Being an empath means that you will often feel quite different from everyone you know. The good news is that there are more empaths than you might think, AND that we all have a lot in common — including these 7 life experiences:
Like any group of people, stereotypes and myths abound about Empaths. Because of these myths, I get many questions from unaware Empaths who don't believe in there sensitive nature because they don't fit into these stereotypes.
Common questions are:
- I think I might be an Empath, but I'm not an introvert. Does that mean I'm not one?
- I've heard Empaths are generally depressed. I'm highly sensitive but also super happy; I guess I'm not one then?
- I'm very logical, but I hear that most Empaths are more creative. Is that true?
Unfortunately, if you think you're an Empath but do not fit into these stereotypes, you might not seek the help you need to understand and protect this important aspect of you. When you don't know how to turn it on and off, you can run out of energy pretty quickly. Suddenly, you end up super exhausted and unable to keep doing the good you want to do in the world.
Let's just go ahead and keep that from happening, okay?
It's time to bust some of the most ridiculous myths about being an Empath:
In this short video, I cover 6 things that non-Empaths say that drive Empaths crazy (and make us feel like we are from a different planet!). Do you have others? What have you heard from non-Empaths that have made you feel like you are totally misunderstood? Comment below!
It took me a long time to figure out that I'm an Empath. I'd like to save you some of the pain and exhaustion I went through!
How do you know for sure you are an Empath? Here are 7 Empath traits: