Why am I so easily distracted by small details?
You might consider attention to detail to be one of your strengths. You may also feel that your empathy and sensitivity to other people's feelings is also a quality you like about yourself. And maybe they are.
But what about when these traits start to cause problems? Too controlling and picky. Easily distracted and sensitive to light, sounds and feelings. ADHD. Struggling to focus. Annoying people with pedantic nit-picking.
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