Empaths have a unique ability to tune into the way others are feeling and understand people on a level most of us can only dream of.
Many empaths are aware that they are different from other people, and sometimes their powers of perception make them feel uncomfortable around others.
The truth is, being able to read someone isn’t a curse, it’s a special ability that should be held in the highest regard.
After all, people are hard to understand, so if you have a leg up on the rest of the population, go ahead and work your magic.
If you are an empath, you’re probably hiding these 4 superpowers, and you might not even know you have them.
1) YOU HAVE A BIG ADVANTAGE OVER OTHERS
When you have empathic abilities, your brain is hardwired to make you the way you are. People aren’t comfortable with confronting emotion and so many empaths will ignore the feelings they get when they encounter people.
But for those of you who embrace your special powers, you will always have the advantage in conversation, relationships, work and more because you are tuned into what you are feeling and what those around you are feeling as well.
Many people walk around on a daily basis and don’t know what they are feeling, thinking, wishing for, wanting, and empaths know exactly what they desire, need, and feel.
This makes them more focused and aware of what will make them happy and what will make them miserable.
2) YOU EXPERIENCE UPS AND DOWNS
Because empathic people are very tuned into their feelings, this means that they experience emotion on a much higher level than most people do.
When other people are having a bad day, they usually feel down or sad for a while, but when empaths are having a bad day, it consumes their world.
They feel intensely, both good and bad.
But when they are having a good day, they let the light shine out of them like it was meant to, and that is something many people wish they could do more often and in an easier way.
3) YOU CAN READ PEOPLE’S BULLSH*T
One advantage of having an empathic personality is that you can tell when people are lying.
Whether they are embellishing about their lunch or their income, you can sense the nuances that most people have when they are cooking up a story, and you don’t tolerate it.
This is a great ability to have because whether we like to admit it or not, a lot of people are full of it, and it can help when you can read a person to determine how trustworthy they may be.
4) YOUR CREATIVITY SHINES
Empathic people are much more creative than the average person. You probably rely on your emotions to help you express yourself, but you might also express yourself through art or song.
What’s more, your creativity goes beyond a paintbrush and canvas: you are good at problem-solving, seeing the positive in negative situations and can tolerate being uncomfortable for a while to earn the payoff in the end.