129: Empathy, People Pleasing & Protecting Your Energy w/ Robin Scott


It’s tough dealing with your own emotions on a daily basis, but what if you’re also dealing with everyone else’s? If you can deeply feel others’ feelings, if you can actually feel the mood in a room, you’re probably an empath!

But it goes beyond
just being able to sense what others are feeling. Robin Scott is the founder of
The Diary of an Empath, a resource to help fellow empaths understand their
abilities and live an authentic, empathic life.

In this episode we

  • 1:26 – Empath 101: How to know if you’re an empath + The different types of empaths
  • 5:34 – “Am I anxious or am I an empath?”: Distinguishing mental health from empath identity
  • 9:42 – Knowers, seers & feelers: The different purposes that empaths can serve in the world
  • 11:55 – How to tell the difference between what your body says is right & what society says is right
  • 16:10 – The price of being an empath: How to balance empathy with authenticity
  • 22:24 – Energy vampires: Protecting your energy from negative, expressive people
  • 25:50 – Robin’s dream life, book recommendation, life-changing habit, best received advice & favorite part about life


Show notes:


  • I’m cleared of anything that is not mine.
  • You can’t grow it, if you don’t first plant it.

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