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This quiz is designed to help identify if someone is an Empath. Empaths are highly attuned to the emotions and energy of others and often feel these emotions as their own.

Please rate each statement based on how well it describes you. Use the following scale:


0 = Not at all

1 = Slightly

2 = Moderately

3 = Very

4 = Extremely

I often feel overwhelmed by the emotions of others.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]

I can sense the emotions of those around me, even when they are not expressed.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I need regular time alone to recharge after social interactions.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I often feel drained after being in a crowd or around certain people.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I have a strong intuition and can often predict what will happen or what someone is feeling.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I am deeply moved by music, art, or nature.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I find it hard to watch violence, cruelty, or suffering on TV or in real life.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I often take on the emotions of others as if they were my own.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I have a strong need to help others and often put their needs before my own.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]

I feel a deep connection to animals and often sense their emotions.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I am easily affected by the energy of a room or environment.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I often know what someone is going to say before they say it.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I avoid conflict and try to keep the peace.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I can tell when someone is lying or hiding something from me.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I find it difficult to set boundaries and often feel guilty for saying no.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I feel physically ill or fatigued in negative or stressful environments.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I have a deep need to connect with nature and feel revitalized by spending time outdoors.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I often experience emotions and physical sensations that seem to come out of nowhere.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


I have a strong need for harmony and dislike discord.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]


When I was a child, I was often told I was too sensitive or emotional.

[0] [1] [2] [3] [4]



Add up your scores for each statement. The total possible score ranges from 0 to 80.

0-30: You may not be an empath.

31-50: You have some empathic traits.

51-80: You are likely to be an empath.


This quiz is not a diagnostic tool but can give you an idea of where you might fall on the empath spectrum. If you believe you might be an empath and it impacts your life, consider starting coaching with Heather.

What is an Empath?

Identifying as an empath involves recognizing certain traits and characteristics that are commonly associated with heightened emotional sensitivity and a deep capacity for empathy. Here are some signs that may indicate you are an empath:


1. Deep Emotional Connection: You feel deeply connected to others' emotions and can easily sense what others are feeling, even if they don't express it. This often includes feeling others' pain, joy, and stress as if they were your own.


2. Intense Empathy: You have a strong ability to empathize with others, often putting yourself in their shoes and understanding their perspective on a profound level. This can make you highly compassionate and caring.


3. Overwhelm in Crowds: Being in crowded places or around many people can be overwhelming for you because you pick up on a lot of emotional energy. You may feel drained or anxious in such environments.


4. Need for Alone Time: To recharge, you need regular alone time to process and release the emotional energy you've absorbed from others. Solitude helps you regain your energy and balance.


5. Sensitivity to Environments: You are highly sensitive to the energy in your surroundings. Negative environments or places with a lot of tension can affect your mood and well-being significantly.


6. Strong Intuition: You rely on your intuition and gut feelings to guide you in various situations. You often have an uncanny ability to sense when something is off or when someone is being dishonest.


7.  Healing Abilities: Many empaths have natural healing abilities and are drawn to professions or activities that involve helping others, such as counseling, caregiving, or energy healing.


8. Absorbing Others' Emotions: You may find that you take on the emotions and moods of those around you, sometimes without realizing it. This can lead to feeling emotionally exhausted or experiencing unexplained mood swings.


9. Love of Nature and Animals: You feel a deep connection to nature and animals, finding peace and solace in spending time outdoors or with pets. Nature and animals often have a calming and rejuvenating effect on you.


10. Strong Boundaries Needed: You may struggle with setting boundaries because you are so attuned to others' needs and feelings. Learning to set healthy boundaries is crucial for your well-being.


11. Highly Observant: You notice subtle changes in people's behavior, body language, and tone of voice. This heightened awareness helps you understand others deeply but can also be overwhelming.


If you resonate with many of these characteristics, you might be an empath. It's important to develop strategies to manage your sensitivity, such as setting boundaries, practicing self-care, and seeking support from like-minded individuals or professionals. Understanding and embracing your empathic nature can help you harness your unique abilities in a positive and fulfilling way.

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