What is an energy vampire, and how can you protect yourself from one? An energy vampire is someone who uses fear-based or negative emotions to try to gain access to your personal energy field, and drain it. Emotions typically used by energy vampires include guilt, embarrassment, resentment, anger, self-deprecation, and shame. Interestingly, the term energy […]
One of the challenges on the spiritual path, particularly when it comes to enforcing boundaries, is self-doubt. As you begin to follow your intuition and look within for guidance, you often start saying NO to a whole bunch of things – requests, demands, so-called obligations, invitations – that you used to say yes to, begrudgingly.
How can you set and enforce healthy boundaries? This question – and challenge! – tends to come up over and over on the spiritual path. Boundaries are especially important in the context of healing relationship patterns and being able to say no when you need to. Both the lack of healthy boundaries and the presence
As a highly sensitive person (HSP), you might wonder how to set boundaries that will protect your sanity and well-being. Empaths and HSPs have particular – and different – needs from people who are not as sensitive. (And please note there’s no value judgment in this. Some people are more sensitive than others; this doesn’t