Toronto Sun: Modern Day Vampires


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Summary of Article

Do certain people suddenly put you in a terrible mood or make you feel tired and want to go to sleep? Or perhaps you know someone that is always critical of you and makes you feel shamed or judged. Energy vampires are people who drain your emotional and physical energy. And some are so toxic they can make it seem like its all your fault. 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.

In this article in the Toronto Sun, I share the different ways energy vampires lurk around us and ways to develop your self-awareness to regain your personal power.

Read the full article on Toronto Sun here.


Judith Orloff, MD is the New York Times bestselling author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. Her companion book Thriving as an Empath offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people along with The Empath’s Empowerment Journal. Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath, and is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty. She blends 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 Gateway Asia. Her other books are Emotional Freedom, The Power of Surrender, Second Sight, Positive Energy, and Guide to Intuitive Healing. 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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