I recently did a Clifton Strength Finder and, not surprisingly for myself empathic was one of my strengths.
Now this really bugged me in some ways!! Being empathic is something I had come to consider a weakness rather than a strength as I wasn't handling it very well!!!!
When we are empathic by nature, we are empathic. It is not, in my opinion and from my own experience something you can switch on and off. Rather it is something to learn to work with.Read More