Grounding is the simplest and most overlooked psychic exercise. It involves re-connecting to the earth or the ground, so excess energy can be diffused. The psychic grounding process is nearly identical to the electrical grounding process.
If you are able to get outside, simply bend down (remember to bend your knees) and touch bare earth. Occasionally you will feel an actual discharge of energy or a feeling of release. If you wish, you can imagine or visualize a cord of energy traveling from the centre of your body to the centre of the earth. This can also work if you cannot get outside.
One of the main symptoms of being ungrounded is feeling “scattered”. You may also feel anxiety, and in extreme cases, electrical sensations in the arms or torso. If you feel such sensations, immediately dip your hands and feet in cold water. If you find you suffer from being ungrounded a lot you may be a hyper-sensitive. It is a good idea for hyper-sensitives to avoid alcohol, tobacco, drugs and vegetarian diets. A small amount of meat and large amounts of legumes are good for grounding. If you feel you are ungrounded, avoid clear quartz crystals: wear onyx or hematite instead.
Keep in mind: it may take weeks of consistent grounding before you begin to feel better, especially if you are particularly sensitive. Any psychic work you do, any emotional trauma will make you feel ungrounded again. This practice is something you must make part of your lifestyle. There is no “quick fix”.
There are a number of variations of this exercise, each more or less tailored to a particular belief system or to your elemental affinity. The simplest version is to bring up the image of a blazing white light and surround your body with it, up to arm’s length around you. You can “shower” yourself in it, or “cocoon” yourself, and it is best to practice with it on a daily basis so that you can bring it to mind whenever you feel anxious or threatened.
Some may find this exercise to be overly energizing. Blue light works equally well, and I have found that golden sparkles in the image, or a “champagne” color works better. Experiment until you find the color that works best for you.
There are potential side-effects from over-reliance on the white light or “barrier” methods of psychic protection. These techniques are good to practice, but they can function as barriers in other unintended ways. It is best to set the intention that only negative, hostile or predatory intentions will be blocked, while accepting healing, helpful, friendly and love-based energies to enter. You may find this balance takes some practice, but the effort will be a worthwhile one. Some people will always need this protection, and we all need it at times, but a strong sense of boundaries, good health, and good self-esteem are even more powerful tools to keep the bad stuff out and keep attracting the good stuff!
Cording is a form of psychic bond that binds two people together emotionally. Most cases of cording are accidental. Some are natural, and even helpful on occasion (when they happen with love and mutual consent). Most commonly, however, they are a symptom of a power struggle that can manifest as a dysfunctional or abusive relationship.
Clairvoyants can actually see these cords, and depending on their appearance, can tell two people a great deal about the relationship. You don’t need to be clairvoyant to release cords. Go into a meditative state, and see if you can sense any cords or attachments. I sort of imagine them as bungee cords. Even if you don’t exactly feel or sense any,imagine that there is a string of energy connecting to you. When you are ready, send a pulse of loving energy through the cord, then release or unhook yourself from it, and let it go. Sometimes you will feel a “snapping” sensation. Affirm that you are ready to release the cord(s), and that all energy coming from others should be returned to them, with love, and for the greater good of all concerned.
Don’t be afraid that you will lose a true love or friendship by uncording. It doesn’t work that way. However, it does tend to encourage negative people out of your life. It is important to keep in mind that you cannot harm someone by releasing a cord – nor does it mean that you must end the relationship. You can only cause harm if you attempt to uncord others without their permission.
Fretful parents who have a child involved in a corded relationship have on occasion approached me for help in “uncording” their child. I give them the same advice that I believe most skeptical non-believers would, “Keep your nose out of it until you are asked for help!”
If you intervene without permission from at least one side, it will come back to haunt you. I recall one mother who did not listen to this advice. Her daughter is no longer speaking to her, and she’s become the object of harassment from her daughter’s former lover. I believe all she managed to do was move the cords from her daughter to herself. The bottom line is she violated a cardinal karmic law, she attempted to enforce her will over two others. She forgot that cords cannot form without consent, and they cannot be dissolved without consent. She ended up doing the very thing she despised in others. That’s not only hypocritical, it is plain wrong, regardless of one’s motives – and it’s dangerous.
If you can see a strong cord, but cannot tell your loved one about it in psychic terms, express your concern in more traditional ways. Tell them you are concerned that the other person is overwhelming or controlling them. Ask if you can pray for them. Visualization is a form of prayer. If they grant you permission to pray, ask for Divine blessing before you proceed (according to your faith), and affirm that what you do be in accordance with Divine Will or is to be implemented “…in the higher good of all concerned.”
This is the simplest, safest, and most effective response to a deliberate or accidental psychic attack, especially when you don’t know where it is coming from. Meditate, relax, and focus your attention around your body. See if you sense any cords or attachments and mentally unhook them, sending them lovingly back to their source of origin. Send along pink, gold, or white light with the most positive, loving feelings that you can bring to mind. Think of people and things that raise a loving feeling inside, and when you feel you have enough energy, push that loving energy in the direction of those who wish you harm. Meditate on the loving feelings until you feel there is a “click” or a feeling of closure. I believe Love Bombing is what is really meant by the challenge to “love thy enemies” in the Bible. It has never failed to have an immediately positive effect, and sometimes the results can be quite remarkable. In some cases you may find former enemies turning into friends, in others, a persistent challenger simply backs off and disappears. On two occasions where I did this, someone I thought was a friend suddenly turned on me, then disappeared from my life. I immediately realized we were both much better off. The best part about this meditation is it almost always works – even when you don’t know who is behind the attack! And there is no “karmic payback”. Some ritual methods, such as binding or taking revenge, can come back to you with unwanted and extremely unpleasant effects.
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By Steven Bancarz| A few years ago, a series of studies came out in an attempt to sort of ‘debunk’ people who practice spirituality. The study found that people who have a spiritual understanding of life tend to be more susceptible to mental health problems, addictions, and anxiety disorders.
It is interesting to see how the exact same information can lead people to stunningly different conclusions. Sometimes as an empath and intuitive, I feel we live in an alternate universe from the completely left-brain majority on this planet. We’re completely out of balance, but studies and articles like this give me hope that the pendulum is swinging back into saner territory.
– Brandi Jasmine
After a long hiatus, Living With Your Psychic Gifts is back in print! Our home for the next few days is on CreateSpace, and we will soon be available on Amazon.com (It should be live on Amazon by January 19-20).
Yes, astrological friends I know I re-launched during a Mercury Retrograde. Take that! (laugh). I just felt it was time. I wasn’t going to wait any longer. And a “relaunch” can work during this kind of period.
The print version is expanded, has new information and exercises, and contains the same tried and tested techniques for calming over-active psychic abilities.
The e-book remains available, and complimentary e-book copies are available for members of the media, bloggers, and active social media enthusiasts who are willing to write reviews (on your own social media pages, and for use here on the LWYPG site only – I’m not able to provide review copies for Amazon reviews, as this might violate their review policy there).
When asked under whose authority she was acting, the clerk responded: “Under God’s authority.”
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I saw this article on Facebook and while I am glad they have gotten these frauds off the streets, I’m not entirely happy with the way this story has been covered. Yes, a good number of so-called psychics are frauds (as are unfortunately present in almost any profession these days it seems). Flat-out fraud and bunko like telling someone you can find someone for payment of a huge amount of money, or “removing curses”, that’s something that most of the practicing psychics I know look down on, and we celebrate when those frauds are prosecuted. In my book, “Living With Your Psychic Gifts”, I say:
“Don’t let anyone tell you they can take care of a psychic attack or a “curse” for you for large sums of money. These folks are frauds and cheats by definition.”
“There are usually clear indications from the beginning, if you know what to look for. Some of these signs are so clear, that a fraudulent reader might as well put up a sign saying “RIPOFFS HERE”. Study the information or literature that the reader has available. Be on the lookout for any psychic who seems to be trying deliberately to cultivate a “gypsy fortune teller” image or makes extraordinary claims.
I have worked next to true gypsy readers and have heard tales both good and bad, just like everyone else. However, those who try too hard to cultivate such an image are more often interested in show business than in serious substance. This often goes together with outrageous claims: “Madame So-n-So… Knows All…Sees All” If Madame So-n-So knows ALL…what’s she doing selling readings at the Psychic Fair for $20? Worst of all – I have encountered so-called “gypsy psychics” who are not even gypsies – so they end up giving true gypsy psychics a bad name, while exploiting a mysterious image in the popular imagination.”
But there is a deeper issue here, one the article doesn’t even attempt to address. I want to know why these women are in jail, and these guys are not: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7y1xJAVZxXg The average scam artist pretending to read palms couldn’t DREAM of coming close to what these guys make, for essentially the same false promises, and then some! But the gypsy psychic goes to jail while the televangelist gets a tax exemption?
I don’t do professional readings any longer in my own work, but not because I believe it was bogus. Quite the contrary. I was good at it, and my clients often affirmed I was amazingly accurate. I quit doing readings though because it was so emotionally challenging and draining. When I did readings I had a policy, anyone not satisfied got a full refund, no questions asked. I can still count on one hand how many requested a refund at the end of a session. Whether or not anyone else believes in psychics or not, our clients believe that fair value is exchanged for services given, and we should have the exact same rights any televangelist enjoys. If I ever did go back into readings now, I’d take the precaution first of getting registered as a minister first. Then I could get a tax exemption and legal protection to boot! It’s ridiculous.
I want to know why no-one was interviewed speaking for the thousands of psychics who sincerely believe in their craft, and the clients who find great solace in it. It appears to me that at least one of these women was coerced into denouncing her practice, or at the very least hoped to get consideration for doing so. I’d like to know about the actual law being invoked in this case. Is it actually against the law simply to do readings, or is there something specific they all did to attract attention from law enforcement?
I have sent a letter along these lines to the author of this article. If they respond and agree to it, I’ll post a response. In the meantime, your thoughts?