Myth: Empaths take on other people's emotions and illnesses Truth: Empaths do not absorb other people's shit. We feel it. Period. The emotions of others aren't contagious. Any 'taking on' of has little to do with having a psychic gift and everything to do with being otherwise human. There are plenty of people who choose … Continue reading On Empaths Absorbing Other’s Emotions
That line comes from Dan Millman's Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior. Here, Mama Chia is reminding Dan that really, seriously, we don't need to do anything. Period. It annoys us humans--particularly those w/ amazing gifts, to think that we don't need to, or in fact, should not DO something. I bring this up because … Continue reading “If you want peace of mind, I suggest you resign as manager of the Universe.”
The other day I was struck with a string of questions. They didn't necessarily emerge from any real, in-depth thought. Not things I've been ruminating on but they just came in a burst. A rather long one but what are you gonna do? Turn it off? Methinks not. So I put pen to paper and … Continue reading What ifs and why fors…food for thought.
Funny how the electronic age and all of it's twits, tweets, Faces and other gizmos, whatzits, and widgets have helped morph my definition of 'friend'. A couple of weeks ago, I 'met' a woman named Shea McGuir (follow her here because she's just that cool--@happybranding). What's followed is an e-conversation inspired by a few … Continue reading Inspired by a new friend and following through
My boyfriend's daughter asked him this past weekend what I do. As in what's it called. Her mother apparently mentioned that it should be called something. As happens a lot of late, I said, "I dunno, really." Not that I don't sometimes think the same thing. That 'it' should be given a title so that … Continue reading What do I do?