Being empathetic is an ability using which you are able to perceive other people’s emotions. You can feel yourself in their shoes. You can feel what they feel, what they are going through. In that way, you are able to understand their energy and end up absorbing it too. Empaths are highly sensitive people.
It is their sensitive side that can get overwhelming at times. An empath needs to learn how to cope with it and manage their energy. There are some ways to do so.
1) Spend some time alone-
Plan your time in a way that you get some “me time”. It shall help you to release the stress, emotion and energy.
2) Being positive-
It is necessary to affirm oneself with some positivity time and again. This shall also help you to re-energize.
3) Learn to shield yourself-
Protect yourself from all the unwanted energy that might affect you emotionally. Prepare a shield around yourself. However, learn to remain grounded at the same time.
4) Cleansing and balancing the chakras-
This shall help you to keep negativity away from your energy field. You can re-orient your energy and balance the chakra.
Get rid of your ego and try to remain spirited. Live in the moment and do not let emotions build up in you. You have to learn the immediate release of emotions. Otherwise, it might have an adverse impact on you.
6) Using stones-
Some people believe that using gemstones and crystals can help in clearing negative energy. You can try it too and keep a track of the changes that occur in your life thereafter.
7) Aroma therapy-
Using essential oils can be stress relieving. They’ll help you relax your mind.
8) Being forgiving-
Try to forgive yourself and others. It shall clear your energy field. Withholding anger and frustration towards someone can only lead to stress and result in negativity.
9) Grounding –
There is a grounding cord in the root chakra that connects us to the earth. You can use this cord to release the negative energy and absorb the positive.
This helps you to concentrate inward and listen to the voice inside.
11) Soothing Sounds-
Listening to music or sounds in nature can help you to calm down and relax.
12) Animals and Nature-
Spending time with pets and in the lap of nature helps you to reconnect with yourself. You can clear your energy and intake positive energy.
It is a popular method used by the Native Americans since a long time. Burning sage while stating the intention will help you clear energy.
This has multiple benefits. It helps you to breathe and ground energy. It also helps you to increase your vibrational energy.
15) Maintaining a journal-
End your day by writing a list of things you are grateful for. You should also write your intention behind maintaining a steady flow of energy. This shall encourage you to do whatever you are doing.