Dear Empath, The more you try to 'protect' yourself, the more harm you're causing yourself. Please stop and choose, instead, to pay attention to what is going on around and within you. Begin by asking 'is it mine?' and paying attention to how your brain and body respond.
Here's why Walmart, the empath and 'is it mine?' matter. Because it's all about you. Until it's not. Being an empath is about your connection with others and your capacities to use your own nature as a tool or superpower for good but before you can understand or build your tool box and put... Continue Reading →
"Walmart is the seventh level of hell" ~ a few hundred empaths “We live a story that originates in our autonomic state, is sent through autonomic pathways from the body to the brain, and is then translated by the brain into the beliefs that guide our daily living. The mind narrates what the nervous system... Continue Reading →
Inserting ‘empath’ or ‘highly sensitive people’ into your favorite search engine and the resultant 7 million bits of information floating in the ether can lead to hyper vigilance, overwhelming irritation, and the desire to never leave the house again. About eleven years ago, when I was searching for words that would explain my experiences, I... Continue Reading →
If you missed the introduction to this deep dive, you may want to read this first. At the end of the introduction, there are links to my initial empath myth-busting. Being an empath is the most visceral expression of the spiritual truth that we are interconnected; to each other and to all things. It is... Continue Reading →
See yourself in others. Then whom can you hurt? What harm can you do?” ~ Buddha One of the reasons I began the empath myth-busting task was that as I worked with people struggling how to navigate this way of being, I began to realize that their distinct experiences, fears, and the responses to the... Continue Reading →
You have no idea You have no idea your desire to retreat is merely your fear of meeting yourself in another. You have no idea that your fear of another is merely your fear of intimacy with the one you've separated yourself from. Your avoidance of the stimuli that feeds your soul has led you... Continue Reading →