Highly sensitive people, empaths, clairsentient people, all names for the same type of people I feel, just looked at from a different perspective.
Highly sensitive people is the term Dr. Elaine Aron came up with based on fMRI scans and scientific research. Being a doctor in Psychology, she went about it a scientific way, and still managed to form a bridge between the world of sensitivity and empathy and science. And it is a great foundation for explaining what goes on in people “like us” on a 3 dimensional level, a level that most people can grasp, because the research is there, it’s on paper, proven with fMRI scanners, undeniable. It’s proven that we’re “wired differently”.
Then there is also the spiritual side of the story. But that’s where we move on from the wonderful Dr. Elaine Aron to people who have been living the highly sensitive life, the now-grown-up indigo children who were kids in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s like Candace Van Dell, Victor Oddo, Aaron Doughty and many more, who came in with all these senses wide open and filters non-existent, taking everything in and feeling everything they shouldn’t be feeling, not according to what was the norm anyway. These people have all discovered the link between HSP and being an empath or being awakened to extra-sensory abilities. Empathy is like a scale, there is a range of normal on that scale and both HSP and non-HSPs can vary on that scale, although most highly sensitive people will score rather high on the empathy scale, the further the scale tips, the more empathic you are and you may very well fall out of the “normal” range and be extra-empathic.
Dr. Elaine Aron’s research covers how the highly sensitive brain absorbs way more impressions and stimuli than that of a non HSP. But some things can not be explained by measurable brain capacity alone. There are other senses that are connected to the energetic body that are invisible to fMRI scanners and those are the senses that I am talking about. And that’s where I bring in clairsentience and empathy. There are a few different “clairs”. The most famous one is clairvoyance, there’s clairaudience, claircognizance and clairsentience. There are a few others that I’m not mentioning but these are the ones most people have already heard of.
I would be surprised to find any psychic person say that they are not highly sensitive. Because I feel that to be psychic, your ultra fine tuned energy body has to work through a more-than-normal fine tuned body-vessel. So I believe that to be psychic, you probably also have to be a highly sensitive person, your brain cooperates with your energy body and therefor needs to be able to accommodate the clairsentient energy body. I’m not saying that highly sensitive people are only clairsentient. But I do think that, whether they’re aware of it or not, that clairsentience which is basically a fancier name for empathy that scores outside of the normal-scale, is the foundation of their inner knowing. Many highly sensitive people will also have abilities that link up to their field of interest. If you are a very visual person, a painter for instance, you will probably be more able to develop a natural clairvoyance, if you are very sensitive to music or sound, you will very easily be able to develop clairaudient skills.
Anyway, that was a long intro to get to what I was getting at.. with all these extra impressions and information to process, how do you cope? How do you keep up without collapsing? This is a question that a lot of psychic/empathic/highly sensitive people have already asked themselves. I could ramble on about “energetic hygiene” for a little while longer but wanted to divide it up into 2 parts and would like to have your input too. What are your energetic hygiene practices? If you’re susceptible to picking up people’s energies, energies of your surroundings, live without a filter. How do you recharge your batteries and practice energetic hygiene? Let me know on facebook/instagram/or simply comment below!