I read somewhere that most INFPs are HSPs. I wonder how many INFPs are empaths? So many of the things we talk about on this site sound like empath traits.
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I've been reading - devouring is probably a better word - Rose Rosetree: Aura Reading, Empath Skills, Face Reading, Cut Cords of Attachment - her blog and zine archives, her books, and even had a few sessions with her (with more scheduled), and find her empath empowerment books and info extremely helpful.
I hope this can help somebody. I know it has been so difficult for me always feeling what everybody else was feeling, but not really knowing how I was feeling! Understanding others' points of view so clearly, not really knowing what MY opinions were. And now I know why I prefer nature to people. (Still wish I had a close friend irl, though ) I'm still learning. But it's exciting and fascinating to me!
I think it's interesting how many different types of empaths there are: emotional, physical, spiritual, intellectual, animal, environmental, crystal, mechanical - I'm probably missing a few.