I’m so excited to be able to offer you a recording of my session at the Evolutionary Empath Summit with The Shift Network. This is one of my favorite interviews with one of my favorite topics – becoming an empowered empath!

In this 30-minute audio session, I answer some of your most popular (and painful) questions as well as offer insight into what’s next for an evolving empath.

Here are just some of the questions and topics we cover:

“Why do so many empathic people struggle with emotions?”

Why sad movies affect us so deeply.

Emotions 101: A basic lesson in emotions and what they really are.

The #1 thing we do that causes our emotional pain and drama.

“In addition to feeling our own emotions so intensely, empaths tend to absorb other people’s emotions, sometimes consciously, sometimes unconsciously. And we have a hard time figuring out what’s mine and what’s theirs, so how can an empath determine whose emotion is whose?” (I have a simple answer to this popular dilemma – when you hear it, you’re gonna kick yourself for having wasted so much time and energy trying to sort out all those emotions).

Why shielding and imagining protective bubbles weakens you.

An unpopular, counterintuitive approach to feeling negative feelings (you won’t want to do this, but if you ever want to be free of the grip of negative emotions, you MUST!)

When you feel like your emotions are a curse.

If you’re still trying to make your emotional pain go away, you haven’t yet learned this.

Our emotions are calling us to be present, to exist here and now, to serve as a witness to this moment, which, ironically is the last thing we want to do when we’re hurting.

The gift your emotions give you – Going deeper to see the beauty, wisdom and grace in our sorrow and pain.

Can we really control our emotions?

The beginning stages of your evolutionary journey when you’re still trying to stop your tears, tame your anger, anxiety or otherwise wrestle your emotion to the ground like it’s an alligator.

It’s not a curse to feel so deeply, it’s a calling. Are you listening?

There’s a huge difference from being triggered and reactive based on your emotions vs acting from a more conscious place, being grounded in your center.

My 4-Step Energy Shift from Painful to Powerful – only taught in my paid course, until now. You won’t want to miss this life-changing exercise.

What’s next for the evolving empath? What does that look like?  

All that, and more in this 30-minute session below. 

As mentioned above, I’ve never EVER publically shared my 4-Step Energy Shift from Painful to Powerful exercise. I’ve only taught it to my private clients and in my paid course, Emotional Resilience. But for this Shift Network interview, I take you through the 4 steps, with the exact wording to use for each step and an explanation of why each step works. In my course, we dive deeper into the practice and spend an entire 20-minute video lesson on it, complete with worksheets and a guided exercise through the 4 steps. If you’re interested in diving deeper into the 4 steps and beyond, click here to learn more. This interview covers the basics of the 4 steps but it’s enough to dramatically shift your energy from anger and helplessness, for example, to joy and empowerment – within minutes and even SECONDS once you get the hang of it.

Try it for yourself and see. Listen to the interview below and the next time you find yourself feeling angry, frustrated or sad, do the four steps and see what happens.

I’d love to hear your experience! Please come back and let me know in the comments below once you’ve tried it.

How to Toughen Up Without Losing Your Soft, Sensitive Side

An interview with Tree Franklyn on The Shift Network's Evolutionary Empath Summit

This interview is part of the Evolutionary Empath Summit, a free online event featuring leading empathy experts, authors, and inspiring teachers sharing how to turn your sensitivity into your superpower. For more information, please click here. This recording is a copyright of The Shift Network. All rights reserved. To hear more recordings by experts such as Dr. Judith Orloff, Sonia Choquette and more, click the banner below.