I’m sure many of you have experienced a social hangover. It is one of the banes of Empath life.
So, what exactly is a social hangover and how does it affect us?
Basically, it’s similar to a boozy hangover, except it’s caused from consuming too much people energy and it happens whether you drink alcohol or not.
The physical symptoms are varied from one Empath to the next, but here are just a few: fatigue, headaches and generally feeling blah. For more extreme cases, it may require a day in bed.
Back in the days when I used to drink alcohol, I assumed feeling rough the day after was all down to guzzling too many Budweiser. So, when I ventured out alcohol free, I was surprised to discover I still got the ‘hangover’.
I soon clicked on to the fact that it was the aftereffects of being peopled (alcohol had just heightened the impact). Continue reading