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Calling all fellow bookworms, library nerds, and general lovers of literature — it’s time for another book club episode of the podcast!

Whenever there are five Fridays in a month, we devote the extra Friday to a book that we can’t get enough of. This time we decided to have a conversation about a rampant problem that a LOT of people in our audience are likely suffering through — being preyed upon by energy vampires.

One in five people is on the vampire spectrum (YES, you read that right), which means you’ve known many throughout your life, and have likely been preyed upon by more than one.

If you’re an empath, highly sensitive person, people pleaser, peacemaker, or anyone who has difficulty enforcing boundaries with other people, this conversation about Dodging Energy Vampires: An Empath’s Guide to Evading Relationships that Drain You and Restoring Your Health and Power by Christiane Northrup, M.D. is going to hit home for you!

We talked about:

Leave us a comment below after you’ve listened and let us know if you’ve been an inadvertent snack to an energy vampire, and how you’re going to start shutting that down ASAP!


Side Chat: We are not the crazy ones (How to tell if you’re a highly sensitive person) (April 2018)

Emotional constipation with Joanna Platt (April 2018)

Side Chat: Curing your people-pleasing disease (May 2018)

Side Chat: When you want to fix someone, but can’t (March 2019)

Side Chat: Why positive thinking is mostly BS (April 2019)

Side Chat: The trick to overcoming your deepest, most secret blocks (parenting your inner child) (May 2019)

How to negotiate anything (even if you’re a people pleaser) with Devon Smiley (May 2019)


Bonus Book Club! Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Bonus Book Club! The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Bonus Book Club! Outrageous Openness by Tosha Silver

Bonus Book Club! It’s Not Your Money by Tosha Silver


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Dodging Energy Vampires by Christiane Northrup, M.D.

The Empath’s Survival Guide by Judith Orloff, M.D.

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