5- Healing from Perfectionism and Overwhelm – More often than not sensitive people get really overwhelmed by failure and loss. It makes them fill themselves with self – doubt. It’s important to detach yourself from the burden of being perfectionists, by realizing that everything might not go the way you want it to, and you have to leave room for flexibility. Surely, allow yourself to feel emotions, but don’t allow them to define you. Feelings are fleeting, they will pass.