by James Hirlehey
Do you suspect that you may have psychic abilities?
If so, you might be also wondering how to go about discovering what they might be and developing them.
In this article, we will give some suggestions for how to awaken your psychic abilities.
1) Accept that you may have psychic abilities
The first step to awakening your psychic abilities is to be open to the fact that you may have them.
Even if you intellectually believe in psychic abilities, you may still have doubts inside. That is natural and normal.
The modern scientific worldview has been ingrained in us since we were very small. It is hard to overcome this conditioning.
Another difficulty is that there are people who claim to have psychic ability who do not, and you may be afraid that you are only fooling yourself.
The truth of the matter is that many people do have psychic ability. It is much more common than we are led to believe.
If you think you exhibit the signs that you have psychic abilities, you probably do have them, at least to a certain extent.
2) Try to find a mentor
If possible, try to find a mentor.
While it is possible to awaken and develop your psychic gifts on your own, it can be helpful to find someone more experienced who is willing to work with you and who you trust.
You can search online for a mentor, but it might be better to find someone in person to work with.
If you have a psychic advisor you know and trust, you may want to see if they teach and what they charge for lessons.
If you do not have a psychic advisor, you may want to try receiving a psychic reading or two to see what it is like.
If you find someone you like, you can ask about lessons or recommendations for a mentor from that psychic.
3) Keep a journal
If you are thinking about awakening your psychic gifts, you may already be experiencing visions and dreams.
If so, you may want to take the time to record your impressions and dreams. This will help you remember them, and to reflect later to determine what they may mean.
When you have a psychic vision or dream, it is not always apparent what the meaning is.
Dreams, in particular, tend to be symbolic rather than literal. It might take some time to interpret this symbolism.
Also, if you have feelings of déjà vu in the future, you can check your journal to see if you have had premonitions about what has happened.
This will give you objective evidence of your abilities, which will boost your confidence.
4) Practice reaching out to your spirit guides
All of us have spirit guides and guardians who look after us.
If you are trying to awaken your psychic abilities, it may be a good idea to try to connect and communicate with yours.
The best way to do this is to develop a morning routine. If you already have a patron deity, try to ask for guidance from that deity as part of this routine.
Then throughout the day, try to be aware of what your intuition is telling you.
Rather than strictly planning your day, after each thing you do, see if you can tell what your guides are telling you to do next.
Then pay attention to how this is going. Do you feel like you are being guided throughout the day? Do you just happen to be at the right place at the right time?
If so, these are good signs that you are indeed communicating with your guides.
5) Learn to open and see through your third eye
Each of us has a third eye. It is located between your eyes and above your nose.
For most people, this eye remains closed.
Try to visualize yours and picture yourself opening it. You may want to close your regular eyes while you are doing so.
If you are able to open your third eye, look around and pay attention to anything you might see.
Practice this every day or perhaps several times a day. Let this become a regular part of your routine.
6) Practice during the day
Just like any other ability, psychic gifts need training and practice.
Test yourself during the day.
For example, if the phone rings, try to see if you know who it is before checking your caller ID or answering.
If you lose something, like your keys, before tearing apart the house, see if you can visualize where it might be.
This will be even better if it is someone else who has lost something, because then you will know that you are using your psychic gifts and not just your memory.
If you have pets, you may try to listen to what they may be trying to say to you and try communicating with them psychically.
If you have more than one pet, you can try to overhear what they may be saying to each other.
7) Use crystals
Crystals are useful for many things, and they are particularly good for awakening and developing psychic ability.
Some classic crystals to try are amethyst and clear quartz.
In order to find the right crystal to use, it is good to go to the store in person.
See what crystals you are guided to. When you see one that catches your attention, try picking it up and see what it feels like in your hand.
If it is the right crystal for you, then you should feel the energy when you touch it. It may feel warm to the touch, or you may feel a tingling sensation.
If you do not have access to a store in person, then of course, you can look online.
It might be a little harder to pick the right one without being able to touch it, but that might also be good practice for learning to be in touch with your intuition.
When you find the right crystal or crystals, hold them or have them near you, and then try reaching out psychically around you.
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About the Author:
James is a part-time astrologer at numerologysign.com and a spiritual guide from the UK. He has been fascinated with astrology and divination from a young age, and his love for all things spiritual has only increased over time.
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