I've taken up an old hobby, interest or passion in the last 3 weeks or so, which is eyesight improvement, or more specifically, myopia rehab. Not the Bates method or other relaxation and accommodation "exercises"; chiefly the method advocated on endmyopia.org and (the better and clearer summary once you know the basics) on gettingstronger.org. If … Continue reading The Zen of myopia rehab, respecting physiological limits in sports, and psych strategies for stretching time
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. 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 countryside, after … Continue reading Food energetics for sensitives
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?
Empaths feel other people's feelings physically, viscerally in their own bodies. They are not simply people who are highly empathic or exceptionally sensitive (the latter may enjoy resources for HSPs). They are not people who find it easy to imagine what other people feel. On the contrary, they often feel other people's feelings without understanding … Continue reading Are you an empath or a highly sensitive person?