Podcast Episode 02 - Empath Unplugged with Esther Bertram
Should We Call Ourselves Empaths?
If you’re like most people, you probably think of empaths as people who are highly sensitive to the emotions of others. And while that’s certainly true, there’s much more to being an empath than just being sensitive.
Empaths are people who are able to feel the emotions of others as if they were their own. They’re able to sense the energy of those around them and often know what someone is feeling before they even know it themselves.
Empaths are often drawn to helping professions such as teaching, social work, and counselling. They’re natural healers and often find themselves in the role of caretaker. But being an empath isn’t all rainbows and butterflies.
Because they’re so attuned to the emotions of others, empaths can often absorb the negative energy of those around them. This can lead to empaths feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and even depressed.
So should we call ourselves empaths?
That’s a question that only you can answer. But for a fresh perspective on the topic, listen to this episode to hear Esther’s views about the subject she explore the pros and cons of labelling ourselves as empaths, and whether or not it’s something we should do or not.