As an empath, I’ve written the following articles to share with you my experiences with empathy and what I call “energetic connections.” Please direct other empaths (or people wondering if they might be empathic) to this page and feel free to link to us.
Must Read Articles for Empaths:
The Relationship between Empaths and Narcissists — This site’s #2 most read article provides some background as well as some tips for how I as an empath deal with narcissists.
What Energetic Connections Feel Like to an Empath — A very candid explanation of how “energy signatures” and connections feel
The Empath as a Human Antenna — How empaths experience energy.
An Empath and a Narcissist Walk into a Bar: No Joking Matter — Are empaths and narcissists two sides of the same coin?
Empathic Checklist: 13 Questions to Ask Yourself when You Feel Upset for No Reason — A detailed checklist for those just discovering their empathic abilities and trying to sort through the confusing feelings.
“Energetic Connections” – The Seventh Sense — Going beyond the Sixth Sense to feel connections with others in this 2008 article when I was just getting a handle on my “gift.” Prior to this article, I rarely heard the term energetic connections used to describe psychic and empathic connections.
NEW! End of Mysteries: Climate Change, Archaeology, Astronomy, and the Apocalypse — Is our dying planet the reason for those turbulent empathic feelings?
Meditation Breakthrough on the “Shadow Farm” — How empathic bonds show up in my meditations and dreams.
An Empath’s Response to Dead Animals and Other Trending Images on Facebook — Ugh! What is it with people posting images of horrific cruelty on their Facebook pages? And why is it suddenly so prevalent?
Ask an Empath Articles:
Feeling Someone Else’s Physical Pain – Can an empath really feel someone else’s physical pain? Examples of connections with close family/friends, strangers/acquaintances, and how it’s felt.
What Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder – Empaths have a particularly difficult time with narcissists, so let’s look at the characteristics of a narcissist.
Passing Car Accidents — Do you as an empath feel pain when you pass a car accident?
Are Empaths Psychic Vampires? — Are empaths and psychic vampires the same thing?
Are All Leos Narcissists? — A reader wonders about the connection between the astrological sign and narcissists.
Do Empaths Get Too Close Emotionally, Too Fast? — Why and how empaths fall so hard, so fast, and scare off good friends and mates.
Why Is My Empathic Boss So Wishy-Washy? — The boss who changes his mind with every time someone talks to him is driving you crazy?
Do Empaths Feel Spirits? — If an empath feels “regular people,” can an empath feel those who have passed?
More Articles for Empaths:
Is Narcissistic Personality Disorder Written in the Stars? (Applied Astrology) — Some interesting conjunctions, particularly Venus Conjunct Pluto, in the birth charts of narcissists.
The Best Black Friday Deals for an Empath — 3 tips for solutions better than participating in the chaotic energy of Black Friday
Energy Exchange: The Imperative Need in Any Relationship — An explanation of balance in relationships in terms of energy
Manifesting Needs vs Wants — The biggest difference between need and want is point of view, but that point of view can determine how easily something manifests.
Aura Readings Shouldn’t Hurt –and This One Doesn’t — An energy worker draws auras. How she sees energy.
Demi Lovato, Child Suicide, and Early Relationships with Narcissists — Personal experience with adult narcissists bullying children, to the point of suicidal thoughts in the victims.
We Have a Quantum Entanglement, Says SURVIVOR’s Tarzan of Wife – I call it “energetic connections,” but some people call it a “quantum entanglement.” Same thing.
Can Empaths Be Cruel? The Science of Evil and Its Effect on What I’m Writing – A review of Simon Baron-Cohen’s The Science of Evil: On Empathy and the Origins of Cruelty.
Empathic Abilities and Connections: “The Feeling” – Basic article on empathy.
An Empath Discovers the High Heart Chakra: Speaking your Truth, Being Yourself – How I feel certain connections with certain people in different chakras.
The Energy Bubble and First Date Diagnostics – Feeling energetic bubbles burst during first dates when the connections are broken.
How We’ll All Recognize Each Other in Heaven – Sensing the energy of others.
Raising Vibrations with Pyramids — Photos of pyramid use within the home
Open Letter to a Psychic Spy — What happens when an empath feels someone else’s energy trying to invade
Interview with Marc Rice, Rune Healer — An interview with a rune healing Reiki master
Books about Empaths or Energetic Connections:
A Reverence for Trees (short novella)
The Secret Lives of Librarians – Serial – paranormal thriller (Currently a free read)