On Bubbles and Eggshells as an Empath’s Protection

I met my new acupuncturist last week and when she finally thought she 'got' me, she said, "You're just too porous." She came to this conclusion when I described how being in the wind effects me, sometimes making me feel disoriented or disassociated all while knowing I'm neither of those things. She subsequently wanted to … Continue reading On Bubbles and Eggshells as an Empath’s Protection

Corona-inspired Empath Tip #1: Telephone and Video Calls

There are so many people describing the near-anxiety they have before telephone and video calls and the fatigue afterwards. If you are feeling preemptively tired before telephone calls and video meetings and fried after them, you want to get really clear on why. Is it your nervous system firing ahead of time, afraid everything is … Continue reading Corona-inspired Empath Tip #1: Telephone and Video Calls

The Empath and Walmart, Part 2

Mindfulness brings to light experience in its pure immediacy. It reveals the object as it is before it has been plastered over with conceptual paint, overlaid with interpretations. ~Bhikkhu Bodhi If you haven't yet, read The Empath and Walmart, Part 1 before reading through this post. The sensation of touch involves more complex processes moving … Continue reading The Empath and Walmart, Part 2