Empath Self-Assessment


  1. Does everyone tell me the negative things that are happening in their lives, including strangers?
  2. Do I frequently get overwhelmed or anxious?
  3. Do arguments or yelling make me ill?
  4. Do I often feel like I don’t fit in?
  5. I prefer taking my own car places so I can leave early if I need to?
  6. Am I drawn to helping others, in my life or career?
  7. Am I drained by crowds and need alone time to revive myself?
  8. Am I over stimulated by noise, odors or non-stop talkers?
  9. Do I have chemical sensitivities or can’t tolerate scratchy clothes?
  10. Can I tell when someone is lying to me?
  11. Do I startle easily?
  12. Do I react strongly to caffeine or medications?
  13. Do I have a low pain threshold?
  14. Have I been labeled as too sensitive?
  15. Do I absorb other people’s stress, emotions or symptoms?
  16.  Do I replenish myself in nature?
  17. Am I overwhelmed by multitasking and prefer doing one thing at a time?
  18. Do I need time to recuperate after being with emotional vampires?
  19.  When I am out having fun it can feel like a switch has been turned off and I want to leave immediately.
  20. Do I seem to react stronger to movies, sad stories and the news then other people?


To calculate your results:

  • If you answered yes to one to five questions, you have some empath tendencies.
  • Responding yes to six to ten questions means you have moderate empathic tendencies.
  • Responding yes to eleven to fifteen means you have strong empathic tendencies.
  • Answering yes to more than fifteen questions means that you are a full -blown empath.