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 Lessons for the Empath from Walmart
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
"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 The Empath and Walmart; Part 1
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 My Own Experience as an Empath–beyond the bullshit: Part 3
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 Exploring All Things Empath–beyond the bullshit: Part 2
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 Oh, My Darling Empath
Does it feel foolish to you, impossible even, that your 'feeling too much' isn't that at all? Can you, even the tiniest of moments between the fear, understand that when you truly recognize what it is you're feeling and from whence it comes, you'll know it is the highest expression of love there is? That … Continue reading Afraid to feel?