I feel for you. Really.
A more non-scholarly explanation of a thread of neuroscience research, some from the University of Washington. It will be interesting to see where they go with this over the next several years.
“…while almost all humans use mirror neurons, empaths are finely tuned to theirs. Empaths seem to display inexplicable powers of sense. They sometimes know that people in distant places are in trouble, or that something is going to happen before it does. This has resonances in the animal world, wh…”