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We all have moments in our life when we need a little help. Sometimes guidance comes from loved ones, both alive and those who have crossed over, but we can also find support and advice from our spirit guides. These guides are our friends when we need companionship, our mentors when we need guidance, and our guardians when we’re in situations where we need help. Some of these guides are with us always, while others only accompany us temporarily or when we’re in specific situations. Each can manifest as male or female, and appear differently for each person.
Best Friend Guides
Our closest of these allies are described as “best friend” guides. They are with you most often, aiding during times of stress, providing comfort, helping you make choices and reminding you to laugh and enjoy life. They have a deep understanding of what you’re dealing with.
Scholar or Wisdom Guides
When we need to teach, study, learn, or educate we find ourselves in the company of our “wisdom” or “scholar” guide. Always with insight, knowledge, and advice that you can trust completely, this guide is your mentor in all things intellectual.
Body Balance Guide
The “body balance” guide is there to nudge you toward choices that are good for your body. This guide is a close ally to healers and energy workers, but is more a voice of reason dealing with fitness, medical care and diet.
We sometimes find ourselves in dangerous or unhealthy situations. This is where the “guardian” guide comes in. They are our spirit warriors and protectors, delivering messages of warning. Call on them when you are afraid, and they will defend you.
Developing a relationship with our spirit guides is rewarding, and while we all have the knowledge inside of ourselves to know what is right for us, it can be of great comfort to know that we’re never alone.
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Part of my mission in life is to help my clients develop their psychic abilities. In psychic development classes I offer, I help you get in touch with your spirit guides and begin to form a relationship with them. You can also choose to work with me through intuitive life coach services for readings that will help you learn to develop your psychic abilities.
Fundamentals of Psychic Development: What Are Spirit Guides?
Connecting with your spirit guide is a relatively simple process but one that can confuse those who are new to meditation and spirituality. As a psychic medium let’s go over some ways you can connect to your spirit guide quickly and easily as well as how to communicate with them more clearly. By learning about your spirit guides, you can work with them in psychic abilities training to increase and open your abilities.
Spirit guides are entities designed to help and advise you on this physical plain of existence. Your guides—everyone has more than one—were given to you before you were made flesh. They are non corporeal beings, assigned by the universal mind to travel alongside you while you exist on this earth. They are responsible for helping you navigate your way through life, expand your realization of your higher self, and make your journey easier. Spirit guides advise, nudge, comfort, and of course, guide. Their purpose is not to do things for you or make your decisions; they are there just to guide and inform. They are kindly entities, specifically concerned with your good—nothing more.
There are spirits of the departed, like loved ones who have passed on, engaged in helping and guiding, but they are not spirit guides. Spirit guides are different and should not to be confused with guardian angels or angels of any kind. The best explanation for spirit guides is to say they are entities, composed of energy, which do not have substance and which are often directed to aid your higher self.
Spirit guides are uniquely able to help where intuition is not. This is because spirit guides know all that has been and is now going on in your life. They are entities that may or may not work in concert with other guides on your behalf. They may appear to have male or female characteristics, but they are neither male nor female. Those characteristics are there to aid your human understanding and to give you something with which you can easily identify.
As I Develop My Psychic Abilities How Can Communicate With My Spirit Guides?
Spirit guides also communicate in a unique way. They come across through thoughts—strong thoughts. They send messages in the same way messages are sent to Spirit Interactors (mediums). Know that their connection with humans is always gentle. You should think about it as receiving a message unlike intuition or mental insight. It is stronger and more directed than that. The best way to think of spirit guide connections is to think of them as concerned messages with direction.
Spirit guide relationships are also unique. They are relationships you should cultivate as any other meaningful and important relationship requiring nurturing and caring. A spirit guide relationship needs the same level of commitment and time any significant relationship requires. The more time and attention you give to cultivating open lines of communication with your guide, the stronger your relationship will become.
In Your Psychic Development Learn About the Types of Spirit Guides
Best Friend Guide
Your best friend guide will be your main guide. It will be the one with whom you will spend most of your time and have most of your interaction. This guide is similar to a friend. It behaves like a
companion, bringing comfort, laughter, and joy. It is around to remind you to handle situations with kindness and diplomacy. It is there to remind you to take a breath when things go wrong and to be patient with things difficult to change. This guide advises when choices involve your happiness. It is believed that this guide has lived a human life; because of this, it understands all you are experiencing and what the outcomes of decisions may be.
If you need a little boost to balance your day or to reignite your clarity of thought, your best friend guide is the one to help. If you find yourself a bit down about, expect your best friend guide to appear and prompt you to rethink your situation. It will remind you to laugh.
Remember: your best friend guide is always present.
The job of your guardian guide is to keep you aware, forewarned, and safe. This guide often comes with messages of caution and warning. Think of the guardian guide as your chief protector. If you have a feeling cautioning you, it is probably your guardian guide, instructing you to be careful.
Wisdom or Scholar Guide
The wisdom or scholar guide is the teacher. If it were a being living on earth, it might take on the form of a wise old man with profound insights. It might be an individual with incomparable wisdom, whom you would find easy to trust. If you have questions about learning, education, or philosophy, this is the guide who will assist you. It is the spiritual guru, versed in education and learning.
We have only one physical body, and it is sacred. The body-balance guide is concerned with your health and wellness—your diet, exercise, and medical care. If you hear a voice advising, “That is not a good choice for your body,” listen. It is your body- balance guide giving you a nudge.
Short Term Guides
It is possible to ask the universe for short-term guides to help you. These are guides with a particular skill or information. If you are writing a book, then you may want to call on a guide skilled in that area. If you are preparing for a test, you may need a guide with expertise in that particular field of study.
How to Make Initial Contact with Your Spirit Guide
- To establish first contact with your spirit guide, find a quiet area and sit in a relaxed position. This is necessary to achieve the meditative state where you and your spirit guide will meet for the first time.
- At this point you’ll state a prayer to invite your spirit guide to contact you. An example would be something along the lines of “Spirit guide I invite you into my space. I would like to establish a dialog of open, clear communication with you.”
- Once you’ve sent the invitation you must listen and trust your spirit guide to contact you. Remember, you must be patient. This is a high vibrational relationship and communication may not be clear at first. The key is to not try too hard and let messages and guidance come naturally.
Your Spirit Guide’s Name
I’m often times asked by my clients how I can know my spirit guide’s name. To know your spirit guide’s name simply ask them during mediation and trust the first name that comes. Keep in mind that knowing your spirit guide’s name is not always of importance and some people communicate with their guide their whole life without knowing their name.
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All kinds of spirit guides, as helpful as they are, can’t and won’t make decisions for you. They’re available only to assist you. There is a conundrum about the effectiveness of guides. Because we have a deep, intuitive knowledge about what is right for us and what is right to do, we don’t always need a voice outside of ourselves—spirits, spirit guides, or anyone else—telling us what to do. But because human beings tend not to obey those things they know to be right, other entities often need to intervene to reinforce the necessity for doing what is right. Insecurity over a decision may not be valid. Dig deep within, and the choice will always be clear. Just remember to make choices that meld with your own goals and needs—not the goals and needs of others. The good news is that if you think you need the advice of a guide, you can have one whenever you choose.
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When our loved ones pass away, they often attempt to send us messages for a variety of reasons. Messages can come through a session with a psychic medium or you can receive them on your own. But, you want to know what to look for. Also, Spirit wants to ensure we know they are at peace and they even help safeguard us in certain situations. Signs can come from many different sources, but typically rely on our standard five senses as well as our sixth sense.
You don’t have to be a psychic medium to receive messages from a spirit or a loved one who has passed over to the other side. Signs and symbols from our loved ones happen regularly and in a number of different ways. Once you open the door to those signs and symbols, you will realize they are not just coincidental happenings. Messages come from loved ones in the following ways: Electricity One of the easiest ways spirit come to us is through electricity. Electricity acts as a conductor for spirits. When lights flicker, computers and televisions randomly shut off and on, light bulbs burst, telephones die, and other physical phenomenon occur for no apparent reason, take notice. It may be a spirit attempting to communicate. Stop and take a moment to ask yourself which of your loved ones might be trying to reach you.
Psychic Development: 3 Sensory Ways Our Loved Ones Communicate
Sight, sound, and smell are three main ways our friends and relatives can communicate from beyond our realm. Of course, we can sometimes see and hear strange things around our home, in our workplace, and virtually anywhere we go throughout the day. It is quite possible that these are signs from our loved ones. Some people capture a familiar scent of flowers, perfume, cologne, or another aroma that would be typical for a person that has crossed over.
The Most Unique Way Spirit Interacts & Brings Psychic Messages
The most unusual sense that we can use to communicate with people from beyond the grave is a peculiar feeling or inexplicable sensation that someone or something is near us. This is usually a comforting and relaxing feeling that lasts only briefly, but leaves a lasting impression.
Dreams, electromagnetic shocks, and unusual occurrences related to electricity or objects are some of the common physical manifestations that our loved ones use to make their presence known. Flashing lights, short bursts of electricity or sudden blackouts are often reported within a family home shortly after someone passes away. Every representation is a welcome sign from loved ones who simply want us to know that they are still thinking of us.
PSYCHIC DEVELOPMENT: Intuitive Messages Signals and The Mind Body Connection
Specific Types of Spirit & Mediumship Communication
Dreams are one of the best ways to connect with and receive messages from spirits. If you desire to connect with loved ones, simply ask them to come and visit you before you go to bed at night. Then, expect they will come. Don’t try too hard; trust they have heard you and will approach when they are ready. Pay attention to the colors, symbols, words, and people in your dreams. You will know your loved one is communicating because the dream will be more vivid than usual.
Feeling Your Loved One
You may simply feel the presence of a loved one. You may experience a warm feeling or a strong sense that your loved one is nearby. You may feel a chill or a light touch on your shoulder that forces you to turn, finding no one there. It is quite possible that this touch is just one of the ways a spirit is signaling its presence.
Smell is a strong and powerful way a spirit may choose to communicate. You may experience the smell of a great aunt’s cologne or a grandfather’s pipe tobacco. You may even smell odors of shared times and events. These smells may present themselves at the oddest times, signaling the presence of a spirit that wants to be noticed.
Thinking of Them
Recalling or thinking about a departed loved one is an excellent indication that a spirit is communicating with you. This is especially true if the thoughts are strong and happen at an unusual time or in an unusual place. It is quite likely that a loved one is thinking of you at that very moment or coming to let you know he or she is nearby. Our loved ones on the other side know exactly what they are doing, and they have the ability to be at the right place at the right time.
Coincidence and Synchronistic Events
We are often presented with what might be called a unique, synchronistic event. Be aware of the message. There really is no such thing as coincidence. If you have ever thought of a loved one, are then reminded of favorite song you shared, and later that day, heard it on the radio, it may be the interface of a loved one.
Do you see numbers that seem to repeat themselves? Do clocks stop at a certain time? Do license plate numbers have a particularly important sequence? Do you see a loved one’s birth date routinely showing up? It may be the obvious nudge of an important spirit.
The ways in which our loved ones communicate are as varied and complicated as their personalities. There is no one way for that communication to happen. It can be any one or all of those mentioned above. No matter what means is used to get through to you, it is important not to discount the happening. Be mindful of so-called coincidences. Listen, and open yourself to their needs and ways to interact with you.
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Psychic Development: You Have an Astral Body
As you explore and develop your psychic ability you want to consider another part of your spirit you may or may not know exists. It’s your Astral or etheric body—the spiritual counterpart of your physical human body that exists on a different plane. It is the part of you that lives forever. It is not your soul, but an intermediate between your intelligent soul and your physical body composed of a subtle ether-like material our language struggles to define. It is an exact energy duplication of the physical form it surrounds. This energy body is attached to the physical body, usually at the naval, by a silver-like cord. It is accompanied by the mind and is capable of travel during periods in which the physical body sleeps. Such an act is referred to as astral projection.
The astral body is associated with imagination, emotions and desires, which it conveys information to the physical body. During sleep, death, or through drugs or any other loss of consciousness, the astral body separates from the physical body and, in its absence, no pain or sensation can be felt. The astral body is not composed of matter alive with an intelligent life, but it possesses a kind of life sufficient to convey an understanding of its own existence and wants.
The astral body is also associated the afterlife because it is the vehicle that carries the soul from the physical body to higher realms. It is often said that the astral body is the channel through which humans experience dreams, visions, and out-of-body experiences that participates in astral projection.
Meditation, shamanic practices, lucid dreaming and certain drugs can stimulate an awareness of one’s astral body. Some say that it can be seen as an aura of constantly changing colors swirling around the physical body.
In accordance with theosophical teaching, thought is not the abstraction it is commonly considered to be. It is built up of definite forms, the shape of which depends on the quality of the thought. It also causes vibrations, which are seen as colors.
Hence, clairvoyants may tell the state of a man’s development from the appearance of his astral body. Some suggest that a nebulous appearance indicates imperfect development, while an ovoid—a solid three-dimensional egg shape—speaks of a more perfect development. Because color is indicative of specific kinds of thought, the variety of color coming from an astral body indicates the character of the person to whom it belongs. Inferior thoughts produce loud colors, while higher thoughts will exhibit delicate colors. For example, rage may be red while kind thoughts are pale blue.
Exploring Your Psychic Ability & How to Access Your Astral Body
Tuning in to your ability to access your astral body can be done with practice and meditation. Reaching this plane of consciousness that exists between the physical world and the spiritual gives the person an inner calmness and peace. Set the intention first that you wish to use this meditation for psychic development and the astral body experience.
Psychic Development Tips: 8 Steps to Achieve the Astral Body Experience
- Position yourself comfortably either seated or laying down. Close your eyes and become aware of your body.
- Inhale through your nose and slowly out from your mouth with deep breaths.
- Notice the heaviness of your body, allowing it to relax and sink downward.
- Start with your torso and move to each part of your body.
- The next focus is on your head. Be aware of the weight that it carries and the thoughts that occur there. Concentrate on the area between your physical being and the formation of thoughts coming into your mind on their own.
- Concentrate on your breathing. Keeping your eyes closed, become aware of your physical being from the outside. You should be able to be aware of your physical body from the inside and the outside.
- Become aware of your essence that is beyond your physical form. Imagine your essence as a shape, color, or light. This formation you experience is your astral or energy body.
- While focusing on your astral body, as a question and learn how to communicate with your higher plane of consciousness.
By learning how to connect with your Astral Body, you also learn how to communicate with your Higher Self. The Astral Body connects to other dimensions while connecting with you on the 3rd dimension. As you merge with your Astral Body, you develop the relationship to open up to your wisdom and messages in connection with Spirit. After you have attained your astral body experience, please take a moment to journal your feelings and revelations.
Essential Oils for Psychic Development? Yes!
Astral projection is a wonderfully uplifting experience. Once you have tried it, you’ll find yourself wanting to explore it more. To make each astral travel experience the utmost, you can enhance the experience with essential oils. They have a beneficial effects on our bodies, mind and spirit and will increase your ability to relax in this heightened space. Try these 2 essential oils for astral projection and out-of-body experiences.
This powerful essential oil is known to support psychic development. It is said to enhance clear visualization, psychic visions and the development of your clairvoyance ability to see mental images and impressions. Cinnamon Bark can strengthen your ability to focus and is said to support in attracting love and harmony. It is linked to the element of fire and assists in opening the first chakra, also known as the root chakra or base chakra.
Cinnamon bark oil , being directly connected to the base chakra, makes it incredibly helpful in stabilizing astral projection work. It will support your over all well being, improve health, and attract balanced love. Cinnamon bark also has a spiritual protective element to it and has been known to purify a space before any heightened spiritual work such as astral travel and out of body experiences.
When used as support with astral projection, it provides a calm, soothing and purifying sensation. The result of this is clear focus, sharpened visions and an increase in your ability to have visions. You’ll notice ease, peace, calm and harmonious sensations and feelings. These emotions support your vibrations and support you in ascending to the astral plane.
Lavender is yet another popular essential oil that is used in the manufacture of soaps, perfumes as well as body oil. Its calming scent leaves you feeling relaxed and serene.
Lavender has a fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous aroma that is soothing and refreshing. Because it is the most versatile of all essential oils, no home should be without it. Lavender is an adaptogen, and therefore can assist the body when adapting to stress or imbalances. It is a great aid for relaxing and winding down before bedtime, yet has balancing properties that can also boost stamina and energy.
When using Lavender in astral projection work lavender will support you in deep relaxation which in turn lends to accessing focused concentration. Lavender will also assist you in accessing and opening the pineal gland area, also known as the third eye chakra.
Frankincense (Boswellia carteri) has a sweet, warm, balsamic aroma that is stimulating and elevating to the mind. Useful for visualizing, improving one’s spiritual connection, and centering, it has comforting properties that help focus the mind and overcome stress and despair. Frankincense is considered the holy anointing oil in the Middle East, where it has been used in religious ceremonies for thousands of years. More recently, it has been used in European and American hospitals and is the subject of substantial research.
Frankincense is made from a tree in Somalia which is well known for its ability to grow in very shallow soil and with little water. Is is the resin from this tree that frankincense essential oil is made.
Use this essential oil in projection to enhance the separation of the body and spirit. You will notice sensations and feeling of stability, certainty, security, and protection allowing for an overall sense of well being and uplifted state. Frankincense will also support you in releasing negative energy and allowing for the best astral plane experience.
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In preparation for the launch of Michelle’s upcoming book, Take the Leap: You Were Born Psychic, you’re receiving an exciting opportunity to share your experiences you’ve had with a loved one from the other side during a reading with Michelle. Send in your entry for giveaways and possible publication in the upcoming book!
The top 5 entries that are selected and published will each receive the following prizes:
1. Publication of the story in Take the Leap: You Were Born Psychic
2. A one-hour session with Michelle
3. A complimentary signed copy of the book
Here’s what you need to do to enter the contest:
Step 2: Send in your entry in 500 words or less, sharing about your experience with Michelle in an evidential session with a loved one. Also share anything from your reading regarding the future that later came to pass likes names, events, people, travel, or anything you think of that presented.
Step 3: Hit “SEND” and wait to see if you’re a winner!
Share your experiences! Michelle and the publishers of the upcoming book will personally read your experiences to hand select the most touching, personal entries. The top 5 winners will be chosen in December 2014.
Contest Rules and Information:
- ELIGIBILITY: The contest is only open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older.
- DATES: Contest runs from October 18 – November 30, 2014.
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- The entry must be the entrant’s own personal story of their experience with a loved one from the other side. The story must not have been published in a previous book or publication where the entrant signed away the rights to re-publish the story.
- You may enter multiple stories. Only one story per entry. For example: if you have two stories, please send two separate emails (entries).
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- PRIZE DETAILS: The top 5 stories chosen by Michelle Beltran and publishers will be used in the upcoming book, Take the Leap: You Were Born Psychic. Each winner will receive 1) Publication of the story in Take the Leap: You Were Born Psychic 2) A one-hour session with Michelle 3) A complimentary signed copy of the book
- Winners will have 72 hours to respond to the email they receive stating they are a winner. If the winner does not reply that they accept within 72 hours, another winner will be chosen.