How to Tell If You’re an Empath


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How to Tell If You’re an Empath

How to Tell If You’re an Empath

Summary of Article

Have you been labeled as “overly sensitive” or introverted? Do you prefer to take your own car to places so you can leave early if you need to? Do you prefer one-on-one interactions and small groups instead of large gatherings?

If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may be an empath.   Being an empath is different from being empathetic. Being empathetic is when your heart goes out to someone else. Being an empath means you can actually feel another person’s happiness or sadness in your own body.

Being an empath is an incredible gift. The key skill is to learn how to not take on the stress of others.  In my interview for, I share how to tell if you’re an empath and the three self-care habits to stay mentally healthy in relationships with others.

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Judith Orloff, MD is a New York Times bestselling author with the upcoming book The Genius of Empathy: Practical Skills to Heal Yourself, Your Relationships and the World (Foreword by the Dalai Lama). She has also written The Empath’s Survival Guide and Thriving as an Empath, which offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people. She integrates the pearls of conventional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, empathy, energy medicine, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff specializes in treating empaths and highly sensitive people in her private practice and online internationally. Her 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, TEDx U.S. and TEDx Asia. More information about Dr. Orloff’s Empathy Training Programs for businesses, The Empath Survival Guide Online Course and speaking schedule at

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