How To Stop Absorbing Other People's Energy As An Empath

#empathy #observing #responsibility Apr 25, 2024

Do you ever feel like you're carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders, absorbing every emotion and tension from those around you? If that sounds familiar, Dr. Aziz has a transformative message for you in his latest video. As an empath, what you perceive as a vulnerability could indeed be your greatest asset.

Empathy: A Superpower in Disguise

"Being an empath is not about being overly sensitive; it's about feeling deeply in a world that desperately needs compassion," Dr. Aziz begins. He challenges the common misconceptions and ineffective remedies that circulate the topic of empaths. Unlike the temporary fixes often suggested, such as creating energetic shields or using sage, Dr. Aziz offers a groundbreaking approach that addresses the core issue.

Creating Spaciousness: The Key to Emotional Freedom

The concept of 'spaciousness' is pivotal in Dr. Aziz’s strategy. He describes this as the ability to maintain your emotional territory without letting others' emotions encroach and overwhelm you. "It’s not about shutting yourself out from the world but opening yourself to it without losing your sense of self," he explains. This insight leads to the first significant point:

  • Understanding Spaciousness: Recognize that feeling overwhelmed comes from a loss of personal space, emotionally speaking. Dr. Aziz advises against the common practice of setting up barriers, advocating instead for a mindset that allows you to remain open and receptive without being affected detrimentally.

Releasing the Burden of Responsibility

A transformative realization that Dr. Aziz shares is about the responsibility we often take on for others' emotions:

  • Let Go of Unnecessary Responsibility: Many empaths unconsciously feel responsible for making others feel better. This responsibility is what often leads to feeling drained and overwhelmed. "You are not responsible for others' emotions. Acknowledging this can liberate you from a lot of unnecessary pain," he states.

Observing Without Absorbing

Dr. Aziz draws a powerful analogy between being in nature and dealing with emotions. He suggests treating emotional encounters as one would treat observing a natural scene:

  • Practice Observational Detachment: Imagine sitting in a forest, observing trees and wildlife. You do not feel responsible for ensuring the trees are tall enough or that the squirrels are happy. Apply this same detached observation to social situations. "See, but do not absorb. Be present without taking ownership of others' emotions," he advises.

Embrace Your Empathic Abilities with Confidence

Dr. Aziz’s video is not just about coping strategies but is an invitation to rethink and embrace your empathic nature as a strength. He encourages viewers to explore this new perspective and integrate it into their lives for greater peace and effectiveness.

"Empathy can be your superpower when you manage it with wisdom and care. Remember, you are equipped to be profoundly influential and kind without sacrificing your well-being," he concludes.

Step into Your Power

This video is a must-watch for anyone feeling burdened by their sensitivity. Dr. Aziz not only provides tools to manage this gift but also reassures that being an empath can indeed be empowering when approached correctly. His insights encourage us to explore our inner landscapes and the external world with newfound freedom and strength.

You are more than your sensitivity; you are a beacon of empathy and strength. Dare to embrace this truth and live freely, knowing that you can make a difference while maintaining your peace.


Reading blogs and watching videos online is a start...

When you are ready to radically transform your confidence so you speak up freely, boldly go after what you want, connect easily with others and be 100% unapologetically yourself, coaching is the answer.

Discover Dr. Aziz's Confidence Mastermind