Forum Activity for @arielle

Arielle
@arielle
04/05/16 05:51:33AM
13 posts



I'm in wasaga beach, Ontario :)Moving down to Oakville, Ontario in May.
Arielle
@arielle
04/05/16 05:47:53AM
13 posts



Again, I'd like to state that this is normal for everyone. We all lose touch and feel lost within ourselves at some point. As some of the responses already state, grounding yourself at this point will be your best bet. How you do that is entirely up to you. If you've used crystals before, now might be the time to pull them out. If you prefer solitude, now is the time to seek it out. Like to dance or write? Those will help too. The goal is not the task, but what it accomplishes.I myself prefer the solitude, and can have a hard time feeling grounded if I don't get enough within certain periods of time. You start absorbing more "outside" energy than you know how to expel and begin to feel lost. I find that being around my energy alone helps me reunite with it; I can remember how I feel, think, and can usually find my root again in perfect solitude.But as I also said, if you're a person who enjoys dancing, being in a club atmosphere might be what you need to "feel yourself" again.Another good tip would be that ANY moment you feel your intuition itching at you, LISTEN. The best way to keep it around is to use it.Hopefully some of these tips have been of some use for you. Good luck darling. You'll get through this!
Arielle
@arielle
04/05/16 05:38:05AM
13 posts

New Here


Empath

It is not uncommon for us to have more than one "ability"; since we are already in tune with the spiritual side of things, it is easier for us to access the other aspects than it might be for someone else. Recognizing a loss of the abilities is difficult, but it doesn't mean they are gone forever. Chances are they presented themselves so strongly in your teenaged years as that is a time for many empaths where our energies are constantly on flux, thanks to all the teenaged angst we pick up from our peers. We all feel and deal with this differently, but the root tends to be the same.But as an adult who has become aware of Herself, you have the power to get those abilities back...plus some, if you choose.A good first step might be to first understand yourself in relation to your empathic abilities...as you discover how EVERYTHING connects (your decisions in the past, the feelings you couldn't explain, what it is to BE an empath with awareness, etc.) you might find the other aspects start popping up on their own as you embrace how they are all tied together at the root - every power is a branch from the same tree.If you don't think this really helps, feel free to let me know so I might be able to find better words. Good luck!
Arielle
@arielle
03/25/16 05:21:03AM
13 posts

Are you a Heyoka Empath


Empath

What I found most intriguing about the article was the quote that mentions being a mirror, for that is often how I explain how my gifts work to others. "I am the mirror that reflects Your Truth back at you. I do nothing more than let you see it."My friends tend to look at me with awe in those moments, and I've never fully understood why.
Arielle
@arielle
03/25/16 05:15:24AM
13 posts

New Empath


Empath

The hardest part in being an empath is learning to define and actualize our boundaries without shutting ourselves down from the energies that might benefit us as well. Some pain is good. Some moments we can only enjoy fully if we are open. But we can not ONLY be feeling other energies, for that is detrimental to our health (physically, mentally, and emotionally). It is a balancing act on a fine wire, and it can take many hard lessons to learn. Just remember that in the moments where you feel out of balance, you have a whole community of support ready to guide you back home (aka Yourself).
Arielle
@arielle
03/25/16 05:11:07AM
13 posts

Need help understanding how energy works


Empath

Though it might be that your friend was wishing to be with you, it is more likely that they were associating with you in some way. Maybe not even consciously thinking of you, but dreams are powerful and are much closer to the heart (so to speak). Perhaps your friend was dreaming of a characteristic or event that they associate with you and we're drawing on your energy. Perhaps they felt magnetized to you. Energy is in constant motion, and there are MANY reasons as to why you might be having these moments of awareness in your friend's energy.What is the feeling you get when you have these moments? Is it calm? Turbulent? Bittersweet? How you feel about the energy can tell you about the energy's origin itself.
Arielle
@arielle
03/25/16 05:06:33AM
13 posts

Need help with narcissist friend


Empath

If you've cut ties with this woman, the next step is cutting ties in your mind. Your fear of her is what keeps you connected. Your fear could essentially become a self fulfilled prophecy as well. If you wish to no longer worry, NO LONGER WORRY. Your old friends will eventually realize what has happened and start flocking back when they see how miserable they are in her presence. If they don't, were they ever really your friends?If this fear has evidence backing it and you are legitimately frightened for your safety, perhaps you could consider a restraining order?Just never forget that you hold the power in your life. No one else. You are a beacon of love and strength, and are capable of anything! Even overcoming fear and finding the beauty in letting go.Stay safe, and healthy, and do what's best for you, always.
Arielle
@arielle
03/21/16 09:49:59AM
13 posts

New Empath


Empath

Justine, as vickybea mentioned, we all have to find our own way to our boundaries, because no one can define them for us. However, if you're looking to do so without hurting someone else, you may find you never succeed. This is why it is so essential and yet so difficult for us empaths to create these boundaries. We always want to put other people (especially loved ones) above ourselves, and sometimes, that just isn't possible.So your best bet would be first defining your boundaries, then you can worry on how it will affect others (or not). But you need to know your own limits first, and be able to stand by them.
Arielle
@arielle
03/19/16 07:24:34AM
13 posts

Advice on the Toxic Relationship of an Empath and an Emotional Manipulator


Empath

As empaths, we tend to draw lost souls to us, and to be effective in helping, we are drawn to them as well. It's not uncommon for us to find ourselves in relationships (romantic or otherwise) with EMs. I myself was in a romantic relationship with one for three years (on and off) and it was an incredibly painful experience. It is hard to begin with for us to set personal boundaries, but then to have someone make you believe you don't have the right to makes it so much harder!In my case, that relationship was the one to make me say "ENOUGH!" It made me recognize that although He was the abuser, I had let him get to that point. I wanted to help him overcome his demons. I wanted to fix him. And in doing so, I let him tear me down to nothing while never making any progress in helping him or myself. Eventually we all must realize that not everyone can be helped, and we are only in control of ourselves. Our actions define us, and our inaction does just as much. Taking personal responsibility for your inaction, as well as realizing WHY and empathizing with yourself, is a good first step into moving forward into a healthier lifestyle.
Arielle
@arielle
03/18/16 06:45:55PM
13 posts

to feel or not to feel?


Empath

That is a very interesting argument that really, only you hold the answer to. In my case, I believe that, as you said, feeling it once does indeed make the purging process easier. Sometimes I think we attract energies that simply seek recognition before being pushed from their conduit. They come to us knowing we are the gifted seers that might be able to give them acknowledgement before they move on to either whom they came from in a different form, or the "energy rehab" you mentioned. So I can't say definitively, because we are all different and all use different mechanisms for coping with our wonderful gift, but I think that yes, you should let yourself feel what needs to be felt before you release it.
Arielle
@arielle
03/18/16 01:37:08PM
13 posts

Dumping ground of emotions


Empath

You have the right idea, but seem to be struggling putting it into practice. (Though yes, a reminder of being human DOES hit home sometimes!) Do you find there is anything specifically that blocks you from defining these boundaries?
Arielle
@arielle
03/18/16 11:42:10AM
13 posts

Dumping ground of emotions


Empath

TigerLily, I think most empaths can relate with the hurt that comes from our own needs not being met by others when we subconsciously are always taking care of others' needs first. It's hard to accept that not all streets go two ways. As Melody mentioned, a journal (or any creative outlet) is a good way of expelling these built up emotions.But you might also try communicating. When your friends call you dramatic, ask them WHY they resort to judging you when you listen to them, judgement free? Ask them if they really believe that you are so perfect that you yourself never feel any negativity. We are all only human, and we all ride the roller coaster of emotional turbulence. If your friends expect otherwise from you, perhaps you need to remind them that you yourself are only made of the same stuff they are. Just because you are a phenomenal listener doesn't mean that every once in a while, you too don't need to share your own turbulence. Always remember that, and don't let other people tell you otherwise.
Arielle
@arielle
03/18/16 11:35:57AM
13 posts

New Empath looking for guidance


Empath

Hi Anna! Congratulations on becoming aware! It is a long and arduous journey, but wonderful in its many facets. If you have any specific questions, I can try to help connect the pieces of the puzzle for you.Just remember that your Truest Guide is always yourself. You must protect and know yourself, which, as an empath, can be much more difficult than one might think. We tend to blur the lines between what's best for us and others because we understand all sides. But rarely do we remember our own. Hold onto that knowing and it will help carry you through.