How to Identify & Protect Yourself from Energy Vampires

''Beware of Energy Vampires' with Trish McKinnley

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Do you know how to put the kibosh on an energy vampire, and how to rejuvenate yourself afterwards? Learn how to recognize that you’ve been around energy vampires and what to do after the encounter.


Difference between energy vampires and a friend in need

The biggest difference is that the energy vampire is taking your energy without your permission. You may not even realize that they have sucked you dry until it’s too late. A friend in need, you know they’re in need, that’s why they’re coming to you, that’s why they’re talking to you. They value your opinion. They value your insight and they are communicating that to you.


How to recognize that you’ve been around energy vampires

You’ll know that you have because you’ll have some physical signs. After being around an energy vampire, you will feel drained. In fact, you might even have some physical ailment. Side effects from encountering an energy vampire include but not are not limited to:

  • body ache
  • headache
  • feeling weak or lethargic
  • tension in your shoulders, neck, or hands
  • clenched jaw and / or fist
  • feeling tired, anxious, depressed, stressed, irritable or cranky
  • intuitively just feeling off


If you experience any of these, please recognize you have just had an encounter with an energy vampire, and seek Archangel Michael for cleansing and black tourmaline for transmuting negative energy into positive immediately.


It’s not always easy to recognize and deal with an energy vampire.


So in this video, I take you through the 5 different types of energy vampire and also tips on how to deal with each one. Pay special attention to the 4th energy vampire – Yikes! 



What to do after an encounter with an energy vampire

Encounters with energy vampires are gonna happen so it’s important to take action straight afterwards. 

First, you send Archangel Michael to wrap his wings around the energy vampire and help them on their journey. Second, you visualize purifying, beautiful, vibrant, white light shining on them, offering love and acceptance. Third, you release that interaction with love in the best intentions ever. Send it on its way.


Now, what about for you?

As soon as you recognize you’ve had that energy vampire encounter, immediately do a mental energy cleanse. For me, I imagine I step into a phone booth or a small glass shower. I imagine that purple flames are all around. They don’t burn you, but the purple flame does burn up all of the negativity and all of the low vibration, instantly replacing it with a positive high loving vibration of the universe.


Immediately after that, protect yourself with the affirmation, “I release all thoughts, beliefs and energies that are not of my highest good.” That way anything they said that doesn’t need to be filed away or felt, is instantly released.


Lastly, immediately ground yourself. Imagine tapping into the earth like a beautiful oak tree sending its roots down. Then imagine your branches are reaching up into the heavens, mingling with the angels and stars. You’re going to take a cleansing breath once you’ve established that image in through your nose, and then exhale through an open mouth saying, “Ahhhh”. Feel all the tension leave your body, recouping and reclaiming your positive high energy.


And later when you get home, you can smudge yourself, you could hug one of the trees in your backyard, or you could even do a detox scrub. 


For my sugar scrub recipe as well as more ways to protect and shield yourself from energy vampires, download the ENERGY VAMPIRE PROTECTION GUIDE.  Energy vampires can zap you of your energy and lower your vibration, making it more difficult for your dreams to come true. You need to stay in alignment with those dreams and a higher vibration if you want to manifest, baby!


Respect your light, respect your energy, respect your vibration, and send angels to help.

Please let me know which energy vampire do you encounter most. Now that you’ve had a chance to think about it, let me know in the comments below.

And if you know of someone who would benefit from this and in need of some energy vampire protection, please share this with them!




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Trish Mckinnley

Trish Mckinnley is a well-respected intuitive manifesting expert, spiritual teacher, author and speaker. She shows people how to strengthen their own intuitive gifts in order to become manifesting magnets! By drawing on the Forgotten Tools of the Universe you will discover so many incredible ways that the natural world supports us all, and helps take us from stress to success!
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