Different types of empaths
Empaths are people who feel the emotions of others. They are highly sensitive and can pick up on the thoughts and feelings of those around them.
There are different types of empaths, and in this article, we will explore the different types of empaths and how many there are.
What is an empath?
An empath is a person who is extremely sensitive to the emotions and energy of others. They can absorb the feelings of those around them, making them feel overwhelmed or drained.
Empaths are often very compassionate and caring people who are drawn to helping others. They may also be highly intuitive and have a strong connection to the natural world.
Empaths tend to be (Empathic Gift):
- Empaths are highly sensitive
- Empaths are compassionate and caring
- Empaths are good at reading people
- Empaths are often introverts
The downside of being an empath
- Too much empathy can be overwhelming
- Empaths are often targets for energy vampires
- Empaths can have a difficult time setting boundaries
- Being an empath can be exhausting
The 8 Types of Empaths
1 – Physical empaths
When it comes to empaths, there are different types. Some people are emotional empaths, while others are physical empaths. So, what is a physical empath?
A physical empath is someone who can feel the emotions and sensations of others in their own body. This means they can sense when someone is in pain, happy, or sad. They may also be able to feel when someone is sick or injured.
Physical empaths are often very compassionate people. They may need comfort and care for those who are hurting. They may also strongly desire to help heal the world around them.
2 – Emotional empaths (AKA Telepathic Empath)
An emotional empath is someone who can sense and understand the emotions of others. They can often feel what others feel, even if they don’t show it outwardly. Emotional empaths are usually very compassionate and caring people.
If you’re an emotional empath, you may feel drained after being around people for too long. This is because you’re constantly taking on other people’s emotions and can get overwhelmed by them. It’s essential to take time for yourself to recharge and relax.
There are many benefits to being an emotional empath. You’re usually very in tune with how people feel and can help them through tough times. You’re also often able to see both sides of every issue and can find common ground between people.
3 – Intuitive Empaths
An intuitive empath is a compassionate person who can sense the emotions and energy of others. They can often feel what others are feeling and can be very compassionate and supportive.
Intuitive empaths often have a strong connection to the natural world and animals. They may also be drawn to healing, psychic or intuitive work.
4 – Dream empaths
There is a growing group of people who identify as dream empaths. Dream empaths are people who claim to feel the emotions of others while they sleep. They say they can sense when someone is happy, sad, or in pain just by dreaming about them.
Some dream empaths say they have always been able to do this, while others claim that they only started experiencing these abilities after a traumatic event. There is no scientific evidence to support the existence of dream empaths, but many people believe they are real.
If you think you might be a dream empath, there are a few things you can do to try and develop your abilities. First, pay attention to your dreams and remember as much detail as possible. Keep a dream journal and write down anything you think could be significant.
Precognitive empath: Subset Type Of Empath
Precognitive empaths are even more sensitive than regular empaths. They can not only sense the emotions of others, but they can also see the future.
Precognitive empaths have a special ability to see into the future. This ability allows them to see potential outcomes of events and make decisions accordingly. Because of this, precognitive empaths can often avoid potential disasters and ensure that everyone around them is safe.
While precognitive empathy is a fantastic ability, it can also be overwhelming. Precognitive empaths are constantly bombarded with information about the future. This can make it difficult for them to focus on the present and live in the moment.
5 – Plant empaths/ Plant Intuitive empaths
A plant empath is someone who can connect with plants on a spiritual level. They can feel the plants’ energy and emotions, and they can also communicate with them. Plant empaths often have a strong connection to nature and may even feel like they are part of the plant kingdom.
6 – Earth empaths
An Earth empath is someone who feels a deep connection with the planet and all of its inhabitants. They are often very in tune with nature and the elements and strongly desire to protect and heal the earth.
Earth empaths are highly sensitive people who often pick up on the energy of their surroundings. They can feel the pain of the earth and its creatures and deeply understand the interconnectedness of all life.
Earth empaths are natural healers. They often have a deep understanding of herbs and plants and know how to use them for medicinal purposes. They also have a strong intuition, which they can use to help others.
Geomantic empaths are even more sensitive than regular empaths. They’re attuned to the Earth’s energy and the energy of all living things. This makes them very in tune with nature and the natural world. Geomantic empaths often feel a strong connection to the planet and all of its creatures.
7 – Animal empaths
Animal empaths are individuals who can feel and understand the emotions and feelings of animals. They can connect with animals on a deep level and share a special bond with them.
An animal empath possesses a unique gift that allows them to communicate with animals in ways that most people cannot. They often find themselves drawn to animals and feel strongly connected.
Animal empaths typically have a deep love and respect for all creatures and strive to protect them.
8 – Heyoka Empaths (AKA Spiritual Fool or Sacred Clown)
Heyoka Empaths are people who can feel the emotions of others. They are susceptible to the energy around them and can often pick up on the thoughts and feelings of others.
A Heyoka Empath is often mistaken for being psychic, but they are not. Their abilities come from their ability to feel empathy.
Heyoka Empaths often find themselves in helping professions such as counseling or social work. They are drawn to these careers because they want to help others through their experiences.
Heyoka Empaths deeply understand human emotions and can often help others through their pain.
9 – Naive Empath
These empaths have not yet learned how to manage their power, and as such, they take advantage of narcissists and toxic people.
They are overly sensitive because they are dealing with power that they have not yet mastered or honed.
As such, people’s pain becomes their pain, and they often get caught up in the mess of others.
This can be a type of sensory overload for them, and it is not uncommon for many of these types fo empaths to suffer from depression.
They feel the weight of the world on their shoulder and they just have not strengthened their spiritual, emotional, and existential powers yet.
Someone else’s pain is their pain, and as such, this is one of the main reasons why many of these empaths tend to stay in toxic relationships for years to decades.
They believe that their love can change dark souls.
These empaths feel it is their duty and responsibility to help everyone in the world BUT themselves.
What Is A Dark Empath?
A dark empath is someone who can absorb the negative energy and emotions of others. This ability can be both a blessing and a curse, as it allows them to feel the pain of others and understand them on a deep level.
However, it can also be overwhelming and lead to a feeling of being constantly overwhelmed by the negativity around them.
Dark empaths are often drawn to helping professions such as therapy or social work. They may also find themselves attracted to darker occupations such as law enforcement or the military.
Their compassion and understanding can be valuable assets in these fields. However, they need to be aware of their own limits and only take on what they can handle.
So Which One Are You?
Comment below; I’d be curious to see your type of empath.