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09/02/2019 8:36 pm  

@rowsella, you just jogged my memory.  When I'm out with a group of boisterous people, even if they are my friends, I can become really exhausted.  I also used to think it was because of my introversion (although I'm not a really strong "I").   One of my friends once remarked about me that, in some of those situations, "you make yourself small." 

Maybe so.  But it's what I call "self-preservation!"   🤪 


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09/03/2019 6:55 am  

I've taken the Meyer's Briggs test several times. It says I'm in INFJ. First letter I= introvert. I've never been totally comfortable with the thought that I'm an introvert. Yes, I do cherish my alone quite time. But I can be very social given the right mood and occasion, and I'm the kind that people ask for help when there are many others around who could be asked. I wish I could remember where I read it or who said it, but I came across the description of introvert and extrovert that finally resonated with me. An extrovert is someone who looks outward for approval and answers, while an introvert looks inward for approval and answers.


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09/03/2019 6:34 pm  

So I answered a solid "yes" to 11 of these questions, while for 4 others my answer was "maybe, it depends." One of those "maybe" questions was #18, about recuperating after being with difficult people or energy vampires. There's really no one I interact with on a daily basis who fits the definition of an energy vampire, which to me suggests two possible scenarios. Either I'm not sensitive to energy vampires at all, or I'm so sensitive that once I detect the faintest whiff of an energy-sapping individual, I unconsciously steer far away from them (or perhaps my spirit guides are doing the steering). Does anyone else experience this dynamic?

Also, I'm hearing-impaired to an extent. If I'm focused and really engaged, I can understand everything being said in a conversation. But I can choose not to focus, and when that happens spoken English starts sounding like a foreign language. So maybe difficult individuals/energy vampires don't effect me much because whenever I'm around them I choose to disengage by not listening to what they're saying.


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09/03/2019 6:48 pm  

I think I got a 6 or so.  Life has been crushing to me since the election.  And if it was that hard on me, I can't even fathom what it would be like for you who are scoring really really high on this test.

My love goes out to you all.


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09/03/2019 8:08 pm  

@cindy

Have you ever taken the 16Personalities test? www.16personalities.com it's quite interesting. Every Meyers Briggs test I've taken says I'm INFJ, and 16personalities is just a fascinating site, full of info. I'm wondering how many empaths are INFJ. 


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09/03/2019 8:32 pm  

@codyroo

I believe how empathic one is also  depends upon the strength of their  yes.  My 15 score might not be as strong as someone else with the same score. .  I know my children would be a much stronger yes on some of those questions than  I am.

I don't think you need to be a strong empath to feel either.  Someone with an open heart like you will feel what this President has done very strongly no matter what they  scored.  Being a part of this community has given me hope that we will get through these times.  It has allowed me to then give hope to and calm other brokenhearted people I know who are not members of this community.  

In your day to day activities, look for good, beauty, joy and things that will bring a smile to your face.  It will help balance the things Turd Face is doing and their effect upon your spirit.  When you feel more of those crushing moments happen, consider doing Jeanne's meditation on this site.  It can be very helpful.  


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09/03/2019 9:07 pm  

@lovendures

15. Do I absorb other people’s stress, emotions, or symptoms?
3. Do arguments or yelling make me ill?

For me, this is the strongest hit.  When I was a young child, if kids were fighting, I'd feel their aggression and want to join in the fight....if for no other reason than to fight the both of them to make the aggression stop!  I'd absorb it like a sponge.

Even as an adult, if I hear fighting (or see a child crying from pain or especially frustration) I really have to check myself.  I feel their pain and frustration.  I look for the source of it, because I want the source to change or acknowledge the issue.

The whole thing with the US is causing me to eat my feelings (#9).  Ugh! Stupid carbs.


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09/04/2019 9:34 am  

HI All, I scored 14 out of 20 on this test. Explains a lot to me. I always knew I was sensitive, (which is how I used to be a "card" reader on a line) I wasn't really good at the tarot, it was more a sensitivity to others on the phone. My specialty was helping the folks on the phone understand their and others emotions. I helped them to see and figure out feelings.  I could always do this more comfortably on the phone than in person because I didn't absorb as much of their energy remotely.

One of my best and dearest friends died in December, 2004. Sue was a psychic medium who became a mentor, friend and I miss her everyday. When we first met many years ago, She told me I was psychic (which at the time I didn't believe initially). She taught me how to read for others. She was a Virgo with many Virgo planets and her mother was a Pisces. Sue had a hard time understanding her erratic mother's emotions (her mom had some mental health issues too). I understood them easily so I would explain what she was feeling and why. Which is how I started reading. Sue foretold and knew she was going to die at the age and time she did. She even said there would be a disaster in which she was needed to help those to cross over of a great magnitude. She died 12/16/2004, 10 days before the Indonesian Tsunami.

This site and these topics have been such a blessing.  I have had only a few people like Sue to speak to since her passing.  This site has opened up that ability again. Thank you Jeanne, and all of you, for being such a loving community.


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09/06/2019 1:34 am  

I feel that I finally have a reason to join the conversation!  I am a 17 .  For the longest time, I have been reading posts here on the forum, but since I didn't feel that I had the extraordinary gifts you all have, I would just read and learn.  But I have been declared a full empath by psychologists in the past.  So how can I help others using this quality?  Currently, it is just causing me to be reactive to my environment.  I do lead and teach in performing arts circles where I am....  I feel that this is how I help others but can I be doing more?  Needless to say, I am sensitive to the current state of affairs with Twitler.  But I rely on you all to give me peace through your psychic visions...


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09/09/2019 8:42 am  

Welcome to the forum, Jovesta. Please keep posting with us so we can get to know you.  So glad you are here.  Every voice is important and helps us push through these times to create a more beautiful world. 


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09/11/2019 1:25 am  

Thank you and yes, I definitely will keep posting.  I just read some new posts in another forum thread about others feeling more agitated than normal this week and I recalled a conversation I just had today with a friend.  I shared how I  felt more stressed than normal these days and how I usually handle the start of a new school year with more calm.  Sleep is hard, and I have to work at slowing down my heartrate.  Something  must be up.  I keep on asking myself what is going on?!  It is like something is deep beneath the surface bubbling.  And I am a rational person and can usually identify where the feelings are coming from, but this is a rocky unidentifiable thing...  it is good to hear that I am not alone feeling this way.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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09/11/2019 8:32 am  

@jovesta Speaking of feeling agitated this week. I feel something going on beneath the headlines. I feel a darkness , a kind of brooding. 


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09/11/2019 8:46 am  
Posted by: @jeanne-mayell

@jovesta Speaking of feeling agitated this week. I feel something going on beneath the headlines. I feel a darkness , a kind of brooding. 

Thank you - It feels good to be validated.  It is interesting that this is happening around the 9/11/19 palindrome...


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09/11/2019 1:22 pm  

I’ve been jittery for a few days now.  Very anxious and I don’t know why.  My husband even commented on it last evening.  


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09/11/2019 1:45 pm  

I feel it too and it is unpleasant. It feels like everyone is waiting for (one of) the other shoe(s) to drop. Maybe something big is about to happen - or does everyone just think it has to do with it being 9/11 and having evil people in power? 


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09/11/2019 1:51 pm  
Posted by: @baba

I feel it too and it is unpleasant. It feels like everyone is waiting for (one of) the other shoe(s) to drop. Maybe something big is about to happen - or does everyone just think it has to do with it being 9/11 and having evil people in power? 

I don't know, honestly, but a lot of interesting things are occurring...  9/11 anniversary, full moon on Friday the 13th, palindrome dates...  Our heightened awareness can't be a fluke...  I guess we just have to wait and see!


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09/11/2019 4:42 pm  

I had a dream this morning that I was out on the ocean on a boat with friends and a friend said "Oh no" and when I looked over there were a bunch of killer whales coming toward us.  They were swimming like dolphins so I thought it was kind of cute and cool and then I thought, wait a minute, those are not dolphins those are killer whales.  In the dream I asked myself what they could symbolize and my first thought was that it was a bad omen because they weren't just whales, but "killer" whales.  It seemed like a symbol of something. They ended up swimming around us, but soon after this, I looked up and saw elephants swimming and herding toward us.  They were gigantic and I was fearful, but they just went around us.  And then species after species were herding toward us and going around us and I was thinking "what is going on?  It was like all the animals were escaping from a zoo, but it felt very wild.  Then I woke up.  It was really strange, but I analyzed it after I woke up and it felt like it was trying to tell me something.  It felt very foreboding.  Maybe it's something personal, but it could be something more than that.  I hope it's neither, but it felt very symbolic so I thought I would share it.


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09/11/2019 4:43 pm  

Been feeling the same way for about a week.  Periods of feeling hyper, then free-floating anxiety.  Also very deep, active dreams, which unfortunately I can't remember.  Plus waking up more during the night. Feels like things are speeding up, and/or a crash of some sort is coming. 

I want to add -- although I don't enjoy these feelings I'm having, I'm grateful I can share them with like-minded souls.  At least I know that I'm not going crazy.  Years ago when I was still working, I was fortunate to find other empaths/intuitives employed at my firm.  (Interesting how we manage to find one another, even in a corporate environment!)  When we'd be going through these periods of feeling anxious or unsettled, one of us would eventually comment on it, asking things like, "is anyone feeling anxious, or having recent problems sleeping?"   Invariably we'd discover that we'd all been having similar experiences.  It didn't change what was coming, but it did offer some comfort and support.   That means a lot.    


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09/11/2019 6:09 pm  

@dnahanson

I love your dream.  The master creatures of earth swam to you sending guidance and messages. Orcas are sacred animals. And of course so are elephants. If it was foreboding, then it feels like a message from their spirits and the spirits from above that are trying to help save us here on this earth. The warming of the planet is in our hands and the warming will harm all those species who reached out to you in the dream. They will die out if we continue polluting this earth, as will we. 

The fact that they reached out to you and you heard them --saw them -- says to me that you are a high vibrational being who can hear them and do something to help. Thank you for posting this amazing dream here. 


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09/11/2019 6:32 pm  

I'm feeling something. It might be my paranoia coming through instead. I've had feelings of anxiety since 2012 when I felt this big wave coming and I didn't want to be in it and wanted to get off the beach so to speak. I now feel like I'm in the water past my knees and the wave is still coming. I feel something big too, but I feel it's more than just Drump. It's like he's going to fall and something else is going to hit the country along with it. Probably a number of things one after each other. I've been watching the NOAA. There are three disturbances out there right now.


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