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Do empaths have a harder time dealing with technology and EM radiation?

Question: Dr. Orloff,
Do empaths have a harder time dealing with technology and EM radiation? I get burned out talking on the phone and I can feel people’s energy through texts. What tips do you suggest?
New York, NY

Answer: Jennifer,
In The Empath’s Survival Guide I write about empaths & technology & how important it is to take technology fasts. Some empaths are what I call “electro-sensitives.” They get exhausted or anxious around electromagnetic energy from computers, phone wires and cell phones. As an empath I don’t like talking on the phone—too much talking also gets to me-so I ask people to text me. But empaths can also feel the stress and other energy of people in texts too. So if you suspect the text is stressful shield yourself with a protection of light around your body and breathe deeply and slowly go let go of any negativity you pick up.
Embrace your sensitivities,

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