12 simple steps to take you from trauma dumping to emotional sharing

Going from trauma dumping to healthy emotional sharing is a crucial step towards building more supportive and balanced relationships. Trauma dumping can be overwhelming for both the person sharing and the listener, and it may not provide the emotional support that the sharer truly needs. Here’s an actionable guide to help individuals transition from trauma dumping to more constructive emotional sharing: 1. Self-reflection and awareness Before sharing your emotions, take some time to reflect on your feelings. Ask yourself why […]

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14 journaling prompts I swear by for dealing with emotional overload

14 journaling prompts to deal with feeling emotional overload

As an empath, you’ll be familiar with feeling overwhelmed. Journaling is a powerful tool that you can use to help navigate strong feelings and emotional overload. When you get into a habit of writing about your struggles and your successes, you’ll begin to see enhanced self-awareness as you learn more about yourself and identify your specific triggers. Becoming aware of your triggers is an important skill for an empath because it’ll let you recognise them in daily life and allow […]

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How to declutter your emotional closet (with a little help from F.R.I.E.N.D.S.)

How to declutter your emotional baggage

Just like our regular closet, our emotional closet gets filled up with all sorts of things. And just like you get inspired at 2 AM to Marie Kondo your way through your closet, it would do you a world of good to unload some emotional baggage too. The funny thing about emotions though, is that, even though they’re biological markers for you to use along the way – and very useful at that – they can get you stuck. To […]

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