It’s easy to develop psychic ability when you know where to start and which steps to take. Below is a road map that will help you understand what you need to do to kick your intuitive gifts into high gear!
1. Understand Your Awakening
OK, first things first. When you build a house, you need a nice sturdy foundation for it, right? You also need a nice, sturdy foundation when you are working to develop psychic ability.
In this step, you are exploring your awakening and coming to understand it. In my personal experience, this was the most fun and special part of my spiritual journey. It lasted for several years while I did the other steps in conjunction.
This is the time when you get to know yourself on a soul level and discover things like who your spiritual guides are.
It’s when you are shedding your old skin and becoming a new and improved version of yourself – You 2.0!
- 10 Signs of Psychic Awakening
- Living With Your Gifts
- Learning How to Ground Yourself
- How to Develop Your Gifts Without Fear
2. Understand the Clairs
There are all different kinds of psychic abilities. These are known as the clairs and they are the ways in which we receive intuitive information.
We all receive psychic information in different ways. For example, I am very clairaudient (I receive a lot of my intuitive information via hearing), but you might be very clairsentient.
When you understand the clairs, how they work, and the ways in which you receive intuitive information, you’ll be able to work with your gifts in the most effective way possible.
There are four major clairs:
There are also two lesser known clairs: clairalience and clairgustance.
So let’s get going and see which psychic gifts you have – just one, or all of them:
- Discover Your Strongest Intuitive Gift
- List of the Psychic Abilities & How They Work
- FAQ’s about Clairvoyance
3. Strengthen Your Intuition
The more you practice using your intuition, the stronger it becomes – just like a muscle! So let’s flex those psychic muscles and get them in tip-top shape!
A quick and simple way to do this is to start trusting your gut feelings about people and situations each day.
It’s wonderful to develop psychic ability by giving practice readings, but you also want to use your gifts in your everyday life.
Another very effective and fun thing to do is to practice psychic development exercises. These can help take your abilities to the next level!
4. Develop Psychic Ability by Meditating Daily
Meditation is uber important when you are working to develop psychic ability. It helps quiet the mind and turn off all the jibber-jabber.
When you do this, your vibration raises and allows you to be in a relaxed state to receive intuitive information. It’s key to psychic development!
If you are doing nothing else to develop your abilities, at least start meditating. It’s free, easy, and only takes a little time each day. As a super cool bonus, it will help relieve your stress (and we could all use help with that).
So forget about the grocery list, dishes, and the in-laws coming over for dinner later. Try these quick meditations today:
5. Practice Giving Readings
You know that little expression “practice makes perfect?” Well, the same holds true for developing psychic abilities.
You can read a million books to build your foundation – and that knowledge is great and important – but nothing takes the place of practice. Practice is what fine tunes your skills, helps you understand where your strengths and weaknesses are, and makes you a great reader!
6. Read Books and Blogs by Trusted Authors
Now I’m going to totally contradict what I just said and tell you to read, read, read!
It won’t take the place of practice, meditation, or any of that other important stuff, but it will give you a nice, solid understanding of whats going on. And you know what they say: knowledge is power!
7. Group Work
If you have a spiritual church or New Age store in your area, give them a call and find out about taking one of their psychic development classes.
Working with a group is fun and gives you the opportunity to learn about:
- working with the energy with others
- using your gifts in a safe environment
Some groups you’ll click with, and some you won’t. Keep trying different ones until you find one that feels good for you. Over the past 14 years, I’ve probably sat in on over 100 groups, and I’ve learned something from each one.
Some groups were a lot of fun and made me feel very comfortable. In other groups, I learned what I don’t like. The most important thing is to find what works for you.
8. Work With a Mentor
All of the things we talked about are fabulous and essential to developing your gifts. But if you are really serious in your journey to develop psychic ability, you’ll want to find a good mentor.
As we know, psychic development is a huge topic that has lots and lots of layers. Sometimes, it can be overwhelming working through it all and knowing what to do next or how.
I know from experience how many questions come up when you are on your journey.
A coach can help you expand your gifts beyond your wildest dreams, and keep you going in the right direction. They also help kick your butt when you slack off, and pick you up when you are down.
Advanced Psychic Development
The eight steps to develop psychic ability we just talked about are great for beginners. And you will use some of the steps (like meditation and reading) for years. If you feel as though you’re ready for something a little more advanced, check out these articles:
- 4 Essential Steps to Becoming Psychic
- Psychic Diet
- Advanced Grounding Technique
- Should you give readings to family and friends?
- 6 Reasons You Should Get Paid for Your Psychic Gifts or Other Heart-Based Services
Insider Tips from the Pros
Confidence and trust are two of the biggest issues that my mentoring students struggle with. So I thought it would be fun to round up some of the best intuitive readers in the business and get their tips on how to be more confident when giving readings:
- Interview with Theresa Reed, The Tarot Lady
- Interview with intuitive reader Karina Ladet
- Interview with Lisa Wechtenhiser of Practically Intuitive
- Interview with Susan Ellis-Saller of Clear Vision Readings and Reiki
- Interview with Caralyn Oakley of Real World Medium
- Interview with “Mama” Donna Henes
- Interview with Monica Ten-Kate, “The Penn State Medium”
- Interview with Georgianna Boehnke of The Tarot Room
- Interview with Cara Wilde of Wild Bliss