Now there is recent, scientific proof that you can catch stress from other people, just like you catch a cold. It’s contagious and detrimental to your health and your life! Seriously, you can catch and absorb stress from other people.
Teams at Saint Louis University and University of California at San Francisco recently created “secondhand stress” to study whether it could be as contagious as a cold. Researchers found that stress can be passed on. Not only that, you can catch and absorb stress from just watching a person in a stressful situation.
I’ve been teaching you how to stop absorbing negative energy from people and situations for years. That’s why I created my course Claim Your Spiritual Real Estate: How to Tune In and Be Open Without Absorbing Negative Energy. I’ve seen this second hand stress and negative energy in the lives of my clients. You can absorb negative energy from clients, associates, friends and other people and often, you don’t even know you are absorbing it. I’ve also experienced this second hand stress and negative energy in my own life.
As an intuitive and psychic from birth, I would pick up on all of the info from other people around me. That included people’s energy, fears, and emotions. I didn’t really pay attention to any of it because I was used to feeling that way. Of course, that mean I was used to feeling and picking up other people’s energy.
The turning point for me, was years ago when my husband Peter and I were in Boston and we drove by a funeral home. All of a sudden, I got really snippy with Peter. Since we had been driving and laughing seconds before this, he asked me what was going on. Because of the immediacy of the situation, I knew I was picking up on the anger and mourning from the people about this person’s death.
This one incident showed me how much absorbing negative energy could impact me. If this happened just by driving by the funeral home, I could imagine how much stuff I absorbed every day. Continue reading