I was living an out-of-body experience for years without realising it. I think I'm not the only one, and I don't think empaths are exempt from this misconception. In fact, because of the sometimes painful emotional intensity that we experience in our bodies, we may be even more prone to abandoning them than other people.… Continue reading Struggling to find your ground?
My health-food obsessed atheist Jewish friend has a mantra: Your diet is the religion of your body. (N. Herbstman) I'm not quite sure what he means by that. But let's say that he means that food is important. Amen. I would add, it is particularly important for sensitives. During my hippie hermit phase in the… Continue reading The energetics of food for empaths
Being an empath in the emotional sense or a highly sensitive person can be draining enough as because of your other-directed nature (and additionally upbringing, if you are female) you will have a tendency to notice what is going on with others and spend a great deal of your energy processing and (emotionally and often… Continue reading Why do empaths often experience overwhelm?
For some people, it's enough to understand what an empath is and that they are one; i.e. to take the possibility that part (or a lot) of what they are feeling on a daily basis are not emotions, feelings, moods or sensations that are generated within them, by their own system, based on their own… Continue reading (Why) do other people’s feelings “stick” to you?
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