Ever thought about being a psychic?
It sounds crazy, but it’s possible. There’s so much nonsense surrounding the concept that it’s hard to separate the truth from fiction.
To be clear, I’m not talking about a lady in mystical garb that stares into a hokey crystal ball. Possessing psychic abilities means much, much more than that.
What Does It Mean To Be A Psychic?
Real psychics are reality-based and focused on uncovering hidden aspects of the physical world that go unnoticed by others.
The fundamental point to remember is that to be psychic it means that you are intuitive, and you have an ability to sense something that others cannot.
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If you have psychic abilities, it means that you have faculties and a sense of awareness that is not actually easily explainable by natural laws, which is why unlocking and harnessing that inner strength and ability can feel so rewarding.
It sounds far-fetched, but it’s totally do-able, as long as you have faith in it.
How To Become A True Psychic
1. Make sure your values are truly yours.
Before you start out on your journey, examine whether your values are truly yours alone.
Determine your morals and beliefs, then stick to them. You have to have a strong mind and that mind must choose its own values, independent of what anyone else says or does.
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2. Work on becoming a really great “thinker.”
To develop your psychic abilities, you must also develop your cognitive abilities.
Most good psychics have the ability to meld emotions and cognitive thought processes for lightning-quick responses to problems.
This is what makes them appear “magical” when they’re not. They’re just really great thinkers.
They know how to look at a problem, pull out the essential details, ask the right questions, and focus on the right facts. This is something you need to develop. Practice makes perfect!
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3. Pay attention to and connect fully with your senses.
Start becoming as observant as possible. Pay attention to your five senses. That being said, don’t take them at face value either.
For example, you can hear a couple arguing about doing the dishes. The surface argument may be about the dishes, but what they’re really arguing about is that one is working incredibly hard at the relationship while the other is slacking off.
Start paying attention, and reading between the lines.
4. Meditate to relax.
Meditation is a way to relax your mind and focus on one thing at a time. It’s also necessary for your psychic abilities to develop properly.
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Without some type of meditation, you’re going to end up with a head full of ideas – a mind that won’t slow down. You’re going to end up being pulled in multiple directions. Not good.
If you can’t focus, you can’t think. If you can’t think, you can’t use your mind to the best of its ability.
5. Listen to yourself.
Most people don’t spend enough time listening to their emotions and their inner voice. Spend time doing this outside of meditation. Let it guide your introspection. Trust yourself.
6. Absorb what is useful
Absorb only what is useful to you and reject what is not. You don’t need the fluff, so try your best to stop thinking about what doesn’t truly matter.
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7. Work on your empathy skills...
This is a biggie. You have to be able to actually feel what others feel in order to help guide them.
8. …and your sympathy skills.
That being said, you also have to be able to sympathize. There’s a difference! You have to be able to put yourself in the other person’s shoes without actually feeling the same exact feelings they’re feeling.
9. Trust life and your experiences.
Trust your own life’s experiences, because they’re often more valuable than rationalistic deduction. Trust your instinct and don’t doubt yourself.
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10. Stay grounded.
Above all else, don’t let your head get trapped in the clouds. Remember, you live here on Earth, and Earth is where all of the people you interact with live too. So, stay grounded, rational, and objective.
The term “psychic” has a bad reputation, but it doesn’t mean chanting over a crystal ball. Rather, being a psychic is a beautiful thing, using your intuition as a guide. By following these steps, you can unlock your psychic abilities to live a better life.
Marie Mccormack has been through a challenging divorce. Happily remarried, she enjoys helping others move on and find the love they deserve in life. She likes to post what she has learned on love and relationship websites on the internet. Visit TheCircle for more relationship advice and to find out what the future holds. You can also follow The Circle on Google+.