When it comes to psychics and clairvoyants, people can be full of questions, speculations, and misinformation. Professional psychics are still shrouded in mystery and it’s easy to see why they are so misunderstood.
While some psychics have been able to make themselves known to the public and even become famous, many others still feel like they have to keep their gifts a secret thanks to misguided and critical skeptics.
People are afraid of things they can’t explain or understand. It’s understandable for them to react harshly to something they have no knowledge about. Unfortunately, the psychics who are not afraid to let themselves be known are usually the loudest and most in-your-face about it and this creates a certain societal picture in people’s minds.
Hollywood has certainly taken off with the celebrity psychics and this has left the image of psychics and clairvoyants in their hands to do with it as they wish.
As you may know, Hollywood doesn’t necessarily have the most honest way of portraying people or things as they really are.
A lot of people only know about psychics because of what they’ve seen in shows and movies. They equate psychics to Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost or Professor X from the X-Men movies and this just isn’t accurate at all.
The truth is, most psychic readers are actually regular people like you and me; everyday people that you might run into at the movies or while out grocery shopping. You would have no way of knowing that they have special abilities just by their looks alone.
All of the misinformation, misrepresentation and myths surrounding psychics may have made it to where you have your doubts and reservations towards them.
This may cause you to hesitate when considering having a psychic reading done. This is unfair to you so I wanted to debunk the 4 most common psychics myths in this article.
Myth #1- Psychics Are Able To Read Your Mind
Psychic readings are far more complicated and detailed than having a psychic “read your mind.” There are lots of little differences in the ways psychic advisors pick up on what you’re thinking and how you’re feeling. All psychics have their own unique gifts that give them different abilities and skills during a reading.
So, while they can’t read your mind, per se, they can sense your thoughts, feelings, emotions and struggles by having a conversation with you. This allows them to give you valuable guidance and advice.
You can be comforted by the fact that a psychic will never “read” your mind or invade your privacy unless you explicitly ask them to or give them permission to. It’s possible that they might pick up information about you but they will not share it or bring it up unless you invite them to do so.
Psychics that work as a part of trustworthy online psychic networks are also ethically and morally bound to keep all information about you confidential and will never discuss it outside of your presence.
Another important thing to know is that a psychic can only make a connection with you and advise you of things going on in your mind if you allow the connection to happen.
If you close yourself off from the psychic and don’t allow yourself to open up and make that special connection with them then the psychic will have a very hard time reading you.
This really hurts both of you so you should never go into a consultation with the intent of keeping tight-lipped and uncommunicative.
Myth #2- Psychics Know What Will Happen In The Future
This myth is honestly a complicated one. Just like everything else in life, the devil is in the details with this one. While psychics don’t exactly “predict the future,” they can see what path your life will take and what fork in the road you will more than likely choose.
They do not create your future or force certain things to happen because that is up to YOU and your free will. They can only help you and advise you on how to make the best decisions.
During a psychic reading, the psychic will provide you with important and highly valuable insights.
These may include things about your past, present, and future. They help you get to know yourself better and show you where you currently are on your journey.
They will help you get to where you need or want to be in the future. Know that you can change your life for the better at any point in time- it’s really never too late to change course!
Myth #3- All Psychics Can Speak To Spirits
The gifts and abilities psychics possess vary from psychic to psychic. Some can do things others can’t- and vice versa. There are some psychics who are highly empathic and are able to gather information and the state of your emotions by tuning into the vibrations of your energy.
There are some called clairvoyants who have the ability to know things through different, unexplainable senses.
An even more specialized subset of psychics have the unique ability of communicating with the spirits of those who have passed. Only SOME psychics can do this though- not ALL of them have this gift.
The ones that do are called Mediums. So many people confuse psychics and mediums or think they’re both the same thing and believe that every single psychic can speak to the dead.
This is not the case and it’s important that you realize the difference between the two. Knowing the different skills and abilities that psychics have ensures that you find the right psychic advisor for your particular needs.
Myth #4- Psychics And Psychic Powers Are Evil
Psychics and Seers have existed among us since the beginning of civilization. People’s thoughts and beliefs towards psychics have gone through different stages throughout history.
At one point, psychic abilities were highly respected, honored, and looked up to. People of all social classes would consult seers for all sorts of information.
Then later something changed and psychics went through a period of being feared and viewed as evil or satanic.
Our world is yet again changing and once more psychics are becoming revered and sought-after. People are opening up to a new consciousness and a new reality. They are more accepting of things even if they don’t quite understand them just yet.
We now know that vibrational frequencies and energy matter exist and play a big part in our lives, despite being unable to see them with our eyes.
Even though society is more accepting of psychics, there are unfortunately some who are still afraid of psychic powers and wrongly view them as evil. They believe that all psychic powers are used to commit wrong-doings or to cause negativity in people’s lives.
This is a huge myth and in order to dispel it, people need to learn about psychics by reading or talking to psychics for first-hand accounts. They need to research the different psychic abilities and the laws of the universe.
Psychic powers are a part of every living thing and the air we breathe. There is no reason to fear them. A lot of psychics are even very religious or Christian!
When a person has psychic abilities, that just means that that person has achieved a higher level of consciousness than the rest of us.
The more you learn about psychics, the more you’ll realize that there is an incredibly large range of gifted individuals that can help you find the answers you’re looking for.
As you go through life, your questions and needs will change, so you will more than likely encounter several different psychics with varied abilities.
So, while Hollywood might portray psychics as all being the same and having every powerful ability possible, it’s important that you know it isn’t always like this.
Real life psychic advisors are a lot more humble, down-to-earth, and are blessed with more realistic and useful talents than the ones shown in movies and on television.