Creating Healthy Boundaries with Energy Vampires.
Christiane Northrup, MD presented a live webinar in 2018 as a preview of her course, Dodging Energy Vampires.
In the webinar, she discussed:
* The different types of empaths, and why you are so attractive to energy vampires.
* How to use your sensitivity to spot energy vampires before they strike.
* Smart strategies to avoid energy vampires or set healthy boundaries with them that keep you safe.
* How energy vampires affect your health and how you can recover.
Learn about her online course “Dodging Energy Vampires with Christiane Northrup” at hayhouse.com
Her related book:
Another program was a 4-Part Wellness Workshop video series that provided “a remarkable insight into the world of living as a highly-sensitive individual and provide tools to restore your health and power after evading relationships that drain you.”
Here are two brief excerpts:
Christiane Northrup, MD explains:
Our relationships can nourish us, or drain us. They can be our source of comfort, or a source of chaos.
They can lift us up, reminding us why we are alive and why we are here, or they can leave us emotionally devastated, financially ruined and struggling with health issues.
This world is filled with many types of people.
If you are an empath, you may feel compelled to extend your kindness, optimism and warmth to all of those you meet.
Yet there is a special class of people that we have all encountered on our journeys, called energy vampires, which we must learn to identify and protect ourselves from.
Energy vampires can be hard to spot; wolves in sheeps’ clothing—often charismatic, successful and good-looking.
As empaths, we are equipped with attractive energy fields and the unique ability to feel compassion and care for even the darkest parts of humanity.
These qualities can make us ideal targets for energy vampires, who prey on our basic goodness and use our compassionate nature against us.
By learning how to identify energy vampires before they hook us, we can avoid the careful trap they lay for us and the complex webs they weave that can entangle us long after we have learned who they are.
We can also learn how to extricate them from our lives, recover our health and restore the sense of power, vitality and happiness they rob us of.
Photo: Sadie Frost as a seductive vampire in ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’ 1992 – see another photo from the movie in article Judith Orloff M.D. on “energy vampires.
Aside from the dramatic mythology of vampires like Count Dracula, psychiatrist and energy specialist Dr. Orloff says “Energy vampires are people who suck our energy dry.
“Everyone can benefit from skills on how to cope with them.
“You can especially benefit if you are an ‘intuitive empath’ who absorbs the pain and negativity of others into your body, and become exhausted by it.
“Our relationships are governed by a give and take of energy. Some people make us more electric or at ease. Yet others suck the life right out of us.”
In her article “Protect Yourself from Energy Vampires,” Dr. Orloff details a number of examples of these ‘vampires’ that can deeply impact sensitive people – and what to do about them to protect yourself.
Find link and much more in the above article
What Type of Empath Are You?
“Are you the type of person who prefers small, intimate gatherings instead of wild and loud parties?
“Do you feel other people’s feelings are usually more important than your own?
“Have you ever been called “highly sensitive”?
“If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, chances are, you’re an empath.
“This means that you are a special type of person with great value to others-when you learn how to use your gifts.