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.



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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I am deeply aware of the personal space of others.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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