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Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Christmas of the Now

The Christmas of the Now

Last week, I heard a channeled message about celebrating every moment of the holidays, not just the big events. Smaller moments are magical too. Although the message refers to "The Christmas of the Now," it applies to all of the holidays: Hannuka, Kwanza, etc. Enjoy every moment. Here is the message:

Beloved workers of light,

Each of you has seen or heard of the story that involves the Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Future. Ask yourself, how much are you are still ruled by a ghost of Christmas past?

So many in today's society hold up memories of how things used to be and compare them with their expectations of how things are now. Or, they hold memories of how things should have been, and allow that to affect their memories, or their feelings, about Christmas, or about Hannuka or Kwanza or Festivus, or any of those holiday feelings; those holiday celebrations.

Some of us look forward with longing to a Christmas Future and wish that things could be that way, and may even feel disappointed that things won't be that way this Christmas. We urge you to examine, within your own being, how much the Ghost of Christmas Past or the Ghost of Christmas Future affects your holiday understanding, your holiday mood. Is it possible that those memories, those expectations, those judgments, will affect and suppress the joy you can have if you focus just on The Christmas of the Now?

Focus just on The Christmas of the Now, with all of the joy that you can bring forth, with all of the love you can bring forth, with all the feeling of goodwill and compassion to all mankind.

By "The Christmas of the Now," we don't mean the Christmas on December 25th, until it is December 25th. "The Christmas of the Now" means the moment that you are in, whether it be walking through the stores and seeing the crowds, or hearing the Christmas music. Or whether it will be as you drive out of the neighborhood, seeing all the Christmas lights. Whether it means enjoying the goodies at the office party, or preparing things for those you love while you are at home. That is what we are referring to as The Christmas of the Now. The Christmas of this moment. Again, not the moment of the 25th, until the moment of the 25th arrives.

Focus on The Christmas of the Now. Hold that in consciousness as you go through these glorious, wonderful days between now and the end of the holiday time. The more you can focus on The Christmas of the Now, the more you will be focused on the joy and the love and the peace and the happiness, moment by moment, after the holiday season is done. Use this time for practice. It is a good time to practice because all consciousness is growing right now as people allow themselves to get into the Christmas spirit. Now is a good time for you to practice being in The Christmas of the Now.

We bless you, we love you. We envelope you in the spirit of Christmas as you go forward from this gathering, beloved workers of light. Bless you.


When I feel overwhelmed, I remind myself to breathe. Stop, take a deep breath, relish that particular moment, then get back to work. :)

Take care.


12:06 pm mst

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Quote from a Psychic - Working with the Deceased
Quote from a Psychic - Working with the Deceased

This is part of a conversation I had with a psychic who would like to remain anonymous. She shared several ideas which I had not previously heard. My questions are in Italics.

When you do readings, what kinds of information do you receive? Do you see future events? Do you communicate with the dead?
All of it happens. Sometimes the person's issue is connected to an ancestor's issue and the ancestor appears. If it is linked to their lineage, their ancestors appear. Past lives appear.

When ancestors appear, what do they look like? How do you recognize them?
When you see people with family members, you know that that is the energy which runs through them. It is the same energy.

Do you actually see images?

Do you also hear voices?

How does information come to you?
For me, I don't have an idea of what it should be. It pops in. I'm a blank screen. They appear.

Do you see them "out there" or in your brain?
I don't see them in my brain. I see them as if they are standing right here.

Do they look like actual people?
Yes. Not skin. They have a head, eyes, a face, but they are energy. Shimmery. There are different colors. Sometimes when they are Native American Indians, they come in with a strong energy. The personality doesn't change. The soul's persona doesn't change. They have a certain demeanor about them. You can tell if they have a Scottish, European or Asian demeanor. That persona is how I recognize them.

How do they communicate with you?
Thought communication. There is no difference between talking to them and talking to you. They just don't have bodies like we do.

For me, it's not recreational. I'm not just giving people readings. Everything has to do with timing. A person doesn't have to make an appointment. I might end up giving a message at a coffee shop. It can happen anywhere. I think it happens to people all the time, they just don't recognize it. People are doing it all the time.

11:21 am mst

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Business Readings

It's a wonderful time of year and I want to write something happy and sappy and precious. I am trying to restrain myself so, instead, I'll write about . . .

Business Readings

You might be surprised to discover that, in addition to personal readings, some psychics provide business readings. They work with business owners to fine-tune current activities, and to plan for the future.

Kermie Wohlenhaus told me that business consultations can take several hours. She gets a lot of information. Other psychics also work with organizations.

I had a full business reading one time. I had signed up for a personal reading, but everything which came through was about my business. I have also had personal readings which included snippets of business advice. I am the sole proprietor of two business activities which are highly personal, so it's no surprise that my personal readings include business advice.

What kinds of information do I hear? Very practical. I have been told about people who will come help me, and I've been warned about people who will try to take advantage of me. I've been told not to worry about things which are out of my control. Sometimes target dates which are delayed have nothing to do with me. They are not personal. They are just about other people messing up. That's a relief.

Let me share a few things which I have heard about ways to improve business so you can see the types of ideas which come through. I receive the same messages over and over (just like in my personal readings).

My Artwork

1) One reader told me that I should make my table display more "girly" because my artwork is for "women, women, women."

2) A different psychic told me I should paint my grid wall display pink so it would attract more women. (Same message as above.)

3) I was told that the Psychic Fair was not the right spot for my artwork. I should find a different venue for my Wild Girls! Pins are more marketable at all-women events. (The truth is that they sell waaay better at Art Fairs and Women's Fairs. The psychic was right.)

My Book

1) One major reminder was that not everyone wants to read a book all about psychics and how the unseen universe works. Most people just want to get a good psychic reading. (Of course that's true!)

2) Another psychic noted: The book goes in book places. People don't come to psychic fairs to buy books. They come to psychic fairs for instant gratification. (Same message as above.)

3) Another psychic told me that the book is too big and people don't have time for that much reading. Make the next book smaller. (Done.)

4) Reassuringly, one psychic told me, "Coming to the Psychic Fair is not about your business. It's more about the connections you are making; the people you are talking to; the social aspect; than the actual making of money. You've made a lot of different connections. You've met a lot of interesting people." (She is exactly right.)

When I review the things I have been told, part of me feels discouraged because I have not yet implemented all of these suggestions. However, I have also heard wonderful, encouraging compliments about my work, and I know that I am doing my part. Information needs to move. I love having this blog and being able to share with you whatever I hear.

If you have never thought about a reading regarding your professional work, or your business, the new year might be a great time for this kind of session.

The Sappy Part

I can't help myself, I have to write a little bit about this season: Enjoy every moment. Not just the big dinners and the marvelous gift reveals. Enjoy the shopping, the planning, and all of the prep work. Someone told me that his young children were very excited about Thanksgiving and had spent days looking forward to it. However, by the time Thanksgiving arrived and they made it through the long drive ("to Grandmother's House we go"), they were too exhausted to enjoy the actual event. Turns out, looking forward to Thanksgiving had been the most fun part of the holiday.

Let's enjoy every moment.

Have you ever had a good business reading? I would love to hear about it.


12:14 pm mst

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Quote from a Psychic - An Insight on Grief

Quote from a Psychic - An Insight on Grief

I want to share a snippet of a conversation I had with someone who is psychic. I asked why people who are psychic can have as much trouble when their loved ones die, as the rest of us. They know where these souls went, and they can still communicate with each other. Why is death so devastating when that connection still exists?

Our conversation:

Gail: One of the things which surprises me is that I talk to a lot of people who are very spiritual, or psychic, and they grieve deeply. Just today, I was talking with a woman who is very well connected. She lost her father and it is really hard on her. I am curious about why death is so hard on psychics when they can still communicate with their loved ones. They know where they went. They know that souls live on. I don't mean to be insensitive. I just don't understand.

Psychic Friend: I think it's that physical contact. Being able to hear the voice clearly. It's more than just an emotional bond, it's an energetic bond. There is a cord which goes from heart to heart. When that cord is severed, it is yanked out, and sometimes those don't heal very well. It's difficult.

Gail: The death of a loved one is like pulling a cord out of the heart? There are both physical, and energetic, pain and loss. That makes sense. Thank you.

10:13 am mst

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Tissue Issues

Announcement: Tucson's Mystic Messengers Psychic Fair will be held this Sunday, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the DoubleTree Inn on South Alvernon Road. I'll be there with the perfect gifts for you and your friends.


It's been a while since I've written about the intuitive aspects of healing, so we're going to explore that topic today. Let me know what you think.

Tissue Issues

Healing is a mystery. Why do people hurt and how do they heal? Body pains seems to be a combination of physical, mental, and emotional components.

For several months, I've been set up the Psychic Fair next to John Hunter. John is a massage therapist who does muscle rehabilitation with intuitive touch. John's pretty easy-going, so I asked him about what he does. John told me that massage therapy is just the starting point for his work. It allows him to touch a client's body and find out what is happening. Human stress is stored in body tissues, and John uses his intuition to read "tissue issues." If John can read tissues and discover the source of stress, he can help clients release that stress and return to health. Sounds a bit vague? Let me share more about how John releases stored energy from stress.

According to John, certain areas of the body correlate with different kinds of issues. For example, when we have ideas of what we want to do physically in the world, and those ideas are thwarted as we grow up, stress often shows up in the hip area. If we knew as a child that we were going to be a professional dancer, but that didn't happen, pain can show up in the hips. The hips are the base for physical activity. Hip pain represents physical aspirations which are weighed down from outside influences.

On the other hand, if we had mental ideas of what we wanted to do, and we weren't able to accomplish our goals, that kind of stress shows up in the shoulders. Shoulders are emotional shock pads. If we can't express our emotions, and we adopt the attitude that we've got to toughen up and push through the issue, that pushing motion resides in the shoulders. We develop a muscle pattern of stress as if we were pushing a table, or pushing something heavy. Shoulders become sore and knotted.

A third example? When other people cause us stress, that stress often shows up as pain in the middle of the back. If we attach ourself to someone else's problem or issue, or if they attach their issue to us, that stress shows up in the middle of the back. Too much outside stress can "break the back." John commented, "If we remember that our path is the only path we are responsible for, and we stay true to that, we aren't going to have all those outside influences weighing us down."

So what does John do? He massages tissues and uses his intuition to discover the source of stress and pain. Then, he releases the stress. He brings fluid circulation back to each body area so it can function. He also helps people reconnect with themselves.

John commented:

"There are parts of the body where we store stress emotionally, physically, and energetically. I release it. When those tissues release, the energy (or the memory) of an event may come out. I can get to know someone's patterns, negative or positive, through the patterns of stress they record in their body's tissue."

John noted that memories are stored in body tissues. He remarked:

"In a lot of my sessions, we identify a trauma that the body went through. The mind will disengage from the body parts which have been injured so it can focus on the healthy, functioning tissue. Now, we have to reconnect to those body parts. Re-engagement is very dramatic. All of these emotions are waiting to be dealt with. I help with that process."

I asked John how he had gotten into this line of work and he told me that he had begun his massage work at the age of eight. At that time, his mother had been very sick and his father had been overwhelmed with work, taking care of the family, and dealing with his own painful rheumatoid arthritis. The stress of the family had weighed on his father's shoulders. In addition, his father often experienced migraine headaches. John volunteered to rub his father's neck to relieve some of the tension.

It became routine for John to rub his father's shoulders or neck so that the father would get enough circulation in those areas to relieve tension. John helped his father for years and, when he was old enough to wonder what he should do as a career, his father suggested that John do what he had always done: massage.

John attended an extensive four-year program which taught him how to work with people on a physical level: how to interact, the energy exchanges, and the guidelines for connecting physically with people. Then he went out into the world and was surprised to discover that in addition to his actual work, he also had to find a way to commercialize his natural gift so he could do it professionally.

What is John's natural gift? It is the ability to physically connect with others and to feel intuitively what their body is trying to tell their mental self. He helps people connect their body, mind, and soul. He assists them in connecting their subconscious self to their physical body.

According to John, people often try to disconnect from themselves when they want to control life. Life can feel overwhelming. People try to deal with this feeling by slowing down the process so they can analyze and control it. They disengage subconsciously.

John added:

"Subconsciously, we are made to flow. We are open and all-knowing. Our subconscious is an all-knowing self. As we go through life, our subconsciousness is made to flow like a river: take in information, store the good, positive aspects, then let the rest go. It's our mental self, our physical self, which gets overwhelmed so we try to stop that process. Stop the river. Build a dam. Control the flow. When we try to stop the natural flow, we create and store stress in the tissues. It has to go somewhere. If we stop a river, that water has to go somewhere. If the only vessel we have is our physical body, it stores this stress. It keeps building."

John helps his clients release and dissipate their tissue stress. He helps them understand why they are storing that stress, and he helps them reconnect with themselves.

For more information on John's work, you can check out his website at

I think John will be offering chair massage at the upcoming Psychic Fair on December 7. I'll be there with the perfect gifts: Wild Girls!, chakra-balancing pendants, and My Psychic Search book. I hope to see you there!


11:27 am mst

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Quote from a Psychic - Empathy

At the Tucson Museum of Art Show, at least three people asked me about being empathic. Today's Quote about empathy is from Jesse Ann Nichols George.

Quote from a Psychic - Empathy

I said: Many people can lower the volume [of their psychic gift] when they are out in public, then bring it back up. The exception seems to be people who are empathic.

Jesse responded:

"Being empathic is different. You can try not to listen to the things which are coming in, but your own thoughts are still there. I can work at my computer all day, then walk away from the computer, but the thoughts are still coming in. I'm not actively tapping into it. I want to relax. I try to shift my focus, but I'm still getting insights.

"The empathic gift is emotionally-based. A lot of psychic work is mentally-based. For example, as an empath, even when you go to sleep, you are still having dreams and visions. I joke that I don't sleep anymore because I have nights when it just doesn't shut down."

Jesse Ann Nichols George

Yesterday was great. Jesse is traveling the country on her "Compassion Tour" and she was driving through Tucson. She stopped at my house and we had a fascinating conversation. She told me about the tour and about things which had happened in her life. She was finally figuring out why these things had happened; what the lessons were. Then, she helped me understand a few things in my life and why they had happened (and were still happening). A psychic's perspective on life issues is very different from a friend or neighbor's perspective.

Jesse and I had a wonderful conversation and I hope to write more about it in later posts. In the meantime, you can check out her website at

10:11 am mst

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving!

It's a gorgeous day here in Tucson, Arizona. I want to wish everyone a Happy, Happy Thanksgiving.

As you move through your day, keep in mind that the things you focus on, expand. When you express gratitude, you send a message to the Universe that you appreciate something and would like more of it. When you couple your gratitude with your emotions, you can garner a huge response.

As a psychic said:

Seek and ye shall find. If you seek out love, you will find love. If you seek out harmony, you will find it. The more you recognize and place gratitude upon it, the more Source understands your feelings, and your feelings are the key to creation. That on which you focus your attention is what comes into your life. It doesn't matter if it's good, what you would call good, or bad; where you focus your attention is what you experience. Why focus on disease? Why focus on corruption? Why focus on violence when you have all of those lower energy forms that are of no value? You can really shift your focus onto those things which are pleasing to you. It is our suggestion to do just that. Focus on that which pleases you, and you will have a very memorable, pleasant life, that will be highly valued to you in your Higher Self. For isn't that what the life experience is about? Being that co-creator with Source? Creating the experience that you wish? Fulfilling all of your desires, your wants; to experience the dreams which you have had?

The more gratitude you put in, the more Source understands what you want and the more Source can give you exactly what you want.

Happy Holidays. Smile


11:40 am mst

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Quote from a Psychic - Information Conduit

Quote from a Psychic - Information Conduit

"A good reader could never be judgmental so there's nothing to fear. Nobody is going to say, 'That was stupid! Why did you do that?' I describe myself as a conduit. The information flows through me to the person who is asking for the information. The information is like water flowing through a pipe. As the pipe, I might get wet from the water coming through, but I don't change, or add my own message. There is no judgment and there shouldn't be anything to be afraid of. When working with me, the clients guide the reading. They tell me what they want to work on and how they want things to change. I only have access to the information related to the issues they want to change. I don't just immediately know everything about a person."

Beth Hays

This quote answers one of the many questions I was asked at the Tucson Museum of Art show last weekend. I want to thank all of the people who stopped and talked with me about psychic abilities and spiritual knowledge. We had terrific conversations. Smile

12:05 pm mst

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A Spiritual Philosophy

A Spiritual Philosophy

Working with psychics and listening to their stories has led me to consider spirituality and spiritualism. Spiritualism isn't a religion. It's a way of thinking about life. It is an approach which says that our souls live on after death. It says that we have been here before, and we will be here again. It's a philosophy supported by anecdotes, synchronicities, channeled messages, and personal experiences. It says that we have a larger personal consciousness which keeps tabs on our lives. When we pass from this life, we report back to our larger consciousness about all that we had done and experienced. Then, we work with that larger consciousness, and our Spirit Guides, to decide whether or not to reincarnate. If we choose to reincarnate, we can plan the broad outline of our next life. Once we are here, we have free will and can make choices. If we choose not to reincarnate, we can explore other dimensions.

Eventually, when we feel whole and no longer in need of life experiences, we return to our Source, the Source of Everything. And, that Source is not something separate from us. We are always connected to that Source, we are part of it -- like a mother ship which sends out smaller vessels. Our personal consciousness is an extension of a universal consciousness.

Psychics communicate with Spirit Guides, angels, and people who are in Spirit. This communication validates the idea that an unseen universe exists. When we communicate with a friend who is no longer in a body, we know that life continues beyond physical death. This is one piece of evidence for spiritualism. Another kind of corroboration comes when we have our own experiences: when we hear from someone on the other side, we feel their presence, we spontaneously know things we've never before known, or we have a near-death experience and see the other side.

Spiritualism makes sense to me. From an intellectual approach, it explains life. From an emotional approach, it feels right. From an experiential approach, I have evidence.

I'm not asking you to believe any of this. I am just setting the stage so that when have your own experiences, you recognize them.

Last week, I heard the message that we can uncap the well spring of spiritual knowledge which already exists within us. We can explore this well of spiritual information by stretching our possibilities in life to the farthest and grandest reaches. In that stretching, we uncap greater gifts, more refined gifts, and more subtle gifts. Those gifts lead us to grander vistas where we stand and see yet more places to explore, more convolutions in the fabric of space that call our name and say, "Come here. I have amazing things to show you."*

The grander we think, the greater the gifts, the insights, and the information, which come to us.


If you think these blogs are interesting, feel free to share them with your friends.

If you want to discuss these ideas, come visit me this weekend at the Tucson Museum of Art Holiday Artisans Market. Or, as always, you can send an e-mail to


* This wording is very poetic. I can't take credit for it. It was part of a channeled message from a talented woman. 

11:10 am mst

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Quote from a Channeled Message - Living Life Fully

Quote from a Channeled Message

"This world, this universe, is driven by love. The power that you have, and possess, is driven by love. Expansion of your own consciousness expands the collective consciousness. You chose to be here in this dimension, in this life, currently, to experience creation, to experience your power, to experience the fun, to expand the knowing of your own consciousness and of the collective consciousness.

"Each day is an adventure. Most do not look at it with this in mind, but your spirit side does. See this as an adventure. See each day with excitement. Each moment in time (even though there is no time) is a thrill to the spirit. We would challenge you to see your daily life, the events of your day, the events of your weeks, as something which is thrilling, exciting. We challenge you to use your power in creation, creation for your desires. It is okay to be selfish with these desires and with this power for it is what you create for yourself. You cannot force your power upon someone else, but you can give your power away to someone, not that they use your power, but you to fail to use your power.

"Live life fully, to the fullest extent of your imagination."

11:23 am mst

Thursday, November 13, 2014


Mark your Calendar: The Tucson Museum of Art Holiday Artisan's Market with be held from 10 AM until 5 PM, from November 21-23, in downtown Tucson. More than 130 artists will display their handcrafted wares. I'll be there with my books and Wild Girl! artwork. The Museum is located at 140 N. Main Avenue. This is the perfect spot for holiday shopping. Smile


If you've read this blog for a while, or if you've read My Psychic Search book, you know that there are two general ways in which psychics bring information through when reading for clients. The first method directly accesses the client's energy. The psychic may hold hands with the client, or read the client's palms. With the person's permission, the psychic accesses their energy and information.

The second method is indirect. In this case, the psychic talks to her Spirit Guides, angels, or Higher Self, which communicate with the client's Guides, angels, or Higher Self, and bring the information to the psychic. Many psychics prefer this indirect method so that their energy never mingles with the client's energy. This is particularly important when psychics read for new clients. They wouldn't want to co-mingle energy unless they knew that the person's energy wouldn't affect them. If you scroll down the blog and look at last Thursday's piece, you can read about the ways in which psychics protect themselves during readings.

Those are the two basic techniques for accessing another person's information. Today, I want to add another layer to our understanding of inter-realm communication. Several psychics mentioned that when they communicate with the non-physical world, they have gatekeepers who protect them from any negative energy, or entities, which might show up. These sentinels keep the energetic space clear. I heard this from several psychics, and you know how I love hearing the same thing multiple times.

Here are a few examples of how psychics and gatekeepers work together to facilitate communication with the non-physical realm:

Kermie Wohlenhaus told me: "When I am doing an angel reading, I don't go through my Guardian Angel. I have beings which help me with the angel readings. Specific angels are there for readings.

"In order to talk with someone else's angels, I need to have some sort of angelic being around me who enables the conversation. It seems to me like I am going directly to the person's angel, but I will ask, ‘Is someone working with me on this?' and they will be right there saying, ‘We are the ones who make sure that you are safe and that this message comes through clearly.' They are like sentinels. They are holding the energy. They know my intentions are of service, for the highest and the best. For love."

In Gary Wimmer's case, his deceased parents protect him and make sure his channels are good. They don't allow evil entities to mess with him.

He added: "I also commit myself to Jesus. I was raised as a Catholic and I have great admiration for Jesus. I have a hard time with a lot of Christians, but I don't have a hard time with G-d or Jesus. I feel a very strong connection with Jesus. He and my parents can figure out who the Guides are and can filter them. I have enough work just to convey the information."

Nancy Parsons has also set things up so that only the highest and best energies of the Light come through. She has someone on the other side who speaks with the client's teachers, Guides, or family members, and says, "Nancy is going to do a reading in a few minutes. Do you want to gather your people? Whoever needs to show up, should show up."

This gatekeeper provides information which Nancy is not privy to. Additionally, she keeps Nancy from saying things she shouldn't say. Nancy noted, "I am not a deliverer of doom and gloom; but, if I had to, I would need someone to help me express that message to a client."

In addition, Nancy has a second gatekeeper, a protector who stands guard and makes sure that no energies sneak in while people are vulnerable. No mass murders can come in. This personality is her guardian.

The more I learn, the more I know there is to learn. We are just scratching the surface of psychic ability.

If you have any questions or comments, or want to tell me about your own gatekeepers, please send an e-mail to me at


11:22 am mst

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Quote from a Psychic - Delphina Nova
Quote from a Psychic - Delphina Nova

"I think I was about five years old when friends in the neighborhood used to line up and come see me. It was like a game. They would come and see me because I would do healings or I would know what was going on with them. This was very innocent."

At five??
"Yes, at five. Between the ages of five and seven years old I had friends in the neighborhood who would come and play on my front porch. My mother would watch us play. At one point, she gave me a doctor's kit and she said, ‘Since you are playing doctor, I might as well get you a doctor's kit.' I turned to her and told her very seriously that, ‘I am not "playing" doctor, I am doctoring.' I knew from a very young age that I wasn't playing. I knew when things were going on with a person's family, or if they needed a healing. I sensed it."

Did you know about this ability before you were born? Do you remember agreeing to do this before you were born, or were you just aware of it as a child?
"I have an awareness that I have always done this. In this incarnation, I came to help. I have the belief that I have never died. I don't look at past lifetimes as past lifetimes; there is a continuum. The ‘I' in me has never died. For me, there is no sense of time. Of course there have been historical changes on the planet and evolutionary changes. However, I feel that if I have done healing work in the past, I still have that ability. That hasn't changed."

Delphina Nova

9:46 am mst

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Psychic-to-Psychic: Energetic Protection

Psychic-to-Psychic: Energetic Protection

At Sunday's Psychic Fair, a few of the readers shared tips on how they protect themselves while doing readings. When psychics open their energy to read for others, they need to be protected from the client's energy and any negative entities which might come from the spiritual realm. They also need to retain their own energy so that they can protect their physical body. It's important to find ways to allow spiritual energy and information to flow through their bodies without disturbing their personal energy systems.

This post is dedicated to the psychics who work so hard to help others.

People who are not psychic readers might also find these tips helpful. Everyone needs to live in their own energy, unaffected by others.

How do psychics protect themselves when they do readings?

The people with whom I spoke work with the higher light energies and wouldn't normally attract negative energy or the lower spirits. However, when psychics tap into a client's energy, they can pick up negative issues. If a client is nervous or agitated, the psychic may feel jittery. If the client is hiding less-than-honorable activities, the psychic may feel these impressions. Even though the energy exchange is invisible, there can be a transference of the client's problems to the psychic.

Psychics report that they either live in a protective bubble all the time, or that they do certain things to increase their level of protection prior to readings. In addition, many psychics also increase their protection level out in public.

Most psychics have set limits on what they are willing to see or experience. They don't want to see things which might scare them. Many psychics won't allow any sort of entity to enter their body to speak using their voice. They will happily relay messages from entities, but the entities are not allowed to enter their bodies.

This is how they protect themselves:

Always Protected

☼ Every morning, I meditate, pray, chant, work with a singing bowl, do vibrational work, and work on myself. I keep my tools cleansed. I don't use them for party games. I use them to guide people.

At one time, I thought I needed to protect myself because I was opening many energies and I wasn't certain what I was opening. A lot of energies were coming in. As I evolved, I realized that I didn't need protection from other energies as much as I needed to keep myself in a clear and pure state. I started operating at a vibrational frequency which automatically kept negativity out. (Jesse Ann Nichols George)

☼ Any sort of good-guy entities can show up. People have asked me if I draw bad spirits who show up. Why would I want to do that? That doesn't come into it at all. People have told me that I am protected. I don't do any protection before I sit down. It's like I'm protected because this is my job. In the spirit world, nothing dangerous comes to me. I think it's because it is not my job to deal with demons. I don't even see that. Bad stuff rarely comes up. For some people, it is their job to clear houses and deal with demons. That is their growth and what is important for them. (Susy Plummer)

☼ I don't feel the need to protect myself. If you stay in a place of Light and make that a priority in your life, you are always protected. I ask Spirit to send people who I can help. I find this works; sessions become a place of healing. (Melody Krafft)

Strategies for Additional Protection Prior to a Reading

☼  Before a reading, I surround myself with the white light of Christ for protection and I ask for the Highest and Best to come through. Then I start listening to Spirit. I surround myself with the white light because I can become so sensitive that I need a shield around myself to keep negativity away. A reader shouldn't just invite anybody in for communication. (Jan Class)

☼  My protection is prayer. I do not see myself as a healer. I am only the vessel. The healing comes from the Universe. Because of that, I am in alignment with Creator's will. That is my protection. (Delphina Nova)

☼  I was trained to Protect, Ground, and Activate myself before each reading. I protect myself by asking the white light to come down and protect me from anything which could cause me harm mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally, socially or psychically. I ground myself by connecting to Mother Earth. I ask permission to ground to her so that I can be allowed to send any negative energy, thoughts, or feelings to her. If the negative energy can be converted to healing energy, I ask that she use it for herself or send it out to whomever or whatever needs it. Then, I activate by keeping my chakras open all the time. (Kat Riegel)

☼  I say prayers before I talk to a client. I have a mirror in the room so that energy can bounce off of it and not stay on me. I also wear certain colors which help the client's energy stay off of me. I tell people to eat before they come in so that they are grounded. After the session, I use the bathroom and I wash my hands. Then, I walk outside and say additional prayers. (Rhonda Harford)

☼  I try to wear something black or I hold a crystal in my hand. I was told that black protects people from negativity. (Marianne Patyk)

☼  I protect myself when doing a reading or any sort of energy work. I ask my Spirit Guides to assist when working with spiritual matters. Also, I have learned through energy work to use color to shield myself from unwanted energy. I learned a lot of helpful techniques by studying chakra energy. (Jackie Chin)

☼  My Guides always protect me from harm. However, it is a good idea to ask for additional protection during readings to retain my own energy. When I don't ask for extra protection, I find that readings can drain my energy. The extra protection works as an energy shield. (Gigi Sample)

☼  Sometimes bad energy is unleashed during a session. When people leave, the bad energy sticks to me. In that case, I will have to take a bath in Epson salt to separate it from me, or I will burn sage to clear the house. In addition, I wear a rosary around my neck. Sometimes when there is negative energy, the rosary breaks. The rosary has a St. Benedict cross which provides protection against evil. (Richard Schickel)

☼  When I am doing readings, I ask Mother Mary to protect me. I ask Spirit only to send people for readings who are on their spiritual path. I don't want people who are just looking for lottery numbers or boyfriends. If they want spiritual guidance, I am here for them. (Laurie Hays)

☼  I put the white light of Christ around us. Everything I do is Christ-based. I call in all of our Guides, guards, teachers, angels, loved ones and extra-specials. Years ago, we couldn't say "extra-terrestrials," so we called them "extra-specials." I call upon all of those people who are in our energies to help be our gatekeepers and protect us. Depending on the group, I may do the Lord's prayer. (Cyndi Clarke)

☼ I say a protection prayer. I ask for protection and for only the highest source to come through. I am not dealing with minor characters. It's quick plug right into the big universal socket. That's why I don't use Spirit Guides. I also cleanse the cards between readings. I say a cleansing prayer and do a hand gesture. I take other people's energy out of the cards. (Maryushka)

☼ I have an eggshell technique which I do on a daily basis. It is a visual, spiritual energy shell which I place around myself for protection. Our auric field goes out as far as our hands go. Up, down, and around. We are inside of our eggshell. Throughout the day, things come in and out of our eggshell. Maybe we hug someone. Maybe we have an argument with a bank teller. We have a coating around the eggshell which protects us, but situations which we don't invite can penetrate through that eggshell and attach to us.

If something uncomfortable happens, I have a salt technique which clears the energy. I carry salt with me when I do readings. After each reading, I use the salt for one minute to clear out stagnant energy. Salt works as a universal cleanser.

Wherever you are, you can use salt to clear out the energy. People don't understand that they need to be clearing out constantly. There's a lot of energy floating around. (Nancy Parsons)

☼ I say a prayer. I ground myself. I don't go out of the house without protecting myself with five layers of Divine light. Sometimes they ask me to ground even more before a particular client comes in. One time I had to be grounded because a man came who worked with neon; literally, a light worker. He was a sign maker who wanted to use light for healing. That energy was so intense, I had to ground myself several times. (Kermie Wohlenhaus)

☼ On Sunday, I heard one psychic recommend the rock Kyanite for protection. She keeps Kyanite on her table when she reads for clients. In addition, she places a salt rock on top of her card deck to clear the energy after every reading.

☼ Several psychics told me that when they do readings, they have gatekeepers who only allow positive energy and positive entities to come to them. Gatekeepers can be angels, Guides, or deceased relatives.

After a Reading

After a reading, or in-between readings, it is very important that psychics shake off any negative energy they may have absorbed. If the negative energy is not removed, the psychics may experience headaches or other physical symptoms. In addition, this negative energy can affect subsequent readings. Similarly, clients should clean out their energy fields, close their chakras, and bring in fresh light.

People who use tools, such as Tarot cards, usually clean these tools between readings.

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If you have additional strategies for repelling negative energies, or retaining your own energy, please send a note to me at

I hope you found this information helpful!


10:25 am mst

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Dutiful Souls and Karma

Concept from a Medium - Dutiful Souls and Karma

A few years ago, I had a conversation with April Cunningham, a Medium, who explained to me that it is easy to spend so much time helping others, that we forget to live our own lives. We need to stay on track. She spoke of "dutiful souls." These are people who see others in need and sacrifice their own life purpose to help them. While this seems noble, dutiful souls create negative Karma for themselves because they are not living their own lives. Karma is Karma regardless of whether it is for the higher good or not. It's not a punishment, it is an imprint on the soul. The dutiful activity replaces a piece of us that we need to develop into something else. The dutiful actions replace our growth.

For an extreme example, if there is a fire and someone is supposed to have the experience of putting out that fire, but they are too busy using their free will to do other things, they may decide to ignore the fire. A dutiful soul on the sidelines, who is supposed to be following their own Divine Plan so they can elevate, may not be able to ignore the fire. They can't stand to see children burn. They run and put out the fire. Even though this action is crucial for the children, it becomes a Karmic event for the dutiful soul because they have strayed from their Divine Plan.

April went on to say, "It sounds complex, but it is so simple. We are born into a reality which says that the only thing which is worth having, is worth earning. That's why this place was created. We have to build ourselves and create ourselves as unique beings. Everything on this planet is here to do that. We have a Divine plan and we have free will. We use the free will for ourselves. If we don't follow our Divine plan with our free will, we end up with Karma. A person who is dutiful and has to keep coming in to make up for other souls who are just enjoying their free will, will end up with a patriotic Karma."

Somehow, we have to recognize when we are assisting others because it is our calling, and when we are helping others at our own expense. We have to find the balance point so that we keep our own lives moving forward.

11:54 am mst

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Camp, Songs, and Ghosts

Camp, Songs, and Ghosts

Tomorrow is Halloween. I should write about scary ghosts, but no one has told me any really scary ghost stories. Psychics seem to take ghosts in stride. In fact, instead of calling them "ghosts," psychics sometimes refer to them as "Spirit People." They are still people, they retain their personality; they just exist in the spirit world instead of the physical world.

So, what else can I write about? Summer camp. Did you go to summer camp as a kid? I remember boarding the bus and looking forward to an adventure. I went to a camp on the Chesapeake Bay. We did lots of sports and crafts, and were able to swim in the ocean. We scouted for shark's teeth along the beach and were stung by jellyfish (Ick! Jellyfish!).

Sometimes I think that coming to earth is like summer camp. You have your real life. You have school or a job, and you have family obligations. Then you take off for summer camp, or a vacation, and separate from your regular life. You forget about the dishes and the bills, and take time to play. We leave the other side, come to Earth for an adventure, forget about what we planned to experience and live in the moments where we actually experience life. We try new foods and new sports. Then, at the end of the session, we return to the non-physical side of life.

When I was at camp, we told ghost stories around the campfire. I don't remember those stories, but I do recall the song about, "Woman in a chapel door, saw three ghosties coming through the floor. Woman to the ghosties said, ‘What will I look like when I'm dead?'" Sound familiar? The song ended with a scream.

Okay, I can't help myself. I have to end with a true ghost story. The woman who shared this story grew up in Okinawa where people routinely communicate between the worlds. She said:

"As a child, I saw ghosts. I knew how people died. I used to deliver newspapers and I could smell that a person had been in the hospital. I could smell the scent of the hospital. I could tell if someone was dying.

"My neighbor was killed in a car accident. When he was crossing, his deceased father's spirit came and picked him up. He came in a wagon. These are all spiritual things. I heard the horse coming at three in the morning. Through my window, I saw the deceased father come for his son. I was scared to death. He parked the wagon and the horse, then sat there and waited. I heard the sliding glass door open, then the spirit of the neighbor who had died got up and left his body, got on the wagon and they took off. I could hear the bells ringing on the wagon as it went between the houses. I was 16 years old when this happened."

Want more? Come chat with me on Sunday, November 2 at the Psychic Fair at the DoubleTree Inn in Tucson. If you are thinking about the holidays, I might have the perfect gift for you to give (or to keep). Need fun? How about some Wild Girl! artwork? Need understanding? My Psychic Search book is perfect. Need a little flow in your life and your body? Wear a chakra-balancing pendant. Feel that energy flow.

See ya Sunday!


Advanced, Bonus Material: Another life moment of the woman from Okinawa.

"I have walked into Native American battlefields, where battles have taken place with white people. There are dead spirits everywhere. I walked in and all of these spirits rose up. They were killed and they were laying there. There were dead horses and other animals. It looked like a graveyard, a massacre, with blood on the ground. It's energy so there is no color in it. The sense in my head is that if someone gives me colors and a brush, I can paint them. This is what it feels like to me in this field.

"I did a Tibetan Medicine Prayer. I asked the earth to help. I used a prayer stone. It's symbolic. I stacked seven stones. It's a prayer. I built it up. I used the stones because they volunteered. There is a spirit in the stone. The spirit outside of the stone came inside the stone and asked to participate in this ceremony. The Spirit Guide (the higher being) came into the stone because it needed a body, then the stone said, "Take me," and another stone said, "Take me, too."

"I picked up and stacked up seven stones. I asked my friend to give me water. We only had a little water with us. We hadn't planned on going to this battlefield, but we had been drawn there. He said, "If I had known we were going to be here, I would have brought more water." I just needed one capful of water to represent healing and life. They are dead. It's a sacrament. It's baptizing. It means everything. It needs water.

"I had one capful of water and I poured it on top of the stacked stones telling the spirits that they were no longer bound to the earth and that they could go to the Light. I said the prayer, the water went into the soil and the spirits rose. They gathered together and shot into the Light. Then, the area was clean.

"There are so many similar places. Everyone should be doing this."

11:25 am mst

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