It’s no secret that getting a psychic reading is one of the most empowering ways to “un-stick” yourself, gain clarity, and have omg-I-knew-it moments.
But have you ever wondered exactly how to get a psychic reading? If so, you’re not alone.
In fact, my inbox is chock full of lovely people wondering how to dip their toes in the psychic reading waters. So settle in with a cuppa your fave drink and let’s dig in!
Affiliate Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links, which means, if you take actions on our recommendations, we may earn a commission. But we only recommend resources we've personally used and feel good in our hearts. Thank you for your support.
How to Get a Psychic Reading
The truth is, a psychic reading once changed my entire life. But its benefits are often clouded up or misconstrued.
So, why get a psychic reading?
Because getting a psychic reading can:
- Provide epic clarity
- Give you insight
- Help you see trends and patterns
- Show you how to make a decision
- Bring up things you never would have thought of
- Connect you with your Spirit Guides and Higher Self (a.k.a., soul)
- Give you the push you needed to follow your gut
- Confirm feelings
- Provide validation
- Increase your own psychic abilities (yep, you have them!)
Imagine learning something new about yourself that TOTALLY makes sense and makes everything else click into place, or…
Learning a new way to look at a situation that’s been keeping you up all night.
Where’s the sign-up sheet, right?!
But if you’re feeling a little red-faced for searching, “how to get a psychic reading…” or are hiding your phone screen as you read this because you’re nervous your friends will see, don’t worry.
Lots of people show up to their first reading wondering what it’s going to be like — or hoping their mother doesn’t find out!
Let me assure you, the benefits FAR outweigh any torn feelings you may be experiencing.
So dig in and give it a chance. I pinky promise we don’t bite. ;)
Where to Get a Psychic Reading
Okay, you’ve wrestled the “omg, am I really doing this?!” bear, and now it’s time to sign up for your psychic reading!
The good news is, there are a ton of cool options.
Online Psychic Readings
This is by far one of my fave suggestions because it’s easy, fun, and totally transparent.
Plus, even though you can see your psychic’s live-stream, they can’t see you. Yep, that means you can get a reading in your PJs while wearing one of those new face masks on (they actually work, btw!)
My go-to online psychic reading place is Oranum. Why?
Because, it’s the one in my heart that I feel is the most reputable. Plus, I’ve used them myself!
I researched which online psychic chat was the best… extensively. Like – really extensively – by having readings with all the major psychic networks.
The Best Things About Oranum
- When you go to the Oranum site, you will see several psychics available to help.
- Instead of simply reading a bio and their photo, you get to see them live-stream! Plus, you can take your time viewing all the psychics and choosing one you feel comfortable with. It’s like sample testing that crazy new Ben & Jerry’s ice-cream flavor before buying a whole cone. :)
- Not to mention, the live chat makes the reading so much more personal!
How to Get a Reading With an Oranum Psychic
- Oranum is designed is so that, when you click, a random psychic chat will open up. (Don’t panic. It’s a one-way camera.)
- This is awesome because, if you don’t like that psychic’s vibe, you can click around and pick somebody else!
- That means you can see the psychic and get comfortable with them before getting a reading. And BTW, comfort is super important in a reading because it helps the energy flow!
What do you do when you need an amazing hairdresser?
Yep, you ask around, right? So why should learning how to get a psychic reading be any different? :)
So, if you have friends that have seen a psychic or tarot reader, text them and get the details. Don’t be shy.
Pro tip: Psychic fairs can be a trusted resource for finding amazing psychics! Try a quick search like, “psychic fairs in my area,” to see what’s a coming up around your town.
Step Outside the Box
If a popular psychic is all booked up, see if they have any referrals for you! For example, when the word got out about how great Maureen Hancock (a popular MA psychic medium) is, she listed other trusted psychics on her website.
Questions to Ask a Psychic
You’ve found a psychic… check!
You’re primed and ready for inspiration and clarity… check!
But, what questions should you ask in your psychic reading?
Well, the best questions to ask a psychic are open-ended ones. Think… “How should I…” rather than “Should I…”
So, why are these types of questions the best?
When you ask an open-ended question, you give the psychic a lot more room to expand on their answer. This can lead to “aha” moments and more!
So when you’re deciding what to ask a psychic, try to phrase the questions in ways that get you the most bang for your buck. :)
Sample Questions to Ask in a Reading
- What career would make me happy?
- What steps can I take to decide if this is a temporary slump, or if I should make a big change? (Pro tip: Asking what steps to take offers you more clarity!)
- How should I go about deciding if this partner is the right person for me?
- What signs should I look for when deciding if this is the right move for me?
How to Prepare for Your Psychic Reading
OMG, yay! You’ve found a psychic, decided what questions to ask, and you’re ready!
And, while you don’t HAVE to do anything special before your reading, there are some fun ways you can ensure you’ll have an awesome one.
It’s true, you can pretty much guarantee that I’ll mention journaling in every post! But it’s for good reason.
Journaling before your psychic reading can help you gain clarity on what you’re asking about.
It can also get your thoughts flowing and uncover some other things you want to bring up.
And, it’s fun to have a record of your thoughts and feelings. You can use it to compare and contrast after your psychic reading. :)
Mediation increases clarity, connects you with your soul, and helps you stay grounded.
It also crushes stress and develops your psychic abilities — which will make your reading all the better.
But don’t worry if you’re not a meditation guru!
Meditation can be super simple.
- Start by finding a comfy spot and settling in.
- Grab your phone and set a timer for 5 or 10 minutes.
- Then, imagine letting your thoughts leaving your mind. Picture them floating away on poofy little clouds.
- Put your hands on your belly and focus on your breath. Feel your belly rise each time you inhale.
- If your mind starts to wonder, gently bring it back to your breath.
- Once your time sounds, you’re done!
- See? Easy peasy.
You can also start with a simple guided meditation. Some of my favorite guided meditation apps are Headspace and Calm.
First things first, be sure to have some tissues handy during your psychic reading. You don’t waste precious time hunting for a tissue after an “aha!” moment.
You’ll also want to have a pen and paper within reach — you never know what you’ll want to jot down. Plus, it’s awesome to have a written record of your reading to look back on.
Last, don’t forget to grab a light snack and some water before your reading begins.
What To Do After Your Reading
It’s all done! You’ve asked the right questions, had your “omg, YES!” moment, and connected with your Spirit Guides. Go you!
But before you jump back into your daily life, take a moment to relish in the post-psychic reading moment. :)
Yes, again! But this time jot down any clarity you got during your reading. Be sure to get all those little nuggets of wisdom down on paper before rushing off to the grocery store!
Don’t worry, I’m NOT about to suggest that you toss all your chocolate out and head out in search of kale. In fact, chocolate can be a good grounding food (you can add that to your list of excuses for snagging one at the checkout!)
Be sure to stay hydrated for the rest of the day, too!
Spiritually Ground Yourself
There is lots of energy swirling around during a reading. So be sure to ground yourself after the reading.
Grounding balances out the spiritual and physical energy in your body and connects you with the earth.
If you come out of your reading and feel…
… then take some time to ground yourself. But don’t worry, it’s easy!
Some of my favorite ways to ground after a psychic reading are:
- Taking a walk in nature (extra points if you’re barefoot!)
- Eating root veggies, chocolate, or your favorite snack
- Dancing to a catchy tune
- Taking a salt bath (with lavender essential oils!)
- Light exercise (think: yoga or a calm walk)
When you are grounded you feel like you are present. So if nothing on the list sounds fun, get creative and try anything that makes you feel connected.
- Learn more about spiritual grounding here.
How to Get a Psychic Reading Takeaways
- First, understand why you’re getting a psychic reading.
- Then, clarify what questions you’ll ask (remember: open-ended are the best).
- Next, find a reputable psychic. My go-to online spot is Oranum because their psychics are top notch. Plus, you can see them during the chat, which makes it more personal.
- If an online reading isn’t for you, check with your friends and family to see if they’ve know of a rock star psychic.
Before your reading
Have pens, paper, and tissues handy. Also, grab some water and a light snack.
Once you’re done
Take a moment to journal and reflect on what you learned during your psychic reading. Also, be sure to keep some tasty grounding snacks (like root veggies and chocolate) on hand.
With these tips, you can be sure to get all the empowering, clarity inducing, awesome benefits of a psychic reading!