How to know if you are a Corporate Empath
- You work in a corporate environment
- You can feel overwhelmed with the emotions and energy of your work space.
- You may feel sad, angry, or depressed for no good reason.
- You have random mood swings and bouts of unexplained fatigue.
- When you are in a crowd you can feel down, angry, sad, or overwhelmed.
- You might find being in public overwhelming and crave time alone.
- You can feel depressed when you watch the news or cry while watching a movie.
- You know when people are lying to you – you can see what is going on beyond the surface.
- People including strangers open up to you and start sharing personal information.
- Intimate relationships may cause you to be exposed to and inadvertently take on the hurt or angry feelings of your partner.
- You may have psychic abilities or spiritual gifts such as clairsentience (physical or gut feeling or “knowing”), clairvoyance (seeing visions) or clairaudience (hearing voices).
- You may feel afraid of connecting closely with others because you feel too much of their stresses and issues.
How to deal with social events as a Corporate Empath
Before the Event
- It is vital to conserve energy and relax before the event.
- Do not schedule too many social occasions in the same week.
- Take a walk, read, nap, or sit in nature before the event.
- Listen some calming, relaxing music or meditations before or on the way to the event.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Eat some protein to boost your energy before you leave home.
- Set aside time the following morning to recharge.
Arriving at the Event
- Be aware of your strengths as an empath:
- You are a great listener.
- You intuitively know what the person you are talking to is feeling and they tend to feel that empathy from you.
- You connect with people extremely well on a one to one basis.
- Take time to centre yourself, try to find a quiet space where you can relax into the event and talk to one or two people on a one to one basis, or position yourself at the edge of an arena where an extrovert is holding court so that you can give yourself some time to settle in and acclimatise with the energy of the surroundings.
During the event
- Give yourself space to allow your own individual energy to fill you up and ground you so that it acts as a protective mechanism against taking on everyone else’s energy and any frenetic energy in the room.
- Be aware of any negative or frenetic energy, and set energy boundaries – literally imagine a boundary around your personal space allowing your own energy to flow freely and prevent others’ energy from entering.
- Be aware of which emotions you are feeling are yours and which emotions are someone else’s.
- Follow your intuition and detach from others when you need to.
- Give yourself plenty of space when you need it – use a trip to the rest room to give yourself an excuse to break away from a group and get some air.
- If you feel an intense negative emotion or just sense a strange, off kilter energy pull away as you need to – trust your intuition on this. Ground yourself and center your own energy. You do not have to take on anybody’s negative or strange energy.
Helpful Resources for a Corporate Empath
Flower Essence Remedies for a Corporate Empath
Extremely good for energy and emotional exposure and overload which is typical for an empath. Olive, yarrow, beech, mountain pennyroyal, dandelion, borage, heather, fawn lily, mallow, yellow star tulip, and manzanita are good for releasing and protecting from negative energies and balancing emotions.
Essential Oils for a Corporate Empath
LAVENDER amazingly calming, relaxing, brings inner peace, helps with sleep, restlessness, irritability, panic attacks and tension.
ROSE good for anxiety and depression, can help with panic attacks, grieving and shock.
CHAMOMILE can bring peace, calm and harmony, can help with irritability, overthinking, anxiety and worry.
FRANKINCENSE calming and grounding, can help with depression and anxiety, can help bring tranquility and quiet the mind.
BERGAMONT brightening and energizing, can help with insomnia, relax and reduce agitation.
VETVIER tranquil, grounding, calming and reassuring, can help with jitteriness, hypersensitivity, panic attacks and shock.
YLANG YLANG calming and uplifting, can bring cheerfulness, courage and optimism, can help with fearfulness, heart agitation and palpitations.
Burn your oils in diffuser, add to a candle, or just smell them! If you want to apply them to the skin, for example as a fragrance or massage add them a few drops to a carrier oil jojoba oil, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, avocado oil, almond oil, Shea-butter oil etc., all of which will be readily available from the health food store where you get your oils. As with all things be sure and test for skin irritation by putting a drop of essential oils at the back of your palm to see if they cause a reaction. Get creative with your favorites and make your own bespoke oils!
Herbal Teas for a Corporate Empath
BALM Balm Tea has a delicate lemony flavour, used for depression, digestive problems, menstrual cramps, and as a tonic for the heart; it is also a mild useful remedy for high blood pressure. Use a couple of teaspoons of the dried herb –more of the fresh –to a cupful of boiling water; infuse covered for 10-15 minutes.
CATNIP a nerve-tonic; drink it hot at bedtime for sound sleep without nightmares. A useful cold and ’flu preventative, it is also good for digestion.
CHAMOMILE An anti-spasmodic; it soothes the nerves and calms the digestion (but drink it before rather than after meals). It can help with a variety of menstrual problems, too. It also helps you to sleep. Chamomile is a good Tea for the sickroom, especially for those with fever. Use a couple of teaspoons of the papery heads to a cupful of boiling water. Infuse covered for about 10 minutes.
LIMEFLOWER anti-spasmodic and sedative to the nerves and the digestive system. Drink it after meals as a digestif, and in the evening to help you unwind and relax. Victims of stress should drink it instead of their regular caffeine fix. Use 1 teaspoon of the dried flowers to a cupful of boiling water, and infuse for 10 minutes.
ROSEMARY This tea is light, clean and fragrant. Drink it for breakfast to get you going at the start of a tough day. To make it, infuse 2–3 sprigs, covered, in a cupful of boiling water for 5 minutes.
SAGE Used as a digestif; useful to help keep colds and ‘flu at bay, and a tonic for convalescents. Do not make a habit of drinking Sage Tea, however; have it only occasionally. To make it, pour a cupful of boiling water over 2–3 of the fresh or dried leaves, cover and infuse for 10 minutes.
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