10 Signs Of Being An Empath
You have discovered you might be an empath and want to know the
exact signs - it is not all bad you know! Once you learn the tricks
of psychic protection, you will find it much easier to navigate this
world without being energetically punched down all the time.
1. You Take On Other People's Energy
You really can't help it. This is the key trait of the empath. You feel
someone else's energy and emotions, then begin to vibrate to the
same emotion. If another is crying, you can start to tear up. Someone is
angry - you can feel this anger literally burn your aura. Someone is
negative and fearful - you sink low with them, and it seems you can't
help it! Sound familiar? The good news is that once you become
consciously aware that this isn't normal (the non-empaths do none of
these things) then you are halfway towards finding a solution to this.
Who wants to be vibrating to other people's emotions all day? Its
2. High Natural Intuition
You have intuition in spades, but
doesn't everyone? Actually no, as an
empath you have unique skills that others don't seem to have. Being an
empath is a bit like being clairsentient, except that clairsentients
sense things without 'catching' the emotion. As an empath, like a
clairsentient, you feel things
psychically. You know what others are feeling just by looking at them.
You chat to them and you can know their intentions without hearing it
from their lips. You understand how they are thinking, as if they were
an extension of yourself. It is easy. You know what you know. Your
intuition fires on all cylinders.
3. People Drain You Easily
This can be a problem for you. When around other people, you are so
giving that you take on other's emotions or problems but are left
feeling tired as a result. If you are doing this every day, willingly
giving away energy to help others, you find you don't have much left
for yourself. You become more and more drained and perhaps irritated,
angry or feeling downright used. Something has to give. The answer is
to pull back and stop giving yourself away so easily. Only give to
those who have a right to take, like your close people. Take more time for
yourself and pamper yourself. Put yourself first for a while.
4. You Attract Broken People
Other people can sense giving people and try to start up a friendship.
People could approach you in public places, at work, etc, because you
are sending a message out to the universe that you will give time to
strangers, listen and offer them some relief. This is nice, isn't it?
Perhaps, until you run out of time and energy. When an empath starts to
ignore strangers with problems, like magic they stop approaching you.
They do not sense that you are open for business, with a big shoulder
for them to cry on. This activity will stop. You were not put on this
earth to heal every person that comes your way (see point 3 for why).
5. Crowds Affect You
This might sound strange, but not to empaths. Crowded rooms, events,
streets or parties can send your senses into a huge, overloaded muddle, with
simultaneous emotions coming at you from all directions. Sounds like a
nightmare, yes? With correct shielding (I recommend the use of protection stones
this energy is all but annulled. You can feel people's moods or
predominant energy as they walk past you. An aggressive person passing can feel
like an energetic punch or slap in the face as they pass you. A softer
soul will emit no such punch and seem quiet in comparison.
6. Living Location Is Important
Some empaths may feel the pain of the world, like a curse. Others are
just aware of the energy of the city or neighbourhood they live in. Many empaths end up
living in smaller areas where the population energy is less
in their face. Living in a very lively area, like a young and hip area,
or a crime area, or a highly populated, dense area, can drain the
empath. As an empath, don't you just love a country walk in a lonely
place to recharge those batteries?
7. You Are VERY Sensitive
This is a given. You do not like to see any living thing in pain or
suffering because you suffer right along side them. Some empaths might
even feel physical symptoms coinciding what others are going through.
If violence on TV is extreme, you might just change the channel. If there
is an unpleasant scene, an argument or someone is being bullied, you
might even leave the room if you can't help them. You don't want to see
it or feel it.
8. You Can Often See Through Lies
"Liar, liar, pants on fire". This one gets old, doesn't it? You know
they are lying. You don't know how, but you know it immediately. Can't
they see you are an empath? Who do they think they are fooling? You
put up with it and don't let on, because you can't always prove it. But
you know who to trust and who not to. It's easy actually. Those lies
are just so juvenile.
9. Emotional Healing Is Your Gift
Through your compassion and time spent understanding the woes of
others, you are healing them. Yes, this is one of your gifts. This one
ties in with point 4. This is why you attract all those people who want
healing. You can really help your loved ones through giving this gift
of listening and truly understanding and caring. Not everyone does this
for people. Use this gift when it is warranted.
You will learn who to heal and who to leave. Some people will take your
healing and then go ahead and kick you in the teeth. Discern who your
real friends are before offering this amazing gift. You have something real to offer the world
so understand its worth, because it is worth a lot.
yourself if you are an empath. People would kill to be your friend and
get healing each time they talk to you. But then you know this already.
So be careful who your real friends are and who just wants to take your
10. Empaths Ignore Their Own Problems
Lastly, you are an expert in ignoring your own issues, which you need
to talk about. You are so busy healing others, you never get to talk
out what you need to. You carry the weight of their problems along with
your own. When is your
You know you are strong and great with problems, but are
you suppressing all your own stuff, in favour of helping everyone else?
You may dismiss this and not even realise. But surely at some point or
another, you may find yourself breaking down. All those pent up
emotions and problems have to come up for healing at some point.
Learn to take care of your own issues as they emerge. Don't
stuff them down inside so you can take care of others endlessly. Take a
day, heck a week, to sort out yourself as you go. This way, you won't
melt down, explode or break down at some point in the future.
Shielding For Empaths
Keep in mind that psychic shielding
will not create absolute miracles
protection. However, if you
are an empath sensitive to energy, a psychic shield can be a useful
tool to keep your
vibration high during the day when around other people. It can ward off
soaking up too much energy from others, especially if you set that as
Or better yet, use protection stones
that you wear in jewellery or carry in a pocket. In a pinch, you can
lessen the energy attacks coming your way since as an empath, you feel
all of it deeply.
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