What’s Happening to the “Sensitives”? Self Care for Empaths

For all you folks out there who have ever felt “too sensitive” Nancy Furst has a beautiful perspective on us sensitive types and is able to put into words things I’ve been feeling for awhile but haven’t had the bandwidth or brain power to verbalize. Hang in there my people!

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I was already planning to blog about self care for empaths when I heard of Anthony Bourdain’s suicide only days after Kate Spade’s, as well as another person’s husband who had just killed himself.  Along with the obvious opioid epidemic and high usage of brain altering prescriptions for everything from sleep assistance to anxiety, I believe there are some other factors contributing to the rise in suicide.

A close friend of Tony Bourdain’s described him on CNN as being a highly sensitive and nurturing person.  He was also born in the sign of Cancer, which I often refer to as the empathetic sponge of the universe.  (I’m Cancer rising so I know it well!)

In the United States, we have a hostile president intent on stimulating reactive and divisive interactions in our own country and the world.  A daily assault on truth has dislodged our moral compass and we now…

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One Reply to “What’s Happening to the “Sensitives”? Self Care for Empaths”

  1. She words it well. I do the same, with sending prayers or blessings – – when ambulances pass, when animals are endangered, when political summits are being held…. I guess we need to do it regularly for the whole world, all of creation. “Prayer without ceasing.” Do I know (of) Nancy Furst? >

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