Some says being an empath is a gift and some says it’s a curse. Both could be true and it’s in a unique situation where you’re cursed with a gift that could be overbearing than helpful. Some wants to be an empath and some would try to be one at all cost… Little do we know, we might already be one unknowingly.
Are you an Empath? If YES, then you will recognize some of these experiences that are faced by most empaths:
- You absorb other people’s feelings and emotions and experience them as your own
- You feel mental and physical fatigue
- Your emotional state tends to swing throughout a day
- If someone close to you is in physical pain, you can feel their pain in your own body
- You always cherish solitude, which helps you refresh and recharge
- People always to come to you with their problems
- You can’t stand violence or cruelty
- You are caring and nurturing person
- You are an amazing listener
- Your awareness of our physical environment is greater than normal, e.g. your sense of taste, smell, hearing, touch, etc.
- Crowded places tend to overwhelm and drain you
- Animals and children seem to be attracted to you
As we said, there are different Empath types. But, the question remains – which one are you? Just take a look at the article below and find out. Being an empath can have many benefits! But, unfortunately, it can also weigh you down and cause anxiety. This is one of the reasons why it is important to understand our individual experiences in the hope to better understand ourselves.
This is a list of different types of empaths and a small description to help you understand what kind of an empath you may be:
1. Physically Receptive Empath
Are you a physically receptive empath? Well, the real truth is that many empaths seem to be receptive to the physical pains and illnesses of other people. The pain can manifest in the empath’s own body (ability which has proven to be extremely useful in healing).
2. Emotionally Receptive Empath
Did you know that almost all empaths are extremely receptive of external emotional states? Well yes, and this can result in physically and emotionally feeling other people’s emotions before they are expressed.
3. Claircognizant Empath
These empaths types have the ability to know if something needs to be done or if a statement of a person’s intentions is true or misleading, without any rational reasoning. Claircognizant empaths have the ability to know if they should do something or not.
4. Geomantic Empaths
Geomantic empaths – they have the ability to read signals and energy transmitted from the soil or earth. Meaning, they can feel if a natural disaster is impending.
5. Fanna Empath
You should know that these empaths can feel, hear, and interact with animal
6. Medium Empath
Medium empaths can either feel, see or hear spirits.
7. Flora Empath
Flora empaths can communicate with plants by being able to feel or receive their signals.
8. Psychometric Empath
Psychometric empaths – they have the ability to receive energy, impressions, and information from inanimate objects such as jewelry, photographs, etc.
9. Telepathic Empath
These empaths can accurately read another peron’s unexpressed thoughts.
10. Precognitive Empath
Such empaths can feel a situation or event before its occurrence. These usually manifests in the form of dreams of emotional or physical sensations. In this insensitive and coarse world, empaths can often find it difficult to maintain their inner harmony. But with self-awareness, everyone, including empaths, can learn to appreciate their unique gifts and abilities.