I’m having a bad day and I DON’T want to talk about it!


Sometimes things don’t go right. You know those days where everything seems to go wrong in clumps? You might have had a rotten night’s sleep and the traffic was unusually bad on the way to work. Your car chooses that day to develop some problem. Your co-worker or staff rings in sick so you end…

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Being ridiculed is a small price to pay for helping even one other.


As an Empath, I’ve come across a lot of strange things that I would have sworn could not be true. As a sceptic, I tend to not take things on face value. As a cynic, I tend to look between the lines. As an intuitive, I have learned to trust my feelings completely. Logic, as…

What creates an empath?


A lot of people are empaths, but what makes them one? Here are some thoughts about that.   Some people are born very sensitive to those feelings around them. Others become empaths out of necessity.  For instance, a child that has a very traumatic childhood will develop the ability to sense others emotions so they…

Depression series – Empaths and the holidays or Where has my holiday cheer gone to?


Holiday depression The holiday season is very hard on empaths. This is especially true for the Christmas and new year period, where everyone feels they should be with family, out celebrating and just having a good time. Problem is that so many people are alone. They feel like they are missing out on a party…

Depression series – Empaths and concern for others or Why didn’t you call?


Over-concern for others. Check-list You worry about others You feel bad about when others try and fail. We feel anxiety when others don't come home when expected.  Empaths often get depressed in regards to other people.  It might be for the person who has gone to buy a special present for someone, only to have…

Depression series – Empaths and the dark night of the soul or My world is falling apart and nobody even seems to notice.


The dark night of the soul. Check list You feel there is no hope. You've tried everything and nothing has worked. There is no yesterday no tomorrow, just a desperate and empty now of desolation and anguish.  The emotional pain is overwhelming. You feel pushed way beyond your limits of endurance to the point of…