Dear Empath

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.

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

My Own Experience as an Empath–beyond the bullshit: Part 3

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