Courteney Cox on being sensitive

Courteney Cox as First Lady Edith Wilson in Drunk History

“I have, like, hyper-awareness. It’s like a disease. I can’t help it. I notice everything.”

[From Courteney in Control, By Hilary De Vries, marieclaire.com August 2006.]

Another profile article says Courteney Cox, “who considers herself always to have been sensitive, has grown even more so since having a kid [daughter Coco]. To the point where she can’t bear to landscape the front of her house because it would involve killing the plants there.”

“I can’t tell you how much time I think about taking up the plants that don’t really work anymore,” she said. “Something has completely changed in me. I don’t know what happened. I’m sure it’s after Coco — I’m sure. I have a life to take care of.”

[From Courteney Cox: ‘Cougar Town’s’ really normal Hollywood star, By Kate Aurthur, Los Angeles Times, September 6, 2009]

[Photo: Courteney Cox as First Lady Edith Wilson in Drunk History, 2014.]

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Related post: Actors and High Sensitivity
“Most actors are highly sensitive people.” – Nicole Kidman / Creative people tend to be both extroverted and introverted, usually more one way than the other. Many actors and performers identify themselves as “shy” and may have the personality trait of high sensitivity.

Read many more articles on the site: Highly Sensitive

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More quotes by Courteney Cox :

“I came from a big family where everyone was talking and no one really listened, and I just need to be acknowledged.”

> Related post: Actors need for approval & acceptance.

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“I was starting to notice some things, and I wanted to stop judging myself so much. I’m such a nurturer of others, I thought maybe it was time to start nurturing myself.” [About starting therapy again.]

Related article: Being Creative and Self-critical

Related page: Counseling / therapy

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