Dr. Judith Orloff

Judith Orloff, MD is the New York Times best-selling author of The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. Her new book Thriving as an Empath offers daily self-care tools for sensitive people along with its companion The Empath’s Empowerment Journal. Dr. Orloff is a psychiatrist, an empath, and is on the UCLA Psychiatric Clinical Faculty. She synthesizes the pearls of traditional medicine with cutting edge knowledge of intuition, energy, and spirituality. Dr. Orloff also specializes in treating highly sensitive, empathic people in her private practice. Dr. Orloff’s work has been featured on The Today Show, CNN, Oprah Magazine, the New York Times. Dr. Orloff has spoken at Google-LA and has a popular TEDX talk. Her other books are Thriving as an Empath: 365 Days of Self-Care for Sensitive People, The Empowered Empath’s Journal, Emotional Freedom and Guide to Intuitive Healing. Explore more information about her Empath Support Online course and speaking schedule on www.drjudithorloff.com.

The Power of Self-Care for Sensitive People

Here are some self-care ideas for highly sensitive people which will give you the power to function properly throughout your life.

4 Guilt-Free Steps To Deal With Guilt Trippers In Your Life

Guilt trippers like to play dirty. To get their way, they exploit your desire to please them or be a good person.

How To Not Get Fooled By The Charming and Seductive Narcissist

The charming and seductive narcissist will charm you easily and captivate your attention to take advantage of you.

How Empaths Can Recover from Trauma And PTSD

Empaths and sensitive people often experience some level of post-traumatic stress. This is, in part, because they’re on sensory overload for so many years their systems are flooded with adrenaline.

The Key Differences Between Love and Lust

Here are some signs to watch for to differentiate pure lust from love.

Empaths and Addiction: The Dangerous Relationship

When an empath feels too much, he/she often tries to manage this sensory overload by numbing themselves to shut off their thoughts and diminish empathy.

Empathic Illnesses: Do You Absorb Other People’s Symptoms?

Empathic illnesses are those in which you manifest symptoms that are not your own.

What is a Food Empath? 6 Ways To Reduce Stress and Overcome Food Addictions

Diets often fail for sensitive people because they are unaware that they are overeating to protect themselves from overwhelming or negative energy

Healing Your Emotional Triggers: 5 Ways to Be Less Reactive

What are emotional triggers? They are those super-reactive places inside you that become activated by someone else’s behaviors or comments.

What is Your Level of Empathy?

Take the following quiz adapted from The Empath’s Survival Guide to determine your EQ:

Empathy Can Transform the World

Empathy is the medicine the world needs right now.

8 Self Soothing Techniques to Reduce Stress

To take charge of your emotions, practice the self-soothing techniques below to prevent getting overloaded by the stress of the world or your internalized stress.