Oh my goodness, sweet soul, you are empathic. You cannot turn it off, and it is an extraordinary gift, but you need to learn to protect yourself and control the influx of other peoples' energy. You also need to understand what it means to have this gift and why you have it. Please click on the contact link at the top of this article and we can discuss what this means and how it can enhance your life. Empaths who ignore or decide to "live with" this gift struggle, but those who embrace the gift and learn to control this extraordinary power can become life-changing advocates in the lives of many. I hope you will contact me.