Yoga Journal: Meditate in the Moment


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Summary of Article

Meditation is known to increase endorphins and reduce stress hormones. It’s an especially helpful healing modality for empaths, who are deeply affected by the energy of others around them. Meditation serves as a way to recalibrate an empath’s body to a lower level of stimulation. From feelings of overwhelm to narcissistic acquaintances to stressful co-workers, empaths tend to take on their stresses plus the stresses of others, in their own body.

In this article for Yoga Journal, I share the three triggers that can lead an empath to bad coping habits, like over-eating, and simple practices to counter the stress instead.

Read the full article on Yogo Journal 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

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