Empath how-to · Energy work · Mental health · Sensitive basics

Struggling to find your ground?

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?

Empath how-to · Health · Mental health · Science · Sensitive basics

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

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?

Confessional literature (my stories) · Empath how-to · Energy work · Mental health

The alternative, long-term empath survival kit

I've fed on and digested a wide range of advice for overwhelmed empaths from the web, courses and books. Testing, adapting and discarding, over time I've pieced together a strategy that's worked for me — moved me from having to avoid public transport or even lively streets towards enjoying travel, sometimes even relishing the bustle.… Continue reading The alternative, long-term empath survival kit