors as highly sensitive people.


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