Am I An Empath Quiz

Whether you are conscious of it or not, you may be influenced by others in ways you don't realize.  Empaths are affected by other people’s energies, and have an innate ability to intuitively feel and perceive others. This can impact our own emotions, perceptions, energy levels, and even your physical health.



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I can get blissfully lost for hours in my special interests.


In conversations I can clearly identify the subtle undercurrents of thought and emotion present in the other person.


I’m very creative and spiritually inclined. I’m somewhat a ‘dreamer’ and I enjoy my alone time.

I feel the urge to help underdogs, those who are ill or in emotional turmoil.

With those closest to me, I tend to rely upon gestures and eye contact (rather than words) during conversations.

I love to talk about and think about interpersonal issues and social structures.

I do not like black-and-white polarization; the truth usually resides somewhere in the middle.

Interpersonal conflict — even when it does not involve me personally — often feels physically painful to me.


I feel the emotions of others viscerally — in my own body — especially when others are unwilling or unable to admit to feeling them.


I love to play with and interact lovingly with people and animals.

I gesture a great deal when I communicate, and my face is often very animated.


People (even strangers) confide in me, finding me easy to talk to.

I tend to think about interpersonal issues by imagining myself in the place of those involved.

I feel beauty palpably; music, art, nature creates a sense of delight and expansiveness in my body.


I am very sensitive to foods and tend to respond markedly to dietary changes.


I require a lot of sleep, particularly after being around a lot of people during the day.

I would prefer to sit alone in nature for a while to calm and rejuvenate myself, than go to a massage parlor.


I consider the needs and feelings of others in decisions I make, often to the point of ignoring my own needs and feelings.


Small talk and idle chit chat are uncomfortable or annoying for me.

People (and animals) and their relationships and interactions are endlessly interesting to me.


I enjoy thinking about, searching for, and finding the perfect gifts for others.

I often experience a variety of strong emotions in a single day. I can go from happiness, to anger, to sadness, to joy and more.

Violence, tragedy, or cruelty in TV shows, movies, newspapers and books is almost unbearable for me to read or watch.

In an emergency, I can focus on what’s important and provide assistance.


When I make a social blunder, I feel extremely disturbed, and I work hard to make things right again.

I am drawn to causes of injustice, and I spend a lot of time thinking about how to alleviate suffering.

I feel drawn to work that helps others and provides a valuable contribution to the world.

People (even strangers) confide in me, finding me easy to talk to.

I tend to know how others are feeling, even (or especially if) they are trying to hide it.


I feel overwhelmed in situations where there are many people around.

I often find myself mimicking the mannerisms, accents, and body language of others without meaning to.

Making other people happy makes me happy. I put a lot of time, energy and importance into it.


I am deeply aware of the personal space of others.


I am deeply sensitive to things like sounds, colors, textures, scents, shapes, and spatial relationships between objects.


I often feel fatigued and have unexplainable aches and pains in my body.