Psychic awakening can be, and should be, a magical time in your life. After all, it’s a journey that will help you connect with your Higher Self, and live being guided by your intuition. And who can complain with those results?
But if you’re feeling uncomfortable about your awakening at all, relax. I’ve got your back. See, the information in this article will explain what’s going on so you can enjoy your intuitive awakening. :)
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What Causes a Psychic Awakening?
10 Signs of Psychic Awakening
1. Tingling sensation or pressure
You may begin to develop this in the third eye area (between the eyebrows), at the crown of the head, or in your chakras. This happens for two reasons:
- you are sensing energy with your clairvoyance (here are signs that you’re clairvoyant)
- your chakras are opening up
2. Connection with spirit
During an intuitive awakening, you may feel a stronger connection to the spirit world. Simply put: it may become easier for you to sense the presence of Spirit. That includes your spirit guides, angels, and loved ones in heaven!
You may also begin to feel the presence of other people’s loved ones around. For many people, their mediumship gifts develop after their psychic awakening. (And it’s fine for your mediumship to develop at the same time as your intuition.)
3. Desire to be away from negativity
You may also find that you are picking up on the emotions and feeling of others. This is known as being an empath. (Here are 15 signs that you’re an empath, not just “too sensitive”.)
And because of your sensitivity, you may feel drained when you are around negative people. So honor what you are feeling, and stay away from the drama when possible.
4. Desire to eat healthier foods
Craving a salad instead of potato chips? Here’s why:
When your gifts are developing, your energy vibrates at a higher frequency. So, without realizing it, you start reaching for “higher vibe” foods, like fruits and veggies.
These foods help keep you energy light. Some people even choose to adopt a psychic diet.
5. Desire to learn and be more spiritual
Most everyone who experiences a psychic awakening wants to learn as much as they can. It’s like there isn’t enough metaphysical books in the world! :)
You see, as we open up, we are reconnecting with our soul. So it’s common to want to learn as much as possible, and lead a Zen life.
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6. Frequent or vivid dreams
Vivid dreaming, or dreaming more often, is another common symptom of psychic awakening.
That’s because, when you are sleeping, there is no resistance. In other words, your mind is not second guessing your intuition.
So, during the day, you might get a feeling about something and think… “Should I trust my gut feeling, or is this just my logical mind?” But when you are asleep, that resistance is not present.
Pro tip: It’s helpful (and fun!) to start keeping a dream journal near your bed.
7. Heightened sensitivity of your physical senses
If you find that your hearing is heightened, you are seeing twinkles of light, or “something” out of the corner of your eye… Congratulations! It means that your psychic gifts, or “clairs,” are opening and getting stronger. This is a normal part of the awakening process.
8. Intuitive “hits”
Having a sense about things, or a third eye vision is another sign that your gifts are awakening. For some, this can be very exciting; for others, it’s scary. So if you are in the latter category:
- Set the intention that you will not receive any scary messages or visions.
- Practice getting intuitive guidance as much as possible. This will allow you to become familiar with it; and in time, it will feel natural and comfortable.
Some people get headaches as their intuition opens up. They are caused as you start working with, and sensing more energy.
One thing you can do to combat this pesky problem is to soak your feet in warm water. It will help bring the energy down to your feet, and away from your head. You can also add Epsom salts or essential oils to the water.
(And of course, be sure to check with a medical doctor to make sure there is no underlying cause for your headache.)
10. Losing friends and making new ones
The path of psychic awakening is exciting, and you will grow so much during this time. You may also find that you are outgrowing some friends, and things that were once important to you no longer are. It’s okay; the Universe will put new people in your path. So continue to trust.
Releasing the Fear
So how are you feeling about your psychic awakening? If you are at all hesitant or uncomfortable, these tips will help. Ready? Here we go:
- You are remembering that you are a spiritual and intuitive being. It’s okay, and you’re okay, too.
- Intuition is a natural thing. As a matter of fact, even Albert Einstein was a huge believer in intuition! You can read some of his quotes here.
- When you first realize that you are having a psychic awakening, it can feel strange or unfamiliar. This is normal, and lots of other folks have felt the exact same way when they began opening up.
There is nothing to fear at all. Nothing spooky will happen to you. That dramatic stuff only happens in the movies. So if you’re ready to develop your gifts, read this post on our sister site: 28 Easy Ways to Develop Your Psychic Gifts.