I’ll never forget when I heard motivational speaker - Lisa Nichols describe the term “living from the neck up”.
Lisa was speaking about her weight loss journey - and explained how she realized she was holding onto to a lot of old energy and other people’s “stuff”.
Can you relate?
When you are empathic - you have a superpower to feel into other people’s pain. Marry being empathic with being highly sensitive, and you have a recipe to literally take on other people’s pain.
Have you ever noticed you attract people who love to be in your energy but you feel drained in theirs?
Now, the standard response here is to institute boundaries - which is healthy and useful…