Below are concise reviews of techniques I've tried myself. I'm giving a source for each so you can find more information, but also because ... my academic conscience won't let me cite others without giving credit. Shielding Source: it's all over the web How it works: The idea is visualising some kind of bubble, elastic… Continue reading A review of empath quick-fixes
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?
I once got fired from an empath course because the instructor insisted that I invade her field. Since I was at the time a PhD student trained in science and not a medium trained in new-age phraseology, my deepest heartfelt response to that was "What?!". Electromagnetism? Potatoes? So should I bring rubber boots next time?… Continue reading What the heck is an energy field?
This works for me because one of the major incentives to "travel" into other people's energies was that I didn't know how to locate my field; I didn't know I have one. The reason for losing the way home was probably a level of emotional stress that made my field subjectively uninhabitable as a child.… Continue reading Feel Thy field