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Shadow People Series: Hoodies
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Hoodies, or Hooded Shadow Men
For some reason, "Hoodies" seem to attach to certain people and those who see the Hooded form of Shadowmen often have recurring, spooky, and negative experiences with this type of shadow being.
Quite often, the 'certain type of person' who sees the Hoodies, especially if he/she sees them repeatedly is one of two sorts of people.
1) someone who has recently suffered trauma, particularly loss of a loved one
2) someone who has a dark personality and a negative (either short-term or long term) outlook on life
For the reasons above, paranormal enthusiasts have a theory connected to the Hoodies which says the hoodies may be either manifestations of negative behavoirs and psychic energy of the people who encounter the Hoodies or else the Hoodies are attracted to this negative but powerful negative energy/emotion and psychic state of people who see the hooded shadowmen. Almost always, red glowing eyes are reported as being part of this hooded shadowman type.
Almost always, these Hoodies are described as having less defined shape than many other shadowmen. Apparently, hooded shadow entities are often indistinct in shape at their lower visible levels. ie: shadowy, flowing masses that look like someone or something in a long, flowing robe with a hood.
Some who have reported encounters with the hooded type are unsure as to whether the shadow entity is a person-shaped being in a hooded, long robe or whether the shadow being is a female shadow with long, flowing hair.
Trauma, Negativity and the Hoodies
Many people who report seeing these hooded types of shadow people have recently experienced a life event that is very traumatic. The trauma is often the death of a loved one or some kind of monumental financial disaster.
It seems a fairly common belief among most paranormal enthusiasts that the hooded shadow people tend to latch on to those we might deem as 'bad apples' in society. Negative people who have previously been wrapped up in questionable behaviors, negative mind-sets, and who have also already gained some sort of connection into the occult and paranormal activities considered 'dark.'
ie: dabbling with ouija boards as a newcomer or amateur is almost unanimously considered a 'dark' activity in most paranormal circles, while some people trained in a number of paranormal methods of investigation tend to use ouija boards with a great deal of respect and caution. The former group of newcomer/amateurs will be much more likely to encounter the hooded shadow person than the long-term paranormal investigator or enthusiast.
For the example above, I can't help but add an extra note here:
I don't mess with the o-boards at all, and this is because I feel there are many more paranormal concepts and knowledge bytes I need to learn and understand. In the accounts of people who feel almost like they're being 'followed by shadow people' - the hoodies, in particular - it seems these people dabbled with the occult or in paranormal realms without much pre-investigation into what they were doing. In accounts of the use of ouija boards I've come across where the experiences have yeilded no negative effects, these accounts usually involve people experienced in the paranormal or who are at least highly respectful about parts of our world that are currently misunderstood and mysterious. The same can be said for seances and those who are inexperienced 'dabblers' versus experienced individuals involved with paranormal/occult practices.
It appears almost unanimous among paranormal enthusiasts that the hooded shadow people end up attaching to people who are 'into bad things' and because of this, it goes hand in hand to assume that hooded shadows are somehow connected with negative energy, negative psyche, negative psychic activity, and that they feed off all the negativity that a person might be exuding from their person, in their thoughts and behaviors.
The reason for this last statement is that most people who are frightened and are experiencing the hooded shadow people are often told by paranormal supports to "SHED NEGATIVE THOUGHTS" as soon as possible and as thoroughly as possible...
...to DISCONTINUE any 'dark' occult practice they may have recently gotten involved with and to turn to as positive a source of support and belief system as they can muster.
It also appears that Hoodies aren't absolutely particular about the negative source they feed from. I've been reading accounts of reasonably stable (mentally, financially, emotionally) people who have a fairly positive outlook on life - but who got involved with 'the wrong crowd' (those dabbling in the 'dark arts'/occult) or an individual who "messed around with the occult in ignorance," and consequently a rather innocent person experienced the effects of shadow people. It seems the way to solve this dilemma has been to get away from the person who stirred up occult/paranormal trouble.
Consequences of doing nothing:
Hoodies begin to work on a person's psyche - mental and emotional states, bringing down more negativity on a person.
Chaos follows hoodies around - expect to sleep less, develop paranoia and more negative thought processes if you end up doing 'nothing' about 'hoodie experiences' you might be having.
Hoodies influence depression and make it worse. Note the combined features already stacking up here - sleeping less, fear, paranoia...it's all a mix for mental instability...naturally, human behaviors will deteriorate. People who try to 'chalk it all up' to something that is 'no big deal,' generally find out that HOODIES ARE A BIG DEAL and that extensive effort must be employed to move away from these experiences. Cultivation of positive thinking is really important here, including MOVING TOWARD BENEVOLENT INDIVIDUALS whose thinking, presence, attitudes and behaviors are all very positive.
In short...ASK FOR HELP if you determine that a Hoodie has attached to you.
Hub Challenge Hub #16
This lens is part of a March 2010 Hub Challenge I'm doing. I started March 1 and have a personal goal to publish at least 60 hubs over the month of March.
To check out how I'm doing, see my challenge hub, link below:
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