An empath is a person who absorbs other peoples emotions and experiences them as if the emotions are their own.
Are you an empath?
Let's do a little quiz...Give yourself a point for each of these apply to you:
Cry when others cry
Feed off of others energy
Worry about what others think
Feel everything deeply
Friends and strangers come to you for advice
Children and animals are drawn to you
You have many highs and lows
You pick up on vibes
You are a natural healer
You feel drained from social situations
You treat pets like humans
Emotions have made you physically sick
You put others needs over your own
You love over the top
Human lie detector
You prefer deep meaningful conversation over small talk
The news is painful to watch
You absorb emotions
Your a great listener
Commercials make you cry
You feel drawn to others
You can feel things before they happen
The weather affects your mood
Your intuition is usually accurate
If you gave yourself 5 or more points YOU are very much an empath!
I love using essential oils to support my emotions. As an empath even more. Essential oils help ground us, calm, balance, energize, increase moods and help with negativity.
A few oils that are perfect for empathy include Vetiver, Neroli, Lavender, Basil, German Chamomile, Jasmine, Patchouli, Marjoram, Valor, Stress Away and White Angelica.
Try this Balancing Spray and spritz yourself and the space around you!
8 drops Lavender
8 drops Valor
8 drops Vetiver
8 drops Stress Away
8 drops Patchouli
Add oils into glass spray bottle. 1 onz of witch hazel and fill remaining of the bottle with water. If desired, add crystals like rose quartz, amethyst, obsidian, sodalite, smoky quartz, hematite, black tourmaline and Flourite to help balance and protect your space.
As you apply or spray oils repeat with an affirmation... I am strong. I am loving. I am positive. I have the power to clear the negative energy from my body. I embrace my physical, emotional and spiritual wellness. Allow me to see beauty of my life and those around me today. Today will because great day!