This is something I have learnt to do after well over a year of actively investigating my empath radar. I realised that I can sometimes pick up completely different vibrations from the same person or object depending on my state of mind. The other flavours will still be there, but the dominating one will have… Continue reading Empath last ditch strategy: if you can’t switch it off, switch the channel
An empath kind of like a telepath, except that instead of others' thoughts, they receive others' feelings. Instead of receiving thoughts through your "head" or mind space, they often receive emotions, feelings and sensations through their body or "bodily field of awareness" (just like emotions and feelings are felt in the body by the emitter-person). Perhaps by… Continue reading Being an empath is not the same as being empathic, just like being a telepath isn’t the same as being thoughtful
After having tried to explain to a number of people with some futility, here is the shortest and craziest explanation that seems to work: they're kind of like telepaths, except that instead of thoughts, they receive feelings. An empath is not just an empathic person (and actually doesn't have to be empathic – that depends… Continue reading Who on earth (as opposed to intergalactic space) are empaths?
If somebody’s energy “sticks” to you for longer than just an initial flash of recognition-and-letting-go, you have an issue with manifestations of that energy in you, or something it conveys/brings up. This way, as we say in Poland, you can trace back along the thread to find the skein. Every time. One of my teachers… Continue reading How to use your empath experiences for debugging yourself
Confused? While the term "highly sensitive person" has a foundation in psychology research (this researcher started the hype) and a fairly established definition, the latter few are terms that seem to be floating around the web in clouds of free association with comparably nebulous terms, like indigo child or (New-Age) shaman. Depending on the website you land… Continue reading Who are highly sensitive people, emotionally intense people, empaths, clairsentients, intuitives and psychics?