Psychic Ability - How to test & develop
Prove skeptics wrong
It's mysterious, it's captivating, it's incredible.
Psychic ability is something that is craved by some and doubted by many. The ability to predict and understand things most of the population can't get a good grasp on is tricky and hard for a lot of people to believe.
The desire for many to possess this power and use it for advantageous purposes has lead to the creation and development of articles, books and tests with the purpose of discovering and developing psychic abilities within oneself as well as testing those who claim to have them.
Read the information on this page, visit different links online and watch videos to figure out for yourself if you are psychic, how to develop such powers, or if you even should become more involved in the movement.
Psychic ability can be very powerful, but it's not for everyone, so make sure to investigate it thoroughly and understand it before taking on something bigger than you know.
Deeper insights into psychic ability
Are you psychic?
Psychic ability can prove to be a helpful and inspiring asset in one’s life. If you’re not sure if you have access to the benefits of psychic abilities, there are several tests one can take to find out.Multiple-choice tests: Experts may design tests that ask personal questions about topics such as how you sleep, how you play board games and how you gaze at clouds. These usually only scrape the surface of diagnoses, allowing one to recognize they may have abilities but not affirming it directly, thus making for unsatisfied test-takers.Symbol tests/Zenner cards: Sometimes psychic abilities will be tested based on how well one does at predicting what will “come up” or be chosen at what time. Cards with symbols on them, like shape cards or color cards, are spread out, often a few at a time. Someone will mentally choose one and someone is asked which card the tester has picked. Several rounds or trials may be performed and, based on the way the exercise is set up, a certain number of correct answers may indicate one’s psychic abilities.Psychologist Zenner developed this method of prediction. The psychic test cards are not only used to measure the intuitive and telepathic powers of the students, they also provide training and practice in the development of psychic abilities.Based on an algorithm by Dr. Rhine (the number of guesses made, the correct number guessed and the percentage of correct responses), psychic ability can be predicted as follows:
- Under 1.96 = No psychic ability
- 1.96 to 2.58= Some psychic ability
- 2.58 to 3.00= Significant psychic ability.
- Over 3.00= Very significant psychic ability
Test-takers are encouraged to relax their minds beforehand; stress can impede one’s guessing ability.Psychic Psi game: The 23rd letter of the Greek alphabet is psi, used in parapsychology with extrasensory perception and psychokinesis. The game includes little boxes or other containers holding answers to a question. The answers cover a broad range. Someone chooses a box for their answer and they may predict which box holds the correct answer (if there is one). This game is mostly considered fun and not scientifically proven.Another variation of this game is the cup and ball game in which someone is asked to predict/guess which cup the ball is in or under. Psychic readings: Experts may provide insight into your psychic abilities. There are readers available online, by telephone or streetside.Classes: Attending a course related to psychic ability may reveal one’s faculties. There are also CD-ROMs which may provide answers as well as help develop abilities.“The Other Side:” People may test others for psychic ability by asking questions about friends or loved ones who have passed on. Many may claim they can speak to passed spirits and may make claims that are false or fabricated.People may only have psychic abilities for certain areas, like finding missing people or predicting future events.Many sources will say that everyone has some psychic abilities and they can be honed into full-blown faculties that can be used professionally. Use this as encouragement; even if a test may not give the results you expect or hope for, don’t lose hope because there are a variety of ways one can develop psychic abilities (see below text and links).
How to know if you have psychic ability
Develop psychic abilities
Once you have discovered if you possess psychic powers, you can develop them so you can use them to unleash your potential.
There are four basics you need to improve and expand your abilities: positive attitude and the abilities of relaxation, imagination and trust.
- Have a positive attitude
According to constistent research, having a positive outlook increases psychic abilities. It's good to be able to stretch your mind as far as you can to develop abilities, and being positive helps; negative thinking can impede or even block the process.
A good way to maintain such a positive attitude is to read inspirational literature at least a little every day to get the day started right and help ensure you remain balanced as the day wears on.
It's also beneficial to use affirmations such as "I am getting better daily" or "I deserve to be healthy and happy." Post them where you can see them often to remind yourself of them daily.
Affirmations can allow for self-fulfilling revelations.
Being able to relax allows for you to unleash your potential and stretch across previous bounds. The more you relax, the more benefits you get.
You can enter another stage of consciousness with true relaxations. Your breathing can slow to six breaths a minute, meaning less oxygen, meaning a slower metabolic rate, meaning less tension and stress. Your body is able to grow, cleanse and repair faster and better.
With relaxation also comes the ability to wait and perceive. There is no apparent need to rush and stress. Feel good about yourself.
Here's an effective way to relax:
- With your feet flat on the floor and your spine straightened, sit in a comfy chair and let your arms and shoulders loosen with your eyes closed. Take slow, deep breaths, your lungs filled each time. With each breath remember that you are whole and release all problems and stress.
- Move consciousness to the different parts of your body, beginning from the bottom and moving up. Exist in each area and completely feel and become one with it. Move up to your legs, abdomen, chest, face, etc., affirming each time that you are at peace and all is well. Attempt to find the center of your being, recognize it; it's your center of perfection in love, happiness and knowledge. You are safe there.
- Return when it feels right. Count back... one, everything is healthy and whole; two, energy is surging and invigorating; three, you're happy and ready to start the day again.
This ability is just as important as any other faculty you have to developing the ability to be psychic as well as happy. With this ability you can see your potential and envision yourself performing any task you set before yourself to fulfill. Sometimes athletes use this ability before practice or a game. Artists also use this before starting a piece of art; it's beneficial to visualize what will go on the canvas beforehand to avoid waste. Imagination can also be used to solve difficult math or science problems without writing a figure; in fact, Einstein claims he used his imagination when developing his equation E=mc squared.
One way to exercise this ability is to create daydreams to play out. Don't try to think about it or make sense of it, but play and pretend you are a kid again, able to be as creative as possible. Create storylines for daydreams as well. Allow yourself to get what you want in your dreams. Also try to place detail and visualize as deeply as possible in as many places as possible. Focus on a single object and pay attention to every facet of it, even things you cannot see.
The root word of "psychic" means "soul." Therefore, your ability to be psychic is related directly to the soul. Such abilities are sensitive; they can be used for good or for bad, altruism or selfishness. Thus, we must remember that we are not the most important or the best, but that special and/or individual powers should be used for the good of the world. We need to trust in our place in the universee and that things will work out for the better. Trust your judgment and your gut, even if it doesn't seem to make sense. Nobody has the right to interfere with your desires or your life's direction, so you need to trust in yourself all the more. Choice is a power in itself, something everyone has that requires both contemplation and trust.
Whatever you may be involved in that may fuel a desire to develop psychic abilities, remember to look at everything in context. Understand where you are and why you feel the way you do. What are you doing with your abilities? Why? Trust in reality and the way things are; you may be surprised at what develops.
Additional info and resources
- Psychic Test and Quiz - Test your Psychic Powers
Use this Web page to test your psychic abilities, if you have them. There are a variety of tests and quizzes, including ones with shapes, colors, faces, numbers and more.
- Test Your Psychic Power
Use your powers of ESP to make it through these trials! The Web site on About.com provides a few tests to see if you’re really as psychic as you think you are.
- Test Psychic Ability With Zener Cards
Here’s another way to test any psychic ability you may possess: Zener cards. Get a deck of 25 Zener cards featuring the classic shapes are more to figure it out!
- Psychic IQ Test
Take this quiz to test your psychic, telepathy and ESP abilities and skills. The Web site also features more tests to discover your psychic abilities! Also visit forums and more!
- Psychic Tests - Psychic and Medium Experiences
This Web site includes a variety of ways to test psychic abilities. Use online tarot readings and take a telekinesis test, sensitivity test and ESP test while reading about how experiences you have may also be an indicator.
- Developing Your Psychic Abilities
Again, About.com offers insight into your psychic abilities by providing information about how to develop them. Try some exercises and recognize experiences you may have had that can help with development.
- Am I Psychic? Psychic Ability | Clairvoyance Tests
Not only can you figure out if you have psychic abilities with the tests on this site, you can also learn more about what it means to be psychic and about spiritual experiences.
- How to Develop Psychic Abilities - wikiHow
WikiHow offers some simple steps that can aid you in your quest to develop your psychic abilities, along with some helpful tips and warnings and further readings to take advantage of.
- Developing Psychic Abilities & Opening Third Eye|Opening Third Eye
One way to connect with your potential psychic self is to learn to open your “third eye.” Use the tips and information on this Web site to do so, along with great meditation exercises.
- Can I become psychic or develop psychic ability?
Through a religious perspective, one can learn more about their psychic self and if one should develop and use such skills. This is just another standpoint on this interesting subject.
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