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The energetics of food for empaths

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

Am I an empath? · Mental health

Are you (literally) feeling others’ feelings?

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?

Am I an empath? · Mental health

Am I an empath?

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 Am I an empath?