Los Angeles Times: How to Deal with Emotional Vampires


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Summary of Article

Do you know a person who is always blaming others for what happens in their lives? Or perhaps you have a colleague who seems to never stop talking. These are examples of energy vampires in relationships and they can quickly leave you feeling drained and exhausted.

While relationships with energy vampires are the main culprit for exhaustion, the energy depletion can also lurk in a bad job, social media, busy schedules, clutter, and a poor diet. Achieving inner peace can be difficult when faced with draining relationships, stress, fear, and anxiety. In this article by the Los Angeles Times, I share the importance of building your inner strength to take control of life’s problems and gain emotional freedom.

Read the full article on Los Angeles Times here.


Judith Orloff, MD is the New York Times best-selling author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. Her latest book Thriving as an Empath offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people along with its companion The Empath’s Empowerment Journal. Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath, and is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty. She synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff also specializes in treating empaths and highly sensitive people in her private practice. Dr. Orloff’s work has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Oprah Magazine, the New York Times and USA Today. Dr. Orloff has spoken at Google-LA and has a TEDX talk. Her other books are Emotional Freedom, The Power of Surrender, Second Sight, Positive Energy, and Guide to Intuitive HealingExplore more information about her Empath Support Online course and speaking schedule on www.drjudithorloff.com.

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