Dodging Energy Vampires: An Empath's Guide to Evading Relationships That Drain You and Restoring Your Health and Power

Dodging Energy Vampires: An Empath's Guide to Evading Relationships That Drain You and Restoring Your Health and Power

by Christiane Northrup M.D.

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Overview

Highly sensitive people—or empaths—see life through the eyes of compassion and caring. They were born that way. As a result, they carry a tremendous amount of inner light. But they’re also the favored prey of “vampires” who feed off empaths’ energy and disrupt their lives on every level—physical, emotional, and financial.

In Dodging Energy Vampires, Christiane Northrup, M.D., draws on the latest research in this exciting new field, along with stories from her global community and her own life, to explore the phenomenon of energy vampires and show us how we can spot them, dodge their tactics, and take back our own energy. You’ll delve into the dynamics of vampire-empath relationships and discover how vampires use others’ energy to fuel their own dysfunctional lives. Once you recognize the patterns of behavior that mark these relationships, you’ll be empowered to identify the vampires in your life too.

In these pages, Dr. Northrup opens up a toolbox full of techniques you can use to leave these harmful relationships behind; heal from the darkness they’ve cast over your mind, body, and spirit; and let your own light shine. In the end, you may find yourself healthier, happier, wealthier, and more vibrant than you ever believed possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401954789
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 04/17/2018
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 33,489
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Christiane Northrup, M.D., board-certified ob/gyn, former assistant clinical professor of ob/gyn at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, New York Times best-selling author, is a visionary pioneer in women’s health. After decades on the front lines of her profession as a practicing physician in obstetrics and gynecology, she is now dedicating her life to helping women truly flourish by learning how to enhance all that can go right with their bodies. Dr. Northrup is a leading proponent of medicine that acknowledges the unity of mind, body, emotions, and spirit. Internationally known for her empowering approach to women’s health and wellness, she teaches women (and many men) how to thrive at every stage of life and encourages them to create health on all levels by tuning in to their inner wisdom.As a business owner, physician, former surgeon, mother, writer, and speaker, Dr. Northrup acknowledges our individual and collective capacity for growth, freedom, joy, and balance. When she’s not traveling, Dr. Northrup loves devoting her leisure time to dancing Argentine tango, staying fit through Pilates and resistance stretching, going to the movies, getting together with friends and family, potluck dinners, boating, process painting, and reading.Dr. Northrup stays in touch with her worldwide community through her Internet radio show, Flourish!, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, her e-letter, and her website, www.drnorthrup.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix

Part I Understanding The Dynamics

Chapter 1 A Highly Sensitive Soul 3

Chapter 2 The Wounds We Came to Heal 17

Chapter 3 Vampire-Empath Relationships 27

Chapter 4 The Health Risks of Unbalanced Relationships 43

Part II Healing from Darkness

Chapter 5 Recognizing Your Vampire 65

Chapter 6 Put Yourself First 83

Chapter 7 Heal Your Vampire Trauma 105

Chapter 8 A Deeper Healing Journey 119

Chapter 9 The Causes of Health 139

Chapter 10 Physical Healing Post-Vampire 159

Chapter 11 Standing as the Light You Are 185

Resources 201

References 211

Index 215

Acknowledgments 225

About the Author 229

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