• Empath

  • The Highly Sensitive People's Guidebook to Develop the Emotional Intelligence and Break Free from the Toxic Relationship, Codependency, and the Narcissistic Abuse
  • By: Natalie J. Headen
  • Narrated by: Jack Williams
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (59 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Have you ever known people who were charismatic, influential, popular, and successful at work and in interpersonal relationships? Have you wondered, with perhaps a tinge of jealousy, "What’s their secret?"

Could it be their level of empathy?

Have you ever known people who became too involved in other people’s problems, who could not set limits, and who could not distinguish between their own feelings and the feelings of someone else?

Could it be their high level of empathy, paired with an inability to guard against the dangers of that trait?

This audiobook:

  • Defines empathy and explains how it is different from both sympathy and compassion
  • Lists the traits of empathy
  • Explores the benefits and risks of empathy
  • Explains the challenges to increasing empathy
  • Helps you understand how to develop empathy with some simple steps
  • Describes how to apply empathy in different situations
  • Discusses the role of empathy in interpersonal relationships
  • Notes the role of empathy in the work setting
  • Provides suggestions for rearing more empathetic children

In chapters on codependency and narcissistic abuse, Empath explores what can happen when empathy exists without boundaries, explains how to recognize when you’re in a toxic relationship, and provides suggestions for improving or exiting the relationship.

The audiobook concludes with suggestions for incorporating eight habits that can make you a happier person.

If you are ready to enjoy the benefits of empathy without the risks, get your copy today of Empath!

©2019 Natalie J. Headen (P)2019 Natalie J. Headen

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Joyful and grateful to have found this book.

I know I will be listening to this book over and over again. It affirms and validates who I am, after years of wondering why big, busy places make me dizzy and sick, why I am exhausted after being around too many people, why I feel every pain and joy so intensely, why people I've never met unload all of their life history and problems on me while waiting in line at the store, why I have to retreat into a quiet space to re-energize. I started the book last night, and already sense a bright shining light beaming over me. The strategies for handling the challenges of feeling and absorbing so many stimuli and energy are so simple, but never could I have imagined them on my own. I have tools now and I am relieved, joyful and grateful to have found this book.

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This book is a major gift to all of us.

As an Empath/HSP (Highly Sensitive Person) in my personal life as well as in my profession as a transformational psychologist, this book is an incredible resource. I sense many will feel as I did when I began listening to it: it was my story precisely. It's such a relief to be really understood in a world that downplays, ridicules and rejects the gifts of those of us who see and feel more in areas of life that are generally ignored and misunderstood by the majority. I highly recommend it to any sensitive person as well as those who love them - it can transform relationships, and particularly with oneself. This book is a major gift to all of us super sensitives in how it reveals the joy and freedom in being empaths! Thank you.

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Very helpful, Informative book for Empaths

Informative with excellent illustrations of empathic individuals and their gifts. Since listening this I have a better understanding of empaths.Being an empath is not an easy thing. It takes courage and positivity to deal with everyday challenges. This book helps empaths to survive and live normally. This is really helpful. Recommended.

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Empath

Being an empath is not an easy thing. It takes courage and positivity to deal with everyday challenges. This book helps empaths to survive and live normally. It explains the superpower well, gives life strategies to embrace the benefits of this sensitivity, and presents ways to deal with the inherent challenges. This is really helpful. Recommended.

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Well book, Create a Healthy Empathic Lifestyle!

This book is a must for empaths! It explains the superpower well, gives life strategies to embrace the benefits of this sensitivity, and presents ways to deal with the inherent challenges. There are many ideas about how to create a healthy lifestyle that fully supports an empath. I haven't listen a book like it yet, and I appreciate that this is now available.

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Beginning for Healing and Understanding

I would recommend this book for empaths and therapists. There is too little understanding of the nature of empaths and for too long we've been judged for being weak. However, our presence is the hope for this planet to reach its full potential thus we have tremendous value. I wish I could have learned this at a much younger age. This book has given me new appreciation for my gift. Thank you.

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Absolutely loved this book! and must listen

Absolutely loved this book! Awesome book for listening about first time empaths. This book is very affordable and you will find seven tips to help you get back to self confidence. A lot I already knew but I enjoyed the listen.

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Enough Information and a helpful guide to all

This Empaths book is a psychological healing and survival guide for highly sensitive people. It was very rich and easy to understand. This book is very affordable and you will find seven tips to help you get back to self confidence. I highly recommend this book.

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Very well spoken and easy to understand

It broke down all the traits I’ve been wanting to understand and how to go about learning to control it in my environment. I would highly recommend this book to anyone who is seeking information on empathic harmony and balance within yourself. I really loved this book.

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An Amazing Guide book for beginners!

This books are amazing! I think this is a complementary book with her emotional freedom book. This is as it is a guide book. Something you can carry all the time,listen topics and skip through others based on your needs. But, this book doesn’t deeply delve into each topic thus a guide book. This is a day to day essential for me! It helped me and my wife a lot! We wish we can attend retreats!

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  • 01-09-21

Diabolical; do not waste your money

I have no idea how this book has so many good reviews. It's awful. It is NOT a guidebook. The only guidance comes in the last chapter in the form of 8 bullet points. The rest of the book is full of repetitive definitions. There's no insight, nothing new, it seems like someone who has learned a little bit about empathy (the title Empath is really misleading, it won't give any true empath any useful guidance), codependency and narcissistic abuse and written a poor essay. Read Melody Beattie instead, there is more value in one page of her work that this entire text. I feel like I need to be this clear to balance out the other reviews. I bought it based on them and honestly feel completely mislead. I learnt nothing from this book, not one single thing.

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  • Milda D White
  • 11-13-19

Wow,I felt like I was listening to a book about ME

Wow, I felt like I was listening to a book about ME! Things are a lot clearer now. I didn't know I was an empath. My life has been changing lately and I've had to clean my diet of everything fake, which in turn has increased my empath capabilities. I highly recommend this book! I'm thankful for finding it and helping me understand ME a lot more as well as my husband!

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  • Aaliyah Z Savage
  • 11-13-19

Seriously amazing

It really helps me put things in perspective and I’ve already been able to speak my mind to people a lot easier without worrying about their feelings too much. This book made me feel normal.

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  • Finlay C Sinclair
  • 10-31-19

I’m thrilled to have come across it.

I absolutely love the book and I’m not even finished as I live a busy life like most. But each time I pick it up I’m always enlightened with ways to understand why I am the way I am in certain situations and help myself out of it ... my spirit leads me to this book as I’m on this spiritual journey and I’m thrilled to have come across it.