Don't worry, the title is metaphorical (and not meant as an offence to nudists or blind people). But this is what some empaths and clairsentients seem to feel like – at first – when we try, perhaps for the first time in life, to navigate life without having our psi-radar scan everyone, everywhere, all the… Continue reading Walking down High Street naked, backwards and blind: empaths and hypervigilance
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?
Here are some ways in which feeling others' emotions (as an empath) differs from feeling your own: 1. They are out of context. Usually when feeling your own sadness, you know what you are sad about, or can get to the Heart of Darkness (Conrad reference) on a reasonably short path of honest self-reflection (the… Continue reading Are you (literally) feeling others’ feelings? How do you tell them from your own?