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 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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