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What is an Empath?

Maybe you feel overwhelmed in crowds and come home exhausted.

Maybe you feel like you’re walking around with the weight of the world on your shoulders.

Maybe you swing haphazardly from angry to sad—and it seems to have nothing to do with what is happening in YOUR life.

If you’ve already had an inkling that what you’re feeling might not all be YOU, then read on, because you COULD be an Empath.

An Empath is a highly sensitive person who can deeply perceive emotions in other people and feel what they feel

For example:  if someone is sad or mad, an Empath will feel that as if it were their own feelings.  Their powers of perception are bang on.

The problem is that most Empaths don’t realize that other people don’t feel the way they do.  And that can be isolating when you have NO idea what’s happening to you, and no clear idea on how to manage these feelings.

I created this website as a community resource to help you find clarity, validation, and the support YOU need to lovingly accept your Empath experience.

Here’s my story as an Empath and what I really want you to know…

Ready to dip in and find out if you’re an Empath?

Take the Empath quiz!

These are common Empath skills:

  • You can “guess” what other people are feeling, even if they are not talking about it
  • You can feel other people’s emotions, even if they’re not in your physical presence
  • You can feel other people’s physical pain in your own body
  • People find it easy to confide in you

These are common Empath side effects that you might not be able to control yet:

  • Feeling emotionally or physically overwhelmed in crowds
  • Feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders
  • Feeling emotionally drained when you have to touch a lot of people
  • Feeling like you need to help everyone by carrying their emotional pain
  • Random mood swings (angry, sad, scared, etc.) that have nothing to do with your life events
  • Hard time falling asleep or procrastinate going to bed
  • Feeling emotionally uncomfortable during sex (anxious, no sex drive, angry)

Disclaimer: Some Empath side effects can also be related to a mental health issues (ADHD, agoraphobia, bi-polar or depression).  Like everyone else, Empaths can ALSO have a mental illness.  Contact a doctor if you have questions about your mental health.  The contents of this web site do not constitue diagnostic or treatment for  mental health issues.

What kind of Empath are you?

If you’re an Impaired Empath, you might be able to filter some feelings out, but you probably still find yourself becoming easily overwhelmed—especially in a crowded venue, or when people around you are in emotional distress. You often feel like the weight of the world’s on your shoulders, and you suffer from physical symptoms like exhaustion, headaches, and depression.

If you’re a Balanced Empath, you can more ably control the flow of emotions through your body, so that it feels comfortable and doesn’t overwhelm you. You’ve developed successful coping mechanisms, as well as appropriate outlets for your Empath skills.

If you’re a Professional Empath, you’re typically able to interpret complex emotional information correctly, and use it for specific purposes—such as healing work.

How is this possible? How does it work?

We all have the physical equipment necessary to pick up on what other people are feeling.   To see how this works, let’s look  into the physiological processes involved.

When you think about something, it triggers electrical activity in your brain. Neurons (special cells that relay information in the body) become activated by a mild electric current. These neurons then activate other neurons, creating a chain reaction.

All this electrical activity generates a magnetic field.

As Empaths, we can read and interpret this magnetic information. Our brains translate these magnetic patterns into an emotion that we personally experience.

Need coping  strategies?

Download The Empath Survival Program ©

Want to talk to someone who understands?

Although Empaths have a lot in common, your situation is unique.  The best way to take the next step and  figure out where to go from here is to schedule a one-on-one coaching sessionso we can find solutions that work for YOU.  You don’t have to do this alone!


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