Elementals are the physical incarnations of earth, air, fire, and water. Some are Fairies, Sylphs, mermaids, and salamanders. Paracelsus first spoke of elementals in the 16th century and they have held a place in myths and stories throughout history. In the present day, indigenous cultures revere them and they have meaning in the occult and new age realms. You may connect with elementals through your intuition and use them in creative ways to connect to energies and learn more about your spirit.
The Shadow is the part of the Psyche that is hidden and unconscious. It may lead to self-destructive thoughts, patterns, behaviors if left unexamined. During times of crisis and change, the shadow often emerges and calls us to examine the parts of ourselves that may be shameful to admit. Through psychic tools for meditation and other methods, it is possible to face, embrace, and clear the shadow leading to greater freedom and joy in the body and increased psychic awareness.
Automatic Writing or Psychography is a form of writing without being consciously aware. It is considered by some to be a form of channeling from external sources. Others view it as messages from the subconscious while in a state of auto-hypnosis. There are many examples of channeled books authored using automatic writing. Whether it is valid or not, using this method of ‘tuning in’ allows you to play with their intuition and develop greater psychic awareness.
Dreams occur during sleep and are multi-sensory. Guides, Angels, and spirits communicate in dreams. They are also doorways to psychic awareness. It is possible to get into a state of rest and relaxation to improve your sleep, quality, and memory of dreams using psychic tools for mediation. A clairvoyant reading is another way to learn more about your dream space.
Aliens, Extraterrestrials, and UFOs provoke questions about the purpose and validity of claims of contact and their existence on earth. A plethora of information makes it difficult to decipher truth from reality. There is a race to lay claim to new answers and information. Psychics may offer a unique perspective.
Cleromancy is a divination art of throwing small objects and reading their placements as they fall. They can be made of stones, pebbles, bones sticks and other materials. The tradition spans across history and many cultures use this method to read the future or aspects of an individual’s life. Runes are stones inscribed with Nordic or Anglo Saxon Alphabets. Runes may be made of stone or wood and it is fun to source them and make your own set. There are runic spreads, similar to the concept in Tarot, but creativity is encouraged to allow you to open up to your intuitive awareness.
Tea Leaf Reading, known as Tasseomancy, is a historically rich fortune-telling method that interprets patterns and events in tea leaves, coffee grounds, and even wine sediment. It is a fun and easy way to play with your intuition and psychic awareness over afternoon tea.
Tarot is a method of divination that uses a deck 78 cards, including a major and minor arcana. It is a fun and easy pathway to develop intuition and psychic awareness. Intuitive reading enlists the reader’s power of intuition and psychic abilities to interpret information found in the images of each card. This method offers a unique perspective and highly personalized reading.
Divination is the art of foretelling events. Tools are used to interpret signs and gain insight. It also relies on the psychic awareness of the reader. Other words for divination are fortune telling, soothsaying, and prophesying. There are many methods of divination spanning across cultures throughout history up to the present time. There are dozens if not hundreds of ways spanning from the more commonly known tools of Tarot and Astrology to the lesser-known, even strange, cloud reading and interpreting stomach gurgles. Divination may amplify abilities that are present in the reader. It is interesting to explore methods but ultimately, it is the psychic awareness of the individual that is the most potent and powerful tool.
When world events spin out of control it makes us questions the unknown and cling on to the opinions and reasons outside our own ‘knowingness’ to hold onto for security. It is easy to fall into the belief that we are powerless or victims of circumstance. The Butterfly Effect suggests the power of one on the many and how thoughts and actions on a microcosmic level may have a ripple effect on the macrocosm. Perhaps we are being invited to consider the creative and transformative forces at play beneath surface ‘reality’ and work from this place to step up, act and make changes. Developing psychic awareness may be the panacea for turbulent times.