This was another internet blind date; in the picturesque market square of an Eastern European provincial town boasting a city hall with an original Renaissance facade; artists trading sketches in the archways of crooked, colourful toy houses. I didn't know anything about her apart from the fact that she knew exotic spices and was a … Continue reading The heart of darkness. A true story about sixth sense, queer dating, and crazy scientists.
I've had a bunch of people telling me I'm a "shaman" lately. While this has certainly tickled my ego, as the term seems to at least carry the implication of being somehow special – I've started reflecting on all these things and what they mean. I've never interpreted my visions and encounters with what I'd … Continue reading Shamanism and insanity
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
Here are some ways in which feeling others' emotions (as an empath) may differ 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 … Continue reading Do you (literally) feel others’ feelings?
I can't believe it One of the big surprises and confusions for me when I “discovered” (was told, and slowly tested) the idea of being an empath was that I assumed that everyone feels this visceral, kinaesthetic echo of others’ emotions, state of being, soul and bodily states in their being. For me that was … Continue reading What do people look like if you don’t see energy?