27 Traits Of An Empath


13. Creative

From singing, dancing, acting, drawing or writing an empath has a strong creative streak. They have a vivid imagination which helps them to create and engage in innovative ventures. 

14. Love of nature and animals

Being outdoors in nature is a must for empaths and pets are an essential part of their life.

15. Need for solitude

An empath will go stir-crazy if they don’t get quiet time. Empaths heal themselves with the silence of solitude.

Empaths heal themselves with the silence of solitude.

16. Gets bored or distracted easily if not stimulated

At home, at school or at the workplace, an empath always needs to be internally stimulated. If they get bored, they end up daydreaming or doodling.

17.  Finds it impossible to do things they don’t enjoy

Empaths are highly passionate about everything they do. If they don’t enjoy doing something, they would rather not do it.

It’s for this reason, many empaths get labelled as being lazy.

18. Strives for the truth

This becomes more prevalent when an empath discovers his/her gifts and birthright. Anything untruthful feels plain wrong.

19. Always looking for answers and knowledge

To have unanswered questions can be frustrating for an empath. They will endeavour to find an explanation.

If they have a knowing about something, they will look for confirmation.

20. Likes adventure, freedom and travel

Empaths are free spirits. It is not possible to bind them, confine them or shackle them in any way.

21. Abhors clutter

Resentment, jealousy, anger, hatred and other negative emotions make an empath feel weighed down. These negative emotions block the energy flow of the empath.

22. Loves to daydream

An empath can stare into space for hours. They love to stay drowned in their self-created world.

23. Excellent listener

An empath won’t talk much about themselves. They only share their stories with close people who they can trust. They love to learn and know about others and genuinely care.

24. Intolerance to narcissism

Empaths do not like to be around overly egotistical people. People who lack empathy and fellow feeling are never in an empath’s good books.

25. Will not choose to buy antiques, vintage or second-hand

Anything that’s been pre-owned carries the energy of the previous owner. An empath will prefer to have no residual energies in the things they buy.

26.  Sense the energy of food

Many empaths are vegetarians. This is because they can sense the vibrations of the dead animals others eat.

27. Can appear moody, shy, aloof, disconnected

Empaths are prone to mood swings. If they have absorbed too much negatives, they will appear quiet and unsociable. They are genuine people and hate to fake their emotions in social contexts.

If you can relate to most of these, then rest assured, you are an empath.

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