Episode 006. Being an Empath and Navigating Weight & Wellness, featuring Robin Scott
I’m so excited about today’s episode because we have the lovely Robin here from The Diary of an Empath, and she’s going to be sharing all of her wisdom with us. In this episode, Robin talks about what it means to be an empath and how to utilize your unique abilities in your pursuit of personal wellness.
What’s in this episode
What it means to be an empath
Robin’s personal journey as an empath
Shifting the view of being highly empathic as a weakness towards one of empowerment
The different “clair” or intuitive types
The struggles of being an empath and how to ground yourself
Self-care routines for overall wellness as an empath
“Where you disagree in life, that’s usually your expertise. We’ve been taught that it’s a negative thing but it’s where you stand out. It’s where you’re meant to bring something new to the table.” - Robin
“We are incredible beings. We have such a unique and needed skillset.” - Robin
“Recognize the value of your body saying, ‘Ground me now.’” - Robin
“You’re going to get a lot further in your journey...like attracts like...if you love.” - Robin
“You have to learn to love your body in all shapes, sizes, all forms if you ever want to change anything externally.” - Krista
Hi, I’m Robin. The diarist with the sole (soul) to help empaths like me step into their calling.
I didn’t always know this work was my purpose; and actually, I always just hoped for a cozy life as a counsellor at a university. But my soul had different plans and in 2011 I began my awakening. And in 2015 was awakened to being an empath and it changed everything. Because for the first time I wasn't strange, weak or woo. I was deeply intuitive with a conscious connection to the non-physical.
The diary began as a blog in late 2016 when I graduated social work school and realized the gifts I was given had very little to do with the social work jobs advertised on job boards I was searching. I had always known I had something important to do and everything I was ‘supposed to do’ felt limiting. I found myself in the real world, realizing how much the real world didn’t get me - or others like me.
So, I started a site to use what I knew about social dynamics to out the social conditioning that has kept us empaths small.
Because we aren’t small and I was tired of being misinformed and having my intuitive gifts and heart-centered plans downplayed and ignored. I went against the grain and started talking; and it turns out what I was saying meant something. Because since then, I’ve connected with hundreds of you! And this space has turned into a bit of an empath hub where I get to share-with, support, and inspire thousands of empaths all over this world. And there is no question I was made for this work. There have been lessons though; lessons every intuitive has to overcome to step into who they really are. Lessons I’m here to guide you through.
I don’t believe empaths are perfect, selfless or spiritual saints.
I believe we are human with human traits.
And conscious souls.
With shadow sides, deep wounds, and an ego.
Here to heal ourselves, and in turn bring healing to this world.
What are your dreams? What kind of change do you want to see? What’s keeping you from showing up in the world authentically? It’s my purpose to start the conversation and share the skills you’ll need, but I need you to be honest with me.
Because we need you.
The real you.
The you that doesn’t fit it because it’s not supposed to.
You can find more information on my Soulful Weight Loss program here.