“Heyoka” is a Sioux term that loosely translates to “fool” or “sacred clown.”
The most powerful of empaths, the Heyoka encourages others to heal themselves by disrupting their energy flow, often by reflecting behavior to improve self-awareness, or pointing out how ridiculous a situation is.
By harnessing the power of disruption, the Heyoka helps others to progress emotionally and spiritually.
YOU ARE A GREAT PEOPLE PERSON, BUT YOU PREFER TO BE ALONE.
Like most empaths, you much prefer spending time alone, because of the emotional “noise” you experience when surrounded by other people.
That isn’t to say that you have poor “people skills,” in fact, you are very skilled in understanding, and interacting with others.
YOU ARE HONEST, EVEN WHEN IT’S NOT WHAT OTHERS WANT TO HEAR.
You naturally like to help others confront their problems, but sometimes this means being painfully honest, and telling people things they don’t want to hear.
Your honesty isn’t always well-received, but you always have the best intentions.
YOU’VE ALWAYS BEEN AN OPPOSITE.
Heyoka characteristics can manifest itself in your physical reality For instance, Many empaths were born breech, are left handed, and have been diagnosed as dyslexic.
They also see things differently from everyone else and are often accused of doing things backward.
YOU ARE THE ONE WHO “CHANGES THE MOOD” OF A SITUATION.
A Heyoka empath can change the mood of a situation by pointing out the funny side of things.
They are also very skilled at encouraging others to look at things from another point of view.
Heyokas tend to rely on humor to lift the mood when others are in physical or emotional pain.
YOU ARE A GREAT JUDGE OF CHARACTER.
Heyokas are excellent judges of character.
You can’t always tell why you feel a certain way about someone, but your initial impression is always right.
YOU ARE ALWAYS SEEKING SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS.
It feels like your brain always on. Even in sleep, you dream of solutions to problems that need resolving.
VERBAL COMMUNICATION ISN’T ALWAYS EASY.
The Heyoka is constantly processing so much information, that it can be hard for them to communicate.
You may find it hard to put your thoughts into words, or you may be the person who regularly interrupt others, because your thoughts come so quickly.
As a Heyoka, you are a valuable and caring friend, devoted to the happiness, and wellbeing of those you share your life with.
Just remember, as an empath, it’s important not to give your whole self to others, but be sure to care for yourself too!