Spirituality & Health Magazine Interviews Michelle

Spirituality & Health talks with Michelle Beltran, an award-winning psychic and author of Take The Leap: What It Really Means To Be Psychic

The universal mind is a source that is accessible to those willing to dedicate the time and effort needed to become versed in the psychic realm, asserts Michelle A. Beltran in her guide Take the Leap: What It Really Means to be Psychic. Providing a comprehensive initiation for individuals who feel called to the supernatural world of the psychic, Beltran encourages readers “embarking on a journey of self-discovery to awaken an innate desire to understand the universe.” The book offers articulate definitions of all aspects of psychic practice, specifically examining the Sense- Abilities, or “doorways through which your connection with your intuitive, psychic self develops.” The work guides readers through the practices and the processes involved in the development of the novice psychic, including meditation, journaling, developing intuition, and selecting a specific training program. Access four courtesy chapters of Take the Leap here!

Expand your understanding of what it means to be psychic and how to awaken, amplify, and trust your inner voice.

S&H: How would you describe what being a psychic means?

Michelle:

A psychic is a person who recognizes the supernatural capabilities of the mind and works to expand his or her skills. They seek to develop those abilities which lay outside the realm of physical science or earthly understanding—powers and abilities that function outside the domain of natural laws. Psychic abilities involve skills to interpret, manipulate, and report on events and information that can’t be acquired within the sphere of physical science.

S&H: What is the difference between being psychic and simply being intuitive?

Michelle:

You can think of intuition as a gut sense, a hunch or knowing you have about something. Everyone is intuitive and this ability is always available to you.

In turn, psychic ability is quite similar to intuition and really isn’t different at all. It may help you to think of being psychic as adding another layer to intuition. By this, I mean by being psychic you are deciding to deepen or hone your intuition. How do you do this? First, pay attention to the nudges and hunches. Second, make a conscious effort to develop this skill. Being psychic is merely the deliberate and conscious choice to not only use but pay attention to and then develop your intuition.

S&H: What do you say to critics that don’t trust the notion of psychic abilities?

Michelle:

Skepticism is a plus, not a negative. I encourage it!

It is a tall order to expect someone to embrace the notion that there are phenomena in this world beyond our conscious minds and understanding. Psychic functioning is indeed beyond our logical minds and unexplained. Naturally, this can bring doubt, fear and the skeptic.

A bit of healthy skepticism will go a long way towards ensuring psychic functioning and any related modality are accountable, responsible and it even improves accuracy in a development setting.

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S&H: What are the signs or characteristics of someone who would make a great candidate for psychic training?

Michelle:

Anyone can learn to be psychic! Here are just a few characteristics that those choosing to enhance their psychic ability may express:

• pay particular attention to their inner voices and listen to its urgings;
• pay attention to their bodies and are not afraid to be mystical;
• make time for solitude and take advantage of opportunities to contemplate the mysteries of existence;
• cherish creativity and put time into feeding that creativity;
• observe everything around them and attempt to make sense of what they see. They are drawn to finding the truth in others and in the world; and
• pay attention to their dreams, knowing that truth can be found in the spirit world as well as the physical world.

S&H: What is the first, essential step to take in honing what you call psychic “sense-abilities”?

Michelle:

Connecting with your higher self, your sixth sense, and the spirit world requires the use of all your senses: taste, touch, smell, hearing, and sight. These senses are the doorways through which your connection with your intuitive, psychic self develops.

The first thing to do is to get a sense of your own inner Sense-Abilities.

Start by taking time to increase sensory awareness of everything around you. Try taking a sensory field trip—a time when all you do is practice awareness. Go to a sensory rich location like a zoo, your local grocery store, or farmer’s market. Take time to notice everything there. As you wander, listen to the sounds that make up the environment, the smells you encounter, and everything you rarely take notice of. Look everywhere, and feel everything. Feel textures, notice colors, sensations, temperatures, and smells. Handle things. Notice the weight and temperature of the items you touch.

This simple exercise tells your subconscious self to begin awakening.

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S&H: How do you separate yourself and your emotions with those you’re engaged in?

Michelle:

As a practicing spiritual counselor or guide, you are bound to come face to face with highly-charged experiences, despite protective precautions. More often than not, the reason will be an inability to keep your attention focused outside of yourself. If you don’t stay focused, you will become entrenched in whatever situation is emotionally overactive at the moment. The solution to this problem is to consistently be in the center of your head, to call back your life force, and to regain your peace of mind—your clarity and balance.

There is a spiritual space in the center of your head, from which you will be able to filter out worldly circumstances and focus on controlling the intensity of your experiences. The center of your head is a place of balance and perspective. It is a place for you and only you. It is comparable to being in a spiritual cocoon. Think of this place as a personal inner space, offering you a bird’s-eye view of the reality of a situation. It can be place of peace, equanimity, and clarity. Maintaining an existence at the center of your head should be an ongoing process. It’s not something done once. Your ability to remain centered is important to your stability and growth.

Steps to Stay in the Center of Your Head

1. Focus your awareness on the center of your head.
2. Imagine a miniature version of yourself located at the midpoint, the point where two crossed lines, traveling through the center, meet.
3. Take time to create a mental picture of this sacred space exactly as you choose. It is your space to design and arrange any way you wish.
4. Imagine a trap door. If persons or issues invade your space, tell them to leave. Then, imagine their immediate evictions.

Remember: the center of your head is your sacred place. You control it, and you are responsible for keeping it free of negativity.

S&H: Can you explain “distant sensing” and do you think it’s something anyone can learn?

Michelle:

Yes! Anyone can learn to be a Distant Sensor. In fact, quite often beginners have fantastic success with successful development of this ability. The reason is because they come as a blank slate and have no preconceived notions or expectations about the ability.

Distant Sensing (also called Controlled Remote Viewing or (CRV) is an advanced psychic skill enabling a practitioner to mentally see objects hundreds or even thousands of miles away. It is an activity whereby the practitioner tunes in to an object, location, or event inaccessible by normal means—regardless of time, distance, or location.

Distant Sensing is implemented when an individual requests a practitioner (a Distant Sensor) to look into a past event or request a visit to a location as it existed in the past. It is also used when someone wants to view or peek at something locked or hidden away. Once the Distant Sensor locates the object or event and views it, the Distant
Sensor will report the revealed information to the individual. The Distant Sensor does this by using a structured process, incorporating written information, verbal statements, or illustrated sketches.

Distant Sensors are often asked to see places or objects situated in unreachable locations, which may be on the other side of the globe. They are also asked to describe events in the past, such as the outcome of Amelia Earhart’s last flight, or a look inside a sealed container or locked room.

The goal of Distant-Sensing efforts is to receive signals and messages from the subconscious mind, with the help of our senses, and then interpret and decode that data to the Sensor’s conscious mind. The signals are said to travel through the Sensor’s subconscious mind and then into the sensor’s consciousness, where it is deciphered into a form
(verbally or materially) that can be reported clearly to others. Psychics with this ability are expected to actually view or see things without previous information or assistance. This is commonly referred to as being blind to the target.

Power Tip from Michelle: The most successful and accurate psychics, mediums, distant sensors or the like have one thing in common: They have perfected the skill of ‘quieting their mind’ while engaged in their spiritual or psychic work. How do you achieve this? Meditate every day. It’s that essential and that simple.

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The Precognitive Dream Telling the Future: How Do I Know I’m Having One?

What is a Precognitive Dream?

By and large, when we dream, we are in a passive experience wherein we project our thoughts, ideas and emotions into a movie screen of sorts. At some juncture, amidst this often abstract and creative experience there comes an occasional dream that seems “precognitive” in nature. This becomes apparent to the dreamer of course when that dream actualizes. It is here when the dream is met with a powerful awareness that what was once dreamed of, is now actual.

In a precognitive dream you are receiving information, facts and details about an event that comes true in the future. It’s very similar to sensations associated with Déjà Vu. So, if you’ve had this kind of experience then you know what a precognitive dream can feel like.

These powerful dreams are not incubated, they simply happen.

Precognition is Nothing New to the World

Did You Know?

When Sir Winston Churchill traveled in his car he always sat on his favorite side. He had a gut feeling one day and changed sides. Later that day, as he was in his car, a bomb exploded. The car was tossed up and onto two of its side wheels but because of where he was sitting, Churchill’s weight balanced the upheaval and the car didn’t overturn.

Abraham Lincoln had a dream about a funeral at the White House. Two weeks before he was assassinated in 1865, he told his wife that in the dream, he asked someone who was in the casket. They told him, and he heard in his dream, “the president of the United States”.

The well known story of Frankenstein, often cited as the world’s first science fiction novel, was inspired by author Mary Shelley’s vivid nightmare.

The father of quantum mechanics, Niels Bohr, often spoke of the inspirational dream that led to his discovery of the structure of the atom.

Elias Howe invented the sewing machine based on a famous dream that helped him understand the mechanical penetration of the needle. He was not the first person to create the idea of a sewing machine, however Howe made notable refinements to the design and was awarded the first US patent for a sewing machine using a lock-stitch design.

As we all know, Albert Einstein is famous for his genius insights into the nature of the universe. As it turns out, Einstein reached extraordinary scientific achievement – discovering the principle of relativity – after having a vivid dream.

Our world is literally inundated with impressive examples of precognitive dreams and how they have impacted human evolution and existence!

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Types of Precognitive Dreams

Symbolic Precognitive Dream

In this dream, symbolism presents the precognitive information but this is not realized until the actual event in waking life. This is a difficult dream to recognize. However symbols in the dream match (but also can exaggerate) the future event when it actualizes.

Literal Precognitive Dream

This is a first-person perspective precognitive dream and is often in great, literal detail. Here, you sense, think and feel aspects of the dream can actualize in the future. You might feel a sense of Déjà Vu with this dream.

3rd Person Precognitive Dream

This is you as an observer, from a third-person perspective. This precognitive dream can present in symbolic and literal form. The information being observed in the dream however does not mean it will ultimately occur from a first-person point of view.

Lucid Precognitive Dream

This is a dream while awake. Meaning, the person is awake and realizes that they are dreaming. This is a common place for precognitive dreams to emerge. An even more pronounced sense of of déjà vu can present in this dream. Also, there are two types of lucid dreams: an active lucid precognitive dream wherein the dreamer actively tries to engage the precognitive dream and an ambient lucid dream where in the dreamer passively observes the dream remaining within the usual dream flow.

How to Identify the Precognitive Dream

Visual Symbols

Precognitive dreams present a visual symbol letting you know time is of the essence. For example, preceding a precognitive dream you see a clock either facing forward or moving in a forward direction or hands of the clock facing forward. This lets you know to pay attention as this is to present again ahead, but in real life. The clock face becomes a symbol of a probable precognitive dream. This is just an example. You might also see a calendar, an hour glass, an image of the moon passing. Be mindful that you may receive a symbol unique to you that displays the message that time matters. Meaning: Let’s say you’re a musician, so your symbol showing time is of the essence may be a metronome, or a conductor of an orchestra.

Also keep in mind that holidays like Thanksgivings, Christmas, Easter, July 4th, a person’s birthday, Christmas trees, fall colors, sports like baseball, hockey, etc. By becoming alert to very specific time oriented symbols you can determine an approximate period for a possible future event’s manifestation.

Finally, be mindful of meeting people in your dreams state who you have never met yet later in waking life when you did meet these people they were exactly as you saw them in your dream, even down to the same clothing as in the dream.

Sounds and Voices

Pay particular attention the last dream right as you wake. Often, you will wake hearing a song or a few words and it’s not attached to an image or symbol. If this happens, pay attention! There is a reason you’re waking with this echoing in your mind. This is your subconscious requesting you listen to the dream and a clue of a connection to your daily life and/or what’s ahead. Be sure to listen and receive the words exactly as you hear them. Don’t make assumptions and take the message word for word.

Emotional Cues

If you feel a strong emotional urgency to pay attention to the dream then this dream may also be a suggestion that time is of the essence and the dream will come again in life. An example may be a dream of a birthday cake and someone birthday that is feel with especially intense emotion.

You can identify this emotion filled dream as it often comes amidst many placid dreams. So the emotional intensity of the dream is easily noticed and may even then repeat.

Repetition Matters

Dream events and dream symbols that repeat over and over again and in a short period of time often suggest the likely approach of a waking event. If the dream occurs two or three nights in a row and has intense emotion, do take note!

Last Dream

The last dream before waking is an important one. This is in part because it’s the dream we remember. This is your subconscious being very intentional and giving you clear indication that information in this dream is useful. This doesn’t mean that other dreams earlier in your sleep or as you fall into sleep are not precognitive so do still look to these earlier dreams for insight.

It’s like a Peloton

Precognitive dreams often come in clusters, packs or herds. So, as you notice one precognitive dream present, be on the lookout for more to follow!

Specializing in Your Expertise

We all have natural talents that are inherent to us. You may notice that your precognitive dreams follow areas of your expertise. Over time of journaling your dreams of this nature you may have numerous precognitive dreams about finances if you’re seasoned in the financial investment industry. A therapist or counselor who specializes in family events or relationships may receive precognitive events of this nature. Some people tune into purely positive precognitions and others only find negative precognitions. Over time you may even notice that an area of specialization actually expands or changes as you grow and your interest changes.

We Dream of What Interests Us

Like the emotion filled precognitive dream, the curiosity filled dream, too, gets our attention. You may notice these unique dreams are all about people or things that you want to know more about or are very intrigued by.

Look for the Oddities

Did you have a dream of an odd object? Make note of that odd thing about a place or event as the ‘oddity’ tells you it is ahead. This oddity symbol or phenomenon suggests that our dreaming perception may recall more easily or pay attention to the odd or unusual aspect of a future place or event.

How Do I Develop the Ability to Have Precognition Dreams?

1. Keep a dream journal.

– In your journal record and date each dream in detail as possible.
– Sketching and drawing counts. So, if words, emotions, images or sounds don’t manifest draw an expression of your dream as best you can.
– Come back to your dream later and study them. Listen to their wisdom on a literal and symbolic level.
– You’ll begin to analyze patterns of events and meaning of certain symbols in your dreams.

2. Start with Lucid dreaming.

– In this space you begin to open the door to a new kind of consciousness that encompassed things like out of body experiences and astral travel.

3. Be Open and Receptive.

– Your subconscious will begin to send you signs and symbols and messages, if you will listen. So, be especially tuned in and open to heightened messages.
– They may come to you in the form of symbols, thoughts, feelings, or physical sensations.

4. Practice Remaining Calm.

– When you are in equanimity, ease and peace messages of insight can reach you. You are also more in tune to emotional energies of people, events and circumstances in your environment. Meditate, Ground and Run Energy often to maintain healthy energy balance.

5. Live in the Moment.

– Embracing the present moment and thrive in the now. This will support you to becoming more receptive to the wealth of information your psychic mind wants to provide you. This happens very easily when you are present and grounded in the now.

6. Put the Puzzle Pieces Together.

– Precognition may manifest itself to you in what may seem like jumbled pieces of a giant jigsaw puzzle. Your job is to be patient and put it all together, over time.

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I Want to Learn More About Precognition! How Do I Develop My Psychic Abilities?

Great! You must first begin to be more aware of your dreams. Information in dreams comes to you when it can’t reach the waking mind. So develop the facility for recalling dreams. A dream journal can help make you more able to recall the higher vibrational messages delivered to you in your sleep.

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Be sure to tune into The Intuitive Hour: Awaken Your Inner Voice! This podcast will empower you to learn how to magnify the powers of your intuitive voice. In her own unique style, Michelle raises her vibrational energy to link with higher realms delivering insightful messages with grace, integrity, and the utmost care. Listen in and expand your understanding of what it means to be psychic and how to awaken, amplify, and trust your inner voice.

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Types of Spirit Guides & 3 Steps to Connect With Them

What Exactly Are Spirit Guides?

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.

Unique Characteristics of Our Spirit Guides

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. 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.

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Psychic Development: The 5 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.

Guardian Guide

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.

Body-Balance Guide

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. 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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Here’s How to Connect With Your Spirit Guides

  • Set your intention to connect with your spirit guide.
  • Sit in a relaxed, meditative state in a comfortable location. Meditation is where the profound, but remarkably gentle joining of you and your spirit guide will happen.
  • Say a prayer to invite your guide to join you. You might say, “Spirit guide, thank you for coming. I intend accurate, open, clear lines of communication with you. I invite you into my
    space now.”
  • Listen and trust.
  • Know that messages are subtle. Don’t look for them. Let them float in naturally.
  • Use your Sense-Abilities.
  • Be consistent. Don’t give up if messages from your guides don’t present right away. This is a magnificently high vibrational relationship process. You and your spirit guides are adjusting to one another. It requires raising your vibrational frequency and lowering theirs. You will meet somewhere in the middle. It may require a few meditations before you have a clear awareness of
    your guides.

Yes, Naming Your Spirit Guide is a Good Thing!

People often ask, “How do I find my guide, and what is his or her name?” Connecting with spirit guides is done in several ways. One is meditation. Meditation does not require any special training or insight. It is a simple process. Quiet your mind. When you feel you are substantially calm, ask your spirit guide to tell you his or her name. After you have asked, listen. Trust the first name that comes to your mind. That is the name of your guide. While some believe it is important to know the name of their spirit guides, others believe it has no relevance. Knowing your guide’s name is not essential. The feelings and relationships you develop with your guide and the messages you receive are essential. Names are nothing more than a human system for identifying and connecting with people and things.

To identify whether or not a spirit is a guide, use the three times rule. If you receive the same message three times, it is a clue you are receiving guidance from a spirit guide. Pay attention to the repeated nudges and messages you receive, as your guides will send messages through those portals as well. You may feel it important to do something, and when the nudge occurs strongly three times, your guide is attempting to corral you in a certain direction. The reasons may be unclear to you at first, but your guide will make them obvious later. Use your Sense-Abilities
to tune into your guide for support when you need it.

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