Quiz of the Day for July 30 – Are You Energy Sensitive?

Are You Energy-Sensitive?

by Annie B. Bond

If you have ever found yourself getting irritated or depressed for no  apparent reason after spending time with certain people, the answer may be  simple: you may be a sensitive, absorbing or reacting to energy from these  individuals that isn’t healthy for you.

Answer these questions to see if this could be true for you, and then find  out what to do about it so you don’t continue to feel depleted or irritable when  you’re around these people.

1. Do you frequently feel angry, nervous, tense, or irritable around certain  people?

2. Do you often feel sad, low-energy, drained, or lethargic when you are  around some individuals?

3. Do you ever find yourself wanting to lie or cover-up around specific  people?

4. Do you frequently find yourself folding your arms over your midsection  when you are with certain people in your life?

5. Do you often feel ill-at-ease or uncomfortable with some individuals?

6. Does the mere sight of some people cause you to feel instantly defensive  or angry?

7. Do you find yourself inwardly groaning when you hear a specific person’s  voice on the phone?

The more questions you answered “yes” to, the more sensitive you probably  are.

Most of us are unconsciously influenced by others’ energies. These energies  are what they are, neither good nor bad–but some may be beneficial, and some  detrimental to us. The extent to which you are affected is a sign of your  sensitivity. Becoming awareof the energy-effects of interactions is a  wonderful first step in becoming more conscious, and in undoing the negative  effects of others’ energies on us.

If you think you are being adversely affected when you are in the company of  certain people’s energy fields, here are some things you can do:

If you are around someone whose energy makes you feel drained:

1.  Move away from the person.

2. Politely cut the interaction short.

3.  Redirect the person’s attention.

 

If you find yourself feeling irritable around someone:

1. First,  realize that you do not need to take this personally. Simply notice, “This is  someone who makes me feel prickly.”

2. Ground yourself. This can be as simple  as just placing your hands on the ground, or as complex as doing a brief  relaxation and grounding exercise.

 

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2 thoughts on “Quiz of the Day for July 30 – Are You Energy Sensitive?

  1. Apparently I am an Empath so I said ‘yes’ to all of them. There are some people (well, one in particular) who I am very friendly with but after an hour in her company I feel utterly drained . It seems horrible saying it but it’s true. :(

    • I have known people like that also. Mine were not friends just merely business associates that got on my last nerve. That can be draining too. But please don’t take that I mean that in your situation, I don’t. Perhaps there are other reason she drains you. Stop and think about it, I am sure you will find the reason for this occurring.

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