Ask Dr. Orloff

Why am I more sensitive to some people's energy and not others?

Question: Dear Judith,
Lately, I've become increasingly empathic. I've read your books Intuitive Healing book and Second Sight which have helped me immensely. I've always been sensitive but lately I've been developing symptoms that my friends and coworkers have been feeling - as soon as I get out of their energy fields it lessens. With certain people the sensations I have are much stronger. I am taking steps in cleansing, grounding and protecting myself. It's not that these people are 'energy vampires' - they are really happy, positive people. But when they are stressed or in emotional turmoil I pick up on their symptoms and feelings. Why?

Answer: We can be more sensitive to some people's energy than others for two main reasons. One, that we feel a rapport with them so we're more open to picking up their vibes during stressful times. Two, we tend to be sapped by issues we haven't worked out in ourselves. For instance, if you have unresolved anxiety and a coworker is anxious, you're more likely to be thrown off by it. So do you best to work on your emotional issues so you're not so vulnerable to others who are going through similar things. I'm in psychotherapy for just that reason. I need to keep my energy high so I must deal with my own emotional issues so I'm not drained by others.
With love,
Judith

« Return to Ask Dr. Orloff

 

Sign up for Judith’s
free E-newsletters

Empath Support News

Intuition & Emotional Freedom News

 

THE EMPATH'S SURVIVAL GUIDE

UPCOMING EVENTS!

Tues, February 7, 2017
Online Summit
Sounds True Online Energy Healing Summit
Registation details coming soon

Wed, April 5, 2017 - Book Talk
Mountain View, CA (near San Francisco)
The Empath’s Survival Guide
East West Bookshop
www.eastwest.com or call (650) 988-9800

Thurs, April 6, 2017 - Book Talk
Corte Madera, CA (near San Francisco)
The Empath’s Survival Guide
Book Passage
www.bookpassage.com or call (800) 999-7909

Fri, April 7, 2017 – Book Talk
Sat, April 8, 2017 – Workshop
Sausalito, CA
The Empath’s Survival Guide
Academy of Intuition Medicine
www.intuitionmedicine.org or email info@intuitionmedicine.org

Full Lecture Schedule »

MEDITATIONS TO EXPERIENCE
THE POWER OF SURRENDER CD