My latest blazing experience with empathy was during the recent massive earthquake in Ecuador. That night, my lightbody felt as tho someone gripped it by the handles, so to speak, and shook it violently within an inch of its life. It wasn’t until the next morning, when I’d learned about the devastation in Ecuador, that I knew what my experience represented.
Empathy isn’t always about other people… Earth empathy is a very real thing as well, as demonstrated (in one way) by feeling violently shaken viscerally but without physicality. Empathy can attune with anything, really – animals, plants, mountains, bodies of water …
How is it that we pick up on some emotions, conditions, or events and not others? We each come with our own frequency dials, apparently, that “receive” various resonant signals from “out there,” for better or worse.* Keeping energetic boundaries and hygiene can help.
Love & compassion,
* The actuality of there being – as quantum physics holds – no “out there” out there, has been handily suspended momentarily to serve this metaphor. :)
10 Things You Notice Near an Empath
By Aimee Halpin
I once called the insurance phone number to ask a question. An hour later, the woman had shared her whole life story with me and I am not sure she ever answered my question, but I made her feel better. What is an empath anyway and did I just make that up? There are probably thousands of stories like this for me, but I want you to think about times you have interacted with someone and felt all the same feelings they have…or perhaps they have told you things you just didn’t really need to know.
My entire life, I have felt different. I think I have tried really hard to keep a lid on it all until the last 5 years. Continue reading