Sorry for cursing, but I have a confession to make. This past month I had my fair share of meeting odd people while traveling and today I’m going to let it all out. I’m letting go of things that don’t serve me anymore. It doesn’t even matter when or where I am, people tend to come up to me and start a conversation about their problems out of the blue or start getting pushy. Some weird coincidences happen while traveling and sometimes it feels so draining and I’m starting to question myself a lot. Don’t get me wrong, some people I only know for one day and I already have the most beautiful convo’s ever, but with some people I have to be careful with the energy, I’m sharing. The thing about being an empath is that you even feel sorry assholes too.
This one is for the people who can totally relate to my story. I’m opening up ;).
I don’t really have a bitch resting face. I tend to smile a lot because that’s my personality, I just love to smile. I’m the type of person who can open up to someone in 2 minutes or even less, so I had to learn some lessons about myself while traveling. I strongly believe that there is a lesson for every circumstance or people you meet. I learned that it is totally fine with being open and loving to the world, but it’s important to be mindful about it at the same time, especially when you can sense other people’s energy and it doesn’t really resonate with yours, but they still want to hold onto it.
It’s important to feel grounded and master emotions, so your empathy will not feel as a burden because it’s a beautiful gift and in order to understand it more we can use tools how to stay centered. As an empath, you can feel other people’s emotions and take them as your own.
First, we have to recognize our own emotions. Are they coming from your own or the other person? We have to be really honest with ourselves, so we don’t end up playing the victim role. Why are you upset?
I’m still struggling with this one because at first, I don’t want to be a judgemental person. I will always give people the benefit of the doubt, but sometimes it feels too much of an effort to be in a one-way conversation with someone. The best thing to do is to get away from the situation, so you can see if you were influenced by the person’s mental or emotional energy or not. Do you feel relieved now, once you left the room?
Accept yourself just the way you are and don’t let anyone tell you, you are too sensitive, too sweet or this and that. The more you will learn about how absorbing other people’s energy affects you, the more you will discover things you can do to make yourself happy. If you know your true self, then you will also know what you have to offer to the world and that is one of the greatest gifts. If you feel a little bit drained? Do whatever it takes to be sweet to your body soul and mind. Think about going to the forest for example or a nice spa day! Or take some time to draw or write. Pamper yourself with the things you love to do.
Make priorities / Set boundaries
I was writing about this the other day. You can read it here. I always had the feeling I wanted to save the world. Superhero things in my fantasy mind. To be more loving to myself I’m learning to put myself on number uno nowadays. Only then I can make a positive impact on others. That is why I want to nourish my own being and stay centered. Peoples ‘negative’ energy will not influence me anymore because I’m still standing in my own light. I can stay in my own zone. Yes I am an empath but I am not ashamed here is why:
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